Alfa Romeo 156 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
46.3% pass rate
from 54 tests in 2020
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 156 is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 19% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 17% fail on Exhaust emissions (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 7.4% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Emissions not tested (21 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Fluid leaks (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Engine oil leaks (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 5.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 5.6% fail on Brake pads
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.9% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.9% fail on Pedal
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.4% fail on Transmission
      • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 7.4% fail on Joints
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Engine mounting
      • 1.9% fail on Bracket
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.9% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.9% fail on Door condition
    • 1.9% fail on Boot lid
      • 1.9% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 7.4% fail on Washers
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on View to rear
      • 1.9% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Size/type
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack

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