Alfa Romeo 159 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
64.2% pass rate
from 812 tests in 2017
(23% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 159 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (56% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Coil springs (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.62% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.37% fail on Front
      • 0.25% fail on Rear
    • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.49% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.49% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.25% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.99% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Tyres (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Condition (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 10% fail on Brakes (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake calipers (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.37% fail on Components
        • 0.25% fail on Pipes
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.12% fail on Lever
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.62% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
  • 0.62% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on System
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.49% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition

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