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Top garages for MOT in Folkestone (14 found)
Sam Harris Automotive
132 Jobs Completed
Folkestone
5.0 / 5

We are proud to offer a Dealer level service specialising in the german/prestige car market We are fully equipped to Repair and maintain your vehicle to manufacturer s

S & S vehicle’s LTD
38 Jobs Completed
Kent
5.0 / 5

S&S Vehicles has been established for 39 years. Rebranded I’m 2018, we are the only garage in Folkestone to cater for all your vehicle needs under one roof. From MOT’

Marchwoods (Motor Engineers) LTD
20 Jobs Completed
Folkestone
4.8 / 5

"Marchwoods are a leading independent garage offering a while you wait service on tyres, brakes, MOTs and Servicing. We offer all types of mechanical repairs and pride ou

KERRYGOLD VEHICLE SERVICES
13 Jobs Completed
Folkestone
5.0 / 5

Small independant garage in heart of folkestone.

Halfords Autocentre Folkestone
Member since 22 April 2020
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Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs f

Fastlane Motor Group LTD (ta fastlane tyres & autocare)
Member since 29 January 2020
Folkestone

We are a fast fit company based in folkestone kent We specialise in tyres but are very experienced in all aspects of vehicle repair and maintenance.

Hythe Garage
Member since 04 April 2012
Hythe

"We are a small well established family run business based in the centre of Hythe.We have been established for over twenty years in the town and have a large portfolio of

Riviera car sales and servicing
Member since 10 March 2020
Folkestone

Family run business in Folkestone Kent with over 20 years trading at our current site. We specialise in car sales and repairs big and small. Please don't hesitate to call

JT Services Kent
Member since 15 October 2019
Folkestone

Classic Vehicle Services and General Automotive Services Jason has been involved in the motor trade all his life from building his own mini before passing his driving

Hawkinge Vehicle Services
Member since 15 June 2012
Folkestone

"Hawkinge Vehicle Services is a family owned business led by John Hogben, a real hands-on individual who initially trained with a local Jaguar dealership many years ago b

Auto Economy Centre
Member since 15 June 2012
Etchinghill

"Welcome to the new Auto Economy & Auto Tyre Centre website! Having recently celebrated our 10 year Anniversary, we have set about making some changes to benefit you, our

Stade Street Garage
Member since 15 June 2012
Hythe

Nearly New Ford Car Specialists. Servicing and MOT Testing for all makes of car.

Spand Motors
Member since 15 June 2012
Hythe

"Spand Motors is a family run business that has been situated in Hythe since 1988. The company offers a full range of garage facilities including servicing, repairs and M

ATS Euromaster - Folkestone
Member since 07 June 2021
Folkestone

At ATS Euromaster you’ll find everything you need to keep your car in peak, roadworthy condition including servicing, tyres and checks. This is all backed by our team 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 Folkestone bookings

5.00

2 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Folkestone?

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 Folkestone
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£42.73
Vauxhall£43.12
Peugeot£41.77
Volkswagen£40.88
Nissan£41.65
Mercedes£42.09
Renault£43.10
BMW£42.20
Audi£41.89
Toyota£41.88
MINI£40.76
Citroen£44.47

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 30/07/2021 and 28/10/2021.

Folkestone 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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