Tel: 01234 750207 Cranfield MK43 0DG, 10 Minutes from Bedford & Milton Keynes

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Car MOT - A Useful 2 Minute Check Before Your MOT Test

MOT £45 and ONLY £35 When Booked With a Service at RGR Garages

  • LIGHTS - Check all lights and indicators are operating including brake lights
  • NUMBER PLATE - make sure the Number Plate is clean and legible
  • WHEELS AND TYRES - make sure wheels and tyres are undamaged the minimum legal tyre tread depth is 1.6mm
  • SEATS AND SEATBELTS - the driver’s seat should adjust forwards and backwards and all seat belts should be in good working order the seat belts should retract after being extended
  • WINDSCREEN - check for damage any damage greater than 40mm or 10mm in swept area of the screen will result in a failure. The windscreen wipers must clean the screen clearly and the rubbers of the wipers must be intact
  • SCREENWASH - top up the washer bottle before taking it to the Test Centre
  • HORN - make sure the Horn operates
  • FUEL - make sure the vehicle has enough fuel for the test to be carried out
  • ENGINE OIL - make sure the vehicle's oil is at maximum level as the engine has to be run for the emissions test  

Book an MOT at RGR Garages

WHY RGR Ford Dealer:

  • Competitive Pricing
  • Loan cars if required
  • Free pick up and and delivery
  • While you wait for appointments (and have a coffee with us)
  • Approved VOSA  MOT Testing Station with trained authorised MOT testers
  • Many years of MOT experience and expertise
  • Be rest assured your vehicle is safe and roadworthy
  • Free reminder text/emails for when your next MOT is due

When does my car need an MOT?

  • Once your car is 3 years old it requires an MOT Test every 12 months, you may bring your car in up to one month before the expiry date shown on the MOT Certificate.

What if my car fails its MOT :

  • If your car does not pass the MOT Test, you will be issued a VT30 certificate stating the reason for failure.  RGR Garages will quote for any car and van repairs that may be required and you will receive a free re-test if your car is repaired within 10 working days of the initial test.


At RGR Garages in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, our focus is on providing exceptional customer service. To make your vehicle maintenance as hassle-free as possible, we offer a range of amenities such as collection, delivery, and free courtesy cars (only fuel costs are charged). All serviced vehicles receive a complimentary wash and vacuum, as well as a 30-point visual health check. Tyres, parts, and accessories are also available at RGR, as well as extended warranties and service reminders.

Our convenient and easy-to-use online booking system allows you to schedule work without having to call or visit the workshop. The process is so straightforward – simply choose a service and date, enter your vehicle and contact details, and then arrive at your appointment. Or for more information, you can call 01234 750207.

We have authorised dealers for Mountune on Fiesta, Fiesta ST, or Focus ST.

RGR Garages (Cranfield) Ltd. Registered in the UK. Registered office - High Street, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0DG. Directors. A Grimes, M Grimes, S Riddy, P Wildman. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for credit brokerage. FCA No. 670563

RGR Garages is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. () Finance Subject to status. Other offers may be available but cannot be used in conjunction with this offer. We work with a number of carefully selected credit providers who may be able to offer you finance for your purchase. RGR Garages - . Companies Number: 1349906. FCA number: . VAT number: 301 8244 96.

We do not charge you a fee for our services. Whichever lender we introduce you to, we will typically receive commission from them (either a fixed fee or a fixed percentage of the amount you borrow). A customer may ask for commission disclosure at any time from our initial discussions through to the point when their agreement is set live.