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Get a 218 point Vehicle Inspection
from £99

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Vehicle Inspection

We offer two vehicle inspections packages to choose from:


  • Mechanical inspection of major areas
  • Structural inspection of major areas
  • Full underbody check
  • Road-test
  • 218 checks


Book now - call 0330 159 0324


  • Full mechanical inspection of the vehicle
  • Full structural inspection of the vehicle
  • Full underbody check
  • Extended road-test
  • A full interior check
  • 307 checks

Book now - call 0330 159 0324

Click here to view the full package of checks for Essentials and Essentials Plus.

* Prices depend on the age, value and model of vehicle.

Peace of mind when buying a car...

When buying a new vehicle, you’ll want to make sure that it’s roadworthy, safe to drive and worth the price you’re prepared to pay for it. So why not choose a vehicle inspection from the RAC to give you the peace of mind you need when closing a deal on the vehicle you want.

From as little as £99 you can book an RAC vehicle inspection where one of our highly experienced engineers will:

  • Inspect the vehicle at an agreed location, usually within 48 hours of your request
  • Conduct a road-test  and visual inspection of the vehicle
  • Email your report to you and send you a written copy of the report in the post

Call us for a quote today on 0330 159 0324

We also specialise in inspecting prestige vehicles giving you complete confidence that the super car you’ve got your eye on is mechanically and structurally sound.

Prestige and Classics from £349

  • Brand specialist will inspect the vehicle
  • A full mechanical and structural inspection of the vehicle
  • Underbody check
  • Attention paid to known areas of concern
  • Extended Road-test


Book now, call 0330 159 0324

If your vehicle is 20 years or older, please call us on 0330 159 0324 for a quote.

Opening hours
Monday/Tuesday 08:00 to 20:00
Wednesday to Friday 08:00 to 18:00
Saturday 09:00 to 17:00
Sunday 10:00 to 16:00
Bank Holidays Closed

If you’d like to book a vehicle inspection outside of our office hours, you can arrange for one of our team to call you back to complete your quote.

Book a Vehicle Inspection

So before you close the deal on a new vehicle, get the peace of mind you need with an RAC vehicle inspection.
We also offer a full RAC car check, so that you can check the history of the vehicle is clear before your purchase.

Dealer forecourt Vehicle Inspections for Dealers

Display the orange tag on cars on your forecourt by getting them inspected by a qualified RAC engineer.

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RAC Vehicle Inspections will help you to manage the maintenance of your fleet and avoid costly repairs.

The following vehicles are exempt: imports, 4x4’s, convertibles, write-offs, vehicles over 10 years old, vehicles with more than 5 seats, prestige vehicles and vehicles with more than 120,000 miles on the clock.

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