When adding a vehicle to your Shortlist on our platform, you will get access to a lot of data for free.

Our free car check includes:

  1. Vehicle Description - Using the Vehicle Registration Mark (VRM) or a URL from (Autotrader/Motors etc.) we will confirm the vehicle description registered with the DVLA. This will include: Make&Model, colour, fuel type, date of registration, estimated mileage (based on its last MOT) and price (if URL look-up used). 

  2. Vehicle Summary - this section will include: basic vehicle details, performance and economy, engine information, key dates (Manufacture, Registration, MOT Due, Tax Due).

  3. MOT History check which includes full MOT history and machine learning-powered predictions on which components are likely to fail in the future.

  4. In addition you will be advised of vehicle colour changes, plate changes, ex-taxi check, unrecorded salvage check and if the vehicle was imported/exported.

Your CarGuide Buyer's Report will include following details:

Vehicle's history includes:
MOT history, including any advisories
Mileage history
Manufacturer Service Schedules - past and upcoming services that were meant to be done on the vehicle
Past and Upcoming Repairs

Provenance data includes:
Outstanding finance check
Insurance write-off check
Plate changes*

Vehicle's Future includes:
Components which are likely to fail during the next MOT and the score
Next service due
Future repairs

Vehicle's Running cost, monthly, broken down to: MOT, Service/Repairs and Fuel

What's more, CarGuide Buyer's Report will guide you throughout the buying process, highlighting the questions you should ask the seller and things to watch out for during the test drive.

*Where the vehicle has undergone one or more registration plate changes, you will be advised of each previous registration plate. 

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