Citroën wants to keep you informed and up to date regarding everything surrounding a car MOT. Within this MOT testing guide you will find all the information you need to find out more about an MOT check such as understanding when your vehicle MOT is due, how to check when an MOT is needed, why it's important, costs, how long it will take and more...
WHEN DOES A NEW CAR NEED AN MOT?
Once your vehicle is three years old, it requires an annual MOT Test. This is a legal requirement to check that it meets road safety and environmental standards.
HOW CAN I CHECK WHEN MY VEHICLE NEEDS ITS MOT?
There are a range of online services available for you to check your MOT date. Gov.uk have created a platform where you can view your vehicles previous MOTs as well as when it is next due. You can discover this platfom here - https://www.gov.uk/check-mot-history
WHY IS A VEHICLE MOT IMPORTANT?
It is illegal to drive a vehicle without an MOT or one which has an expired MOT. You will also get no road tax, your insurance will be invalid and you could be heavily fined.
An MOT test is important because it makes sure your vehicle meets the minimum safety and environmental standards set out by the DVSA.
WHAT IS THE COST OF AN MOT?
The MOT price is dependant on your type of vehicle and the dealership or garage you choose to have your vehicle MOT.
You can book an MOT with Citroën's nationwide network of Authorised Repairers for £54. Citroën Authorised Repairers know your Citroën best and you can be confident that your vehicle will be looked after by an expertly-trained, DVSA accredited Citroën Technician.
WHAT IS CHECKED IN A VEHICLE MOT?
A vehicle MOT test aims to make sure your vehicle meets DVSA legal standards. These MOT checks include the interior and exterior of the vehicle as well as underneath and under the bonnet. An MOT test doesn't check the vehicles general mechanical condition and doesn't test the clutch, engine or gearbox. Discover the range of features an MOT test does check below:
|Battery & Electrics||Brakes||Bodywork|
|Bonnet||Doors including Boot||Exhaust Emissions|
|Exhaust System||Fuel System||Horn|
|Seats & Seatbelts||Steering & Suspension||Vehicle Identification Number|
|Windscreen||Wheels & Tyres||Wipers & Washer Fluid|
If you book your MOT with Citroën, we’ll carry out a free outstanding manufacturer diagnostic test, check for any new technical updates and carry them out for free - that’s the advantage of getting your test done by the people who really know your Citroën.
HOW LONG DOES AN MOT TAKE?
Usually an MOT test will take up to hour. However if there is a problem that technician has to fix then it may take slightly longer. Citroën offers while-you-wait appointments, helping you make the most of your day.
IS THERE MOT INSURANCE?
Citroën MOT Insurance cover provides you with the reassurance that if your vehicle does fail its MOT Test, our Citroën technicians will be there to help you.
WHY CHOOSE CITROËN FOR AN MOT TEST?
Choosing Citroën for your MOT ensures that your vehicle is in safe hands with experts who know your vehicle better than anyone. With Citroën you can be confident that your vehicle will be looked after by an expertly-trained, DVSA accredited Citroën Technician.
You can also benefit from a free outstanding manufacturer diagnostic test as well as a check for any new technical updates which Citroën will carry out for free.