Alfa Romeo 166 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
43.3% pass rate
from 67 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 166 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 10% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Suspension arms
      • 10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 9.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 7.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 7.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 1.5% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.5% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Tell tales (138 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 15% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 7.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.0% fail on Components
        • 7.5% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Pipes
      • 3.0% fail on Leaks (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.5% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
  • 13% fail on Tyres
    • 9.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 7.5% fail on Condition
  • 7.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Bonnet
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
  • 4.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 3.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 4.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Engine mountings (27 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment

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