How much does a smog test cost in San Jose CA?
$29.75* smog check in San Jose…
Can I get a smog check anywhere in California?
If you’re looking for a location to complete your smog check, the California Bureau of Automotive Repair has a convenient auto shop locator for shops that are certified STAR stations. You can also complete a smog check at your nearest California DMV.
What CA counties don’t require smog check?
The countries in CA which do not require smog check are El Dorado, Riverside, Placer, San Diego, San Bernardino, and Sonoma.
How much should a smog check cost in California?
between $29.95 and $69.95
Smog stations are privately owned businesses. The normal price range of the average smog test is between $29.95 and $69.95 depending on the county you live in, the type of vehicle you own… car, truck, van, SUV, or motorhome, and the type of smog inspection your vehicle requires.
How often is smog check required in California?
every other year
A Smog Check is required every other year (biennially) as part of the vehicle registration process. The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) registration renewal notice will indicate if a Smog Check is required.
Can I smog my car in any county in California?
Vehicles which are registered in Basic smog test program county can obtain a smog check in any county within California.
What zip codes are smog exempt in California?
As far as I know, California has no “smog exempt” zip codes. The smog inspection requirements for registration vary from zip code to zip code. But does not mean the same thing as exempt… This is easy in Calif if your car is 1975 or older then you don’t have to smog it.
How do I get smog exempt in California?
Smog exempt vehicles may include:
- Vehicles built in 1975 or earlier: Classic vehicles.
- Newer cars: vehicles produced over the last six years.
- Diesel powered: 1997 or older, or 14,000lbs or greater GVWR ranking.
- Natural gas vehicles: GVWR value of 14,000lbs or larger.
- Vehicles that are electric/hybrid.
- The Trailers.
What’s the difference between a star smog check and test only?
A “test only” station means just that – it can only perform the tests, and not conduct any repairs. A STAR smog station is a participant in the Bureau of Automotive Repair’s STAR program and is a more strenuous testing station.
What’s the difference between Star smog and regular smog?
What’s the Difference Between a Regular Smog Center and a Star Smog Center? The difference between the two types of stations is that the stations have been certified by the California State Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) under specific criteria. Smog test centers can perform the test and give you a certification.