MOT Testing – Class 4 Cars

Whatlington, Battle, East Sussex (Near Hastings)

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Book your car MOT online for just £44.95

It is a legal requirement for cars and vans over the age of 3 years to have an annual test known as the MOT (some exceptions). The MOT test is designed to inspect the safety of the vehicle to ensure it can remain on the road.

Here at Whatlington Garage we have been serving the Hastings area for class iv MOT’s with our dedicated MOT bay offering multiple timed MOT slots a day.

Our MOT’s are competitively priced at £44.95 and include a free retest. All MOT’s and retests have to be booked in advance but we have made this easy with our online booking system, or simply call us on 01424 870 307.

MOT Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is an MOT and do I need one for my car?

In the UK the law requires that all vehicles are kept in a roadworthy condition, once a year the road worthiness of a vehicle is checked and a certificate issued upon a pass on vehicles over 3 years old, this is known as an MOT.

Q. What areas do you cover?

Effectively we can MOT any car registered in the UK. We are situated on the A21 in Whatlington near Hastings, our primary area of coverage is Hastings, Battle, Bexhill, Rye and the surround small towns and villages.

Q. When is the MOT due on my car?

Your vehicle will require it’s first MOT once it has reached 3 years of age, from here it needs an MOT once a year for the rest of it’s life to ensure its road worthiness and safety. It is important to remember that the MOT only checks a minimum standard of safety and this needs to be upheld throughout the year and not just achieved for the time of the test, it’s also worth noting that some vehicles have different timescales for their tests such as Taxi’s, commercial vehicles or 8+ seaters.

Q. What parts of my car are checked on the MOT?

Registration Plate, Lights, Suspension, Steering, Wipers & Washers, Windscreen, Horn, Seatbelts, Seats, Emissions, Bodywork, Doors, Mirrors, Tyres & Brakes.

Q. How do I book my car in for an MOT?

It is now possible to book your MOT online with us, please click the button below to book. Whatlington Garage is approved by the Government appointed Vehicle Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and MOT tests are by testers nominated by VOSA, the tests are carried out on your vehicle up to 1 month before expiry of an existing test and is a legal requirement for vehicles over 3 years of age. Our MOT’s are great value at just £44.95.

Q. What happens if my car fails its MOT?

If your car fails its MOT we can advise you on the cost to repair the work, or you are more than welcome to get the car repaired elsewhere. As long as the repair is carried out within 10 working days you get a free retest but after this will require another full MOT to be carried out.

Q. Are there any official websites or further reading?

If you would like to read more into the MOT and what’s involved then the GOV website has some valuable resources including a helpful MOT Information PDF Guide and a website dedicated to the MOT

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