Safety & Emissions Testing


Tom Smith Chevrolet Buick GMC serves Midland as well as Penetanguishene and Port McNicoll. We have a variety of new and used cars available to purchase or lease, as well as financing options. Our service department is staffed with certified quality technicians that can provide expert maintenance to your car. We use genuine OEM parts so your car has the best quality for an affordable price. Bring your car, truck, van, or SUV in today for a diagnostic and safety inspection. It will help keep you and other drivers safe while you’re on the road. One service we provide is safety and emissions testing. There are two parts to this test. It adheres to government standards to make sure that each vehicle is up to protocol.


The first part of it is the safety inspection. This helps to make sure that each part of the car is running right. In the safety inspection, the mechanic will take a look at the various parts of the vehicle. These include the horn, windshield wipers, mirrors, steering system, seat belts, brake system, tires, wheel assembly, lights, motor, the VIN, the tint of the windows, gas caps, and other parts. You will get a good idea of what condition your car is in, as well as any potential repairs that need to be done.

GM Certified Emissions Inspection

The second part is the emissions inspection. This measures what the car is outputting while it is running. It helps to make sure that the emission controls of the car are working properly, and it verifies that the vehicle isn’t polluting too much. There might be a gas cap pressure test. It ensures that the gas cap screws on tight enough, and it keeps fuel vapors from escaping. If the car is from older than 1996, it makes sure that it is functioning properly. There is also inspection and maintenance. It will evaluate how the tailpipe emissions are working as well as the emissions control system.


Tom Smith Buick Chevrolet Buick GMC is the number one choice in auto services in the area. We can work with your schedule, and provide Saturday hours. There is also home or office pickup and delivery. We have a comfortable waiting area with plenty of options while your car is being serviced. Enjoy complimentary coffee, snacks, and beverages. You can also watch our flat-screen TVs and read our complimentary magazines or newspapers. There is free WiFi so you can stay connected while you are waiting, as well as vending machines and a courtesy transportation shuttle.