Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
54.0% pass rate
from 313 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.64% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.64% fail on Electrical wiring (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.32% fail on Horn
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.64% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.32% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Joints
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.96% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition
        • 0.32% fail on Catch
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition
      • 0.64% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 1.3% fail on Other body component (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.96% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Undertray (19 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Floor
    • 0.32% fail on Chassis
      • 0.32% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Bracket
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's seat
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.64% fail on Anti-roll bars (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.32% fail on Springs
      • 0.32% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.32% fail on Mounting
    • 0.32% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.32% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt
          • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.96% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.96% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.96% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.32% fail on Lever
    • 0.32% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.32% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.32% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.32% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 10% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Airbags (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Drivers airbag (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Operation
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 0.96% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment

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