service areas March 03, 2018

Attention Clifton, VA Motorists: Schedule Your Vehicle Emissions Test Today!

Emissions Tests Performed at Wiygul Automotive Clinic for your Clifton, Va Vehicle

Not every vehicle must pass an emissions test in Clifton, VA. Exemptions include:

  • If your vehicle is being registered for the first time in Virginia and has a current valid emissions certificate (performed in the last 12 months) from one of the following states, it may be titled and registered without a Virginia emissions test and inspection: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin
  • Motor vehicles exempted from anemissions test and inspection in Clifton, VA include:
    • Motorcycles
    • Gasoline powered passenger or property carrying vehicles with a model year that is more than 25 years old before January 1 of the current calendar year.
    • Gasoline powered passenger or property carrying vehicles with a manufacturer's designated gross vehicle weight rating of more than 10,000 pounds.
    • Diesel powered vehicles that are:
      • A model year older than 1996, and
      • A Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) more than 8,501 lbs., (if GVWR is not available, empty and gross weights will be used) and
      • A registration that expires in July 2007 or later.
    • Vehicles exclusively powered by clean fuel, including compressed or liquified natural gas, electricity, or solar energy
    • Vehicles being titled for the first time in Virginia with a Manufacturer's Certification of Origin (MCO).
    • Qualified hybrid motor vehicles - Toyota Prius and Honda Insight model year 2007 or earlier, and the 2010 Toyota Prius. All Toyota Prius and Honda Insight models are subject to the $2 per year emissions fee when renewing the vehicle registration as required by the Department of Environmental Quality.

For more information on the Virginia state emissions test and inspection laws and to have your vehicle's emissions test completed and inspected in Clifton, VA, contact Wiygul Automotive Clinic. As Virginia DEQ and AAA-approved center for auto repair and maintenance, Wiygul Automotive Clinic specializes in complete foreign and domestic repair service, serving Clifton, VA and the rest of Northern Virginia.

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