MOT garages for Sale

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Long Established MOT And Vehicle Repair

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe are delighted to welcome to the market Volksgear. A well-established MOT and vehicle repair company. Established in 1983 by our client the business has been ran at a steady pace, due to our client’s desire for...

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

For sale under: MOT Garages, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • F/H Price
  • £375,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover
  • £41,392
Well Established Garage/Car Sales

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market New Peterborough Auto Ltd.  This thriving well established car sales centre and garage was originally founded by our client in 2007 and only now does the business come to the market due to...

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages, Home Based Sales Businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £489,995
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover
  • £437,339
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Thriving MoT and Service Garage in

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and very popular MoT and vehicle service centre in Stirchley, Birmingham. The business was established by our clients in 2007 and is only now being offered...

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • L/H Price
  • £59,999
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover
  • £117,000
MoT, Vehicle Sales and Service Centre

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and very popular MOT and vehicle sales and service centre in Droylesden, Greater Manchester. The business was established in1983 and has been in our...

Location: Droylsden, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • F/H Price
  • £499,950
  • Turnover
  • £362,109
Thriving MoT garage in Alloa,

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established and busy MoT and service/repair garage in Alloa, Clackmannanshire. The business was established in 1972 and has been in our clients` careful ownership since...

Location: Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £169,950
  • Price Reduced
  • Turnover
  • £80,609
Highly Profitable Garage with

BUSINESS Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Renatec Ltd.  The business has been successfully run and managed by our clients since 1991 and is very well known in the area, with an excellent reputation resulting in much repeat business...

Location: Bristol, Bristol, England

For sale under: Development Sites, Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £370,000
  • Turnover
  • £332,590
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Motor Vehicle Servicing & MOT Centre in

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to have been appointed to oversee the sale of a business that is so trusted by its customers and are keen to find a buyer to continue in the vendor’s tradition. The business is impressive as it...

Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England

For sale under: MOT Garages, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale, Automotive Services Businesses

  • L/H Price
  • £149,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £400,000
Established MOT and Service Centre

Central Business Sales is delighted to offer to the market this very successful MOT service and repair centre. The business was established 27 years ago by the present owner. It has built up an excellent reputation and has a high level of...

Location: Girvan, South Ayrshire, Scotland

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Body Shops, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • F/H Price
  • £195,000
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HAMPSHIRE - Freehold MOT Station and

Superb Trading Location Established 1920’s Purpose Built Consistent Turnover Of £360,000 per annum Solid Client Base High Volume of Repeat Customers EPC - Not Required Blacks Brokers are delighted to bring to the market this long established...

Location: Hampshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £590,000
  • Price Reduced
MOT Station, Garage Services Repairs,

Aspire is pleased to present for sale this freehold MOT Station & Garage Services business, with potential Body-shop, ideally located in a popular city in Lancashire. The business sits close to the city centre and is surrounded by a densely...

Location: Lancashire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses, Body Shops

  • F/H Price
  • £499,995
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £200,000
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MANCHESTER - MOT SERVICING/BODYWORK

Superb Central Location & Premises Turnover £400,000 - GP 52% Est Commercial Customer Base Highly Equipped MOT Bay Class 4,5 & 7 Exciting Opportunity EPC - E PPM  Autocare and Culand Street Motors represent an exciting opportunity to...

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

For sale under: MOT Garages, Body Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £250,000
2 FRANCHISED AUTOMOBILE GARAGES

Scotland, T/O £3.7M, ADJ. EBITDA of £76K, 16% growth in T/O, Land development opportunity also, Sells new and used cars, repairs, maintenance, accessories and ad-ons, The Company is composed of 120k sqft of showroom, forecourt and retail...

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages, Motor & Transport businesses, Motor & Transport Franchises

  • Asking price
  • Offers Invited
  • Annual T/O
  • £3,700,000
Motor Vehicle Repairs, Servicing and

Intelligent Business Transfer are pleased to have been appointed to handle the sale of a business that provides a healthy income with further growth potential for the right buyer. The business already scores highly. The current turnover...

Location: Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale

  • L/H Price
  • £119,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £124,000
Popular MOT and Repair Garage in

Intelligent Business Transfer are extremely pleased to offer for sale this highly desirable garage which offers a range of quality services to its local inhabitants. This business has extremely consistent turnover, and last year...

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £149,995
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £160,000
Fantastic House and Motor Business for

A well established lifestyle business with extensive Goodwill Genuine retiral sale Excellent range of workshops and equipment Car and Motorbike MOT testing Station Immaculate 3 bedroom House The business is that of a Highland village...

Location: Dornoch, Highland, Scotland

For sale under: Motorcycle Dealerships, Garages, MOT Garages, Automotive Services Businesses, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • F/H Price
  • £350,000
Garage Services MOT Station Business,

Aspire is pleased to present for sale this garage services and MOT station business, ideally situated in a prime trading location in Accrington, Lancashire. The garage is surrounded by a densely populated residential area, and there are a...

Location: Accrington, Lancashire, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages

  • F/H Price
  • £159950.00
  • L/H Price
  • £54995.00
USED VEHICLE SALES,REPAIRS & MOT STATION

Somerset, T/O £2.3m, Family run business established in 2004, Excellent reputation in the market place, High street location, No direct competition, Scope for further growth, Leasehold, EPC rating E, £250,000+sav

Location: South West England

For sale under: Car Dealerships, Motor Accessory Shops, Garages, MOT Garages

  • L/H Price
  • £250,000+sav
  • Annual T/O
  • £2,326,278
WELL PRESENTED SMART REPAIR BUSINESS –

WELL PRESENTED SMART REPAIR BUSINESS - TYNE AND WEAR Well established and highly reputed business Situated in the desirable town of Whitley Bay High amount of regular and repeat trade Reason for sale due to retirement Open to reasonable...

Location: Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, England

For sale under: Garages, MOT Garages, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • L/H Price
  • £39,995
  • Price Reduced
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MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIP, SOUTH WEST

Renowned MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIP, based SOUTH WEST, supplying throughout UK. Established approx. 35 years, first time on the open market, offering wide selection of new and used motorcycles, lucrative main dealerships held, in excess of 100...

Location: Devon, England

For sale under: Motor Accessory Shops, Motorcycle Dealerships, MOT Garages, Other Motor & Transport Businesses for Sale, Tyre and Exhaust Businesses

  • F/H Price
  • £499,950
  • L/H Price
  • £112,500
  • Annual T/O
  • £1,087,332
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MOT STATION & VEHICLE REPAIR

Colchester, T/O £232,000, Established for 16 years, Growing business year on year, Strong web presence, Large and loyal customer base, 2 units included within sale, Freehold, EPC rating G, Bus & Prop, OIRO £490,000

Location: Colchester, Essex, England

For sale under: Motor Accessory Shops, Garages, MOT Garages, Commercial Vehicle Repair & Servicing

  • F/H Price
  • OIRO £490,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £232,555

Buying an MOT Business: The Basics

The Ministry of Transport test, or MoT test, has been in existence for more than 50 years; every year, more than 30 million cars in the UK are subjected to an annual MOT, and it’s big business for the thousands of MOT garages that operate across the nation.

When you buy an existing MOT garage, you can buy the MOT testing equipment, premises and the shares of the company, but you cannot buy the Authorised Examiner (or AE) status that’s required to legally carry out MOT tests; AE status cannot be transferred to a new owner upon the sale of a business, and must be applied for afresh. You can learn more about this on the GOV.UK website

When considering the purchase of an MOT garage, check what kind of MOTs the garage is set up to carry out. 

  1. Can it handle all kinds of vehicles, or is it equipped to MOT family cars or commercial vehicles? 
  2. How old is the testing equipment, and is it owned outright or has it been secured on a hire-purchase arrangement? 
  3. How big is the customer list, and what is the churn rate (ie the number of new customers using the garage versus the number of customers leaving the garage to purchase their MOT elsewhere)? 
  4. What does the local competition charge? Are the other MOT garages in the area specialising in different vehicle types, or is everyone competing for the same business?

If you are an experienced MOT tester, and if you have held senior positions in garages in the past, you may be able to increase the number of retained customers and increase your profits.

In order to generate significant income from your MOT garage, you might want to offer a series of peripheral products that complement the core MOT business. Check if the business you’re buying is already set up to sell shock absorbers, spark plugs and other small parts that might cause a car to fail their MOT, and find out if the current team can carry out a full service at the same time as an MOT, allowing you to sell combined service packages to your clients: the more you can up-sell your customers while they’re on the forecourt, the more money you can take and the better your chances of success.

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