Tel: 02392 736393

Owl Motors is an independent family run service, repair and recovery business based in Portsmouth.  You can’t miss our vehicles with their distinctive bright green livery.

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, great workmanship and competitive pricing.  Our customers really rate our business, returning to us again and again, as well as freely recommending us to others.

We are RAC approved, as well as being members of AVRO (Association of Vehicle Operations) and we uphold the highest quality standards for the recovery industry.  We are an ISO 9001 and PAS 43 certified company.

Owl Motors can help with your vehicle, be it a family car or a fleet of light commercials. Contact us now on 02392 736393.


Owl Motors is RAC approved, so you can rest assured that our MOTs are honestly undertaken and good value.
MOTs are £48.95 unless booked with any of the three levels of service, then the price is reduced to £35.  VAT is not payable on MOTs and retests are free.

Vehicle classes 4, 5 and 7 tested here.


The most common cause of breakdowns is poor maintenance, so take advantage of our great value Servicing.  We offer three levels of Service;

  • Oil and filter change
  • Engine service
  • Full service

MOT reduced to £35 when booked with any of the above.


Owl Motors have a 10 vehicle capacity workshop and our experienced engineers have worked on almost every make and model of vehicle.

All our repairs have a year’s guarantee, unless stated.  We use OE parts wherever possible, unless otherwise directed by the customer.  We also manufacture our own parts if they have become obsolete.

Breakdown recovery

Our 24 national recovery service is suitable for cars and light commercial vehicles and will recover you and your vehicle to a garage or home address.

Full system analysis

Owl Motors use state of the art diagnostic equipment from Snap-On, Launch and Delphi, ensuring whatever the make and model of your vehicle, we can find the problem and fix it.


All types of welding can be undertaken, a quote will be given on viewing the vehicle.  At Owl Motors we fabricate the majority of the panels fitted reducing the cost to you.


Owl Motors stock a wide range of new tyres to suit most budgets. With our new tyre machine and balancer, you’ll avoid steering vibrations that come with incorrectly balanced tyres and poor tracking.


Our leading edge diagnostic systems enable our engineers to swiftly diagnose faults, reducing vehicle down-time and getting you back on the road more quickly.


From lights not working, fitting leisure batteries through to more complex faults.  All electrical work is undertaken by our experienced engineers who will troubleshoot and fix it in no time at all.  Call us now.

Light Commercial

We recover, repair, service, and MOT light commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes.  We aim to complete work on your vehicle within a day, reducing your downtime and associated costs.

Business Vehicles

At Owl Motors we are well known and respected for our care of local fleet vehicles.  Contact us for details of how we can look after your vehicles too.

Mazda Bongo Specialist & All Vehicle types

Our depth of engineering experience makes us an obvious choice for all makes and models.  We’re designated Bongo Friendly by the Bongo Masda Club!

Suspension & Steering

To keep your vehicle moving smoothly and precisely, we’ll check, fix and maintain your suspension and steering systems.


Exhaust blowing?  Owl Motors can repair or replace your exhaust, call into our workshop or call us on 02392 736393.

Private Cars

Any age or condition, from the old faithful run-around to your prized classic car.  Owl Motors will ensure that your car is well looked after and back on the road quickly.


Car won’t start at home, not covered by your breakdown service?  Homestart will change a battery or if recovery is needed it is on average approx £35 plus VAT  to recover your vehicle, within the local area.

Engine Tuning

Looking for optimal performance?  Our advanced electronic diagnostics  (Snap-On, Launch and Delphi) and expert engineers will ensure your engine is running at optimal efficiency.

Gearboxes & Clutches

For new or reconditioned gear boxes, our engineers are experienced in all aspects gearbox and clutch work.  We offer competitive pricing and a 12 month warranty.

For further information please call

02392 736393