Anyone looking for a garage to sort out an MOT for their car before the winter sets across Wearside, has plenty of reasonably priced options.
The maximum fee that a garage can legally charge for a car's MOT is £54.85, with no extra VAT on top, although there are lots of cheaper options across Sunderland.
Here are nine good rates for MOTs at garages across the city with prices starting from as little as £29.99.
1. Village Lane Garage
An MOT at Village Lane Garage on Village Lane, Washington can start at £45 if you book online through BookMyGarage.com.
2. City Auto Solutions
An MOT at City Auto Solutions in Southwick Industrial Estate can start at £35 if you book online through BookMyGarage.com.
3. Hylton Road MOT Centre
An MOT at Hylton Road MOT Centre on Hylton Road can start at £29.99 if you book online through BookMyGarage.com.
4. Pattons Auto Centre
An MOT at Pattons Auto Centre on Henry Street in Hendon can start at £40. Call the centre on 0191 565 2600 to book.