MOT | Darlington, Northallerton & Teesside | RMB Toyota

Toyota MOT

It is a legal requirement within the UK that a MOT test is carried out annually on all vehicles over three years old. The MOT will test your vehicle's roadworthiness, ensuring your vehicle is compliant with key safety and environmental requirements.

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When to book my car for an MOT?

An annual MOT check is a mandatory test for all cars over 3 years old. Once your car reaches 3 years old it will require its first test. After that, an MOT will be required every 12 months.

What will happen during the MOT?

On the day, our team of Toyota trained experts will inspect:

  • 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, and
  • Registration plate of your vehicle.

RMB Retest Policy

If your vehicle fails it's MOT test and is left at our dealer to be repaired, there will be no additional fee for a retest. If your vehicle is removed from our RMB Toyota dealer for repair and is returned for an MOT retest within 10 working days following the day of the initial failure, only a partial retest is needed and a partial retest fee may be charged. Only one partial re-examination is permitted per full examination. In any other case, a full re-examination or an appeal test will incur a full MOT fee.

MOT Classes

ClassVehicle DescriptionAge first MOT needed (years)Maximum MOT Cost
Class 4Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)3£54.85
Motor caravans3£54.85
Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)3£54.85
Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)3£54.85
Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)1£57.30
Class 4AClass 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkn/a£64.00
Class 5Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)1£59.55
Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)1£80.65
Class 5AClass 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation checkn/a£80.50
Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation checkn/a£124.50
Class 7Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight)3£58.60
Partial retest feeHalf test fee
Maximum fee for duplicate test certificate£10