Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
54.1% pass rate
from 98 tests in 2020
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint
    • 6.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.1% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.0% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (28 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Springs
      • 1.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 7.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (98% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Noise suppression
      • 1.0% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Cable (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 1.0% fail on Other braking system component
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on Tank (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 1.0% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Steering play
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plates

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