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Our expert insights into Volkswagen MOT

Our expert insights into Volkswagen MOT

What's an MOT?

The MOT test is how the government checks your vehicle meets national safety and environmental standards. At Fixter, we make the process hassle-free with our straightforward, no-nonsense UK-wide service.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

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What's an MOT?

The MOT test is how the government checks your vehicle meets national safety and environmental standards. At Fixter, we make the process hassle-free with our straightforward, no-nonsense UK-wide service.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your Volkswagen in MOT. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.


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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often an MOT needs to be done?

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Terry

Terry, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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How much does MOT cost for Volkswagen?

How much does MOT cost for Volkswagen?

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A typical MOT in the UK costs around £39.00. Depending on your Volkswagen model and engine, and whether you live in a big city or a small one, the price of a MOT on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in the UK in order to give you an idea of how much the MOT should cost.

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Volkswagen Passat

2 litres

£47.19 £39.0017%

Volkswagen Touran

1.9 litres

£44.85 £39.0013%

Volkswagen Polo

1.2 litres

£45.24 £39.0014%

Volkswagen Golf-vi

2 litres

£47.97 £39.0019%

Volkswagen Polo

1.2 litres

£46.02 £39.0015%

Volkswagen Cc

2 litres

£45.24 £39.0014%

Volkswagen Golf-v

1.6 litres

£46.80 £39.0017%

Volkswagen Golf-vii

1.4 litres

£48.36 £39.0019%

Volkswagen Passat

2 litres

£46.80 £39.0017%

Volkswagen Polo

1.4 litres

£48.36 £39.0019%

Volkswagen Touran

1.9 litres

£44.85 £39.0013%

Volkswagen Polo

1.2 litres

£45.24 £39.0014%

Volkswagen Polo

1.2 litres

£46.02 £39.0015%

Volkswagen Cc

2 litres

£45.24 £39.0014%

Volkswagen Golf-v

1.6 litres

£46.80 £39.0017%
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Last year 26% of volkswagen's failed their MOT, according to DVLA

The top reasons volkswagen's fail their MOTs:
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Seat Belt Installation Requirements
16% of MOT failures in volkswagen's are due to this
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Seat Belt Condition
Garage examines the condition of all seat belt webbing for cuts or obvious signs of deterioration.
3
Tyres
Check the nominal size and aspect ratio of your tyres.
Fixter volkswagen MOT failure chart

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MILLENNIUM GARAGES

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MILLENNIUM GARAGES and their team of qualified mechanics at London, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

HOLOCENE MOTOR GROUP

London, UK
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We are located in London, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

BLENHEIM TRANSPORT LTD

LONDON, UK
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BLENHEIM TRANSPORT LTD and their team of qualified mechanics at LONDON, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

PORSHEWORX ENGINEERING LTD

London, UK
stars-5
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PORSHEWORX ENGINEERING LTD is located in London, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

CANNING CAR CARE

London, UK
stars-4
22 reviews
CANNING CAR CARE and their team of qualified mechanics at London, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

DUNDALK MOTORS

London, UK
stars-5
20 reviews
We are located in London, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

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    Happy customer. Very satisfied with the level of service provided. Good prices, slightly late to drop off but that is more an issue with the traffic near my home. The agent kept in contact the entire time and let me know what was going on. I don't feel like any unnecessary work was suggested or c...

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    Yes used the site for first time to get car service and mot done , all was good. Nice informative service and you can also track the driver picking up your vehicle. Great Service. It would be good if car wash and valeting was included.

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    I thought it made the mot and service ball ache a lot better, I got to stay at home and the friendly chap came and took my car off for work. You get kept informed all the way through the process. I will be using fixter next time

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    Picked up and dropped off on time. Very helpful in answering my queries on email and phone. Amazing price. I was unsure when I booked but would recommend them to anyone.

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    Really easy ,take the effort out of getting it sevice and mot when someone else picks your car up and drops it of where you want ,

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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Want to learn more about Volkswagen MOT?

Want to learn more about Volkswagen MOT?

What's an MOT?

The MOT test is how the government checks your vehicle meets national safety and environmental standards. Your car is first tested three years post-registration, then annually, and driving a vehicle without a valid MOT could mean a fine of up to £1,000.

The most common reasons for failing your MOT including lighting and signalling, suspension, brakes and tyres. And nearly a quarter of diesel vehicles reportedly fail their MOTs due to the stricter guidelines on diesel emissions.

MOT time can feel nerve-racking, especially if you rely on your vehicle heavily for work or family reasons. But it doesn’t have to be. At Fixter, we make the process hassle-free with our straightforward, no-nonsense UK-wide service.

How often an MOT needs to be done?

Your car is first tested three years post-registration, then annually, and be aware that driving a vehicle without a valid MOT could mean a fine of up to £1,000.

How an MOT works?

Here’s what our friendly, top-quality service offers:

  • Free collection and delivery of your motor to and from the garage at times to suit you, meaning you won’t need to deal with the garage yourself, or hang around while the MOT is being done.

  • Our upfront, transparent pricing beats most of the competition and local garages hands down, and there are no hidden costs – prices are always well below the UK national maximum for an MOT of nearly £55.

  • A year-long warranty on all parts and labour.

  • Parts are manufacturer-equivalent only.

Volkswagen

Volkswagen (often shortened to VW) is a German automobile manufacturer founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front, a Nazi labour union.

Volkswagen is the flagship marque of the Volkswagen Group, who in turn is majority owned by Porsche. They own and operate a vast number of cars under other brand names—at the time of writing, they have 342 subsidiary companies.

How popular is Volkswagen in the United Kingdom?

Possibly its most well-known model of the current generation, the VW Golf, was the 2nd best selling car of 2018, behind the Ford Fiesta, which consistently takes the top spot year after year.

The Golf’s 64k registrations in 2018 added to the vast tally of 3.4million Volkswagen cars on the road today.

High quality, highly rated, appropriately priced cars

VW cars achieve consistently strong reviews and are highly respected by critics and drivers alike. They are renowned for investing more money into research and development than almost any other marque and distributing their wealth of motoring knowledge across the many partner brands under the VW Group umbrella.

The Volkswagen Beetle: The ‘people’s car’

A classic of its time, originally named the Volkswagen Type 1, it soon became nicknamed the Beetle due to its unique shape, and subsequently the bug. The unique looking car was designed by Ferdinand Porsche for Adolf Hitler, who wanted a cheap and simple mass-produced car to travel around his country’s new road network.

The new model Beetle, originally launched to celebrate the original classic in 1997, and with an updated successor in 2011, was designed around the VW Jetta platform sharing much of its build with the Jetta and Golf. VW announced in 2018 that the Beetle would finally be removed from production in July 2019.

VW’s reliability and reputation

Volkswagen ranked 17th place out of 30 car brands in the What Car? Reliability Survey in 2018. Sister companies Skoda and Seat appeared higher up the ranks at 7th and 10th respectively, while executive brand Audi a few places further down the list at joint 20th.

Recent Volkswagen recalls and reliability issues

Various recalls have been made on VW models throughout their motoring history. The following are a list of the most recent in the UK and Europe.

19/04/2019 – VW Tiguan (2017–2018)

The material used for the rear coil springs may be inadequate

13/04/2019 – VW Touareg (2018)

The suspension damper forks are defective and could break

13/04/2019 – VW Caddy (2018)

The predetermined break point in the cushion for the side airbags in on the wrong side

24/03/2019 – VW Polo (2016–2018)

On vehicles with a rear drum brake, the operational wear of the brake lining and use-related settlement of the drum brake may result in a loss of pre-tension on parking brake cables

02/02/2019 – VW Touareg (2018)

A seat belt latch may not have been sufficiently secured to the rear, right-hand seat

23/12/2018 – VW Golf, VW T-Roc, VW Arteon and VW Passat (2018)

The fitting for the headrest may have been incorrectly welded to the backrest

23/12/2018 – VW T-Roc (2018)

An incorrect adhesive bond between the upper and lower parts of the rear spoiler may have been used

20/10/2018 – VW Touran and VW Tiguan (2015–2018)

Moisture can reach the LED module of the sunroof’s ambient lighting which may cause a short-circuit

All recall information sourced from gov.co.uk data.

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