Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
54.1% pass rate
from 479 tests in 2020
(0.100% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (0.99% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (6.3% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (29% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Battery(ies) (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2.9% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (3.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (4.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 0.63% fail on Position lamps (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 14% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Suspension arms (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (64% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.63% fail on Shock absorbers (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Brakes (5.4% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance (5.9% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake performance not tested (97% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (28% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Cable (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Lever
        • 0.21% fail on Linkage
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Anti-lock braking system (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Electronic stability control (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Flexible brake hoses (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (14% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Hand lever (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake fluid (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.21% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Additional braking device
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Spark ignition (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 4.4% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.84% fail on Fluid leaks (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Engine oil leaks (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.21% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Transmission (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Joints (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Chassis (1.3% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Chassis condition (0.43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system (11% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Tank
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.42% fail on Body (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Panel (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Towbar
      • 0.21% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 0.21% fail on Floor
    • 0.21% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.21% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
      • 0.21% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 4.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Airbags (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Drivers airbag (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (7.6% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Steering play (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Steering gear (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Steering rack (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Condition

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