Why does my car's history show two MoT tests every year?

I'm looking at buying a car but the DVLA check shows the car as having two MoT tests every year. Could this car be cloned or is there another explanation?

Asked on 8 April 2020 by David Wilson

Answered by Dan Powell
There are a number of reasons why a car might have more than one MoT test a year. In most cases, it's because the car has been sold to the trade and the dealer wants to make the vehicle more desirable (and profitable) by selling it with a full 12 month certificate.

If you are worried, I'd recommend making some important checks: www.honestjohn.co.uk/cheap-car-history-checks
Similar questions
How do I check if my car was involved in an accident?
I'm trying to sell a 1991 BMW 325i. A potential buyer changed his mind because, he said, there is a record that says a 318i with my registration was a Category B write off in 1999. I checked with HPI and...
Two weeks ago I bought a used car from an independent, it was HPI clear and at a bit above market value but with full history. My issue is in the paperwork I found body shop invoices and quite a bit of...
 

Ask Honest John

Value my car