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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 Maidstone 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 Maidstone (107 found)
MAIDSTONE MOT CENTRE LTD
425 Jobs Completed
Sutton Valence
4.9 / 5

We are a family run business based in Sutton Valence Nr. Maidstone offering servicing, MOT & repair on all makes and models of vehicle providing a cost effective alternat

JR Vehicle Services
686 Jobs Completed
Aylesford
4.7 / 5

We are an independant garage that caters for most of your vehicle needs. We are fully qualified, fully insured and very keen to repair vehicles honestly and as reasona

Protyre Maidstone
638 Jobs Completed
Maidstone
4.2 / 5

Shane and his team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of customer service. The centre specialises in tyres for cars, vans, 4x4s and commercial vehicles fr

Malling Repair Services
520 Jobs Completed
Maidstone
4.7 / 5

Malling Repair Services were established in 1982. We offer a wide range of services to suit all your motoring needs - air con re-gas and service, full or intermediate ser

SA Auto Services Ltd
8 Job Completed
Maidstone
4.0 / 5

Station Garage Paddock Wood Limited
68 Jobs Completed
Tonbridge
5.0 / 5

We’ve been here for over 25 years and have earned a reputation as a reliable and trustworthy, local garage providing an extensive range of car repairs and services. With

Elite Garages Maidstone
261 Jobs Completed
Maidstone
4.7 / 5

Elite Garages are one of the South’s leading independent tyre, MOT and car service operators with a turnover in excess of £53 million and around 240 employees. Elite

Formula One Autocentres - Maidstone
640 Jobs Completed
Maidstone
2.8 / 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

An Tyres & Company
352 Jobs Completed
Kent
4.5 / 5

We are glad that you took the time out to know more about us. We are AN Tyres, and we are the most popular auto garage in and around Maidstone. We started small in 201

Formula One Autocentres - Strood
749 Jobs Completed
Strood, Rochester
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

Formula One Autocentres - Chatham
588 Jobs Completed
Chatham
3.6 / 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

autotrend motor services limited
366 Jobs Completed
CHATHAM
4.6 / 5

Autotrend Motor Services offers Car & Light Commercial Repairs, MOT Testing (Class 4 and Class 7), Welding, Air Conditioning, Servicing, Clutches, Tracking and Diagno

Mach 1 Automotive LTD
239 Jobs Completed
Chatham
4.9 / 5

We are a small family run business and 100% committed to customer satisfaction. We aim to provide a personal and high-quality service. We will back up all our work with a

Vehicle Mobile Solutions / VMS Customs Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
CHATHAM
5.0 / 5

Based in Chatham VMS have experience in carrying out all manor work on cars and vans. We have high cusotmer retention working on private vehicles and for a wide range

Oakley Car & Classic Ltd.
434 Jobs Completed
Maidstone
4.6 / 5

Welcome to Oakley Car and Classic Ltd. We have a shared passion to give you, the motorist, the best possible levels of service and customer care. Having acquired an ex

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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 Maidstone bookings

4.22

60 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Maidstone?

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 Maidstone
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£44.66
Vauxhall£44.56
Volkswagen£44.29
BMW£45.47
Toyota£44.50
Mercedes£46.08
Audi£44.40
Nissan£45.49
Peugeot£44.90
Citroen£45.47
MINI£44.69
Renault£47.63
Volvo£45.80

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 26/03/2024 and 24/06/2024.

Booking a car MOT test in Maidstone

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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