A Garage You Can Trust

Why you can put your trust in us 

MOT a Car began back in 1982 and has now been in the same family since 1991

We are long standing members of Good Garage Scheme, Buy with Confidence and Trust my Garage to ensure our customers feel reassured by the high quality work we provide.

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MOT a Car Colchester

MOT a Car is one of the largest and longest running MOT stations serving the Colchester and surrounding community. MOT-a-Car are equipped to carry out a comprehensive range of repairs to most makes and models of cars and light vans to keep your vehicle on the road, whether it needs an exhaust, tyres, welding, or just a couple of light bulbs. MOT a Car are also able to carry out routine servicing to industry standards.

MOT-a-Car aim to provide a fast, no fuss turnaround with our two MOT testing bays and five nominated testers. Should your car require a longer stay, you can have use of our courtesy car while your car is in our care.

MOT a Car will give you an unbiased and honest opinion on your car and won’t recommend any unnecessary work is carried out. MOT-a-Car can carry out your MOT test while you wait, or you can leave it with us for the day in our large car park while you go to work.

You can find our general opening times on  are open in Colchester between 8.00am and 6.00pm during the week and 8.00am until 1.00pm on a Saturday morning, meaning you can drop the car off on the way to work and collect it at the end of the day, when you finish. MOT a Car will send you a gentle reminder letter when your annual MOT test is due the following year.


Excellent service all round. We were recommended by the previous owner who had used them for over ten years to service our car. They carried out an MOT, service and cam belt change. All the work was carried out very promptly and at a good price. I have no hesitation in recommending their services.- Customer feedback via Good Garage Scheme
Excellent service. Realised my car's MOT was due to run out soon. I called them and they could fit me in the same day. Car ready for collection upon my return! Thank you very much.- Customer feedback via Good Garage Scheme
Friendly, well organised garage. Use of CCTV feed into waiting room showing car being inspected represents excellent 'transparency'.- Customer feedback via Good Garage Scheme
Our whole family has been using this company for over fifteen years and have always had impeccable experiences. We have found them totally trustworthy, helpful and reliable. An excellent five star company!- Customer feedback via Good Garage Scheme
Staff always friendly. Garage will always fit me in when I need them, have used them for many years and will continue. Special thanks to Trevor - what a star! Always smiling!- Customer feedback via Good Garage Scheme
Good system in place with letters sent out to remind you of MOT date. Staff always very friendly and happy to help. Staff well presented as is the garage.- Customer feedback via Good Garage Scheme