Vehicles classes and costs for MOT tests
Not sure which class your vehicle belongs to for MOT purposes? We've listed each of the classes below, along with the maximum DVSA fee that can be charged by any MOT test centre.
At Halfords Autocentres we are able to carry out Class 4 and Class 7 MOTs, for the vehicle categories highlighted below. Unfortunately we cannot cater for motorcycles or three-wheeled vehicles in any of our centres.
|Class||Vehicle type||Age first needed||Max DVSA fee||We MOT||Our price|
|3||3-wheeled vehicles (up to 450kg unladen weight)||3 years||£37.80||No||n/a|
|4||3-wheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)||3 years||£54.85||No||n/a|
|4||Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)||3 years||£54.85||Yes||£29.99|
|4||Motor caravans||3 years||£54.85||No||n/a|
|4||Quads (max unladen weight 400kg - for goods vehicles and max net power of 15kw||3 years||£54.85||No||n/a|
|4||Dual purpose vehicles||3 years||£54.85||No||n/a|
|4||Private hire and public service vehicles (up to 8 seats)||3 year||£54.85||Yes||£29.99|
|4||Ambulances and taxis||1 year||£54.85||No||n/a|
|4||Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (9 to 12 passenger seats)||1 year||£57.30||No||n/a|
|4||Goods vehicles (up to 3,000kg design gross weight)||3 years||£54.85||Yes||£29.99|
|4a||Class 4 vehicles (9 to 12 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation check||n/a||£64.00||No||n/a|
|5||Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (13 to 16 passenger seats)||1 year||£59.55||No||n/a|
|5||Private passenger vehicles and ambulances (more than 16 passenger seats)||1 year||£80.65||No||n/a|
|5a||Class 5 vehicles (13 to 16 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation check||n/a||£80.50||No||n/a|
|5a||Class 5 vehicles (over 16 passenger seats) with a seat belt installation check||n/a||£124.50||No||n/a|
|7||Goods vehicles (over 3,000kg up to 3,500kg design gross weight)||3 years||£58.60||Yes*||£58.60|
*Selected centres are able to able to carry out Class 7 MOTs. Please phone the centre to make your booking.