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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 Bristol 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 Bristol (86 found)
Bond Motor Services
71 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.5 / 5

"Welcome to Bond Motor Services, a modern-thinking Motor Dealership and Repair Centre with a focus on traditional values and Service. We offer competitive Vehicle Servici

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Bristol
2059 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.3 / 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

PC Motors.
519 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.1 / 5

Established in 1980, our main workshop is located in the Horfield area of Bristol. We have a thirty year heritage of being Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG) specialists. As suc

Formula One Autocentres - Bristol
1151 Jobs Completed
Bristol, Avon
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

Ac Auto Repair Kingswood
26 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.9 / 5

We are a local family run business established in 1972 specialising in auto ac servicing and re-gas, auto electrical & mechanical maintenance We're aiming to creat

Cazoo - Bristol.
Jobs Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

Cazoo Provides servicing, MOT testing and repairing for all makes and models. Our wealth of experiencing providing car sales and aftersales care ensures that our customer

Westbourne Motors - Bristol
763 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.6 / 5

The Westbourne brand is the South’s leading repairer for household names such as Green Flag, AA & RAC. For the majority of repairs we can offer a mobile service

T.D Garage Services
167 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.4 / 5

At TD Garage Services Ltd, we take care of all car makes and models. Whether you have a Ford, a Fiat, a Honda or a Hyundai, you can trust us to do a quality job. We are w

Formula One Autocentres - Longwell Green
637 Jobs Completed
Longwell Green, Bristol
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

Wessex Garages - Bristol
16 Job Completed
Bristol
5.0 / 5

Wessex Garages is an established Nissan specialist based in Bristol, Cardiff and Gloucester. We are passionate about what we do and provide friendly and helpful customer

Beauley Motor Services
8 Job Completed
Southville
5.0 / 5

"Welcome to Beauley Motor Services in Southville, a long established, family run garage. Being a small independent business, we like to think you're treated better and c

Soundwell Service & Repair Centre
67 Jobs Completed
St George
4.9 / 5

We are a local independent garage serving Kingswood, St George and the surrounding area. Our friendly and professional staff will be happy to help with all your motoring

Autospeed Servicing and MOT
140 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.9 / 5

Here at Autospeed we offer our customers a fast, friendly service at very competitive prices. We carry out all forms of repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT’s wi

TBD vehicle care
335 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.9 / 5

Welcome to TBD Vehicle Care. We are an independent garage based in Bristol dedicated to providing an exceptional standard of workmanship. With over 25 years experience in

My Garage Automotive Ltd - Kingswood
25 Jobs Completed
Bristol
4.7 / 5

At My Garage we cater for all your car and van servicing needs in Bristol. Whether you are looking for an MOT, servicing, tyres, brakes and exhausts we can help. We can a

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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 Bristol bookings

4.12

57 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Bristol?

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 Bristol
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£43.96
Vauxhall£43.98
Volkswagen£44.43
BMW£44.04
Audi£45.13
Nissan£43.82
Peugeot£43.93
Toyota£43.96
Citroen£43.79
Mercedes£44.26
MINI£44.05
Renault£43.60
Volvo£44.36

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 08/07/2022 and 06/10/2022.

Bristol 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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