Vehicle on a lift being inspected before a private party sale

What Is a Pre-Purchase Inspection?

Getting a good deal on a pre-owned vehicle doesn’t mean anything if it turns out that car is a lemon. A pre-purchase vehicle inspection can alleviate doubts by having an auto repair professional examine and test your new, used car.  This transparent process can identify anything wrong with the vehicle, as well as provide potential repair costs, should your vehicle require them. We recommend a pre-purchase inspection with every pre-used car purchase, so that way there never any surprises.

The Benefits

Often, when buying a car from a private party, there’s little recourse if the vehicle you’ve purchased turns out to be a dud. However, by bringing your vehicle in for an inspection before purchase, you can eliminate any doubts about how the engine runs or car drives. If the seller has mentioned potential issues, you’ll be able to confirm repair costs and receive a detailed list of what exactly needs to be fixed or replaced.

This inspection brings peace-of-mind and transparency to the purchase process. It also puts you in the driver’s seat, literally and figuratively, as the information provided may increase your leverage when negotiating price.

Our Peace-of-Mind Pre-Buyer Inspection Service

Greg’s Japanese Auto’s Peace-of-Mind Pre-Buyer Inspection Service is an essential part of the used car buying process. We provide peace-of-mind and transparency through our itemized, detailed report of the status of the car you’re looking at buying. Also, as one of Western Washington’s premier Japanese import auto repair shops, our specialized knowledge can be the deciding factor when it comes to buying a pre-owned car.

Our professional and friendly repair technicians will comb every inch of the car, from headlights to taillights and from tires to the roof, to ensure we list every potential repair or replacement on our report. Our aim is to give you the information necessary to make an informed decision about purchasing that car.

Schedule an Appointment Today

With eight locations across Western Washington, it’s easy to schedule an appointment today for your pre-purchase inspection. One of our team members will reach out to you within six hours to confirm. If you’re looking for a same-day or next-day appointment, please give us at a call at 800-79-GREGS.

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