MOT

What you should know about MOT Testing

If you drive a vehicle over three years old, you must keep it in a safe and roadworthy condition. The MOT test checks that your vehicle meets road safety and environmental standards. Class 4 MOTs are suitable for: cars, small vans and motor caravans (up to 3,000kg).

MOT tests can only be carried out by trained and experienced specialists at centres authorised by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

What checks are included in the Class 4 MOT test?

A Class 4 MOT test takes about an hour to complete and covers:

Tyres & Wheels
Brakes
Horn
Exhaust System
Mirrors
Doors
Exhaust Emissions
Towbar
Boot and Tailgate
Seats

Vehicle Structure
Fuel System
Seat belt & SRS
Steering & Suspension
Wipers & Washer
Windscreen
Electrical
Lights
Registration Plate
Bonnet

What’s more, if your vehicle doesn’t pass the MOT test first time around, we offer a FREE retest within 10 days of the initial test date.

Are you due for your MOT test? Why not book a convenient appointment online at a time and date to suit you.

The MOT test isn’t the same as having your vehicle serviced and doesn’t check its general mechanical condition. But we always recommend that you get your vehicle regularly serviced on top of the compulsory MOT test.


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