Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
47.1% pass rate
from 204 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 16% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Component mounting (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Spring mounting
    • 7.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 5.9% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.98% fail on Location (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.98% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.98% fail on Front
      • 0.49% fail on Rear
    • 0.49% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 10% fail on Position lamps
      • 9.8% fail on Front lamps (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.49% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Battery
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.49% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Horn
  • 18% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 13% fail on Emissions (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.98% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Cap
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.9% fail on Components
        • 5.9% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.98% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.49% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.98% fail on ABS
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.49% fail on Cable
    • 0.49% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.49% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 3.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.98% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 0.98% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.49% fail on Operation
    • 0.49% fail on Steering control
      • 0.49% fail on Steering column
  • 4.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.49% fail on Body security
  • 0.98% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment

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