Alfa Romeo 166 MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.7% pass rate
from 53 tests in 2020
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 Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 15% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 15% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 9.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Visibility
    • 11% fail on Washers (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.7% fail on Transmission
      • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.7% fail on Joints
    • 3.8% fail on Body (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Body condition
      • 1.9% fail on Other body component
    • 1.9% fail on Boot lid
      • 1.9% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Springs
      • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.8% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.9% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.9% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.9% fail on Lever
  • 7.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 3.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 5.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Airbags
      • 1.9% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates

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