Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
46.8% pass rate
from 731 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Front lamps (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.55% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Lamp
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.55% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.68% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.68% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.55% fail on Front
      • 0.14% fail on Rear
    • 0.41% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.96% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.82% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 2.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.14% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.8% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (59% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.55% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.14% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.14% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.14% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Servos
    • 0.14% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.96% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Seat belts (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements
    • 3.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust system (49% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.41% fail on Tank
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
      • 0.27% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
    • 0.55% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mountings
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (45% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
    • 0.14% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering column
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Towbars
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure

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