Are you getting overcharged for your MOT?

9 July 2019

Maximum MOT fees

There's a maximum amount MOT test stations can charge. This depends on the type of vehicle.


Class
Vehicle type
First MOT
Maximum fee
1
Motorcycle (engine size up to 200cc)
3 years
£29.65
1
Motorcycle with sidecar (engine size up to 200cc)
3 years
£37.80
2
Motorcycle (engine size over 200cc)
3 years
£29.65
2
Motorcycle with sidecar (engine size over 200cc)
3 years
£37.80
3
3-wheeled vehicles (up to 450kg unladen weight)
3 years
£37.80
4
3-wheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
3 years
£54.85
4
Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
3 years
£54.85
4
Motor caravans
3 years
£54.85
4
Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
3 years
£54.85
4
Dual purpose vehicles
3 years
£54.85
4
Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
3 years
£54.85
4
Ambulances and taxis
1 year
£54.85
4
Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
1 year
£57.30
4
Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
3 years
£54.85
4a
Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation check
n/a
£64
5
Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
1 year
£59.55
5
Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
1 year
£80.65
5
Playbuses
1 year
£80.65
5a
Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
n/a
£80.50
5a
Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
n/a
£124.50
7
Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight)
3 years
£58.60