MOT Cost & Classes

There are several classes for different types of vehicle. A garage must be registered as an approved testing station for each class of vehicle it wishes to test, so be sure to check that the garage you have chosen is approved to test your class of vehicle.

Class Vechicles Covered 1st Due Max Fee
Class 1 Motorbike (engine size up to 200 cm3)
Motorbike with sidecar (engine size up to 200 cm3)
Year 3
Year 3
£ 29.65
£ 37.80
Class 2 Motorbike (engine size over 200 cm3)
Motorbike with sidecar (engine size over 200 cm3)
Year 3
Year 3
£ 29.65
£ 37.80
Class 3 3-wheeled vehicles (up to 450kg unladen weight)
Year 3
£ 37.80
Class 4 3-wheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)
Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)
Motor caravans
Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles 550kg and max net power of 15kw)
Dual purpose vehicles
Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)
Ambulances and taxis
Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)
Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)
Year 4
Year 3
Year 3
Year 3
Year 3
Year 3
Year 1
Year 1
Year 3
£ 54.85
£ 54.85
£ 54.85
£ 54.85
£ 54.85
£ 54.85
£ 54.85
£ 57.30
£ 54.85
Class 4a Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation checkClass 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation check
n/a
£ 64.00
Class 5 Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)
Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)
Playbuses
Year 1
Year 1
Year 1
£ 59.55
£ 80.65
£ 80.65
Class 5a Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
Class 5 vehicles (more than 16 passenger seats) with a seatbelt installation check
n/a
n/a
£ 80.50
£ 124.50
Class 7 Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight)
Year 3
£ 58.60

Note that these are the Maximum Price that a Vehicle Testing Station is permitted to charge for the MOT. Individual MOT Testing Stations may choose to charge less that the listed fee.