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Tweed Heads Pre-Purchase Car Inspections

A1 Automotive provide thorough Tweed Heads pre-purchase inspection services, identifying faults for peace of mind before your next car purchase. We’ve been servicing the wider Tweed Heads area with high quality mechanical services for over 30 years and have built a reputation for attention to detail and honest assessment. We go into extensive detail when conducting our assessments to ensure you have as much information as possible about the vehicle you intend to purchase.

Give us a call on (07) 5524 3411 to arrange a pre-purchase inspection at our South Tweed Heads workshop. To cater to the schedule of you and the seller, we also offer Saturday inspections by appointment when necessary.

Isn’t a roadworthy inspection enough?

Although all 5+ year old cars require a roadworthy inspection before each rego renewal, a roadworthy inspection only ensures the safety, not the quality of your vehicle. A pre-purchase inspection is much more thorough and allows you to understand what kind of life the vehicle has been through before you purchase. We’ll be able to determine any likely future costs and determine whether the car is worth market value after repairs, which gives you greater leverage when negotiating a price.

Your pre-purchase inspection includes:

  • Accident assessment
  • Service history check
  • Underbody assessment
  • Suspension, brake and tyre check
  • Engine health assessment
  • Interior & accessory assessment
  • Road testing

After all testing is complete, you’ll get a comprehensive report identifying any issues that need attention.

A1 Automotive are only equipped to conduct in-workshop inspections, and we do this because we care about attention to detail. Mobile inspections are limited in that the full condition of the chassis, engine, suspension and other vital components cannot be fully assessed without a hoist.

We use the NRMA 150-point inspection criteria to determine as many problems as possible before you purchase. To start off, we put the car on a hoist and assess the wheel alignment and underbody condition, which allows us to immediately see if the car has been involved in an accident previously. From there, we continue through the comprehensive inspection criteria and conduct a road test.

Tweed Heads Pre-Purchase Inspections

Get in touch with A1 Automotive Tweed Heads to discuss our full range of mechanical services or to book in your vehicle. Call (07) 5524 3411