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Top garages for MOT in Torquay (20 found)
ACM Garage
1095 Jobs Completed
Torquay
4.8 / 5

ACM Garage are here for all your vehicle repairs; Voted top best 3 garages in torbay last 4 years! MOT's, services, welding, clutches, gearboxes, cam belts, Hybrid cars

TREADS TYRES AUTOS LTD
2 Job Completed
TORQUAY
5.0 / 5

We are a one stop shop in Torquay covering MOT's, tyres, Servicing & repairs. We always aim to be the cheapest on pricing along with giving service with a smile at a

Speedwell (Torbay)
1 Job Completed
Paignton
5.0 / 5

Welcome to the Kia Family! When you bought your Kia, it was built with the finest care and attention. Now you are part of the Kia family, we will continue to offer you an

Grease Monkey Garage SW
Member since 06 May 2016
Torquay

Based in Torquay, Grease Monkey Garage SW is the answer for all round vehicle services including mechanical and body repairs. The company is the merger of two highly ski

Vospers of Torbay
Member since 24 March 2015
Torquay

The team to go to for service you can trust, at a price you can count on.Here at Vospers of Torbay we aim to provide you with an unrivalled experience when servicing your

Motec UK Ltd
Member since 08 February 2012
Paignton

"We are a established, local, independent garage. We subscribe to the motor industry code of practice offering an open and fair pricing policy.Our workshop is furnished w

ben taylor garage services
Member since 05 January 2016
torquay

we specilise in breakdowns mobile tyres and repairs

Babbacombe Garage
Member since 23 June 2020
Torquay

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

Motec (SW) Ltd.
Member since 11 March 2019
Paignton

Motec (SW) Ltd

AMC Motor Engineering Ltd
Member since 13 December 2018
Paignton

AMC Motor Engineering Ltd

Snows Toyota Paignton
Member since 29 June 2015
Paignton

<Toyota Centre name> offers professional, competitively priced ownership services, along with exceptional customer service. Our expertly trained staff are on hand to ensu

Yalberton Autos
Member since 17 February 2016
Paigton

Our state of the art workshop houses three 2 posted ramps, a 5 tonne two post light commercial ramp and a pit for light commercial vehicles. This allows us to carry out a

Torre Garage
Member since 21 September 2017
TORQUAY

Torre Garage is based in Torre, Torquay. We have dealership trained staff and offer servicing and repairs to all makes and models

Hyundai Torbay
Member since 22 April 2016
TORQUAY

Situated in the heart of the English Riviera, Hyundai Torbay is the No1 name for Hyundai in the South West especially on the South Devon coast. We offer full main dealer

Sherwell Valley Garage
Member since 08 February 2012
Torquay

"We are a local, independent garage, serving Torquay and the surrounding area.We are a Unipart Car Care Centre which means all parts fitted come with a nationwide 12000 m

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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 Torquay bookings

4.50

12 reviews

How much does a car MOT cost in Torquay?

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 Torquay
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£39.49
Ford£39.92
Volkswagen£37.46
Audi£38.80
BMW£41.77
Renault£36.43
Nissan£37.02
Citroen£39.10
Peugeot£41.84
Toyota£36.01
Mercedes£38.11
MINI£37.23
Volvo£38.07

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

Torquay 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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