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 £56.40.

5 reasons people love ClickMechanic:

  • 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
  • Instant fixed price quotes
  • No need to go to the garage
  • Fully vetted & qualified mechanics
  • 1 year parts & repairs warranty

"I was very cautious about using ClickMechanic, I should not have been. The service was just what I would have wished for and my car was fixed at my place of work. Highly recommended." - Sara A. Stickley

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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 £56.40-£117.50, a saving of £249 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 £56.40

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

Standard

From £75.20

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

Premium

From £117.50

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