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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 Oxford 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 Oxford (62 found)
AKI MOTORS LTD
356 Jobs Completed
ABINGDON
4.9 / 5

Our services include:<br /><br />Batteries, alternators<br />brakes<br />Servicing<br />Steering and suspension<br />Diagnostics<br />Exhaust supply and fitment<br />Clutches and Gearboxes<br />Locking whee

Protyre Abingdon
209 Jobs Completed
Abingdon
4.1 / 5

Jason and his team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of customer service. The centre specialises in mechanical repairs including vehicle servicing and MO

Halfords Autocentre Oxford
27 Jobs Completed
Oxford
3.0 / 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 - Cowley
129 Jobs Completed
Cowley
4.3 / 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

D&A Autos
39 Jobs Completed
Witney
4.8 / 5

D&amp;A Autos of Witney offer an independent personal service backed up by over 40 years experience. Although we are well known as Volvo specialists within the Oxford/Wi

AJH Vehicle Repairs
201 Jobs Completed
Didcot
4.7 / 5

Established in 2016, we are a relatively new, independent company with a wealth of experience in car servicing and car repairs. Our professional mechanics are trained to

Lewis Motors (Oxford) LTD
19 Jobs Completed
Kidlington
5.0 / 5

We are a family run, independent garage located in Langford Lane Kidlington.<br />We service and repair all makes and models of cars and commercial vehicles.<br />We offer Mots i

Johnsons Hyundai - Oxford
2 Job Completed
Oxford
4.0 / 5

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

Quarry Motoring Centre
5 Job Completed
Headington
5.0 / 5

Quarry Motoring Centre is a well-established family run business which has been around since 1965. With over 50 years of experience within the motor industry, we offer c

Didcot Auto Centre
49 Jobs Completed
Didcot
3.3 / 5

"Didcot Auto Centre was established 5 years ago in our modern 4880 sqft premises. We provide car servicing, repairs and MOT testing. Over the years we have specialised in

HiQ Abingdon
1 Job Completed
Abingdon
5.0 / 5

When it comes to servicing your car, HiQ Abingdon can offer you the premium service you'd expect from a main dealer - without the premium price tag. This means you can re

Peugeot Oxford
4 Job Completed
Oxford
4.0 / 5

Welcome to Peugeot Oxford. Established from a single motor retail dealership in Bristol Street, Birmingham nearly 100 years ago, Bristol Street Motors has grown to become

SPL Automotive Oxford
1 Job Completed
Oxford
5.0 / 5

We are a local Oxford based mobile car servicing, repairs, &amp; recovery specialist. Offering the highest quality mobile service at a reasonable price. We use the latest

Formula One Autocentres - Oxford
259 Jobs Completed
Oxford
3.2 / 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

Hartwell Ford Kidlington
Member since 18 April 2021
Kidlington

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on.<br /><br />Here at Hartwell Ford we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing you

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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 Oxford bookings

4.58

12 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Oxford?

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 Oxford
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£45.27
Volkswagen£45.11
Ford£44.84
BMW£43.92
Nissan£44.01
Toyota£45.62
Peugeot£45.23
Citroen£45.43
Audi£43.31
Mercedes£45.74
MINI£43.26
Renault£45.12
Volvo£45.40

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 18/01/2021 and 18/04/2021.

Oxford 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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