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MOT at Specialist Cars Renault

Getting an MOT will ensure your vehicle complies with key safety and environmental requirements.

When to book my car for an MOT?

The first test is required once a car is 3 years old. After that, it will need an MOT every 12 months.You can book your MOT up to 1 month in advance of it's due date.

Why choose Specialist Cars Renault for my MOT?

All of our testers are UK Vehicle Inspectorate trained and we will only be using Renault approved parts to carry out any necessary repair work. Also, all our work will be guaranteed for a year.

What classes of MOT do we carry out?

At Specialist Cars Renault we can carry out all class 4 and class 7 MOT tests for cars, taxi's and commercial vehicles.



Class 4 MOT: Cars (up to 8 passengers Seats) and Motor Caravans. 3 Wheeled Vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight) Quads (max unladen weight 400kg- for goods vehicle 550kg and max. net power of 15kw)

Class 7 MOT: Test for light commercial vehicles weighing 3,000-3,500kg. Our Class 7 MOT centers are approved by the DVSA and are specially equipped to cater for Class 7 goods vehicles including vans, high tops and flat-bed trucks.

During your MOT our Renault trained technicians will inspect the following:

  • Bodywork, doors and mirrors
  • Lights and horn
  • Brakes
  • Steering and suspension
  • Tyres and wheels
  • Windscreen, wipers and washer bottle
  • Exhaust fuel and emissions
  • Seats and seatbelts
  • Vehicle Identification Number
  • Registration plate

Request an MOT

MOT Retest Policy

If your vehicle fails it's MOT for any reason you can leave it at Specialist Cars Renault for a free partial retest, within 10 working days.

However, if you would like to take your car away to repair the faults you can still bring it back to us for a partial retest, there will be a small fee for this retest.

You can take your vehicle away from Specialist Cars Renault if your MOT certificate is still valid.

If your MOT has run out you can take your vehicle to:

- have the failed defects fixed
- a pre-arranged MOT test appointment

In both cases, your vehicle still needs to meet the minimum standards of road-worthiness at all times or you can be fined.

In all other cases, you’ll need to get a full retest and pay the full MOT test fee again.