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Book an MOT test from £29.99 in Derby 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 Derby 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 Derby (162 found)
FastFit Autocentres
438 Jobs Completed
NOTTINGHAM
4.9 / 5

FastFit Autocentres is a newly established Family business based in Long Eaton, specialising in Tyres, Brakes and Servicing. Customer satisfaction is paramount here and w

Greenfields Recovery
35 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.5 / 5

We are a family run business with full workshop facilities and 24 hour recovery service. All aspects of vehicle repairs, services, brake repairs , tyres and small jobs w

KAM Servicing - Heanor
483 Jobs Completed
Heanor
4.8 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

CTS Wheels and Tyres Derby - Team Protyre
121 Jobs Completed
Mansfield Road
5.0 / 5

Protyre has a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and at Derby Protyre we pride ourselves on the level of service we provide to our customers. All our

Formula One Autocentres - Derby
276 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.4 / 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

KAM Servicing - Derby
1317 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.4 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

Britannia Tyres - Derby
13 Jobs Completed
Derby
5.0 / 5

Britannia Tyres are your local tyre provider situated on Siddals Road, Derby. All our tyres are supplied and fitted by experts and we can offer same day fitting. We stock

Mr Tyre Ltd - Derby (Normanton Rd)
363 Jobs Completed
Derby
4.8 / 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

DC Tyres and Autocentre
85 Jobs Completed
Derby
5.0 / 5

DC Tyres and Autocentre is a well-established family run business operating in the Castle Donington, Derby area with many years’ experience in the motor trade. We offer

Formula One Autocentres - Long Eaton
105 Jobs Completed
Long Eaton
3.8 / 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

BTS Auto Care
10 Job Completed
Derby
5.0 / 5

KAM Servicing - (Tamworth Road) Long Eaton
594 Jobs Completed
Long Eaton
4.7 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

KAM Servicing - Belper
228 Jobs Completed
Belper
4.8 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

KAM Servicing - Stapleford
265 Jobs Completed
Stapleford
5.0 / 5

Kam Servicing, trading for approx 30 years, recognised by both the RAC and the AA for warranty repairs.We are a local, family run business with complete dealer facilities

MP Automotive Ltd
421 Jobs Completed
Ilkeston
5.0 / 5

We are mechanics you can trust. We thrive on customer service and providing the best prices around. We specialise in the servicing of all makes and models and also of

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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 Derby bookings

4.69

65 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Derby?

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 Derby
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£36.71
Vauxhall£36.44
Volkswagen£37.22
BMW£36.43
Audi£37.23
Renault£36.37
Peugeot£37.14
Citroen£37.62
Nissan£37.75
Mercedes£36.73
Toyota£36.61
Volvo£35.67
MINI£36.92

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/11/2022 and 04/02/2023.

Booking a car MOT test in Derby

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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