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MOTs (Class IV) £45

Free retest within 10 working days


What is included in the MOT test?


Body & vehicle structure: Free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas, no sharp edges likely to cause injury, towbars for security and condition

Fuel System: No leaks. Fuel cap fastens and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened. Make sure the key is available. Check DPF (diesel particulate filter) present (if applicable).

Exhaust emissions: Vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.

Exhaust system: Secure, complete, without serious leaks and is not too noisy

Seat belts: All the seat belts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place.

Seats: Front seats secure. Front and rear seat backs can be secured in the upright position.

Doors: Latch securely in closed position. All doors should open from inside and outside the vehicle.

Mirrors: Minimum number required, condition and security.

Load security: Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.

Brakes: Condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the road wheels and trims are not part of the test.

Tyres and wheels: Condition, security, tyre size/type and tread depth. Spare tyres are not inspected.

Registration plates: Condition, security, colour, characters correctly formed and spaced.

Lights: Condition, operation and security. Headlamp aim. Dashboard warning lights (ABS, airbag, ESP).

Bonnet: Securely latches in the closed position.

Wipers/washers: Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead. If vehicle is fitted with HID headlights must also have working light washers.

Windscreen: Condition and driver’s view of the road.

Horn: Correct operation and of suitable type.

Steering and suspension: Condition and operation.

Vehicle identification number: Present on vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980. Not more than one different VIN is displayed except on multistage build vehicles.



Please note this is only a brief overview of the checks carried out to your vehicle. More in depth information can be found at