Skip to main content

MOT Test

At V S Motors of Sudbury Town, near Wembley in Brent, you can have your vehicle MOT tested. Fill in the on-line Booking Form or call V S Motors on 020 8904 3533.

What is MOT Test?
If your vehicle is three or more years old, it is required by law to have an annual MOT (Ministry of Transport) test. The MOT test ensures that the vehicle meets the minimum safety and emissions tests.

When can MOT test be carried out?
An MOT test can be carried out at any time within a calendar month prior to when the MOT test is due. The MOT will be valid for a calendar year from the due date.

What is tested on MOT test?
Vehicle identification number (VIN) - a vehicle identification number must be permanently displayed and legible on a vehicle first used on or after 1 August 1980
Registration plate - condition, security, legibility and format of letters/numbers
Lights - condition, operation, security and correct colour. The headlamps will also be checked to see if the aim is correct
Steering and suspension - correct condition and operation
Wipers and washers - operate to give the driver a clear view of the road
Windscreen - condition and drivers view of the road
Horn - correct operation and type
Seatbelts - all seatbelts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security.
Fuel system - no leaks, fuel cap fastens correctly and seals securely.
Exhaust emissions - vehicle meets the requirement for exhaust emission for your type of vehicle.
Exhaust system - complete, secure, without serious leaks and silences effectively
Vehicle structure - free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas.
Doors - open and close. Latch securely in closed position. Front doors should open from inside and outside the vehicle.
Mirrors - presence, condition and security
Wheels and tyres - condition, security, tyre size and type, and tread depth. Brakes - condition, operation and performance.