The consumer organization Facua-Consumidores en Acción noticed differences up to 251.6% in the rates of Technical Vehicle Inspection (ITV) mandatory for passenger cars with gasoline engines and 347.8% of diesel cars, depending on the autonomous community where it is made, as reported this Thursday.
the community of Madridwhich is a region where the service is liberalized and rates are set without regional regulation, becomes a territory with a price of ITV but long for gasoline passenger cars, with 51.44 euros on average, compared to 65.51 for diesel cars.
The liberalization of ITV in the Community of Madrid makes it the most expensive
The average price of the MOT registered in the seventeen Spanish autonomous communities so far is 35.23 euros for gasoline vehicles, a figure of 2.7% lower than in 2022, and 42.76 euros for those equipped with a diesel engine, which is 2.2% lower than last year. .
Specifically, these declines are driven by rSales in the Valencian Community and Extremaduraso that the rates of ITV in the territory of Valencia decreased after the recovery of the service of the Public Administration – after years of privatization – and the elimination of the noise test, while the Government of Extremadura decided to reduce the prices up to 50 % within 2023.
The analysis of Facua-Consumidores en Acción also includes ITV rates for passenger cars, diesel and gasoline with catalytic converters, considering that non-catalyzed cars “have less and little presence of cars in Spain”, as well as motorcycles .
Therefore, the average rate of transmission rates MOT on a motorcycle In the seventeen Spanish autonomous communities it becomes 21.50 euros, a figure of 2.2% above that registered in 2022.
Along these lines, the prices collected by the association include 21% VAT – or 7% in Canarian IGIC, 9% in IPSI in Ceuta and 4% in Melilla – but not the tax rate. General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) , established at 4.18 euros for all inspections.
For its part, Facua-Consumidores en Acción details that in most regions there is a public concession regime for the operation of ITV stations, except for Madrid, where they are private, and others where they are operated directly by the autonomous Administration through public company, as in the case of Andalusia (Veiasa) or Asturias (Itvasa).
Madrid is the most expensive community, and the most difficult. the most economical
The Community of Madrid, with an average of 51.44 euros, is the territory with the highest MOT price for gasoline vehicles, and is followed by Euskadi, with 50.91 euros, and Ceuta, 50.14 euros.
The cheapest rates, for their part, correspond to the stations of Extremadura in 2023, in particular, with 14.63 euros for Administration stations and 18.58 for private ones, followed by Mallorca, with 17.01 euros. , Andalusia, with 26.19 euros for vehicles of less than 1,600 cubic centimeters and 35.40 euros for others, and Murcia, with 22.30 euros at the only station directly operated by the regional government, in the town of Alcantarilla. .
Regarding diesel cars, the Community of Madrid is the most expensive, with 65.51 euros, followed by Ceuta (59.48 euros) and Cantabria (53.24 euros).
However, lower diesel prices are registered in Extremadura stations (14.63 euros for Administration and 18.58 for private), those in Andalusia for passenger cars less than 1,600 cubic centimeters (30. 79 euros) , the public station in Murcia (30.90 euros) and in Mallorca (30.92 euros).