Used car pre-purchase inspections

Buy a used car with confidence. Book a vetted mechanic to carry out a mechanical inspection at the seller's location, starting from only £48.38.

Excellent rating - 9.3 out of 10 (4300+ reviews)

Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers

Instant fixed price quotes
(no hidden estimates)

Fully vetted & qualified mechanics

1 year parts & repairs warranty

Next day bookings at your home or office

Get your car repaired at your home or office

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 £48.38-£100.80, a saving of £257 when compared to the AA and RAC (AA: £142 - £305, RAC: £99 - 239*).

*Prices of AA and RAC inspections for non-members September 2017.
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We offer 3 levels of inspection:

Basic

From £48.38

  • 72-point mechanical and structural inspection
  • Road test
  • Vehicle report emailed to you

Standard

From £64.51

  • 105-point mechanical and structural inspection
  • Road test
  • Vehicle report emailed to you
  • Bodywork inspection
  • Free phone consultation with the mechanic afterwards

Premium

From £100.80

  • 143-point mechanical and structural inspection
  • Road test
  • Vehicle report emailed to you
  • Full interior, bodywork and paint inspection
  • Free phone consultation with the mechanic afterwards
  • Vehicle raised to conduct more thorough inspections
  • Plug-in diagnostic check
  • Photos included in the report

"Lyndsey spent £1,600 on a second hand car from her local garage which soon began stopping in the middle of the road."

Rick Kelsey , BBC Newsbeat

Book a pre-purchase inspection today

  • Vetted mechanics
  • Save up to 50%
  • Fast online booking