VOSA set a maximum MOT test fee. Then garages can choose to charge less. The chains all are suspect in their methods for MOTs. It is always a case of buyer beware.
Half price? I paid £30 at my local garage for a m.o.t
This company has a reputation for failing cars unnecessarily but I suspect that some branches are worse than others. If those that have had a bad experience name the branch, it could make this offer a lot more useful.
I used them twice both times I had issues , I always check everything works and record it before taking it in on both occasions they tried to rip me off for headlight bulbs . Which brought the cost up to a normal m o t price . There’s a whole list of fails you can do yourself and they must retest the next day free. List below Taking it back for a retest the next working day You won’t have to pay again if you take it back to the same test centre before the end of the next working day for a partial retest on one or more of these items: Taking it back for a retest the next working day From www.gov.uk access panels battery bonnet bootlid brake pedal antislip break glass hammer (class 5 vehicles only) doors (including hinges, catches and pillars) door open warning device (class 5 vehicles only) dropsides electrical wiring emergency exits and signs (class 5 vehicles only) entrance door remote control (class 5 vehicles only) entrance/exit steps (class 5 vehicles only) fuel filler cap headlamp cleaning or levelling devices (that doesn’t need a headlamp aim check) horn lamps (excluding headlamp aim) loading door main beam ‘tell-tale’ mirrors rear reflectors registration plates seatbelts (but not anchorages), seatbelt load limiter and seatbelt pre-tensioner seats sharp edges or projections stairs (class 5 vehicles only) steering wheel tailboard tailgate trailer electrical sockets towbars (excluding body around anchorage points) tyre pressure monitoring system vehicle identification number (VIN) windscreen glass, wipers and washers wheels and tyres (excluding motorcycles and motorcycles with sidecar)