After the first three years of registration, an annual MOT becomes a legal requirement for all Volkswagen vans. Swansway Volkswagen is on hand to keep all of your commercial vehicles roadworthy. Inspections are done by the Volkswagen-trained technicians on-site, and we will issue your new MOT certificate on passing.
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.
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.
The cost of a van MOT can vary, depending on the gross weight. For example, the fee for goods vehicles up to 3,000kg gross weight is capped at £54.85, while vans from 3,000kg to 3,500kg can only cost up to £58.60.
On the Gov.UK website you can check the past results of a vehicle’s MOT tests, including:
A van needs it’s first MOT when it is three years old. If you are unsure when this date is, you can find out the vehicles registration date online.
An MOT test will typically take between 45 and 60 minutes. However, if there are faults that need to be fixed, your van is likely to be out of action for longer.