Utah Emissions Inspections

Utah State Law requires that vehicle emissions tests are performed every 2 years for vehicles that are less than 6 years old.

Vehicles with odd model years do not require emissions tests in odd years, and vehicles with even model years do not require them in even years. Emissions inspections must be performed no more than two months before you renew your vehicle’s registration. Emission certificates must be submitted to the appropriate DMV office to complete registration.

2019 Emission Inspection Requirements

tailpipes on a carVehicle Model Year Emission Inspection

  • 2019 Not required
  • 2018 Not required
  • 2017 Required
  • 2016 Not required
  • 2015 Required
  • 2014 Not required
  • 2013 to 1968 Required
  • 1968 and older Not required

There are a few exceptions to these requirements. Electric, off-highway, and vintage or custom vehicles are exempt from these inspection requirements in Salt Lake County. New vehicles with Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin, and motorcycles or motor-driven cycles are also exempt in Salt Lake County.

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Signs To Watch For

If your check engine light is on, your car will not pass inspection. Before doing any testing, any issues involving the check engine light must be addressed. If your check engine light is on, our full-service shop can quickly diagnose the problem and repair it for you, before performing the state inspection.

Master Muffler Sandy

Here At Master Muffler Sandy, we’ll make sure that your emissions are done correctly. If there are any issues with your vehicle we can work them for you or refer you to someone who can. We’ll also be able to let you know if there are any issues that you should be aware of in the near future. Come see what makes us different.
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