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Book an MOT test from £29.99 in Brighton online today with WhoCanFixMyCar.


An MOT test is an annual legal requirement for all cars over 3 years old.


You car MOT ensures car safety, functionality and legality by checking all the vehicle’s major components for faults.


With so many MOT test centres in Brighton on our network, securing a good deal for your MOT test is made simple with WhoCanFixMyCar.


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Top garages for MOT in Brighton (42 found)
Bayley's vehicle locksmiths ltd
119 Jobs Completed
Hove
4.8 / 5

Bayleys Vehicle Locksmiths are an experienced, reliable and skilled local business based in Hove, East Sussex. We cover the whole of Sussex, Surrey and Kent and offer a 2

Elite Garages Brighton
460 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.6 / 5

Elite Garages are one of the South’s leading independent tyre, MOT and car service operators with a turnover in excess of £53 million and around 240 employees. Elite

Jacksons Garage Brighton
9 Job Completed
Brighton
5.0 / 5

A Star Garage
221 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.9 / 5

We are based in Brighton and it's a new business I've been a mechanic for last 8 years.

A J Robertson LTD
195 Jobs Completed
Hove
3.8 / 5

A J Robertson LTD

Rivervale Cars Ltd, Bosch Car Service
69 Jobs Completed
Portslade
3.3 / 5

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

Rani's Garage LTD
3 Jobs Completed
Portslade
5.0 / 5

Beaconsfield Mot and Service centre ltd
4 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.7 / 5

"Local Business, Trading for over 20 years.Within walking distance from london Road.Carrying out mots and repairs to all makes and models of cars.Welding, Tyres, Exhausts

SB Motors
17 Jobs Completed
Hove
5.0 / 5

SB Motors are a family owned and managed business, based in Hove, East Sussex. Established in 1999, our humble beginnings were as a mobile mechanic service, which we rapi

Strafford Service Centre
6 Jobs Completed
Brighton
4.5 / 5

Fraser and his team of mechanics at Strafford Service Centre operate a fully equipped large workshop with mobile facilities based in the heart of Brighton. The business h

Choice Mobile Mechanics Brighton
7 Jobs Completed
Brighton
3.8 / 5

"Choice Mobile Mechanics Brighton have a team of mechanics working across the South of England, from Bristol to Maidstone. They offer convenient on-site servicing and rep

T Reeve and Son
Member since 31 May 2022
Brighton

T. Reeve & Son was started in 1869 over 150 years ago by John Reeve as a coach builder, the business was passed to his sons Lewes and Tom who steered it through the f

Vlad&Co
Member since 10 January 2019
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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 Brighton bookings

3.81

21 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Brighton?

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 Brighton
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£43.92
Audi£42.29
Vauxhall£43.76
Peugeot£43.06
Volkswagen£42.57
BMW£43.00
Toyota£43.67
Nissan£42.52
MINI£44.81
Mercedes£41.76
Citroen£42.43
Renault£42.08

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 16/04/2024 and 15/07/2024.

Booking a car MOT test in Brighton

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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