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HPI also recommend getting a pre-purchase inspection to ensure your new prospective car purchase doesn't have any hidden nasty mechanical surprises that could cost you thousands of pounds.

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Buy with confidence. Book a vetted mechanic to carry out a 118-point mechanical inspection at the seller's location, starting from only £79.

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Up to 50% cheaper than AA and RAC

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(no hidden estimates)

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Detailed inspection report emailed to you

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Includes FREE road test

1 in 6 cars needs over £500 in repairs.

The Citizen's Advice Bureau received 84,000 complaints from used car buyers in the past year. They recommend protecting yourself by having it checked by a mechanic before you buy it.

Our pre-purchase inspections cost just £79-£137, an average 50% saving when compared to the AA and RAC (AA: £142-£191, RAC: £110-£254)*.

*Prices as of August 2023.
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"Simon avoided buying a severely corroded vehicle through an online seller after a ClickMechanic Premium Pre-Purchase Inspection revealed dangerous issues and defects with the car!"

Cal Gaunt, Lancashire Telegraph

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