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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 Christchurch 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 Christchurch (45 found)
Elite Garages Bournemouth
104 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.9 / 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

Bathwick Tyres Ferndown - Team Protyre
45 Jobs Completed
West Moors
4.9 / 5

Bathwick Tyres Ferndown - Team Protyre, joined the Protyre network in 2018 and have an extensive range of tyres, batteries, alloy wheels and exhausts. We fit car, van and

Wessex Motors
19 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
5.0 / 5

At Wessex Motors Garage Christchurch and Bournemouth we have a wealth of experience in the industry. We provide MOT’s, repairs and servicing, all at extremely competitive

Targa Florio
54 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
5.0 / 5

Targa Florio garage is serving customers since 1980. We are based in Bournemouth on Christchurch road and we offer a wide range of services including MOT, Service, Tyre,

Barrack Road Autocentre
108 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.3 / 5

We are local independent garage with an experienced team of qualified mechanics, automotive technicians and tyre fitters aiming to service and repair your vehicle quickly

St Christophers Car Sales
120 Jobs Completed
BOURNEMOUTH
3.9 / 5

We are an established local independent garage and are in our 36th year of trading. We are proud to be members of Autofirst Network, and approved by the AA and the RAC –

Charminsterautorepairs
129 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.6 / 5

repairs and servicing carried out to all cars and vans.mot test centre.clutch speciallist . friendly service with high level of workmanship at a affordable price

Southcote Garage LTD
79 Jobs Completed
BOURNEMOUTH
4.9 / 5

WELCOME TO Southcote Garage Ltd Bodywork Repair & Mechanics Services ‘Service’ is the most important thing for Southcote Garage; meeting all the needs of our

JPL Garage Services
50 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
5.0 / 5

Let our expert mechanics repair your car, if you're located in Christchurch or surrounding areas in Dorset make us your first choice, you can rest assured we will treat y

Sopley Garage
124 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.9 / 5

Sopley Garage is a well established business located in Sopley on the main road between Christchurch and Ringwood. We cover all areas of mechanical car repairs, car servi

The Forge Garage Winton Limited
18 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.0 / 5

We are a vehicle repair garage in Bournemouth offering MOTs, Servicing and Repairs for cars, light commercials and campervans. We have 2 Service Centres located for easy

Autobot
128 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
4.6 / 5

"Autobot mobile mechanics is a business for helping people with car problems, We are experts at helping our customers get back on the road in no time. We offer a mobile m

Mill Road Motors
12 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
4.4 / 5

"We aim to be your first choice for motor repair and service needs in and around Christchurch, Highcliffe and Southbourne, by providing you with the very best customer ex

Diesel Fix
4 Jobs Completed
Branksome Poole
5.0 / 5

We are a diesel repair company who are on hand to repair cars, HGV, plant and marine engines. We are happy to service and repair all makes of diesel common rail, etc, an

Westover Toyota Bournemouth
1 Job Completed
Bournemouth
5.0 / 5

Westover Toyota offers professional, manufacturer trained Technicians that understand what it takes to keep your car performing at its best. Just knowing that your Toyota

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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 Christchurch bookings

4.46

24 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Christchurch?

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 Christchurch
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£43.36
Ford£43.63
BMW£43.09
Volkswagen£42.86
Mercedes£43.10
Peugeot£43.37
Toyota£42.96
Audi£42.65
Nissan£42.41
MINI£43.00
Renault£43.31
Citroen£43.14
Volvo£42.69

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/08/2021 and 28/11/2021.

Christchurch 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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