Online tools - Check the MOT history of a car

Posted on 15 July 2016 by CarTakeBack

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Welcome to our second instalment looking at handy online tools out there that make buying and selling your car that bit easier. Last time we looked at how to tax your new car. This time it's 'How to check the MOT history of your car online'.

If you're looking at buying your next car, not only is this tool great for checking whether or not it has a valid MOT certificate, but it also tells you what's gone wrong with the car in the past and what may need to be repaired in future.

How to check the MOT history of a car online

Step by step guide on checking the history

Did you know there is a maximum fee that MOT test stations can charge depending on the type of car? You can check out the maximum MOT costs on the Gov.uk website as well as loads of other handy information about Getting an MOT.

If it's not great news and your car fails its MOT, and it's going to be too expensive to repair, then you can always sell or scrap it with us! You can find out instantly how much your old car is worth so you can weigh up your options easier.

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