Avoid costly repairs on your next used car
Get a mechanic to inspect the vehicle at the seller's location, so you can buy with confidence.
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Life is stressful enough. Buying a second-hand car shouldn’t be.
Peace of mind
Buy a second-hand car in confidence, knowing that it’s been checked for any hidden issues which could lead to costly repairs down the line.
Expert, impartial advice
Our experienced mechanics will give you a completely unbiased report on the vehicle’s condition.
Stress free
Simply book online and we’ll handle the rest. We send our trusted mechanic directly to the seller’s location, saving you time and hassle.
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"This is my second year using Fixter, I honestly can't see why everyone isn't using them it's almost too easy!"

– Lily Chambers

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"Couldn't have been any easier, with good communication and no issues at all. Great service!"

- Lee Millett

In-depth report
Complete, 95-point inspection

All used cars have a story to tell. Whether it’s accident damage, substandard repairs or years of neglect, our mechanics will conduct a 95-point check to reveal any hidden issues.

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You are in good hands
Top rated, fully trained experts

All of our inspectors have at least 5 years technical experience, are fully qualified and have been trained to carry out vehicle inspections. Their extensive car knowledge will allow them to carry out an in-depth inspection and provide an unbiased, reliable assessment of the vehicle.

How it works
Receive professional advice on the vehicle's condition from home
Book online in  2 minutes
Request a pre-purchase inspection at a time and place that suits you and the seller. No hidden fees.
We carry out the inspection
Our trusted mechanic will travel directly to the seller’s location to test drive the vehicle, run diagnostic checks and take photos.
Receive an in-depth, unbiased report
Sent by email, this report will help you make an informed decision before buying your next car.
Simple, no-tricks pricing
Pre-purchase inspection
At Fixter, we offer a one-size-fits-all, comprehensive vehicle inspection. All car makes for £99, no hidden fees.
What's included
1 full hour inspection
100+ checks
Road test (15 minutes)
Email report sent within 24 hours
A call from the mechanic
Full inspection
£99 £149
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Frequently asked questions
How does your pre-purchase inspection work?

When you book with us, our expert, mobile mechanics will visit the car at a time and place that suits you. They’ll then carry out the 60-minute inspection, test drive the vehicle, run diagnostic checks and take photographs. This information will then be used to create an in-depth, unbiased report that will be sent to you shortly after via email. The best part is, the mechanic will have a follow-up call with you to discuss their findings and give you their honest opinion on the vehicle’s condition and value.

Who will carry out the inspection?

The vehicle check is carried out at the seller's address by a highly experienced mechanic or mobile mechanic in our trusted network of over 500 garages. They have all been fully trained and briefed to carry out pre-purchase inspections. Their expert car knowledge will allow them to carry out a detailed inspection and provide an unbiased, reliable assessment of the vehicle.

How much does a pre-purchase inspection cost?

At Fixter we offer a simple, no-tricks pricing. Our Full inspection is £99 and covers 95+ checks.

What areas do you cover?

Our extensive network of mechanics covers the whole of the UK. As a used car buyer you do not have to be present for the inspection. This is incredibly useful, especially if you’re looking to buy a second-hand car located on the other side of the country!

What information do I need to book a pre-purchase inspection?

You’ll need:
- The vehicle's registration number
- The address where the vehicle is kept
- The seller's permission
- The seller’s contact details

What car makes can you inspect?

Our mechanics have extensive knowledge in inspecting all makes and models, from everyday commuter cars to luxury sports machines, we got you covered.