MOTs

We offer MOT testing for Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 5a and 7 in the Arundel, Fontwell Chichetser area

WHAT IS AN MOT?

Discount MOT services – Arundel, Chichester, Littlehampton, Bognor Regis

Discount MOT services is a fully licensed MOT testing station. We are very experienced in every aspect of conforming with the Department of Transport regulations.

The MOT test checks that your vehicle meets road safety and environmental standards as required by the Department of Transport.

When do I have to get an MOT test?

You must get an MOT for your vehicle:

1. After 3 years from initial registration. (After 1 year for ambulances, Taxis and private hire vehicles).
2. When the vehicle is more than 3 years old you must have it tested every year.

Our Specialist MOT testing services

Largely because of our large testing buildings we are able to accommodate:

  • Motor homes
  • Horse boxes
  • Buses

Other specialist MOT services include:

  • Hackney carriages
  • Hybrid vehicles

We service a wide area including Arundel, Chichester, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton

MOT Testing Station Arundel Chichester Littlehampton
MOT Testing Station Arundel Chichester Littlehampton

MOT classes and types of vehicles

These are the classes of vehicles that require MOT testing. Each class has a different fee structure.

Class & Vehicle type 

1 Motorcycle (engine size up to 200cc)

1 Motorcycle with sidecar (engine size up to 200cc)

2 Motorcycle (engine size over 200cc)

2 Motorcycle with sidecar (engine size over 200cc)

3 3-wheeled vehicles (up to 450kg unladen weight)

4 3-wheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)

4 Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)

4 Motor caravans

4 Quads (max unladen weight 400kg – for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)

4 Dual purpose vehicles

4 Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)

4 Ambulances and taxis

4 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)

4 Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)

4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation check

5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)

5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)

5 Playbuses

5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check

5a Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check

7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight)

MOT Testing Station Arundel Chichester Littlehampton
MOT vehicle testing Fontwell, Littlehampton, Arundel, Chichester
MOT vehicle testing Fontwell, Littlehampton, Arundel, Chichester
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FAQs

An MOT lasts for a year. The date it runs out is printed on your current MOT pass certificate. You can get an new MOT up to a month (minus a day) before it runs out and keep the same renewal date.

 

You must not drive your vehicle without a current MOT certificate. Maximum fine is £1,000 for driving a vehicle without a valid MOT.

The exceptions are if you are driving the vehicle to a garage to get it repaired or to an MOT testing station to have the vehicle tested.

Yes. You can drive a vehicle without a current MOT certificate providing you are driving it to Discount MOT services to have the vehicle tested.

The MOT test examines important parts on your vehicle. These are mainly parts that are concerned with safety and the environment. Sometimes you can watch the test from a viewing area but you must not interrupt the tester.

The test does not cover the condition of the engine, clutch or gearbox.
The MOT guide and inspection manuals tell you everything that’s tested.

 

Providing Discount MOT Services carry out teh repairs the retest is free on all category 4 vehicles.

WHY CHOOSE US?

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