Pre Purchase Inspection

A vehicle inspection by our experienced team will help resolve any concerns so you can buy your car with confidence

When you buy a car, you may have a number of questions about its condition and safety that you can't answer yourself. Assume nothing. An independent AA Pre Purchase Vehicle Inspection will give you complete peace of mind.

View a sample AA Pre Purchase Inspection report



$169 AA MembersBook
$189 Non MembersBook

With our vehicle inspection, you’ll get:

  • A comprehensive 100+ point vehicle check by an experienced mechanic (taking approx. 90 minutes)
  • An overview of any recommended repairs
  • An indication of any potential WoF issues
  • Clarity around the condition of the car before you buy it
  • Personalised service - whether you're coming to one of our many site locations or we're coming to you!
  • Reassurance that you can buy your car with confidence

Why choose the AA?

  • We’re independent - you can trust us.
  • We have more than 30 sites across New Zealand and have been helping Kiwi motorists for over 25 years
  • If you live in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch or Hamilton, we have mobile inspectors who can come to you.*
  • We inspect and test over 100,000 vehicles every year, across our range of services
  • We check and test over 100 unique parts with every car inspection
  • We combine our practical knowledge with the use of specialist diagnostic equipment to test a vehicle's alternator, starter motor and battery system.