Book an MOT with Crewe CUPRA

An MOT test is an yearly inspection on your car that is required by law in the UK for vehicles that are older than 3 years. The test follows strict criteria that is set out by the DVSA to determine whether your car is fit for purpose and in roadworthy condition. Checks on your vehicle include lights, tyres, seatbelts and emissions.

During the MOT test, a technician will assess your vehicle, will conduct a thorough inspection to ensure the vehicle is in an acceptable and safe condition. However, it is important to note that this not the same as having your vehicle serviced and the MOT test does not check the general mechanical condition of the vehicle.

If the vehicle passes, the tester will provide you with a pass certificate. You will also be informed ofany 'advisory' or 'minor' items that will require attention in the near future so you can keep an eye on them.

If the vehicle fails, you may be entitled to a free re-test.

​Can I help my Car Pass its MOT?

Around 1.5 million vehicles fail their MOT due to simple faults such as faulty bulbs or empty screen washer fluid. It's possible to help avoid most of these issues before your MOT is due, with a few simple checks.

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Headlights and Indicators Make sure that you check all of your car’s lights work properly this includes headlights, sidelights, rear lights, hazard lights and indicators.

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Brake lights Press the brake pedal and ask a friend or use a reflection to check that the rear brake lights illuminate.

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Number plate Ensure that the number plate isn't dirty and is legible to people reading it.

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Wheels and tyres Check that wheels and tyres aren’t damaged and that the tread depth is above the minimum legal limit of 1.6mm.

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Seats and Seatbelts Test movement of the seat and inspect the seatbelt's full length for damage.

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Windscreen Any damage to the windscreen that is larger than 40mm will result in an immediate fail, look out for stone chips and cracks ahead of the test.

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Wipers Check your wiper blades for damage or tears in the rubber. This can cause an MOT fail.

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Screenwash Top this up before taking the car in for an MOT test

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Horn Give a short blast of the horn to make sure it's working should require to use it in an emergency

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Engine fluid and fuel Ensure that your vehicle is filled with enough fuel and engine oil.

CUPRA MOT FAQs

Does my CUPRA need an MOT?

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When a car becomes more than three years old from the date of its registration, it is a legal requirement to have a valid MOT Certificate. Once it has passed its test, you have a year until the next one must be performed.

How much does a CUPRA MOT Cost?

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Once your CUPRA is three years old, it will require an MOT every 12 months. For £54.85*. , we’ll carry out your CUPRA’s MOT. 

Terms & Conditions: At participating Dealers only. Prices subject to change without prior notice.

What is checked in a CUPRA MOT?

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  • CUPRA trained technicians using only CUPRA parts
  • Complimentary safety checks
  • Body and vehicle structure inspection
  • Fuel system checks (for leaks, security and pipe condition)
  • Steering and suspension checks
  • Seat checks for security
  • Horn operation

How long does the MOT take?

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An average MOT test usually takes between 45 and 60 minutes, however there are a couple of things that you also need to take into consideration that may alter the duration. If your vehicle fails the test and repairs need to be made, this will case the MOT test to take take longer.

Test centres can require you to drop your vehicle off first thing in the morning and collect it when ready.This can mean that you are without a car for a few hours or the day. so make sure you have arrangements for transportation on the day of your test.