Alfa Romeo 159 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
69.2% pass rate
from 490 tests in 2017
(25% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 159 is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.82% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.20% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.41% fail on Horn
  • 11% fail on Suspension (94% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.82% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.41% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Brakes (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 0.82% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.20% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.20% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.82% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on System
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 0.20% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate

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