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Top garages for MOT in Basildon (86 found)
IN'n'OUT Autocentres Basildon
2127 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.5 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we a

Formula One Autocentres - Basildon
367 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.1 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

Car-Nect Auto Group Ltd
60 Jobs Completed
Rayleigh
5.0 / 5

Car-Nect is proud to be part of the Bosch Car Service Network. We provide a friendly first class service at better prices with a national guarantee from Bosch. Whatever t

DMA Performance limited
4 Jobs Completed
Burnt Mills Ind Est
5.0 / 5

DMA performance are a highly reputable company who strive to provide customers with an honest and professional service at competitive prices. Here at DMA performance we

Wickford Autocentre
427 Jobs Completed
Wickford
4.6 / 5

Going by first impressions, Russel Gardens in Wickford may not be the sort of place where you would expect to find a modern auto centre, and especially not one that can o

Timing tech
100 Jobs Completed
Basildon
3.6 / 5

Welcome to Timing Tech First of all, I would like this opportunity to thank you for choosing us! Your business means everything to us and our goal is to provide you wit

ISM Auto Repairs
39 Jobs Completed
Grays
4.1 / 5

ISM Auto Repairs also known as ISM Autos is based in Grays, Essex. We are proud to be one of Essex's most trusted and highly recommended garages for all your automotive n

1st Start Garage
54 Jobs Completed
Basildon
4.6 / 5

1st Start Garage is a small family run business which has been trading for many years, approved by the Government appointed Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA, for

A&R Motors Engineering Ltd
131 Jobs Completed
Canvey Island
4.7 / 5

A&R Motors, Canvey's favourite workshop for full car servicing, brakes & clutch, suspension, engine repairs & tuning, exhaust fitting, welding and classic car

TMAKE AUTO SERVICES
39 Jobs Completed
Chadwell St. Mary
3.9 / 5

For quality Auto care, repairs, maintenance and MOT, contact T Make Auto Service. We are a Government Licensed and approved Auto Garage with a dedicated and responsive t

Formula One Autocentres - Rayleigh
273 Jobs Completed
Leigh On Sea
4.5 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern pre

Upminster Panelcraft Ltd.
8 Job Completed
Basildon
4.0 / 5

Established for over forty years, we have built our reputation on high quality repairs, specialist custom bodywork and customer service. We appreciate that your time is

MKL Motors
29 Job Completed
Grays
5.0 / 5

Welcome to MKL Motors, who are a UK based provider and supplier of quality automotive parts for a wide range of vehicles. Here at MKL Motors we pride ourselves on offe

AJ Servicing & Repairs.
94 Jobs Completed
Hornchurch
3.9 / 5

AJ Servicing and Repair centre (formerly Moorings Garage) was taken over in 2013 by a group of main dealer management and technical personnel. The team have over 100 year

Grays Motor Services Ltd
13 Jobs Completed
Grays
3.7 / 5

We are an independent garage based in Grays; who offer bodywork, mechanical and valeting services. We have a brand new unit fully equipped with a ramp and spray booth ove

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Frequently asked questions
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What is a MOT test?

An MOT is a service/test which every car is legally required to have carried out every 12 months. It ensures that your car is functioning, safe and of course legal to drive.
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How much is an MOT?

The maximum MOT test price that a garage can charge is set by the Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). Currently, the maximum cost is set at £54.85 for cars and caravans.
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When is my car’s MOT due?

If you have bought a used car recently, an MOT certificate from the previous owner will be included in the documents you receive when you buy the car, this will inform you of the next due date. If you can’t find your certificate, the website www.vehicleenquiry.service.gov.uk will help you find out when your next test is due. If your car is new, it will be required after three years.
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What does a MOT check?

It includes an inspection of the following:
  • Screenwash
  • Wiper blades
  • Beam patterns
  • Exhaust and engine mounts
  • Brake pad levels
  • Suppression joints and brushes
  • Lights
  • Tread depth
  • Suspension levels
  • Corrosion of the suspension mounts
  • Engine exhaust emissions
  • CO2 and CO3 emissions and hydrocarbon emissions
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How can I check my MOT history?

You can check this at https://mot-history.net/. This new government service allows you to check the history of any car from just putting in the vehicle make and registration number.
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What can fail a MOT?

The most common reasons why cars fail their MOT are:
  • worn seatbelts
  • windscreen chips
  • incorrect beam pattern
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  • insufficient tyre tread depth
  • faulty registration plate lamps
  • damaged wiper blades
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What should I do if my car fails its MOT?

You’ll be issued with a VT30 Certificate stating why the car failed. There is no time limit before a retest can be booked, and the garage will normally offer to carry out the required repairs. Therefore, you should undertake any necessary repairs pointed out by the garage to ensure a pass certificate.
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How often should I get a MOT?

Your car should go in for its MOT annually, unless of course it was bought and registered as brand new. If this is the case it is only required after three years of its registration, but after that point it should be taken in yearly like other cars.

Average rating for  MOT in Basildon bookings

4.69

65 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Basildon?

The maximum cost for an MOT is £54.85, garages cannot charge more than this. However, many garages charge less than this, the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com is around £40.


MOT Cost by Car Make in Basildon
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£43.38
Vauxhall£43.62
BMW£43.85
Volkswagen£44.20
Toyota£43.47
Audi£43.46
Mercedes£44.50
Nissan£43.43
Peugeot£44.30
Citroen£42.49
Renault£42.21
MINI£41.10
Volvo£45.05

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/07/2022 and 05/10/2022.

Basildon MOT Test

An MOT is a service/test which every car is legally required to have carried out every 12 months.

You don’t need to take your car for three years if you buy and register it as brand new. However, as soon as the three years are up, it is a legal requirement that you take your car for the test yearly.

A cars roadworthiness will be checked during the MOT, with each major component inspected by a trained professional. A garage has to have authorisation from the DVSA to carry out the test.


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