Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2000
53.6% pass rate
from 207 tests in 2020
(2.6% worse than other 2000 cars)
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 Suspension (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Suspension arms (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes (46% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (28% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (32% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.97% fail on Wheel bearings (34% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Shock absorbers (25% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Springs
      • 0.48% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.48% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.48% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.48% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.48% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (6.5% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (14% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (3.4% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (5.9% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators (22% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type (23% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Individual direction indicators (37% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.48% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (70% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Transmission (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts (54% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Joints (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4.2% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (6.3% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Chassis (9.2% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis condition (8.2% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Fuel system (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition
    • 0.48% fail on Floor
    • 0.48% fail on Seats
      • 0.48% fail on Driver's seat
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (64% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Engine oil leaks (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.48% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Visibility (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 11% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (40% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (53% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.97% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Rigid brake pipes (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Flexible brake hoses (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (39% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Anti-lock braking system (31% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.48% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.48% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Seat belts (84% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (25% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack (91% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.48% fail on Other components
    • 0.48% fail on Steering play
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.48% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Condition

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