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Why is it better to get a Pre-Purchase Inspection

Nobody wants to shop for a replacement car only to seek out that it’s hiding something below the surface which could make it un-roadworthy, worth much less at resale, or perhaps need a direct repair. Unfortunately, many cars on the road are hiding something and it’s important to be vigilant when purchasing a car. 

Pre-Purchase Inspections

Passenger Motor Vehicle

$385 excluding GST

  • Passenger motor vehicle pre-purchase inspection. Travel to inspect charges apply above 50kms

Luxury Motor Vehicle

$550 excluding GST

  • Luxury motor vehicle pre-purchase inspection. Travel to inspect charges apply above 50kms

Large 4WD Vehicles

$660 excluding GST

  • Large 4WD Vehicles pre-purchase inspection. Travel to inspect charges apply above 50kms

Medium 4WD Vehicles

$550 excluding GST

  • Medium 4WD Vehicles pre-purchase inspection. Travel to inspect charges apply above 50kms

Small 4WD Vehicles

$450 excluding GST

  • Small 4WD Vehicles pre-purchase inspection. Travel to inspect charges apply above 50kms

Large Vans

$660 excluding GST

  • Large Vans pre-purchase inspection. Travel to inspect charges apply above 50kms

Medium Vans

$550 excluding GST

  • Medium Vans pre-purchase inspection. Travel to inspect charges apply above 50kms

Small Vans

$450 excluding GST

  • Small Vans pre-purchase inspection. Travel to inspect charges apply above 50kms

About Pre-Purchase Inspection

When people get a car they’re looking to shop for inspected, they often specialise in the mechanics of the car, getting the engine, transmission etc. tried. While this is often certainly a decent idea, they often overlook the body and chassis of the vehicle, which may be even more problematic counting on what’s happened to the car.

Incorrectly done chassis, panel and body repairs can cause variety problems anywhere from something like making the vehicle worth less at resale if the bad repair is picked up, to creating the car unsafe in an accident leading to death or injury.

Panel repairs that aren’t done correctly can often be seen by the keen eye, but whether or not they’re not immediately picked up, eventually they’re going to show. Usually, this happens when the paintwork starts to crumble prematurely and exposes the actual fact that the repair has been done to a poor standard. This can make the car worth significantly less for resale and you’ll be driving around in an exceedingly car that appears like it’s falling apart.

On the intense end of the dimensions, shoddy body and chassis repairs can make a car extremely unsafe, since the car won’t perform as designed in an accident and you and your passengers could find yourself injured or worse. Instances of this might be rust in structural areas that has not been repaired but has just been covered up, incorrect repair procedures, repairs on cars that otherwise shouldn’t are repaired in any respect and then on.

This is why it’s extremely important to induce a pre-purchase car inspection done if you’re looking to shop for a car, and ensure that not only are the mechanicals verified but so is that the chassis of the vehicle.

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Repairs are often hasty and cheap, which can cause future problems with the car model (which can cost you to repair or even make the vehicle unreliable) and affect vehicle safety.

If you’d like to get a car checked out, get in contact with us today.