You can save yourself time, hassle and potentially thousands of pounds with a used car inspection. It won't delay the sale and it'll help you avoid any costly suprises!

Our trained engineers give you a completely neutral report on the vehicle's condition. It means you'll be able to quickly have detailed infomation to help you decide whether or not to buy.

If you do decide to buy, you might be able to negotiate a better price with the infomation in your repor.

Our inspections are visual, external checks which vary depending on the level of service and the vehicle type.

Inspections cover:

  • Body exterior*
  • Engine compartment
  • Electrical controls (Interior and luggage compartments)*
  • Front and rear suspension (Front and rear under frames)*
  • Steering
  • Clutch
  • Transmission
  • Exhaust system
  • Fuel system
  • Brakes
  • Wheels and tyres
  • Road test of 5 or 10 miles (Depending on the vehicle type, road conditions, traffic, fuel level and engineer's judgement)

* Limited checks and exclusions apply for basic, van and motorhome inspections

Who does the inspection?

The inspection is carried out by one of our engineers or an engeneer working on our behalf

What should I ask the seller before I book?

For us to carry out a pre-purchase vehicle inspection, you need the sellers permission.

You'll want to tell the seller

  • You're aranging an inspection, and get their permission to have it performed.
  • The inspection includes a road test - make sure the vehicle's available

So that the vehicle's ready for the engineer, ask the seller if the vehicle

  • Has a valid MOT certificate (If applicable)
  • Has enough oil, water and fuel for the road test
  • Is on an off-road location on a hard, level surface
  • Is reasonably clean



Our standard inspection to help give you peace of mind.

  • Up to 155 point check
  • For vehicles up to 10 years old
  • Full photographic report
  • Limited checks of exterior and interior 
  • Up to 5 miles road test



An inspection with extra checks for added reassurence

  • Up to 206 point check
  • For vehicles of any age
  • Full photographic report
  • Detailed physical inspection including mechanical parts
  • Bodywork checks for accident damage
  • Up to 10 miles road test