Should I be suspicious of my 35 minute MoT?

I took my 2005 BMW to a reputable garage for a MoT and was surprised that the overall time to pass the test (one advisory - split rear tyre) was about 35 minutes. Should I be suspicious of this or should I just thank my lucky stars my old motor passed it's annual MoT so easily?

Asked on 9 February 2017 by enfield007

Answered by Honest John
The average time for an MoT is supposed to be 45 minutes to an hour, but with garage labour rates now around £100 an hour + VAT, and the maximum price for an MoT set at £54.85, half an hour is normal.
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