Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.9% pass rate
from 817 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 14% fail on Headlamp aim (81% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (80% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.37% fail on All position lamps (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.12% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.12% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (39% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.49% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.73% fail on Battery
    • 0.61% fail on Horn
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Lamp
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.12% fail on Couplings
    • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.73% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.86% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Rear
      • 0.61% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on General condition
    • 0.12% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.86% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.3% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.12% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.86% fail on Leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.12% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Cable
      • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 12% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Condition (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 4.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 8.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.9% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on System
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.3% fail on Vehicle structure (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Body condition
    • 0.73% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.37% fail on Drivers
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.24% fail on Free play
        • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Drive system
    • 0.24% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control
      • 0.12% fail on Steering column
  • 0.98% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition

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