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Matfield MOT Centre / Home Base Autos provides only the best MOT tests

Book your MOT in Tonbridge today with Matfield MOT Centre / Home Base Autos, using our online booking system you can browse for our availability to find the date and time that suits you best. You can submit your booking with a handful of basic details and no payment will be taken online. Our interactive system will also be able to send out MOT reminders for the following year, book online and never miss an MOT again with Matfield MOT Centre.

Your annual inspection is to assess the overall roadworthiness of your vehicle, an MOT test is required every 12 months for vehicles over 3 years of age from its date of registration. The inspection takes around an hour and features a particular focus on the safety and emissions features of your vehicle.

MOT Repairs

In the event that your vehicle fails its MOT test we are able to provide a no obligation quote for any associated repair work. As well as this we will be able to advise on any minor issues spotted during the process, giving you the foresight on any future issues.

A mechanic inspecting underneath a vehicle - MOT Tonbridge

What is the MOT Test?

In the UK all vehicles over three years old that are used on the roads must undergo an MOT Test. This is an annual test of a vehicle’s safety, roadworthiness and exhaust emissions. Not having a valid MOT certificate may result in a £1000 Fine!

During an MOT Test the examiner will check many areas of the vehicle, including bodywork, emissions and safety features. A few of the items that are checked are shown below:

  • Lighting and Signalling Equipment (Inc fog lamps & reversing lights)
  • Steering (including suspension)
  • Brakes
  • Tyres and Road Wheels
  • Seat Belts
  • Body, Structure and General Items
  • Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
  • Drivers View of the Road
  • Bumpers
  • Noise suppression material
  • Undertray security
  • Emission control equipment:
  • Engine malfunction indicator lamp
  • Diesel particulate filter (DPF) tampering
  • Fluid leaks - engine, transmission and so on

You can book your MOT using our online booking system, alternatively if you have any questions you can contact our friendly team on 01892 723 123 or 01892 722098 or send us a message using our contact form.