All workshops are MTA approved, so you know your car's in safe hands. All work is covered by our 6-month / 10,000km warranty.
Buying a second hand car can be a nervy process. Make sure you pick the right car and don’t get a “lemon” with a Pre purchase inspection. The mechanic will give it a “medical” and let you know the good and bad so you can buy with confidence.
A car is often one of the largest expenses someone faces in their life. And second-hand cars often come with their own history… sometimes involving poor maintenance, crashes, neglect and dodgy repairs. A pre-purchase inspection, completed by a qualified mechanic, can identify many of these issues and gives you the best opportunity to make an educated decision prior to parting with your hard earned cash.
Your qualified mechanic will:
A Pre-Purchase inspection can range between $120 and $210.
Following a completed inspection the garage will provide you the an overview of their findings. This will include detailed notes on any structural or mechanical issues they have found. Remember, you don’t yet own the vehicle, and having this information can help you secure the best price!
Terms and conditions.
Please be sure to read the My Auto Shop’s terms and conditions before booking a Pre-Purchase Inspection here.
My Auto Shop, or our Partner Garages, provide no guarantee that a pre-purchase inspection will identify every fault or defect with the vehicle, and will not be held liable for any subsequent issues with the vehicle that may arise post purchase.
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