MOT and servicing prices revealed

Prices range from £196 in South West London to £113 in Stoke-on-Trent

MOT and servicing prices revealed
Research reveals the most expensive places for MOT and servicing work. Image: Bigstock.

New research reveals that motorists in some parts of the country are paying up to £82.89 more for servicing and MOTs, compared with other towns and cities.

MyCarNeedsA.com, a price comparison site, has analysed the costs for thousands of MOT and servicing jobs across England and has identified where motorists are being hit hardest.

The research reveals that South West London is the most expensive place for a standard MOT and servicing, setting motorists back by an average of £195.95.

Motorists are enjoying the cheapest MOT and servicing costs in Stoke-on-Trent where it costs just £113.06 for servicing and MOT, 42 per cent less than cheaper than South West London.

Top seven most expensive towns and cities
South West London £195.95
Leicester £187.85
Portsmouth £186.08
Bristol £180.72
Nottingham £176.32
Dartford £174.92
Wigan £174.66
Top seven cheapest towns and cities
Stoke-on-Trent £113.06
Walsall £117.89
Doncaster £127.20
Coventry £127.99
Swansea £129.44
Derby £129.65
Birmingham £130.50

Scott Hamilton, managing director of MyCarNeedsA.com said: “Our research shows that motorists are paying a premium for servicing, MOT, brakes and clutches in certain parts of England.

“In fact, motorists are paying 73 per cent more for MOT and servicing in South West London, than they are in Stoke-on-Trent less than 200 miles away.

“There is undoubtedly a postcode lottery and some motorists are being hit hard, paying over the odds for a standard MOT and servicing.

“With 41 per cent of our customers not choosing the cheapest option, it is clear that customers use, location, services offered and customer reviews to choose the best quote for them.”

MyCarNeedsA.com now works with 4,000 dealers, garage and workshop partners nationwide.

Only Authorised Repairers provide quotes for work, after a thorough vetting process and only genuine parts are used on all customer vehicles.

For further information about MyCarNeedsA.com, call 028 3833 8091 or click ‘more details’ below.

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