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MOT in Coventry

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Top garages for MOT in Coventry (100 found)
Chapmans Autocentre
92 Jobs Completed
Exhall, Coventry
4.4 / 5

Chapmans Autocentre specialise in VW Audi Skoda & Seat. We also work on all makes of cars & vans. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and transparency for customers.

Mr Tyre - Warwick
30 Jobs Completed
Warwick
5.0 / 5

Mr Tyre offer a comprehensive range of tyre fitting, puncture repairs and auto services from our centre in Warwick. Drawing on over 48 years of experience in the industry and an extensive range of products, we can get the best out of any vehicle. Book with us, visit our local garage and our friendly team will ensure you stay safe on the road.

Tyre Fitting
Our tyre fitting service caters for all types of vehicles. We offer an extensive range of tyres from the world’s leading brands, supporting all customers in Warwick, irrespective of price range. Whether you’re looking for high quality budget tyres or premium performance tyres, we can help. Our tyre fitters are fully equipped to provide tyre fittings with swift turnaround times, accompanied by expert advice and knowledge.

Car Servicing ( MOTs – available soon)
Car servicing and MOTs are vital in ensuring your car is compliant with all the necessary legal regulations and is safe to drive on the road. Here at Mr Tyre, we relieve all these concerns by offering comprehensive vehicle servicing packages and reliable MOT testing. Simply visit our vehicle service centre and we’ll perform a thorough assessment of your vehicle. Our expert team will then relay their findings, along with fair, transparent advice on how to remedy any issues.

Batteries, Brakes, Exhausts & Clutches
Batteries are a key component to any vehicle. We provide a thorough check of all car batteries and will provide replacements and fittings if needed. In addition, we also offer brake fitting, exhaust fitting and repair, clutch replacement and many other services. Our technicians have extensive knowledge and experience about all aspects of a car, enabling them to swiftly identify and remedy outlying issues. We can provide new brakes or a new exhaust the very same day, simply visit our autocentre in Warwick.

DMP Motors
73 Jobs Completed
Leamington Spa
5.0 / 5

...Established in 2010 serving the local area, if you looking for cheap reliable service you can depend on you have come to the right place, using dealer level software we can access all you vehicle components and carry out new coding if necessary.
We also carry our brake, clutch, alternator repairs and all major servicing including cambelt and water pump replacement.
All items change are all covered by the relevant warrantys.
We look forward to hearing from you.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Coventry
801 Jobs Completed
Coventry
4.4 / 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 are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

Mr Tyre Ltd - Coventry
209 Jobs Completed
Coventry
3.8 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres giving an incredible coverage across the central England region.

With many years’ experience in the tyre industry we have a reputation for providing high quality products at competitive prices. Being so well established has allowed us to form close relationships with virtually every major tyre manufacturer.

Alongside tyres, our stores offer most mechanical repairs including brakes, servicing, engine repairs, suspension, MOT testing, stainless steel exhausts, engine remapping and air conditioning repairs and re-gas.

We are happy to serve Coventry and its surrounding areas.

Vastec ltd
27 Jobs Completed
Warwick
4.2 / 5

VASTEC is a well established Warwickshire based company, we are your independent specialists for all VAG (Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda) Group vehicles. Offering servicing and repairs to dealership standards.

With a workshop that contains the latest tools and technology, it enables us to provide your with the very best in car repairs and servicing to the highest of standards. Out staff are fully trained VAG master techs with over 50 years experience in VAG vehicles

Our Strategy
VASTEC's core strength is the quality of service we provide to customers. We strive for excellent customer satisfaction, offering equivalent standards to commercial dealerships at rates more acceptable to the customer.

Formula One Autocentres - Coventry
202 Jobs Completed
Coventry
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 premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

Binley Woods Service Centre
520 Jobs Completed
Coventry
4.5 / 5

*** NOMINATED IN THE WCFMC GARAGE AWARDS 2019 ***

Our service centre provides the best quality methods used in the industry to undergo the best and most satisfying experience you will have when letting us handle all you car repairs and maintenance.

**We provide FREE collection and delivery from your work or home all across Warwickshire and surrounding areas - hassle free so you can carry on working or just relax - as long as car is drive-able WE GOT IT! ( Mon-Fri only, not available on weekends)

***We offer payment plans: split the bill over 4 equal payments - no credit check , no interest added.

We are endorsed and verified by the AA & RAC as a recommended car service repair centre, as well as being memebers of RMI - Retail Motor Industry.

We are part of UK;s largest garage network AUTO GARAGES (GAU) & APPROVED GARAGES and are also a Shell Helix motor oil centre.

We will save you time, effort & ££££

We provide you a main deal alternative and facilities without the main dealer price tag.

MOT Coventry DRS
44 Jobs Completed
Coventry
4.8 / 5

MOT Coventry DRS are in Coventry, about 5 minutes from Ricoh Arena off Junction 3 M6. We specialise in MOT’s, Diagnostics and Repairs and Services. Our employees have over 50 years’ experience in car repairs and MOT’s so you can be sure to trust us with your vehicle. Our prices are very competitive, and we only offer the best services at our garage.

We understand you may have a busy schedule that’s why we are the ONLY MOT station in Coventry that offers after working hours MOT’s until 8pm to accommodate your needs. For after hour MOT’s we require a PayPal payment and booking in advance.

Andy Denton Motor Repairs
65 Jobs Completed
Coventry
5.0 / 5

For all your garage needs look no further than Andy Denton! We look forward to receiving your enquiries.

CM Autos
6 Jobs Completed
Bedworth
5.0 / 5

Local business service.
Pick up drop off service.
full service, mot prep work, all mechanical problems reviewed.
Private and light commercial vehicles.

AutoDiag
133 Jobs Completed
Rugby
4.6 / 5

Auto Electrical and Mechanical Specialists. All the Autodiag Technicians have to pass the grade to be employed with us. You can rest assure that all our Techs have the best qualifications and undergo strict reviews to ensure they meet our goals. Our Main goal is customer satisfaction!

From diagnostics to clutch replacements, you are guaranteed to leave our workshop feeling 100% satisfied that your vehicle has been in the best hands for its repairs and services. Our fantastic garage is home to the latest equipment and our friendly, approachable team will give you the best advice for your car.

Andrew Morris Cars Ltd.
57 Jobs Completed
Coventry
4.5 / 5

We are a company based in Coventry, A Service, Mechanical and Repair Garage with a state of the art Bodyshop and the latest technology. Andrew Morris Cars is staffed with fully trained technicians, with extensive experience in the motor trade working at well known brands such as Aston Martin, TVR, Jaguar and Land Rover you can rest assured your vehicle is in the best hands.

Steve Winn Autocare
12 Jobs Completed
Warwick
5.0 / 5

Established in 2005, we are one of Warwick’s leading independent repair garages. Our 4,000 sq ft premises are based close to Warwick Hospital.

We offer a friendly, customer focussed operation and all our staff are fully trained and qualified.

We offer general servicing and repairs, air conditioning, tyres, exhausts, MOT’s and a full electrical and diagnostic fault finding facility for both petrol and diesel vehicles

Quotations available upon request.
Free collection and delivery for certain areas.
Courtesy cars and van available (subject to certain age restrictions and availability).
Tea and coffee available for 'While you Wait' customers.

ANKER SERVICE STATION - CAR AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL
51 Jobs Completed
NUNEATON
4.6 / 5

"ANKER SERVICE STATION - COMPLETE CAR CARE AND REPAIR.DIAGNOSTICS, MOTS, WELDING, FUEL DRAIN OUTS, SERVICING,COMPLETE VEHICLE REPAIRS, CLUTCHES, AUTO TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS, PERFORMANCE PARTS UPGRADES, PART WORN TYRES,FAULT FINDING,MOBILE BREAKDOWN SERVICE, COLLECTION AND DELIVERY, ALL VEHICLE WORK UNDERTAKEN, ALL CARS AND VANS."

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MOT in Coventry

Average rating for  MOT in Coventry bookings

3.88

16 reviews

How much does MOT cost in Coventry?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and MOT is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Coventry for MOT on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


MOT Cost by Car Make in Coventry
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£37.75
Ford£38.01
BMW£37.65
Audi£38.64
Volkswagen£37.60
Peugeot£36.70
Toyota£37.52
MINI£38.39
Mercedes£37.76
Nissan£37.54
Renault£37.64
Citroen£39.19
Volvo£38.26

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 29/12/2019 and 28/03/2020.

Local MOT Test

Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about MOT services in Coventry. However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide to help you understand the subject in greater detail.

An MOT is a service provided by garages which every car is legally required to have carried out.

A cars roadworthiness will be checked during the MOT as each major component is inspected by a trained professional. A garage has to have authorisation from the DVSA to carry out an MOT as they have to meet the minimum requirement to carry out the inspection.

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

Below we have included some useful information on what is checked during your MOT as well as things you can do to increase your chances of passing at the first attempt.

Fuel, Fuel Emissions and Exhaust

The exhaust system is made up of several parts and components which all need to be checked individually. The main issue that mechanics will be looking out for is leakage of fumes or liquid, as these are the most common issues associated with the exhaust system.

There is very little you can do to help your car pass an MOT if there is a problem with this system as a hole cannot be blocked up unless you are a trained professional.

The fuel system will also get checked for leaks however, by checking that the tank cap is sealed properly, you may be able to avoid failing your MOT for a minor issue.

The emissions of a car must fall below specific legal limits which means that if your car produces too much carbon monoxide or hydrocarbons, it will fail its MOT.

You can increase your chances of passing an MOT by addressing the problem before having the service carried out as it is easy to diagnose a problem with your fuel emission levels.

If your exhaust emits excessive blue or black smoke when the engine is switched on and while driving, there is a high chance that there is an issue. By addressing it early you can avoid failing the MOT test.

Tyres MOT Check

One in ten cars fail their MOT due to tyre issues. The mechanic will be checking the tread of the tyre when carrying out the MOT as well as looking for damage such as lumps, bulges or tears.

A tyre tread should be at least 1.6mm and be the correct type as they need to be able to maintain the speed and weight of the car while its being driven.

You can use a tread depth gauge to check if your tyres are safe to drive on and whether they will pass the MOT, if the tread is less than 1.6mm, your car will fail.

It is also important to ensure your tyres are fully inflated and the pressure is correct as this is another issue which will likely result in failure.

Drivers View MOT Check

The parts being checked will consist of windscreen wipers, windscreen, wing mirrors, rear view mirror and windows. It will be obvious that you will fail your MOT if your view of the road around you is impeded.

This could be caused by broken or missing mirrors as well as cracked or heavily chipped windows.

Your rear view mirrors and wing mirrors must be able to move while remaining secure to provide a driver with an adequate view of the road. The wipers and washers are also included in checks as they must be able to clean the windows effectively.

You will fail your MOT if there is damage or an obstruction in your windows bigger than 10mm within the immediate viewing area and 40mm anywhere else.

You can improve your chances of passing your MOT by making sure you buy new wiper blades at least once a year and thouroughly checking all of your windows.

You should also ensure your screen wash reservoir is fully topped up as it will be checked during the MOT.

Body and additional items MOT Check

A wide ranging inspection will be carried out with the body, engine mountings, seats, doors and chassis. They are required to be completely free of erosion and cannot have any sharp edges which could cause injury.

You must also have your registration plates attached to your car which need to be visible from 20 meters away.

Your car should also be shown to display a vehicle identification number (VIN) which should be etched onto the body or chassis.

The speedometer must also be fully secure and able to light up.

Seat Belts MOT Check

Every seatbelt in the vehicle must be fully functional as this will be checked rigorously by the inspector.

Lamps, electrics and reflectors MOT Check

Almost a third of all MOT failures are due to light, electrical or reflector failure. The front, rear, brake, fog, indicator, registration plate and reflectors must adhere to the following standards;

  • Illuminate with the press or flick of one single button or switch
  • Display the correct colour as well as each pair matching in colour of displayed light
  • To be able to deliver light despite the presence of other light
  • Be unobstructed
  • Be in the correct position and completely secure in their housing
  • Be in full working condition
  • Aim of light should be at correct angle

If one of the bulbs in your car breaks you can buy a replacement relatively easily which is something you should do if you are due an MOT.

Make sure to consult your owners handbook before buying a bulb to discover the correct unit.

The horn on your car must also be full working order and be able to deliver a strong uniform note which can be heard by another driver on the road.

The battery in your car will also be checked for leakage and stability within the engine.

Wiring will be inspected for wear and tear and cannot be at the point of breaking.

If you have a towbar for a trailer, the socket will be checked as it must be able to send power to the indicators on the trailer itself.

Steering and Suspension MOT Check

The mechanic carrying out the MOT will be inspecting the condition of the steering wheels by pushing the steering system in numerous directions as well as assessing the system for damage on specific components.

If your car has a locking devise, this will also be checked when the vehicle is stationary and the engine is not running.

If you have power steering, there must be a correct amount of fluid in the reservoir.

The suspension on your car will be checked visually as the springs and shock absorbers will be inspected for corrosion, distortion or fracture.

We have an in-depth page dedicated to steering and suspension which you can access by clicking here.

Brakes Check MOT

The overall condition of your brakes and all of the components that make up the system will be inspected thoroughly.

A specific break test will be performed to ensure your car has the correct stopping power to be on the road.

Other tips

  • A mechanic can refuse to perform an MOT if the car is dirty inside or out as they will have to spend time in and around the vehicle for an extended period, so make sure your car is tidy!
  • If your car should fail its MOT, make sure to have the repairs carried out as per their assessments and then return to the same garage as they will not charge you for a full inspection.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy which is why we simplified the process.

We work with a network of 8,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find competitive MOT deals for you.

To find the best MOT service in Coventry;

  • Enter your car registration number
  • Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  • We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in Coventry

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best MOT deal in Coventry, before booking online.

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