Alfa Romeo 166 MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.8% pass rate
from 56 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 166 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 16% fail on Position lamps (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 16% fail on Front lamps (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 14% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.8% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.8% fail on Horn
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.8% fail on Attachment
    • 7.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 7.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 7.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 5.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.6% fail on Rear
      • 1.8% fail on Front
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 11% fail on Components
        • 8.9% fail on Pipes
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
      • 1.8% fail on Leaks
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 13% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 7.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 5.4% fail on Steering system
      • 5.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth

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