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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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth (57 found)
Protyre Plymouth (Clare Place)
971 Jobs Completed
Plymouth
4.3 / 5

Originally opened by Ferdinand Schmid as Gupa-P-Tyres Keyham in 1957 before moving to Stonehouse in 1976 and then moving to its current location Clare Place in 2001. The

M and S AND SONS MOTORS
18 Jobs Completed
plymouth
4.2 / 5

M&S and sons motors is a family run business our technicians have over 40 year experience in the motor trade. We provide a great service at a great price. We will su

Roundabout & Moxham Garage
163 Jobs Completed
Yelverton
3.9 / 5

We are a well known independent garage situated in the heart of Yelverton. We are extremely easy to find and have many amenities local to us. RAC trading standards ap

Plymouth Trade Centre LTD
67 Jobs Completed
Plymouth
3.2 / 5

MOT , SERVICE AND REPAIR CENTRE. WE CAN DO ANYTHING AS SMALL AS CHANGING A BULB TO ENGINE REBUILDS. WE HAVE A COMFY RECEPTION AREA WITH A DIGITAL MOT VIEWING AREA.

Allvolks Plymouth LTD
169 Jobs Completed
Plymouth
4.9 / 5

Here at Allvolks Plymouth LTD we offer a wide range of services to cater for everyone's needs. We carry out servicing, repairs, brakes, diagnostics, welding, clutches and

HiQ Tyres & Autocare Plymouth
28 Jobs Completed
Plymouth
5.0 / 5

We are an AA Certified, Trading Standards and RAC approved garage. At HiQ Tyres & Autocare, we offer MOT'S, Tyres, vehicle repairs and servicing for individuals, comp

MOTATRUST
69 Jobs Completed
Plymouth
4.6 / 5

Motatrust are a small independent garage based in Ivybridge, Plymouth. We operate as a small close-knit team of 2 technicians with over 50 years of experience between us

AutoFix Plymouth
6 Jobs Completed
Plymouth
5.0 / 5

AutoFix is a professional garage that prides itself on providing a quality service using quality parts at a competitive price. AutoFix specialises in brakes, diagnosti

MS RACE ENGINEERING LTD
6 Jobs Completed
PLYMOUTH
5.0 / 5

"Established race team and competition engine building company , with facilities for service / maintainance and repairs for most makes of road car including classic vehic

Victoria Garage
1 Job Completed
Ivybridge
5.0 / 5

"We are your friendly, local car repair centre. WeÔÇÖve been in business over 10 years and in that time our reputation for service and value has spread by word of mouth.

R & S Motors Ltd
Member since 15 May 2019
Saltash

R&S Motors Ltd was started in 1979 by Peter Sealey and Paul Crute. As a family run business they are committed to offering the highest levels of specification and qua

Mayflower Auto Services
Member since 19 June 2019
Plymouth

Welcome To Mayflower Auto Services If you're looking for a reliable Car Garage in Plymouth, look no further than Mayflower Auto Services, specialists in a wide range of

Complete Auto Repair Service Limited
Member since 24 June 2021
Plymouth

We are a family run business specialised in repairs, fault finding and advanced accurate diagnostic. At Complete Auto Repair Service Ltd, we use the latest technology, f

RSP Vehicle Repairs
Member since 30 March 2016
Plymouth

I am a mobile mechanic based in Plympton, but I also travel further afield. I specialise in gearbox and clutch repairs and automatic transmissions repairing and rebuildi

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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 Plymouth bookings

4.19

37 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Plymouth?

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 Plymouth
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£46.75
Vauxhall£46.22
Volkswagen£48.05
Mercedes£47.65
Audi£42.15
BMW£44.96
Nissan£46.26
Renault£46.28
Toyota£45.68
Citroen£43.54
Peugeot£45.41
MINI£50.36

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 17/04/2024 and 16/07/2024.

Booking a car MOT test in Plymouth

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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