Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
46.8% pass rate
from 481 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front lamps (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear lamps
    • 10.0% fail on Headlamp aim (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 0.83% fail on Battery
    • 0.62% fail on Horn
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Suspension arms (96% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Prescribed areas (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Component mounting (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.21% fail on Couplings
    • 2.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.42% fail on Location
    • 0.83% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front
      • 0.21% fail on Rear
    • 0.21% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Emissions (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.62% fail on Tank
      • 0.21% fail on Cap
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.1% fail on Components
        • 4.4% fail on Hoses (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Front wheels (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Lever
    • 0.83% fail on ABS
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.62% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
        • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 4.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers
    • 5.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.83% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Condition (79% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (62% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
    • 0.62% fail on Doors
      • 0.62% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.62% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers
    • 0.21% fail on Body security
    • 0.21% fail on Spare wheel
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Free play
        • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.42% fail on Operation
    • 0.21% fail on Steering control
      • 0.21% fail on Steering lock
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment

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