Vehicle Inspection in Southampton

Important Information about Car Inspection

Sometimes, car defects can be overlooked, and the vehicle purchase made, resulting in a highly destructive decision. The solution to this is a comprehensive vehicle inspection: A pre-purchase car inspection involves a thorough vehicle examination, which is vital to make an informed decision and prevent serious losses in the future. National Vehicle Inspections delivers specialised car inspection services in Southampton to ensure the vehicle’s optimal performance, provide a complete vehicle history report, and determine whether its parts need repairs or replacements. We house licenced automotive inspectors with years of experience delivering certified and highly qualified used car inspection services in Southampton.

Interior car inspection


Vehicle Inspection Service

Components Included in Vehicle Inspection

  • Engine
  • Lights
  • Breaks
  • Steering
  • Car Suspension

Our Comprehensive Services

Interior and Luggage Compartments

We thoroughly check your interior compartments for any signs of issues to determine if they require repairs or servicing. The following components are examined:

  • Door fitting, hinges, trim panels
  • Sills of interior
  • Visors
  • Time clock
  • Dashboard
  • Control panel
  • Sunroof and soft top
  • Luggage compartment trim condition
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Front and Rear Suspension

Front suspension: Front-end, steering and suspension parts are most frequently inspected and serviced. These include:

  • Struts
  • Knuckle
  • Wheel
  • Stabiliser bar
  • Bushings
  • Control arms
  • Springs
  • Joints
  • Leaf springs

Rear suspension: The frame (or body connectors in a unibody car), joints, bushings and bearings, rods, shock absorbers, springs, wheels, and tyres make up the rear suspension, which are checked.

Front and Rear Suspension
Engine and Fuel System Inspection

Body Exterior

A thorough body external inspection from bumper to bumper is examined during this step:

  • Glass
  • Paint
  • Door locks
  • Windscreen
  • Tailboard hinges and exterior trims are also included.

Engine and Fuel System Inspection

Engine inspection: In this phase, our experts check the overall performance. In this part of the inspection, we assess:

  • Water pump
  • Car belts and hoses
  • Overall mechanical parts of the engine
  • Vehicle battery health

Fuel System Check: In this part, we check the details of your car’s fuel performance. It includes a check of:

  • Tank fasteners
  • Gasoline pumps
  • Fuel lines and breather pipes for leaks, damage, and deterioration.

Brakes, Exhaust, Wheels, Brake Inspection

In this inspection, we concentrate on the four types:

  • Exhaust
  • Brake oil leaks
  • Noticeable degradation
  • Pipelines
  • Pedals break
  • Wheel trims and tyre tread depth

Final Drive Test

After proper inspection and service, we always test drive your car to give you 100% satisfaction that your vehicle is inspected.

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Consider advance booking for your vehicle inspection in Southampton (SO14) or anywhere in the UK. Call us now to take advantage of our certified services for vehicle inspection.