"Used Car Inspection Checklist Template"

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Used car inspection checklist
see:
http://www.andrewnoske.com/wiki/index.php?title=Buying_a_used_car_-_checklist
Summary
__________________________________________
Body style:
Address: ..........................
(circle)
Seller’s name/mob: ........
__________________________________________
$__________________
Asking: ............................
sedan
hatchback
SUV
______________ ........ Model: ___________
Make: ..............................
______________ ........ Miles: ____________
Year: ................................
__________________________________________
Description: .....................
coupe
wagon
van
(1) Basic Questions
(tick or circle relevant words)
convertible
hybrid
pickup
_____________________________ yes /
no
/ carfax?
Pink slip in hand: ............
_____________________________ yes /
no
Smog (date): ....................
Color: ................. __________________
_____________________________ yes /
no
Registered till: .................
Transmission: ..... auto / manual
_____________________________
salvage
/ clean title
Any accidents: .................
engine light / transmission / battery / starting
Problems/damage:
Damaged areas:
(label)
____________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________
(2) Advanced Questions
__________________ cold start / all lights working
Everything working: ........
__________________ autolock / power windows
Security: ...........................
__________________ keyless entry / passenger airbags
Other features: ..................
__________________ cold /
needs replacing
A/C: ..................................
poor / fair / good / very good / excellent
..... (=vals: 1-5)
Overall car condition: .......
__________________ < 1 month / < 6 months
Last oil change: ................
__________________ don't know
Approx lifespan of model:
__________________ mpg / don't know
Fuel efficiency: ................
__________________ new car / no money
Reason for selling: ...........
__________________ bought new / commercial vehicle
Car history: .......................
__________________ < 1 month
Last inspection: ................
__________________ < 1 month
How long selling: .............
$_________________ yes / no
Any offers yet: .................
(3) Quick Inspection
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ 2 door / 4 door / no lock problems
Doors: ...............................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ seats 2 / 4 / 5 / 6 / leather /
damaged
Seats: ................................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
scratches / dents / windscreen cracks
Body condition: ...............
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
needs replacing
/ average / new
Tires: .................................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ spacious /
no leg room
Interior: .............................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ spacious /
limited
Boot: ..................................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
leaks / loose wires / low oil / low coolant
Under the hood: ................
(4) Test Start
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
noisy engine / loose belts / bad smells
Engine check: ...................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ seats 2 / 4 / 5 / 6 / leather /
damaged
Exhaust check: ..................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
lights / headlights / windows / aircon
Feature check: ...................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ custom system /
radio problems / no cd
Sound system: ..................
(5) Test Drive
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
needs alignment / wide turning circle
Steering: ...........................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
noisy / grippy
Brakes: .............................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
old stick shift
Transmission: ...................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
bad suspension
Overall feel: .....................
Extra Notes:
VIN: ........................
_______________________________
Plates: ......................
______________________
(for carfax)
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
KBB Value: .............
$______________
(check this yourself)
Comments: ...............
new / needs work / leaks / nice feel
________________________________________________________________
First Impression: ......
: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 :
Overall Rank: ...........
: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 :
________________________________________________________________
Used car inspection checklist
see:
http://www.andrewnoske.com/wiki/index.php?title=Buying_a_used_car_-_checklist
Summary
__________________________________________
Body style:
Address: ..........................
(circle)
Seller’s name/mob: ........
__________________________________________
$__________________
Asking: ............................
sedan
hatchback
SUV
______________ ........ Model: ___________
Make: ..............................
______________ ........ Miles: ____________
Year: ................................
__________________________________________
Description: .....................
coupe
wagon
van
(1) Basic Questions
(tick or circle relevant words)
convertible
hybrid
pickup
_____________________________ yes /
no
/ carfax?
Pink slip in hand: ............
_____________________________ yes /
no
Smog (date): ....................
Color: ................. __________________
_____________________________ yes /
no
Registered till: .................
Transmission: ..... auto / manual
_____________________________
salvage
/ clean title
Any accidents: .................
engine light / transmission / battery / starting
Problems/damage:
Damaged areas:
(label)
____________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________
(2) Advanced Questions
__________________ cold start / all lights working
Everything working: ........
__________________ autolock / power windows
Security: ...........................
__________________ keyless entry / passenger airbags
Other features: ..................
__________________ cold /
needs replacing
A/C: ..................................
poor / fair / good / very good / excellent
..... (=vals: 1-5)
Overall car condition: .......
__________________ < 1 month / < 6 months
Last oil change: ................
__________________ don't know
Approx lifespan of model:
__________________ mpg / don't know
Fuel efficiency: ................
__________________ new car / no money
Reason for selling: ...........
__________________ bought new / commercial vehicle
Car history: .......................
__________________ < 1 month
Last inspection: ................
__________________ < 1 month
How long selling: .............
$_________________ yes / no
Any offers yet: .................
(3) Quick Inspection
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ 2 door / 4 door / no lock problems
Doors: ...............................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ seats 2 / 4 / 5 / 6 / leather /
damaged
Seats: ................................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
scratches / dents / windscreen cracks
Body condition: ...............
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
needs replacing
/ average / new
Tires: .................................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ spacious /
no leg room
Interior: .............................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ spacious /
limited
Boot: ..................................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
leaks / loose wires / low oil / low coolant
Under the hood: ................
(4) Test Start
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
noisy engine / loose belts / bad smells
Engine check: ...................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ seats 2 / 4 / 5 / 6 / leather /
damaged
Exhaust check: ..................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
lights / headlights / windows / aircon
Feature check: ...................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________ custom system /
radio problems / no cd
Sound system: ..................
(5) Test Drive
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
needs alignment / wide turning circle
Steering: ...........................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
noisy / grippy
Brakes: .............................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
old stick shift
Transmission: ...................
: 1 2 3 4 5 :
_____________________________
bad suspension
Overall feel: .....................
Extra Notes:
VIN: ........................
_______________________________
Plates: ......................
______________________
(for carfax)
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
KBB Value: .............
$______________
(check this yourself)
Comments: ...............
new / needs work / leaks / nice feel
________________________________________________________________
First Impression: ......
: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 :
Overall Rank: ...........
: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 :
________________________________________________________________
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