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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 London on our network, securing a good deal for your MOT test is made simple with FixMyCar.


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Top garages for MOT in London (1,975 found)
Western Auto Centre.
238 Jobs Completed
SWANSCOMBE, KENT
3.5 / 5

Western Auto Centre is based in Swanscombe and serves London, Essex and Kent. We are your local one-stop garage for vehicle maintenance, repair and MOT. Why go to multi

DALE MOBILE MECHANIC
156 Jobs Completed
bromley
4.2 / 5

Dale Mobile Mechanic is a full-service Mechanic. We offer a wide variety of services to keep your vehicle running smoothly. We guarantee that our highly trained experts w

Formula One Autocentres - Dartford
940 Jobs Completed
Dartford
4.0 / 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

Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
5687 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.9 / 5

Services provided: -- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements -- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. an

MMM Auto UK
1522 Jobs Completed
Mitcham
4.5 / 5

We are an independent Vehicle service station situated in Liongate Enterprise Park on Morden Road. Specialist is German and Japanese cars. Along with MOT testing station

IN'n'OUT Autocentres - Erith
558 Jobs Completed
Erith
4.7 / 5

Daily Autos
150 Jobs Completed
London
3.4 / 5

Car Lovers
961 Jobs Completed
Hackney
4.7 / 5

I would like to introduce myself and my company which is called Car Lovers and the name says it all. My name is fauzan also known by (soldier). I have been working in and

SL motor's
29 Jobs Completed
Croydon
5.0 / 5

Perivale Motors
170 Jobs Completed
Greenford
4.2 / 5

SD MOTORS LTD
1 Job Completed
Croydon
5.0 / 5

Andrews garage
1393 Jobs Completed
LONDON
4.7 / 5

Established since 1974 Andrews Garage has been serving the local area for all its car related needs, such as, MOT'S, Servicing, Tyres, Bodywork (crash repairs), 3D 4 Whee

iFit Motors
776 Jobs Completed
Greenford
4.5 / 5

iFit Motors Ltd is providing professional vehicle repair services to the Greater London area. We are a full-service repair centre specialising in providing top-quality s

Cut Price Autocentre
145 Jobs Completed
Southall
4.5 / 5

Welcome to Cut Price AutoCentre, your one-stop solution for automotive care. Our skilled and professional mechanics and technicians are dedicated to the well-being of you

Chertsey Service & MOT Centre
1082 Jobs Completed
Chertsey
4.6 / 5

We are a long established member of the RMI and AA approved vehicle repair & MOT Centre situated in the heart of Chertsey, Surrey. Whether it’s a gearbox repair, MOT,

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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 London bookings

4.47

1248 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in London?

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 London
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£48.14
BMW£47.92
Mercedes£48.51
Vauxhall£48.42
Volkswagen£48.13
Nissan£47.83
Toyota£47.95
Audi£48.18
Peugeot£49.30
MINI£48.48
Renault£48.47
Citroen£47.09
Volvo£47.68

This table uses data from quotes provided on FixMyCar between 24/04/2024 and 23/07/2024.

Booking a car MOT test in London

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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