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MOT Test

When your MOT test comes around why not let Greenend Motors Edinburgh take the hassle out of it. You can book your vehicle in at a time and day to suit you, confident that our team of skilled car mechanics will carry out any necessary work professionally and effectively.

An MOT test is required to ensure that your vehicle is safe, roadworthy and complies with EU exhaust emissions limits.

At Greenend Motors Edinburgh we test to both Class 4 and Class 7

Class 4 includes Cars & light vans (up to 3000 Kg), Ambulances and taxis and Private Passenger Vehicles & Ambulances (9-12 Passenger Seats).

Class 7 includes light commercial goods vehicles weighing between 3 and 3.5 tonnes.

Depending on your vehicle type an MOT test must be carried out after it reaches a certain age.

Cars and Light Vans - 3 years

Ambulances and Taxis - 1 year

Private Passenger Vehicles - 1 year

MOT Certificate

A valid MOT certificate is required in order to apply for road tax.

It is illegal to drive a vehicle on public roads without a current valid MOT certificate, with the exception of driving to or from a booked MOT test.

class 7 MOT

MOT Checklist

The Official VOSA MOT checklist comprises the following key sections:

  • Lighting and Signalling Equipment
  • Steering (including suspension)
  • Brakes
  • Tyres and Road Wheels
  • Seat Belts
  • Body, Structure and General Items
  • Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
  • Drivers View of the Road