We'll take your car to Birmingham's best independent garages, hand picked for you.
Choose a pickup time and your Fixter Hero ⚡️ will collect your car for free!
Our in-house mechanics select a trusted garage & check the work.
Your car is returned at your chosen time, 12-month warranty & stamped service book.
The cost of a MOT depends on your car brand, model and engine. Also, depending on your location, the price of a MOT on your vehicle can vary.
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BMW 116i Se A
Audi A1 S Line
Citroen C1 Airscape
Dacia Duster Laureate Dci
Fiat 500 Lounge Turbo
Ford C Max Zetec
The 20-point MOT test is required by law. But there’s good news for motorists based in Birmingham – the city’s failure rate of 32% is well below the UK-wide average of just over 36%.
As in many other parts of Britain, Brummie drivers are most likely not to pass based on their lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (responsible for 16.8% of failures in the city). Suspension will let down almost one in 10 of the area’s drivers, and brakes just over 7%, while a whisker over 3% will need to look again at their exhaust, fuel and emissions.
But on all three cause of failure, again Birmingham’s drivers fared consistently better than their counterparts in the rest of the UK.
If you drive a Rover, Daewoo or SsangYong, these manufacturers have the city’s highest MOT failure rates. Conversely, if you’re fortunate enough to be at the wheel of a Ferrari, Rolls Royce or Aston Martin, you can look forward to some of Birmingham’s best MOT pass rates.
Cars registered in 2000 faced the region’s lowest overall MOT pass rate at 56.5%, which still compares favourably with 49.1% of registrations from that year nationally. (However, failure rates by year of registration have declined slowly but surely year on year over nearly two decades since).
If your motor is due its MOT soon, talk to Fixter and let us take care of everything. We have quality, vetted garages across Birmingham that we know and trust. We’ll collect and return your vehicle, check prices, deal with the garage and make sure you’re happy with and understand any extra work that’s needed, before it’s done.
Book your MOT with us in Birmingham and enjoy all these benefits:
Our partners have over 35 years’ industry experience. We deal exclusively with highly experienced garages and workshops we know personally, and which meet the 25 stringent tests of our qualifying criteria. We also insist on regular training so staff are always up to date with the latest technology.
Our collaboration with third parties such as the AA and RAC gives customers additional confidence in what we offer. Another major name we work with is AXA™ Insurance, providing access to incredible parts suppliers and garages.
If your motor does fail its MOT, we’ll tell you what needs to be put right, and will secure the best price for any work needed – which we’ll only begin once we have your approval.
Get a quote for your next MOT using the speedy online tool on our website today, simply by entering your reg.
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