MOT & Repair Centre

At AZ Autos our aim is to have an ongoing relationship with all our customers. That is why we have teamed up with the RAC to become an Approved Garage. The RAC have been serving motorists since 1897, and as the motorist’s champion, it’s their duty to provide motorists with a network of independent garages they can trust, that’s why they set up the RAC Approved Garages Network.

As an RAC Approved Garage we follow the RAC Customer Charter for Approved Garages. This means you will every time you bring your vehicle you will get:

  • Honest pricing - All work will be explained clearly and the costs will be transparent
  • Quality work - Any repairs done will meet the high standard set by the RAC
  • Exceptional customer service - You’ll find the service friendly, straightforward and jargon free

Our team has won awards for customer service and receive reviews from hundreds of happy customers. No job too big or small. We can provide the following services to Hitchin and the local areas:

Car Servicing
• MOT Repairs
Air Conditioning
Car Repairs
Gearbox Replacement and Repairs
• Brakes
• Diagnostics
Diesel engine
Emission Faults
• And more..

We strive to keep up to date with the latest equipment and software, our experienced team can tackle most jobs that even the main dealers can do, but at a fraction of the cost. Situated near Hitchin station, you can drop the car off to us before catching a train or why not take advantage of one of our complimentary courtesey cars.

  • At AZ Autos we aim to have an ongoing relationship with customers who trust us to keep them on the road and mobile. It is important to us that you understand what has been changed on your vehicle and if there are anything that needs to be changed immediately or in the near future. For this reason, we will produce a 50-point health check report on every car that is serviced detailing anything that our trained technicians find. Our service manager will then run through the report and explain it to you.

    Typically, there are two types of services that we carry out:

  • If your car is over 3 years old, the Ministry of Transport requires you to have your vehicle checked over once a year for safety reasons. This can be carried out at our MOT and Repair Centre in Hitchin.

    MOT Pricelist:

    Standard MOT - £39
    MOT (With Loyalty Card) - £35
    Special Offer: MOT for £25 (when purchased in conjunction with a car Service)

  • Is your Exhaust faulty?

    The following symptoms are signs of a faulty exhaust:
    • A loud or throaty noise coming from the underneath your car
    • Rattles and banging coming from the under side of your car
    • A rise in emissions and/or loss of fuel consumption

    If you are suffering from any of these issues then call into us and we will be more than happy to inspect your exhaust. We hold a large number of exhausts in stock and offer a quick and professional fitting service.


  • We have skilled and professional technicians who are trained in the following car repair services:

    Clutches (including Dual Mass Flywheels)
    Manual Gearboxes
    Automatic Transmissions
    Timing Belt changes (Cambelts)
    Wheel Bearings
    Shock Absorbers
    Geometry Check and Wheel Alignment
    Air Conditioning Recharge
    Diagnostics for All Makes and Models
    Engine Management Lights

  • What does your battery do?

    The battery is the source of all electricity in your car. It powers the starter and ignition; it supplies extra power when needed and ensures a smooth flow of electrical energy. To ensure your car battery performs reliably at all times, it is essential to maintain it properly.

    Why purchase your Battery from AZ Autos?

    Our Batteries come with up to a 4 year warranty and are fully checked are fitting. Our prices will include VAT and fitting.

    Free Battery Health Check

  • Air Conditioning Re-Gas

    It is recommended that you should recharge your air conditioning system every 2 years with gas and lubricant, in order to keep it running efficiently. This is not included as part of a routine car service and so it can often be overlooked. If your car is more than 2 years old it is more than likely due a re-gas.


    Often called ‘air con recharging’ or ‘air con re-gassing’, Autolube’s full air con service can be carried out on all makes and models of vehicle, and involves the following:

  • At AZ Autos we understand that you may need some form of transport if your car is off the road. This is why we can supply a complimentary Courtesy Car to all our service customers. Whether you are having an MOT, Servicing or Repair Work then our Courtesy Cars are fully insured, checked regularly and are free of charge.
    We have the following cars available:

    • Citroen C1
    • Peugeot 107
    • Toyota Yaris

  • At AZ Autos we pride ourselves on being able to offer competivie prices on tyres. We hold a wide range of tyres in our MOT & Repair Centre in Hitchin, so our customers can be back on the road momentarily. In the rare occassion that we don't have a specialised tyre in stock, in most cases we will be able to order you the tyre for same day delivery.

    We also have a tyre repair service. IF you have a puncture that is repairable, our helpfull staff can have it repaired and back on the road extremely quickly. This service is FREE OF CHARGE to our loyalt card customers.