Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
46.6% pass rate
from 1,078 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2004 cars)
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 15% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.093% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.093% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.093% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.093% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.093% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.93% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.19% fail on Lamp
      • 0.093% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.093% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.093% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.93% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.93% fail on Front
      • 0.65% fail on Rear
    • 0.83% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Location
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.56% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.28% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.093% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.093% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.093% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.093% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.093% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.8% fail on Components
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
      • 0.56% fail on Leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Lever
    • 0.83% fail on ABS
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.093% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.093% fail on Pedal
        • 0.093% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
    • 5.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.093% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Washers (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.093% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.0% fail on Emissions (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on System
      • 0.37% fail on Tank
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
    • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis
    • 0.56% fail on Doors
      • 0.56% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.093% fail on Operation
      • 0.093% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.093% fail on Steering control
      • 0.093% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.093% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.093% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Condition

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