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4.6 out of 5 from 5652 reviews.

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Station Garage (Park Gate) Ltd
Park Gate Business Centre, Chandlers Way, Southampton, SO31 1FQ
995 Reviews
SPECIALIST OIL IS AN ADDITIONAL CHARGEFamily-run service and MOT test centreWe’ve been in business for over 20yrs

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Station Garage in Park Gate is a family-run service and MOT test centre with a reputation for honesty and reliability. We’ve been in business for over 20 years and our team have over 100 years of experience working on vehicles between them.

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Sundays Hill MOT Centre
FOORD ROAD, HEDGE END, SOUTHAMPTON, SO30 0DB
732 Reviews

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Looking for a reliable, trustworthy garage? Then you've come to the right place! Whether you need a Service, MOT or general repairs then we have both the expertise and the facilities to take care of your vehicle.  Our Friendly, professional team will ensure that our workshop provides immediate...

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AR Autos - Bishops Waltham
Unit 1 Quarry Business Park, Lower Lane, Bishops Waltham, SO32 1AS
176 Reviews

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A. R. Autos is a local independent vehicle workshop based in Bishops Waltham, Southampton. With a combined 30 years experience in franchised dealerships and reaching various professional level’s ranging from dealer expert technician to workshop controller we witnessed first hand the advantages and ...

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Kinleys Garage
Unit 1a Kemps Quay Industrial Park, Quayside Road, Bitterne, Southampton, SO18 1BZ
259 Reviews
Local Family Run Since 1985

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If you're looking for a reliable and respected garage to take care of your vehicle repairs, look no further than Kinleys Garage. Established in 1985, our garage in Quayside Road, Southampton has built a reputation for providing unbeatable service and quality workmanship. We offer a range of services...

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Jean Pierre ltd
8 Shirley Park Road, Southampton, SO16 4FP
106 Reviews
Family run businessEstablished in 1976Specialise in repair of VAG & Skoda cars

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** Prices are subject to vehicle make/model** We are a family run business offering great service and expertise. Established in 1976, we now specialise in the repair of VAG and Skoda vehicles. We also have full workshop facilities, servicing, repairs, parts and MOTs.

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Hammerton Garage Hedge End
Marls Road, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 2EY
276 Reviews
Family run garageOperating since 1978

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Hammerton Garage in Hedge End is a family run garage and has been operating since 1978 at it's site in Marls Road Hedge End. Hammerton Garage offers a comprehensive range of garage services including MOT testing from £35, routine servicing, electrical repairs, diagnostics, tyres, brakes, clutches, ...

Over 109,000 drivers have compared instant prices to book an MOT in the last month

There are over 1,900 MOT centres listed on BookMyGarage.com, with over 40 in the Southampton area alone. With some even offering same- and next-day appointments (subject to availability), you’ll always be able to find the perfect place for your next MOT test.

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Why Use BookMyGarage To Book Your MOT in Southampton?

With BookMyGarage, you’re always in control. We’ve helped over 14.9 million drivers compare prices through our comparison site, enabling them to book the best deal on their MOT, service or repair. And, with thousands of 5* reviews on Trustpilot, drivers clearly love the choice we provide.

When you need a trustworthy MOT centre in Southampton, we’ll help you find it. Garages' reviews are verified and unfiltered, allowing you to make an informed choice - and every garage sets and updates their prices themselves, so you’ll never pay more than you expect (unless you agree to additional repair work with them directly).

Here are some of the other ways we’ll help you choose your perfect test centre:

 

Honest Reviews & Ratings. See what like-minded drivers have to say about every MOT centre listed on our comparison site to help inform your decision. Always unfiltered and unedited for transparency.

Filter Garages Your Way. Whether you want to book the cheapest MOT in Southampton or care more about the garage’s reviews, we’ve got you covered. You can filter your search results by price, reviews & ratings, distance, availability and additional services to find the best deal for your needs.

Convenient Extra Services. If you usually struggle to find time to take your car into a garage for its MOT or service, you can relax with BookMyGarage. Many garages on our online comparison site offer Vehicle Collection and Delivery, Customer Drop-Off & Loan Car services. These can be the helping hand you need to make your life a little bit easier.

No Upfront Payment. You never enter any payment details when you book your Southampton MOT. We never charge you any fees to use our site and you always pay the garage directly after the appointment.

 

Compare deals and save up to 70% on your car maintenance when you choose one of the lower-cost options through BookMyGarage. Enter your vehicle reg and postcode to compare instant prices on an MOT in Southampton and book the best deal today.

 

How to Book Your MOT in Southampton

  1. Enter your vehicle reg and postcode.
  2. Compare deals. You can sort garages in Southampton by whatever best suits your needs: price, distance, reviews and ratings or availability.
  3. Pick a date and time for your appointment.

 

After you book your Southampton MOT, we send you a confirmation email with a summary of your booking. We also inform the garage, who may also be in touch to confirm the appointment or to ask for extra details.

You never pay for your booking until after all the work has been completed and deal with the garage directly after the initial booking process. You also have the ability to change or cancel your booking for free until the day of your appointment.

 

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Why not add a car service to your MOT booking? Save yourself time and money with an MOT & service appointment in Southampton. Plus, you'll improve your car's resale value and decrease your running costs at the same time.

 

How Much Does an MOT in Southampton Cost?

According to data taken from bookings made through BookMyGarage.com, the average cost of an MOT in Southampton is £40.94 - nearly £14 (25%) cheaper than the maximum UK price of £54.85.

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How Much Does an MOT Cost for Your Vehicle?

The following MOT costs are averages taken from bookings made through BookMyGarage at local garages. These are affected by a garage's prices as well as the number of bookings made for each engine size. These prices are correct as of March 2024.

 

 

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Audi

£36.21

£36.33

£36.31

£36.91

£37.89

£39.63

£37.21

BMW

£40.92

£35.70

£36.18

£39.49

£38.76

£40.92

£38.66

Citroen

£35.39

£36.97

£35.92

£38.15

£46

N/A

£38.49

Fiat

£36.93

£36.74

£35.83

£35.67

£40.94

N/A

£37.22

Ford

£34.67

£36.11

£36.29

£37.77

£39.14

£37.15

£36.86

Honda

£36.06

£35.85

£35.81

£36.90

£36.87

N/A

£36.30

Hyundai

£35.67

£35.56

£35.40

£37.02

£37.33

N/A

£36.20

Kia

£35.78

£35.28

£35.47

£36.40

£37.25

N/A

£36.04

Mazda

N/A

£35.39

£36.54

£35.18

£40.46

N/A

£36.89

Mercedes

£35.87

£35.20

£35.52

£35.38

£38.05

£38.69

£36.45

MINI

£37.25

£36.75

£37.63

N/A

N/A

N/A

£37.21

Nissan

£35.09

£35.33

£36.16

£38.73

£39.07

£36.97

£36.89

Peugeot

£35.23

£36.85

£35.81

£36.60

£40.58

N/A

£37.01

Renault

£35.62

£34.79

£36.92

£39.24

£40.40

£37.50

£37.41

SEAT

£34.80

£34.81

£35.15

N/A

N/A

N/A

£34.92

Skoda

£35.56

£37.15

£35.64

N/A

£43.31

£29.99

£36.33

Toyota

£35.57

£35.82

£36.26

£37.73

£38.87

£42.55

£38.30

Vauxhall

£35.36

£35.56

£35.87

£36.50

£37.71

£42.40

£37.23

Volkswagen

£36.23

£36.54

£36.43

£41.93

£39.30

£38.87

£38.22

Volvo

N/A

£36.32

£36.43

£38.12

£39.16

£44.60

£38.93

 

Mobile MOT in Southampton

While a mobile mechanic can't complete an MOT on your driveway, they can make your life easier by transporting your car to a local test centre and returning it once the test is complete. Plus, if your vehicle needs repair work, they may be able to complete this at a time and place that best suits you to make your life as easy as possible.

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Compare MOT Centres in Southampton to Find the Perfect One For Your MOT & Avoid a Fine

Is your car due an MOT in Southampton? If so, you must book an appointment before the expiry date to ensure your car is road-legal for the year ahead. The test will check whether your car meets road safety and environmental standards, and you will be prosecuted if caught driving on the roads when your MOT has expired.

The only exception to this rule is if you are driving it to a garage for MOT repairs or to a pre-booked MOT test. Make sure you avoid the risk of missing your test date by booking your MOT well in advance using our comparison tool. The MOT cost will vary for each garage so this is a great way to save money and ensure you are booking a cheap MOT in Southampton.

Enter your reg and postcode now to compare instant MOT prices & book the best deal online in 3 simple steps.

 

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