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Found 21st Feb 2011
hi can anyone answer this my partner thinks its due this year and i think next year. we bought a new car in september 08 its a 58 corsa, you dont have to MOT a new car for 3 years so when is it due its first MOT. thanks

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Sep 2011

If you know it's when it's 3 years old why do you think its next year?
Edited by: "greg_68" 21st Feb 2011

Your first MOT will be required on or before the third anniversary of it's registration, or first use (if imported). So, if it was registered new when you bought it - Sept this year.

Original Poster

greg_68

Sep 2011



damn hes right then lol

I would say it would run out September 2011
Sep 08 - Sept 09 = 1st Year
Sep 09 - Sept 10 = 2nd Year
Sep 10 - Sept 11 = 3rd Year

2008 + 3 = 2011

Hardly rocket science...

Original Poster

i know 2008 + 3 years is 2011 but i thought the first mot would be 2009 2nd mot 2010 3rd mot 2011 so say if they were the 3 freeones then the first one we do would be 2012.

pink-ka

i know 2008 + 3 years is 2011 but i thought the first mot would be 2009 … i know 2008 + 3 years is 2011 but i thought the first mot would be 2009 2nd mot 2010 3rd mot 2011 so say if they were the 3 freeones then the first one we do would be 2012.



It isnt "3 Free MOT's" is it, your not actually getting your car tested in that time are you.

Original Poster

i was just using that to explain what i meant.

mine is 08 reg and 1st MoT due next month if that helps! which I don't think it does ....

pink-ka

i was just using that to explain what i meant.



But there was no logic in what you meant.

greenmachine12

But there was no logic in what you meant.



I see the logic, she thought the first 3 were given so the first actual test would be the 4th.
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