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Book an MOT test from £29.99 in St Ives, Cambridgeshire 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 St Ives, Cambridgeshire 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 St Ives, Cambridgeshire (8 found)
Quattro-Tech
8 Jobs Completed
St. Ives
4.5 / 5

Quattro-Tech, located in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, is an independent Audi, Volkswagen, Seat and Skoda repair specialists with a dedicated team having more than 40 years c

One Stop Motorist Centre & Body Shop
Member since 27 June 2011
St Ives

"One Stop was founded in 1994 with the aim to promote customer confidence and relations through a high quality professional service. We at One Stop pride ourselves on b

Binnie and Juggins
Member since 14 August 2012
Needingworth, St Ives

"Binnie and Juggins has been an established local business in the St Ives, Cambridgeshire area since 1976. We offer a friendly and efficent service both in your new purch

Vindis Van Centre St. Ives
Member since 19 February 2014
St Ives

"Vindis Van Centre St. Ives, part of the Vindis Group, provides full aftersales services in our expansive workshop at our retailer on Low Road, St. Ives. Services include

BOB EMPSON & SONS
Member since 05 December 2014
Cambs

"We are a family run business, celebrating 50 years this year we undertake all mechanical repairs, mot and bodywork "

ATS Euromaster Huntingdon
Member since 12 August 2017
Huntingdon

Here at ATS Euromaster in Huntingdon you will find a team of experts offering our customers a range of tyres and vehicle maintenance at competitive prices. We stock w

Purser & Luxford
Member since 14 April 2022
Huntingdon

Welcome to Purser & Luxford Purser & Luxford is your local family run garage in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire. We have been established for over 40 years, with custom

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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 St Ives, Cambridgeshire bookings

2.33

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How much does a car MOT cost in St Ives, Cambridgeshire?

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 St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£44.45
Volkswagen£44.59
Ford£44.02
BMW£44.48
Audi£43.95
Nissan£43.43
Renault£44.77
Peugeot£42.81
Mercedes£44.16
Toyota£46.49
MINI£47.61
Volvo£46.55
Citroen£41.62

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/11/2022 and 05/02/2023.

Booking a car MOT test in St Ives, Cambridgeshire

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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