Impartial MOT testing in Hampton
We offer a same-day MOT test in Hampton as part of our car servicing and repairs. For example, if your car is due a service, we can arrange the MOT test at the same time to minimise inconvenience to your schedule. We can also collect/deliver, subject to availability.
The MOT is designed to check your car for safety and its overall condition, and advise if anything may need replacing in the near future. It includes mechanical checks, but also lights and seatbelts. We use a partner trade MOT test centre which makes us the only impartial MOT test centre in Hampton.
Impartial MOT test in Hampton
The maximum price for an MOT test is set by VOSA at £54.85. We charge £49.95 which includes a free retest. Our mot test in Hampton is carried out by our trade partner garage that we’ve worked with for many years. As a result out MOT tests are completely impartial.
What is tested during an MOT?
MOT is short for the Ministry of Transport test. It’s a legal requirement for all vehicles driven on the road It’s carried out by a technician with the MOT training and includes safety and environmental testing.
When does my vehicle need an MOT?
The first MOT is due after years from the date from the first registration, and then 12 months after that.
How do I check when my MOT test is due?
The government has produced two websites to check. The MOT Status website allows you to check your current MOT and TAX status. The second allows you to check the MOT history of a vehicle, including MOT results such as failure and advisory items.
Cheap MOT test centres
Our MOT service is fair and honest. We don’t offer gimmicks or flash sales which only lead to unnecessary failures. We will ensure that your vehicle meets all required VOSA standards, without causing you any unnecessary expenses.
Is a cheap MOT test a good idea?
Garages offering cheap MOT tests are will inevitably lead to unnecessary MOT failures, to simply cover their overheads. With an impartial MOT, we have no control over the MOT result, similar if you use a council-run MOT centre, in some parts of the country.
Is there an MOT reminder service?
Thankfully there is now an official MOT reminder service.
Can I drive a car without an MOT?
If you drive without an MOT you can be fined up to £1,000. The only exception is driving to an MOT centre where you have an appointment booked.
Whats the difference between an MOT and inspection service?
While some items overlap, for example checking for excessive play in suspension components, the MOT is actually quite limited. Our service inspection is far more detailed and includes over 40 inspection parameters.
Book an MOT online in Hampton
With our online booking, you can book your MOT appointment online. Simply complete the online booking and we will get in touch to get you booked in.