Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 1998
46.2% pass rate
from 132 tests in 2017
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.

  • 27% fail on Suspension
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 6.8% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Spring mounting
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
    • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.76% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.76% fail on Rear
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.76% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Battery
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.76% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.76% fail on Fog lamp
  • 21% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 14% fail on Emissions (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Tank
      • 0.76% fail on Cap
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.5% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Hoses
        • 0.76% fail on Pipes
    • 3.8% fail on ABS
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.76% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.76% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.76% fail on Components
        • 0.76% fail on Servos
  • 15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.76% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.76% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.76% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering system
      • 3.8% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.76% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.76% fail on Chassis
    • 0.76% fail on Body condition
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.76% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.76% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.76% fail on Attachment
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate

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