Alfa Romeo 159 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
65.8% pass rate
from 564 tests in 2020
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.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.53% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 10% fail on Tyres (66% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.35% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Lever (22 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.53% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.53% fail on Lever
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 9.4% fail on Suspension
    • 6.7% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Coil spring (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.71% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.89% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.89% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.35% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.71% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.89% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.89% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.53% fail on Transmission
      • 0.53% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.53% fail on Joints
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
    • 0.18% fail on Undertray
  • 0.71% fail on Steering
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.35% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates

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