Alfa Romeo 159 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
61.7% pass rate
from 107 tests in 2020
(43% worse than other 2012 cars)
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 159 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 17% fail on Springs (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 17% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 17% fail on Coil spring (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp levelling device (32 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.93% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.93% fail on Individual direction indicators
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.93% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt
          • 0.93% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.93% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.93% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.93% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.93% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.93% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.93% fail on Wipers
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.93% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.93% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.93% fail on Engine oil leaks

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