Enter your car registration below for a free car check. Find out key details like when your car tax and mot are due plus over 20+ data points all for free
If you’re looking to buy a car you should always do your research and find its history. With our free car check, we’ll let you know the vehicles tax and MOT status, technical specifications, emissions data, colour, fuel type, engine size and more.
Use our free vehicle history tool to find out key dates like when your car tax is due, MOT history and insightful details such as how many MPG your vehicle can achieve. Keeping a vehicle on the road isn’t cheap and that’s why we include real-world figures to let you know the true cost of owning a car, we also include how much it costs to tax your car.
All you need is a car registration number and we can tell you the tax and MOT expiry date of a vehicle. Using the numberplate we can also tell you when and where the car was registered with DVLA. If you’re looking to find out when your vehicle was manufactured, our free check will display this information under “Vehicle identity”. You can also find out technical specifications related to a vehicle such as how many BHP a car has, the engine size and the fuel type.
We source of vehicle data from the DVLA and with over a million scans completed you can count on us. If you upgrade to the premium car check, you’ll be backed by a £30,000 data guarantee.
No. We’re not just saying this because we’d like to sell you a paid car check and here’s why. We always recommend our customers to upgrade to a premium car check because the free car history does not reveal if a car is on finance if it’s been involved in an accident that has resulted in the vehicle being written off.
In addition to those critical data points, we’ll also let you know if a car has been marked as stolen, how many users it has had, the number plate changes and more. We’re so confident about our data we back it with a £30,000 peace of mind data guarantee.
In the month of October 2020
33% of vehicles failed our tests
24% of vehicles had outstanding finances
19% were written off
Our free vehicle history includes the following data for free.
Simply enter your car’s vehicle registration number into the field above and we’ll tell you key information about a car. Find out when the tax and MOT are due. A free car check will also inform you of other information such as make, model, colour and more.
To find out what car it is using the registration number, all you need to do is visit motorscan.co.uk, enter the vehicle’s registration number and hit search. This free car history tool will list the vehicle’s make, model, technical specifications, colour, running costs and more.
If you’re looking to find detailed information about your car, key in your vehicle’s VRM and we’ll let you know information such as when your vehicle was registered, where it was registered, the colour, engine size, fuel type and more.
To find out if your car is a write off we recommend you run a free car check and then upgrade to view these details. If the vehicle was recorded as an insurance write off we’ll let you know when this occurred, who it was reported by, contact details for the insurer, the category of write-off and the damage report if available.
To find out if your car is on finance off we recommend you run a free car check and then upgrade to view if a car is on finance. If any finance agreements are tied to the vehicle, they will show up in the report. We’ll include the details for the finance company, the contact details, term agreement, type of car finance, the finance company and agreement number.
If you’re looking to find out what model your car is, enter your reg in our free car check tool. This free vehicle history tool will list the vehicle’s make, model, technical specifications, colour, running costs and more.
To find the cost of your car tax, simply run a free car check on motorscan.co.uk. Enter the reg and we’ll tell you how much it’ll cost to tax your vehicle for 6 and 12 months. If the vehicle has an additional rate of tax, we’ll also let you know when that will end and how much the additional rate it.
To find out if a vehicle has valid MOT, visit MOT History Checker. We’ll list the full MOT history for that vehicle, the mileage timeline powered by MOT data and mileage and MOT car analytical data.