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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 Gateshead 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 Gateshead (164 found)
Duffys Motors
1488 Jobs Completed
Gateshead
4.9 / 5

Gearbox specialist for 3 years before moving onto work at a number of different dealerships including Kia, Skoda, Audi, Fiat and Alfa. In 2013 I decided to fly solo and s

Evans Halshaw Vauxhall - Gateshead
Jobs Completed
Gateshead
2.8 / 5

Accompanying our extensive range of offers on new and used vehicles are a wide selection of services that offer a cost-effective way of keeping your vehicle in its best p

Wilsons Auto Service Centre
415 Jobs Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
5.0 / 5

Why choose Wilson's? One stop car care shop Competitive prices Quality parts only Dealership service without the dealership prices Professional

Martin Brothers Motor Company
603 Jobs Completed
Jarrow
4.4 / 5

We are the largest independent car dealership, vehicle mot and repair centre in our county. We pride our selves on our customer care, service, satisfaction and have been

Cazoo - Newcastle
Job Completed
Newcastle
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

ID Coachworks Specialists Ltd
431 Jobs Completed
Hebburn
4.7 / 5

ID Coachworks Ltd where established in 2007, being one of the largest bodyshops in the north east. Our specialty is cars, commercial and HGV’s. We are credited with BS101

Premier Vehicle Care
189 Jobs Completed
Heaton
4.7 / 5

"At Premier Vehicle Care Ltd we offer you a personal service every time. Established for over 50 years, we give you the highest quality service alongside a wealth of expe

Halfords Autocentre Newcastle (Scotswood)
58 Jobs Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
5.0 / 5

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

Torque Garage
261 Jobs Completed
Forest Hall
4.9 / 5

Torque Garage has been established for over 30 years with qualified staff and excellent customer satisfaction records. Friendly service, reliable repairs, servicing and a

GC Autos LTD
597 Jobs Completed
Gateshead
4.7 / 5

We are a family run garage located in Gateshead, on Saltmeadows Road. Established in 2009, we have a wealth of knowledge in all makes and models but also specialise in Mi

Halfords Autocentre Washington
41 Jobs Completed
Washington
3.7 / 5

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

Spanner Monkeys
90 Jobs Completed
Newcastle upon Tyne
5.0 / 5

All garage services offered. Qualified welder/fabricator on site. 4x4 and performance specialist with many years experience. Qualified electrical engineer on site. Ford B

Tripal Garage
38 Jobs Completed
Dunston, Gateshead
4.7 / 5

"At Tripal Garage we have 27 years of combined experience in diagnosing, repairing and maintaining cars and light commercial vehicles.With us you can be sure your vehicle

Gator Garage Services
198 Jobs Completed
Gateshead
4.7 / 5

We are a new local garage in the Bensham / Team Valley Area, we service and repair all makes and models of car and van, when do any job you need no matter how large or sm

Just Auto Services
14 Jobs Completed
Swawell Bank
5.0 / 5

We are a family run business specialising in all aspects of vehicle servicing and repairs for both cars and light commercial vehicles. With over 32 years’ experience in m

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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 Gateshead bookings

4.68

59 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Gateshead?

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 Gateshead
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£37.12
Ford£37.53
Volkswagen£38.26
BMW£38.18
Nissan£37.52
Mercedes£38.69
Audi£38.22
Peugeot£38.07
Toyota£37.60
Renault£37.26
Citroen£37.55
MINI£38.45
Volvo£38.47

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 03/09/2022 and 02/12/2022.

Car MOT test in Gateshead

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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