Compare car MOT offers and garages in Port Talbot

Compare, Book, Repair. Save.
Best Local Garages
'Excellent' - 4.5/5 Trustpilot
Save £77.89
Average driver saving

Book an MOT test from £29.99 in Port Talbot online today with WhoCanFixMyCar.


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 Port Talbot on our network, securing a good deal for your MOT test is made simple with WhoCanFixMyCar.


Enter your registration to compare price, reviews, available timeslots and book in online today.

Top garages for MOT in Port Talbot (56 found)
Battery Centre Ltd
49 Jobs Completed
Swansea
4.5 / 5

We are members of the Bosch Car Service Network which is a national network of independent garages. Our objective is to provide you with a friendly and professional servi

C G AUTO REPAIRS
75 Jobs Completed
Langdon Road
4.8 / 5

Here at C&G AUTO REPAIRS we have over 20 years experience in Diagnostics and repairs on all make and model vehicles. we can do anything from timing belt renewals to

Rent-A-Tech Vehicle Services Limited
252 Jobs Completed
Bridgend
4.8 / 5

We pride ourselves on our customer satisfaction and good quality of work. We have been trading for over 12 years with over 20 years' experience from franchised main deale

NGS Swansea
409 Jobs Completed
Swansea
4.9 / 5

At NGS Swansea we offer a wide variety or vehicle maintenance and repair services. We can usually offer our customers a quick turnaround, meaning we always strive to get

Harris Brothers Swansea (Ystrad Rd) - Team Protyre
250 Jobs Completed
Swansea
4.0 / 5

The Swansea Fforestfach centre was originally opened in 2005 and became part of the Protyre network in 2011. The team at Harris Brothers in Fforestfach have been supporti

Harris Brothers Swansea - Team Protyre (Richardson Road)
233 Jobs Completed
Swansea
5.0 / 5

The newly refurbished Harris Brothers Tyre and Mechanical centre has been serving customers for over 70 years. Chris and the team will be pleased to welcome you with a fr

BDAutos
8 Jobs Completed
swansea
5.0 / 5

We are a small family running business operating in the swasnsea area, we thrive to bring quality workmanship at affordable prices We have a Facebook page BDAutos if

Keep Driving Auto Ltd
1043 Jobs Completed
Swansea
4.9 / 5

Here at Keep Driving Auto we provide a first rate, friendly garage service. Serving the Swansea area, located in Llansamlet within easy reach of both the city Centre and

Betts Automotive
15 Jobs Completed
skewien
5.0 / 5

Welcome to Betts Automotive listed bellow are our core services Key Cutting/Programming Whether it's a spare key or you've lost your only one, we've got you covered.

Eastlake Garage
440 Jobs Completed
Bridgend
4.7 / 5

We are a well-established company which has been in operation since 2010. As well as being a fully stocked garage, we also have fully stocked mobile workshop vans and w

Ron's Recovery & Repair Ltd
55 Jobs Completed
Swansea
4.1 / 5

Established by Daniel Aspland in 2017, we currently have 3 mechanics with a combined experience of 25 years. 'Ron's Recovery & Repair' has quickly implemented itself

Swansea Tyre Clutch & MOT Centre
456 Jobs Completed
Swansea,
4.4 / 5

Swansea Tyre & Clutch & MOT Centre does a lot more than just fit tyres and clutches & MOT's! In 2017 we have won both BEST AUTOMOTIVE GARAGE (SME Business Awards) and

Tancock Motors
19 Jobs Completed
Swansea
4.8 / 5

We have been in business for 38 years will a wealth of experience on all makes of cars, we are a Mot test station, Car servicing centre and Car air conditioning centre, j

Interserve Auto Repairs
270 Jobs Completed
Swansea
5.0 / 5

Independent Garage specialising in cam belts, clutches, brakes and engine work. We also offer diagnostics to most makes and models, general repairs, class 4, class 5 and

A P Motor Repairs
13 Jobs Completed
Neath
5.0 / 5

Bringing the garage to you! At AP Motor Repairs, it’s our dedication that differentiates us from other car repair garages. We’re continuously training to provide the h

Show More Garages
Compare car MOT offers and garages in Port Talbot
Frequently asked questions
+

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.

+

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.

+

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.

+

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
+

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.

+

What can fail a MOT?

The most common reasons why cars fail their MOT are:

  • worn seatbelts
  • windscreen chips
  • incorrect beam pattern

  • s
  • insufficient tyre tread depth
  • faulty registration plate lamps
  • damaged wiper blades
+

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.

+

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 Port Talbot bookings

4.65

57 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Port Talbot?

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 Port Talbot
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£41.62
Vauxhall£41.82
Volkswagen£41.55
Citroen£41.27
Peugeot£41.59
BMW£41.39
Renault£41.26
Nissan£41.28
Audi£42.05
Toyota£42.22
Mercedes£41.89
MINI£43.35
Volvo£42.50

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/09/2022 and 05/12/2022.

Car MOT test in Port Talbot

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.


Get an MOT check in Port Talbot today

Simply enter your registration and location and we’ll find garages in nearby with instantaneous prices. Compare locations, rating and choose. Over 2 million people have trusted us to find prices.

What do our customers say about us?