The top reasons your car will fail its winter MOT - and 11 of the best Sheffield garages by Google Reviews

Thankfully, the most common problem is one of the cheapest to fix. The others... not so much.

An insurance broker has published what it says are the most common reasons cars fail their MOT in the winter months - with lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment causing the most problems.

Insurance broker One Sure Insurance analysed data from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency to determine the most common reasons for MOT failure among class 4 vehicles (cars, vans, motorhomes and other small commercial vehicles) in the October-December quarter.

It turns out that drivers need to be especially vigilant when monitoring their car this time of year, as almost a third (29 per cent) of cars fail their winter MOT, with an average of 2.5 issues detected.

Now you know the common pitfalls that can scupper your winter MOT, here are 11 of the best rated garages in Sheffield according to Google Reviews

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