Guidance

MOT inspection checklist: cars and passengers vehicles

A checklist for MOT testers showing the items that need to be inspected during an MOT test for a car or passenger vehicle.

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MOT inspection checklist: cars and passengers vehicles

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Details

The MOT inspection checklist is for MOT testers to use during MOT tests for cars and passenger vehicles. It lists the items that need to be inspected, including the:

  • interior checks
  • exterior checks
  • under the bonnet checks
  • under the vehicle checks
  • emissions checks
  • brake test checks

The MOT inspection manual tells you what standards you have to apply.

There’s separate guidance for drivers on what car parts are checked at an MOT.

Published 18 July 2013