Book a Peugeot MOT

Book an MOT with Swansway Peugeot

An MOT test is something that is required by law in the Uk for any vehicle over 3 years old. The test is devised to ensure you vehicle is roadworthy and therefore strict criteria must be met in order for the vehicle to pass. A broad range of vehicle safety checks must be completed by an MOT garage with DVSA-approved examiners, including lights, tyres, seatbelts and emissions.

During the test, a technician will assess your vehicle, will conduct a comprehensive inspection. This test is not the same as having your vehicle serviced as 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. They will also separately list and inform you of any '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.


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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 anticipate most of these issues before your MOT is due, with a few simple checks:

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Headlights and Indicators Make sure all of your car 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 look in a reflection to check whether the rear brake lights are working.

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Number plate Ensure that the number plate is clean and legible to people reading it.

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Wheels and tyres Take a closer look at the wheels and tyres to make sure there is not damage and that the tyres are above the minimum legal tyre tread depth of 1.6mm.

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Windscreen Look out for stone chips and cracks on the screen. Any damage larger than 40mm will result in an immediate fail/

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Wipers Ensure your wipers don’t have any tears or holes in the wiper rubber. This can cause an MOT fail.

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Screenwash Top up your screen wash before taking the car in for an MOT test

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Horn Test out the horn by giving it a short blast to make sure it's working.

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

PEUGEOT MOT FAQs

Does my PEUGEOT Need an MOT?

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Once a vehicle is more than three years old from the date of its registration, it is a legal requirement to have an MOT Certificate for the vehicle. Once the vehicle passes its test, it will then have to be done yearly. You can check whether your car is due its MOT by going onto the DVLA MOT checker and inputting your registration. If you are a past customer of ours you will also get an email reminder off us to let you know when your MOT will be due.

How much does a PEUGEOT MOT cost?

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You can get an PEUGEOT MOT for just £45*.

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

What is checked in a PEUGEOT MOT?

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Your MOT means you'll be covered for:

  • Peugeot trained technicians using only Peugeot 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 an PEUGEOT MOT take?

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    An average MOT test usually takes around 45 and 60 minutes, but there are a couple of things that you also need to take into consideration. 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.

    Browse through our selection of PEUGEOT models and view the many offers we currently have available. If you have any questions, please fill in the contact form, or give us a call on 01244 883074