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Top garages for MOT in Swindon (66 found)
Bathwick Tyres Swindon - Team Protyre (Stratton St Margaret)
96 Jobs Completed
Stratton St Margaret
4.4 / 5

Protyre has a history going back over 50 years in the tyre industry and at Swindon Stratton St Margaret Protyre we pride ourselves on the level of service we provide to o

Formula One Autocentres - Swindon
765 Jobs Completed
Swindon
3.9 / 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

Bells Silencers Swindon - Team Protyre (Hooper Place)
309 Jobs Completed
Swindon
4.5 / 5

Bert and the team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of customer service. The centre known as Bell Silencer joined the Protyre network in 2016. The centre

PLAISTER AUTOS
1252 Jobs Completed
Swindon
4.8 / 5

Established in 1986, Plaister Auto's offer complete range of garage services. We are a MOT testing center, clutch fitting center and a brake fitting center. All makes and

Next Generation Automotive LTD
17 Jobs Completed
Swindon
5.0 / 5

Here at Next Generation Automotive LTD we do a assortment of mechanical servicing & repairs from light vehicles all the way to HGV and plant machinery. We are a small

Automax Swindon
149 Jobs Completed
Swindon
4.9 / 5

Automax is a local business in Swindon which was established in 2009 by Tomasz Kremer. Tomasz and his team have several years of experience in the motor trade with a pass

Infinity Automotive
44 Jobs Completed
Swindon
3.7 / 5

Whether you need car servicing or repairs, we have the expertise and the latest equipment to provide you with the highest standard of services. From interim services to f

Swindon Auto Services
116 Jobs Completed
Swindon
5.0 / 5

Based in Swindon, we specialise in VAT FREE vehicle servicing, repairs and small vehicle sales. We have only been set up since August 2015, however, we have already ac

Swindon mobile mechanic
7 Jobs Completed
SWINDON
3.4 / 5

Swindon mobile mechanic is a high quality vehicle servicing company, changing the way we service our cars forever. With the introduction of a new European Law called “Bl

Swindon Motor Park
8 Jobs Completed
Swindon
4.7 / 5

Citroen and SEAT main dealership who have facilities and knowledge to undertake servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicle.

ATS Euromaster Swindon Retail
2 Job Completed
Swindon
5.0 / 5

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

Pebley Beach Service Centre
7 Job Completed
SWINDON
5.0 / 5

We are an Nationally Award winning Service Centre, competitively priced with premium levels of Service. Voted UK Garage of the Year (Motorcodes/Autoexpress) in 2014, w

Just Car Clinic Swindon
5 Job Completed
Swindon
5.0 / 5

"Just Car Clinic Swindon is part of Just Car Clinics which is the second largest accident repair and car care company in the UK with 26 centres throughout England. Ever

Mitchy Motors Swindon Ltd
22 Job Completed
Swindon
5.0 / 5

Nightingale Lane, South Marston, Swindon, SN3 4SL. We are a family run business in South Marston. Female owned, Gemma's aim is to provide honest uncomplicated advice

NDO Autos
Member since 29 July 2011
Swindon

"NDO Autos is a family run garage with 20 years experience and has now moved to its new premises in Royal Wootton Bassett near Swindon. We offer service and repairs to al

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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 Swindon bookings

4.03

34 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Swindon?

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 Swindon
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£40.51
Ford£40.54
Nissan£39.45
Volvo£39.79
Volkswagen£41.56
Audi£42.12
BMW£39.67
Toyota£39.75
Renault£40.76
Peugeot£37.17
Citroen£39.99
Mercedes£37.72

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 07/07/2022 and 05/10/2022.

Swindon 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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