Our free car check contains information about a vehicle's identity including Tax & MOT status, MOT history & vehicle identity. Just enter the vehicle registration.
A free report includes the following information:
The Vehicle Identity section contains basic information from the DVLA about the vehicle such as it's manufacturer and colour.
|Make||The vehicle manufacturer.|
|Model||The vehicle model and trim level.|
|Fuel||The vehicle fuel type.|
|Colour||The colour of the vehicle.|
|Year||The year of vehicle manufacture.|
Tax & MOT
The Tax & MOT section contains information about the current status of the vehicle Tax & MOT including current vehicle excise duty costs.
|Tax||The vehicle tax expiry date.|
|MOT||The vehicle MOT expiry date.|
|Tax (12 Months)||The cost of taxing the vehicle for 12 months.|
|Tax (6 Months)||The cost of taxing the vehicle for 6 months.|
The Vehicle Information section contains extended information about the vehicle specification such as brake horse power and engine displacement.
|Vehicle Type||Description of the vehicle body type e.g. Car or LCV.|
|Emissions||The vehicle CO² emissions in grams per kilometre.|
|Tax Band||The vehicle excise duty band.|
|Registered||The date of vehicle registration.|
|Engine||The cylinder capacity of the vehicle engine (cc).|
|BHP||The vehicle power (brake horse power).|
A free Mileage History check shows all mileage readings recorded by test centres each time the vehicle has been presented for an MOT. Any discrepancies are highlighted indicating that the vehicles mileage may have been altered.
The can check the milage history of a vehicle for free using our vehicle check app.
|Current Mileage||The most recent mileage recorded during the vehicle's most recent MOT test.|
|Average Mileage||The average mileage travelled by the vehicle per year.|
|Mileage Status||Indicates if the vehicle has 'Below Average', 'Average' or 'Above Average' mileage.|
|Mileage Breakdown||Lists all recorded mileage included the date recorded and the mileage increase between the most recent MOT tests.|
The MOT history section displays all recorded MOT tests including any advisory notices that were issued or reasons for failure.
|Test Date||The date of the MOT test.|
|Result||Indicates if the vehicle passed or failed the MOT test.|
|Mileage||The mileage recorded at the time of the test.|
|Advisories||Lists all advisory notices issued during the test.|
|Failures||Lists all reasons for refusal to issue and MOT certificate.|
What's not included?
A free car check includes only basic information about the vehicle and it is recommended to buy a full vehicle history report for purchasing a used vehicle. A full report indicates if the vehicle has outstanding finance, has ever been written off or stolen along with a number of other important checks.