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Tyre Buying Guide

Thursday 20th December 2018

Tyres are the main point of contact between the car and the road, so it's important to choose the right tyre. It can be a confusing process, but we make it simple. When should you replace your tyres? The legal minimum tread depth in the United Kingdom is 1.6mm, but some manufacturers recommend r... Read More

How long does an MOT take?

Thursday 20th December 2018

An MOT test consists of various checks to ensure the car is safe to drive on the road. In the UK, every vehicle is required by law to undertake an MOT test when the vehicle is 3 years old and once a year after. But how long does it take to do an MOT? How long does an MOT test take? It’s likely t... Read More

What does a car service include?

Thursday 13th December 2018

Here at Formula One Autocentres, we offer two types of car service: Master Service and Short Service. We recommend that a Master Service is completed every 12,000 miles or every 12 months (whichever comes first) and a Short Service is completed every 6,000 miles or every 6 months. To help you keep... Read More

The Benefits Of All Season Tyres

Tuesday 11th December 2018

All season tyres, commonly referred to as all weather tyres, are developed for use in countries with moderate yearly weather patterns. This makes them ideal for use in the UK and other European countries that have relatively mild climates. All season tyres combine the benefits of summer tyres with... Read More

Car Winter Checklist to prepare your car for Winter

Monday 3rd December 2018

Winter is coming, and with it comes increased chances of delays and breakdowns. By taking the time to prepare now, you can reduce the amount of inconvenience and time spent in the freezing cold later. Here's our 8 point checklist to ensure you're fully prepared for freezing temperatures, slippery... Read More

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Formula One Autocentres are a family owned company providing value, care and service locally for over 50 years
PROVIDING VALUE,
CARE & SERVICE
LOCALLY
FOR OVER 50 YEARS

What people are saying about us...

  • Very competitive with tyre prices and very easy to purchase online also able to book a fitting time slot to fit in with yourself. You just arrive as advised by email reminder sent to you . Staff are friendly and helpful especially at this difficult time with the Coronavirus

    - David, Andover - May 2, 2020
  • excellent service. Very professional and friendly. Would highly recommend their services to anyone

    - Chatham - May 2, 2020
  • Efficient and friendly service and knowledgeable staff. Will use regularly, as I have done for the past year or so

    - Eccles - May 2, 2020
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