Alfa Romeo 166 MOT Results

Registered in 2004
50.9% pass rate
from 55 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 166 is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Brakes (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 9.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 7.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt
          • 7.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
    • 11% fail on Rigid brake pipes (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Cable (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.8% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.8% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.8% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 7.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 7.3% fail on Transmission
      • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 7.3% fail on Joints
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Springs
      • 7.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 7.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Steering arm
      • 1.8% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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