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DEKRA Checked

We look after the quality of vehicles so that you don't have to worry when buying used cars

a DEKRA Checked Car Dealer vehicle inspection

You can rely on DEKRA's experience. We have been testing and evaluating motor vehicles of all kinds for more than 75 years. So you can rely on our impartial proof of quality: the DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles. This allows you to recognise, quickly and reliably, the perfect visual and technical condition of a used vehicle, even on the Internet. Regardless of whether you want to purchase a car, a van or a motor home: when you are searching, look out for the DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles.

What we look out for in used vehicles:

  • Bodywork: paint, damage, rust
  • Interior: seats, roof lining, carpet
  • Engine Compartment: loss of oil, noises, cooling
  • Transmission: loss of oil, noises, linkage (wear)
  • Exhaust System: silencer, pipes, manifold, joints/mountings
  • Braking System: brake discs, pads, brake fluid
  • Fuel System: tank, fuel lines, evidence of leaks
  • Wheels and Tyres: profile, trims, damage, tyre depth
  • Road Test and Final Check: oil leaks, coolant leaks, uneven tyre wear and general vehicle operation

Look out for the DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles when searching for vehicle offers

So that you can be really sure

We put the DEKRA Checked sticker on a used vehicle: If a vehicle fulfils the demanding criteria of the DEKRA Check standards of quality, it receives a DEKRA Check paper in addition to a DEKRA Check report.

  • The results of the standardised visual and functional inspection are recorded in a DEKRA Check report.
  • The current state of the vehicle is thus recorded by an impartial party.

CHECKS FOR:

cars

vans (up to 3.5t)

motor homes

You can rely on the DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles

a DEKRA Checked inspection sticker

Because with DEKRA a good buy is no longer a matter of luck

The DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles is your guide to independently tested quality when buying used vehicles. For you, the DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles and the general inspection means additional safety and more peace of mind when purchasing. Thanks to the DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles you can save valuable time that you can use for the things that are important when buying a vehicle: the decision as to whether you really like the vehicle!

The DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles:

  • Protects you against nasty surprises.
  • Provides clarity about the condition of the used vehicle.
  • Is the sign of comprehensively tested quality - also when buying from the Internet, provides clarity about the condition of the used vehicle.
  • Offers a reputable basis for purchase.

The DEKRA Check for Quality used vehicles makes the purchasing decision easier for you.

INFO:

You can find out more information on 0800 334 5678

* Please note that telephone calls may be recorded for training purposes