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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 Newhaven 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 Newhaven (9 found)
Halfords Autocentre Newhaven
30 Jobs Completed
Newhaven
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

Formula One Autocentres - Newhaven
56 Jobs Completed
Newhaven
3.0 / 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

LG Sussex Ltd T/A Peacehaven Tyre & Autocentre
6 Job Completed
Peacehaven
5.0 / 5

Peacehaven Tyre And Autocentre are an established local independent garage and are proud to be members of Autofirst Network – a nationwide network of independent garages

Brooklyn Hyundai
Member since 22 April 2016
SEAFORD

As an established Hyundai dealer, we are proud to represent the philosophy of New Thinking, New Possibilities. We believe in challenging conventions, not for the sake

Jermyn and Sons (Seaford)
Member since 06 May 2015
Seaford

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on. Jermyn and Sons are a family owned Ford Retail dealership selling new Ford vehicles, as well

Ron Young Motors
Member since 13 December 2018
Peacehaven

Ron Young Motors

ace recovery
Member since 20 April 2019
PEACEHAVEN

hi i run a car breakers recovery and mechanical workshop in newhaven east sussex, been mechanically minded all my life, worked on cars 24 years, i have a friend who is al

Kemps Garage
Member since 28 September 2011
Seaford

"Kemps Garage is a family run MOT testing station and garage operating in the heart of Seaford, East Sussex since 1921. We carry out servicing, MOT and repairs in Seaford

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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 Newhaven bookings

5.00

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How much does a car MOT cost in Newhaven?

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 Newhaven
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£40.04
Toyota£40.41
Ford£40.51
Volkswagen£38.72
Citroen£40.60
Peugeot£40.26
Renault£39.70
BMW£39.74
Nissan£41.69
Audi£41.56

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 14/05/2022 and 12/08/2022.

Newhaven 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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