A class seven MOT needs to be performed on vehicles that meet the following criteria:

    • Commercial goods vehicles that carry between 3,000kg and 3,500kg in weight

What the MOT test includes

The MOT looks at some important items on your car to see that they meet key legal requirements at the time of test.

    • The body and vehicle structure is free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas and there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury.
    • The fuel system has no leaks and the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened so be sure the key is available.
    • The exhaust emissions – the vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.
    • The exhaust system is secure, complete, without serious leaks and silences effectively. The seat belts are installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place.
    • The seats: The front seats are secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.


  • "Parkside send reminders for the MOT and service, and they are really efficient with the booking service and keeping me informed while they have the car. They have always done a great job at a reasonable cost."

    T. Roberts