What is the Smog Check Program?
The Smog Check Program is an important part of the State's efforts to improve the air we breathe. Smog Check inspections are designed to identify vehicles with excess emissions so they can be properly repaired. The Program has greatly reduced air pollution created by millions of cars in California.
.A pre-test or pre-inspection is an unofficial test provided as an option to vehicle owners prior to having an official Smog Check performed on the vehicle.
Smog Check BAR-97
Official Smog Check for model years 1976-1999 gas powered vehicles.
Official Smog Check for model years 2000-current gas powered vehicles, 1998-current diesel powered vehicles, and all Hybrids.