Formula One Autocentres reviews

What people are saying about us...

Jan 11, 2017

Service is brilliant....staff are helpful and explain in detail to what needs to be driving be. King's Lynn

Dec 28, 2016

Excellent customer service by manager and technicians. Not many service orientated business use your name or sir and madam nowadays. Great service and beat prices is a winning combination Cheltenham

Jan 2, 2017

Had by my own fault mis booked my appointment and the centre managed to fit me in immediately as I was travelling that morning. Many thanks for an excellent service . Rachel, Fareham

Jan 2, 2017

Always a great service at your Chatham branch! Good prices too, would highly recommend! Chatham

Jan 10, 2017

Staff are very friendly 5-star customer service I thought I'd got definitely would use them all the time Jake, Derby

Jan 1, 2017

I had my first MOT at the garage in Grafton Street and found them to be really helpful. I moved but live close to the garage in Gambrel Road so booked my MOT with you again and was so pleased I had! My car failed it's MOT on both occasions but the staff were so helpful and friendly and had it fixed with in no time! I will definitely be booking my next MOT with Formula 1 Autocentres! Rob, Northampton (Gambrel Road)

Jan 2, 2017

Very helpful and professional service, will use again and highly recommend to friends and family Northampton (Gambrel Road)

Jan 12, 2017

Always top notch service. Never go anywhere else and always recommend to friends and family. Swindon

Jan 4, 2017

Fast, friendly and efficient service. I return to Formula One Autocentres because they provide an honest service at a competitive price. Thank you! Maidstone

Dec 30, 2016

The staff at the Dunstable branch are a credit to your company, they are always friendly and most helpful. I have used this branch a few times in the past for tyres,wheel alignment, brake pads and now just had my wife's car MOT'd there Keep up the good work Jay, Dunstable

Jan 11, 2017

Excellent service. I'd ordered the wrong tyres online, but this was not a problem and the correct ones were speedily ordered in for me to be fitted a couple of days later. Prompt refund once the computer glitches were sorted out.. Nothing seemed too much trouble, seems a really good team and would definitely use again. Michelle, Rotherham

Jan 9, 2017

Great service, team very helpful even when under pressure from large amount of customers Chatham

Dec 30, 2016

The staff responded to my request promptly, they undertook the work immediately, they were helpful and polite, and they completed the work thoroughly and in good time.I will always use them as they are very accomodsting of my work commitments. Wisbech

Jan 2, 2017

Exceptional service, my tyres came in the day before my booked appointment and i got a call asking me if i wanted to pop in and have them fitted straight away. Muhammad, Slough

Dec 25, 2016

Very helpful staff, nothing too much trouble. Will be booking both my cars in for servicing and mot soon. Grantham

Jan 4, 2017

Fantastic and friendly service as usual. The service was very thorough. Bristol (St. Philips)

Jan 7, 2017

Courteous staff and quick tyre fitting at excellent prices- will definitely recommend. Blackheath

Jan 8, 2017

Booking on line was easy, the reception staff are great and the car was finished early. I am not 'interested in cars' so I rely on advice and the staff at Chelmsford are informative and never patronising, unlike some of the Dealerships. Many thanks. John, Chelmsford

Jan 15, 2017

Very pleased with service, would definitely use again. Have already recommended you to work colleagues. Swindon

Jan 1, 2017

Probably wouldn't use the mobile service although a good idea. As always, very friendly, polite and knowledgeable service. Thank you F1 Cheltenham. Cheltenham

Jan 13, 2017

I've used this branch for a while now and really can't fault the service I've received would definitely recommend to friends and family. Northampton (Gambrel Road)

Jan 11, 2017

Being recently widowed I have always found the staff very friendly helping me deal with problems that my husband always used to sort out. Nottingham (Lenton Lane)

Jan 8, 2017

Prices always good. Staff are always pleasant and helpful. Good service all round! Burton

Jan 6, 2017

Quick, efficient, friendly and extremely reasonable. Will certainly use again Kate, Harlow

Jan 12, 2017

Very Friendly Staff, was extremely pleased with the quality of service and the end product. Farnborough

Dec 29, 2016

Used previously many years ago. Much improved. Very friendly staff. Will use again. Blackheath

Jan 9, 2017

I would like to give a huge thank you to the staff at F1 Norwich! I dropped my car off for MOT and was completed (with additional works that needed to be completed - new rear tyre & rear bulb) within the hour. The staff kept me notified with everything that needs to be kept an eye on in future and even listed some common faults that I should look out for. I found the staff incredibly friendly and welcoming and will be coming back for anything I need doing in the future. I will also be highly recommending this centre to my friends/family. Thanks for your great service! robert, Norwich

Jan 1, 2017

I was told there would be a possible 30min delay before my tYres could be fitted but I was pleased this reduced to 5mins. As this was all prepaid on internet I was back on the road in 40mins. GREAT JOB. Thanks guys. Northampton (Gambrel Road)

Jan 4, 2017

Excellent service and very friendly staff as usual! Absolutely the best garage in Lichfield by far. Won't go anywhere else! Lichfield

Dec 30, 2016

Brilliant as always, helpful and informative, reasonably priced and fast. Well done and thank you. King's Lynn

Dec 31, 2016

Good service and car ready earlier than expected. I will use this centre again Crawley

Dec 27, 2016

Staff were great given it was Christmas eve and would have wanted to go home. Stevenage (Boulton Road)

Jan 8, 2017

The service was excellent and I highly recommended this autocentre to my friends . Crawley

Jan 11, 2017

I am very happy with Formula One, they are always friendly and helpful no matter the issue. I feel confident that my car will be treated well by them. Reading

Jan 1, 2017

I received great service from very helpful, happy staff. I have already recommended them. Bury St Edmunds

Jan 15, 2017

Staff were very helpful. Although there was an issue with one of my tyres fitting, after a quick chat on the phone it was sorted the next day free of charge. The facilities were very well maintained and a nice place to be in. A great service all round. Dartford

Jan 1, 2017

I have used this branch on several occasions. The service is excellent and prices represent true value for money. I recommend them to anyone. Nottingham (Lenton Lane)

Jan 6, 2017

The staff were very friendly and did their utmost to accommodate me and explain the work to be done. Will definitely use F1 again. Oxford

Jan 2, 2017

Shane was very helpful and went over and above what I would normally expect to help me as a customer. He persevered in trying to sort out a problem with an airbag light to get my car through its MOT. Excellent service. Regards Clive Peterborough

Dec 26, 2016

Awesome management and great customer service. Only delay was waiting for the parts to arrive but my expectations were set on this. Slough

Jan 13, 2017

A positive,friendly service yet again.I would highly recommend formula one,for service,price.All staff are friendly.Many thanks. Bury St Edmunds

Jan 9, 2017

Great team, nice and friendly and they made my visit feel very welcoming!!! Burton

Jan 12, 2017

I always use F1 Auto for my car and my wife's car for MOT's and tyres and get great customer service from Stuart and all other staff. Stevenage (Boulton Road)

Jan 6, 2017

Due to my vehicle breaking down I had to cancel my booking on the same morning. Staff helpful and changed my tyres on the next day Ipswich

Jan 13, 2017

Good service with a free wheel alignment check.Never had free align check in50years of buying tyres Basildon

Jan 9, 2017

Great service. MOT failed, but garage was able to do all the recommended repairs within the same day. Very happy. Leicester

Jan 2, 2017

Very helpful staff, I had tyres fitted but took advantage of the free tracking check As it turned out 3 of 4 wheels were out one badly The member of staff took time out to be Xperia,win in detail the problem. He then fixed very quickly My car handles noticeably better Thank you Phil Cannock

Jan 5, 2017

Very helpful as my car needed some work and was quick and accruate on the quote to repair. Had the vehicle back the same day no hidden extras. Stevenage (London Road)

Dec 27, 2016

Really helpful and cheery service from Ian today, will definitely use Glasshouse street again in future Nottingham (Glasshouse Street)
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What does the new EU Tyre
Label tell me?

In order to help you make an informed choice, the new EU Tyre Label rates a tyre's performance in 3 key areas: fuel efficiency, wet grip and noise levels.

The EU Tyre Label

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel Efficiency

Affects driving economy and emissions

Lower rolling resistance means lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

A tyre loses energy through 'rolling resistance'.

The rating works downwards from 'A' for the best performing tyre, to 'G' for the least performing.

It's handy to know… There is a difference of 7.5% in fuel efficiency between an A and G rated tyre.


Wet Grip

Wet Grip

Affects the safety of your vehicle

This measures and rates a tyre's performance in wet driving conditions.

Tyres with better wet grip performance deliver shorter braking distances on wet roads.

The rating works downwards from 'A' for the highest wet grip performance, to 'G' for the lowest performance.

It's handy to know… The difference in braking distance between an A and G rated tyre can be as much as 18 metres (approx. 4 car lengths).


Noise Levels

Noise Levels

Affects driver comfort and noise pollution

A tyre's exterior noise is measured in decibels.

The graphic symbol displays one black sound wave for the quietest performance, and up to three black sound waves for the loudest.

It's handy to know… The noise level of a 3 sound wave rated tyre will be literally three times that of a single sound wave rated tyre.