Compare car MOT offers and garages in Potters Bar

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 Potters Bar 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 Potters Bar 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 Potters Bar (47 found)
Mobile Mechanics and Tyres
4282 Jobs Completed
Barnet
4.8 / 5

Services provided: -- Can build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements -- Able to Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. an

Auto Dynamics Barnet
56 Jobs Completed
(Behind Weavers Bar)
5.0 / 5

"Auto Dynamics provides a unique personal service within the automotive industry, If you drive it we can fix it! Where we provide in-house; mechanical, mot, electrical, b

M & M Motors & sons ltd
1 Job Completed
Hatfield
5.0 / 5

JJ Auto Solutions
58 Jobs Completed
Potters bar
5.0 / 5

JJ Autos has built a great reputation for its garage services, MOT test centre and car repair shop. Owner, John Perkins is a vastly experienced mechanic and bodywork spe

A2bwatford
73 Jobs Completed
Borehamwood
4.7 / 5

I am a fully run garage with over 20 years’ experience. Wherever you are, I am can come to you to deliver you with expert repairs and services within 5 miles. I use quali

Oakmere Service Centre.
174 Jobs Completed
Hertfordshire
3.5 / 5

Oakmere provide MOT testing 7 days a week until late, offering our services at a time that suits you. We have a comfortable waiting and viewing area with free Wi-Fi and r

Barnet Motor Medics Ltd
24 Jobs Completed
New Barnet
4.5 / 5

Based in Barnet since 1974 (formerly Todaton Service Garage), we provide MOT’s for class 4, 5 & 7, servicing, bodyshop repairs and accident repairs for all vehicle ma

Todaton Service Garage
186 Jobs Completed
New Barnet
4.6 / 5

Here at Todaton Service garage we are totally committed to providing you with a professional and high quality car servicing that will fulfil your needs and expectations.N

Engine Carbon Clean - Hertfordshire, North London
14 Jobs Completed
Borehamwood
5.0 / 5

Designed and manufactured in the UK, our innovative Engine Carbon Clean service uses the latest in hydrogen technology to help remove the carbon build-up from your engine

Jaguar Landrover Safe Motors
35 Jobs Completed
London
4.2 / 5

Save the hassle of going to a garage and let a fully mobile mechanic come to you. With a history working for independent garages and currently working for Jaguar Landrove

Chase Side Motors
54 Jobs Completed
Enfield
4.9 / 5

"Welcome to Chase Side Motors in Enfield. We are a local garage serving the local community for over 42 years. Andrew rented the garage when he was 21 and bought it 2 yea

Southgate Motor Engineering LTD
18 Jobs Completed
Southgate
4.9 / 5

THINK QUIALTY......THINK SOUTHGATE MOTOR ENGINEERING!!!!! Southgate Motor Engineering LTD is a well established family run business, managed by Alek and Farhad, with the

Mechanico
8 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

Our small workshop based in New Barnet is here for all your car needs. With many years experience in providing customers with quality repairs you dont need to look any fu

MT Auto Service Ltd
39 Jobs Completed
St.Albans
5.0 / 5

Mobile repairs and servicing on cars and light commercial vehicles,diagnostics, brakes, suspension,clutches etc. Professional, fully equipped mobile workshops. On site

REACH AUTOMOTIVE
38 Jobs Completed
Borehamwood
4.7 / 5

Reach Automotive come to you for your convenience at your home or place of work. We carry out all types of servicing, repairs, electrical, diagnostic work and even collec

Show More Garages
Compare car MOT offers and garages in Potters Bar
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 Potters Bar bookings

4.44

32 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Potters Bar?

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 Potters Bar
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£49.25
Volkswagen£49.02
Vauxhall£48.78
Mercedes£48.93
BMW£49.43
Audi£49.92
Nissan£48.22
Toyota£49.60
Peugeot£49.33
Renault£49.60
MINI£50.87
Citroen£49.55
Volvo£49.82

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 31/10/2022 and 29/01/2023.

Booking a car MOT test in Potters Bar

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.


How can I compare garage MOT offers in Potters Bar on WhoCanFixMyCar?

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?