The MOT Garage In Coventry

MOT Testing In CoventryMOT TestingRJ Smith Autos is the M.O.T. garage in Coventry for cars and light commercial vehicles up to 3 tonnes, petrol or diesel. Our M.O.T Station is Government approved by the Ministry Of Transports appointed Vehicle Operator Services Agency (VOSA).

We are a friendly and customer focused garage offering you the highest quality service. We have fully qualified mechanical engineers and the very latest M.O.T testing technology and equipment to make sure the tests are carried out to the correct standard.

When your vehicle is tested, our engineers will ensure that it is looked after to the highest possible standard. Your vehicle will be protected using quality seat covers and floor mats.

MOT testing usually takes 45 minutes, you can wait while we do the test or drop the car off earlier and pick it up when its convenient later in the day.

Should your vehicle fail we will never go ahead and work on your car without your say so and giving you a price for any work that will be undertaken.

Rest assured that RJ Smith Autos is the place to take your car for it’s MOT test.

To Book An MOT today Call 02476 466 240

MOTs undertaken at RJ Smith Autos are carried out by VOSA approved testers.

If you have a car or van and you are in Eastern Green, Tile Hill, Whoberly, Allesley, Cannon Park, Canley, Meriden and Burton Green then we are nearby you.

Our testers are appointed by the Government body, Vehicle Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and will undertake a thorough assessment and a comprehensive series of checks of your vehicle. Once complete, our testers will issue either a “pass” or “fail” certificate. “Fail” certificates will include any recommendations regarding additional servicing/repairs your vehicle may require.

MOT test check list

  • Lighting Equipments,
  • Headlamps and Stoplamps
  • Headlamp aim
  • Reflectors, and Direction Indicators
  • Front and rear position lamps, rear registration plate lamps, rear fog lamps
  • Rear reflectors, Direction indicators and hazard warning devices

Steering (including suspension)

  • Steering control
  • Steering system
  • Power steering
  • Suspension – general
  • Front suspension, front wheel bearings and driveshafts
  • Rear suspension and rear wheel bearings
  • Shock absorbers


  • Parking brake lever mechanism
  • Hand operated brake control valves
  • Service brake control
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Mechanical brake components
  • Hydraulic, air and vacuum systems
  • Brake performance


  • Tyres
  • Roadwheels

Seat Belts

  • Seat Belts

General Items

  • Drivers view of the road
  • Wipers
  • Washers
  • Windscreen
  • Audible warning (horn)
  • Exhaust system
  • Exhaust emissions -petrol & diesel
  • General condition of vehicle –
  • Vehicle structure
  • Body security
  • Body condition
  • Doors
  • Load security
  • Spare wheel and carrier
  • Seats
  • Mirrors
  • Fuel system
  • Registration plates and VIN details