Alfa Romeo 166 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.1% pass rate
from 69 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo 166 is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.4% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 7.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.9% fail on Rear
    • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.8% fail on Components
        • 4.3% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake calipers
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.2% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Condition
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers

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