Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
47.1% pass rate
from 843 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 33% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 18% fail on Headlamp aim (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Front lamps (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamps (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Headlamp (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.95% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.5% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Lamp (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.3% fail on Front suspension joints (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
      • 0.36% fail on Front
    • 0.83% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.71% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.71% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 0.71% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.36% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.59% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (53% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Hoses
        • 0.59% fail on Pipes (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.95% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.24% fail on Fitment (67 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.47% fail on Cable
      • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 0.36% fail on ABS
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
  • 12% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Condition (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Emissions (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
    • 0.71% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Washers (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.83% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.12% fail on Free play
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control
      • 0.12% fail on Steering column
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.95% fail on Body condition
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis
    • 0.12% fail on Body security
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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