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Vehicle Inspections from DEKRA Automotive

Impartial vehicle inspections for the UK Automotive Industry and Motoring Public.

Vehicle Inspections

vehicle inspections for the motoring public

DEKRA Automotive provides various types of vehicle inspections on a national scale to people who are about to buy or have already purchased a vehicle.

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vehicle inspections for the motoring public

Corporate Services

corporate vehicle inspection services from DEKRA Automotive

DEKRA Automotive is a provider of Corporate services to a broad client base within the Global motor manufacturer, motor retail, fleet, insurance, legal and finance sectors.

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corporate vehicle inspection services from dekra-expert

About DEKRA Automotive

Find out about DEKRA Automotive

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to the leading independent automotive service provision company in the UK.

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Information about DEKRA Automotive

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What do our customers have to say about our vehicle inspection services...

DEKRA - Comprehensive Inspection

Everyone I dealt with was excellent.

Mr Armstrong

Comprehensive Inspection

First class service.

Mr Johnson

DEKRA - High Performance Vehicle Inspection

Very professional Really nice chap

Mr Gibbons

DEKRA - Peace Of Mind Inspection

Anthony the engineer, was a total gent to deal with!!!!

Mr Dermody

DEKRA - Peace Of Mind Inspection

The chap who did report was very helpful, really appreciated the phone call, going over the points, please give him a pat on the back.

Mr Stainthorpe

DEKRA - Peace Of Mind Inspection

Excellent prompt service. Thank You

O Callaghan

Comprehensive Inspection

Great to get the report. Stopped us buying a car that we had been misled about so saved us 1000s. Company now being investigated by Trading standards and hoping to get our deposit back from them one way or another and your report will help.

J Smith

Comprehensive Inspection

Very satisfied with efficient and professional service.

Mr Martin

Comprehensive Inspection

Excellent service.

Mr Bell

DEKRA - Motorhome Inspection

Efficient and friendly service, well done.


DEKRA - Peace Of Mind Inspection

Very straight forward and Excellent Service.

S Bailey

DEKRA - Comprehensive Inspection

Pleased from start to finish with office based team and Mike the engineer before and after.

Mr Pimblett

DEKRA - Motorhome Inspection

Excellent service.

Mr Langley

Comprehensive Inspection

Engineer very helpful and informative. Did not proceed with purchase after considering inspection report.

Mr Robotham

DEKRA - Comprehensive Inspection

Being able to contact the engineer prior to inspection is essential. The engineer was excellent.

Mr Thornton

DEKRA - Comprehensive Inspection

Both the booking agent and John Williamson (engineer) were extremely efficient and friendly. I will definitely recommend.

Mr Hickey

DEKRA Expert Comprehensive Vehicle Inspection - ALFA ROMEO

Second time using Dekra, professional yet friendly service. A wise investment.

Mr Ward

DEKRA Expert Comprehensive Vehicle Inspection - VAUXHALL ASTRA

Very pleased with the entire process. Very helpful and informative engineer.


DEKRA Expert Comprehensive Vehicle Inspection - VOLVO V60

Pleased with the whole process, would use it again.


DEKRA Expert Comprehensive Vehicle Inspection - VOLKSWAGEN GOLF

Second time I have used DEKRA. Very positive and useful service, thank you.

Mr Kitson

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Buying a used car always calls for vehicle inspection and when experts in the field do the job, you can rest assured that you are in safe hands. When a professional company like DEKRA conducts your vehicle inspections, there is no need to have apprehensions and worries. Once the vehicle inspections are complete, you will be given a complete report about the vehicle. The pre purchase inspection will also help you to decide whether you want to buy the vehicle or not. The main purpose of pre purchase inspection is to point out areas of fault in the vehicle. Once the pre purchase inspections are complete, you can decide whether you want to buy the vehicle.

Usually vehicle inspections are performed at the dealership that is selling the car or at the home of an individual who is selling the car. The pre purchase inspection is done at the convenience of mainly three parties; the buyer, the owner and the staff from DEKRA. These pre purchase inspections are done so that there will be no unforeseen problems later on. Even if you know something about cars and other automobiles, you may not know how to do proper pre purchase inspections. A professional will zero in on a defect the moment he comes for car inspections. They are trained to do that. If you want to do a pre purchase inspection yourself, you will have to drive the car for some time and listen to the engine, the sounds coming from the engine and so on. You may not be able to pinpoint a problem when you do a car inspection yourself.

However, a complete professional may well not even have to drive the car during car inspections. They will know whether the car is road worthy during the initial stages of the car inspection. You might be able to check the interiors of the vehicle during pre purchase inspections. When buying a used car, a vehicle inspection will reveal whether or not car has been in an accident. The professional, during a vehicle inspection will know it instantly.

If you are particular about the tidiness of the interior, the cushions and the upholstery you can take a note of these during vehicle inspections.

Competent professionals at DEKRA also do van inspections. Since commercial businesses need van inspections done, they conduct a thorough check on the vehicle and state whether the van is fit to be on the road or not. So when you are thinking about getting vans to transport your products, packages or service equipment, get your van inspections done by DEKRA. Van inspections can leave you with peace of mind. Check the security features of the vehicle during van inspection. The reports submitted by the company during van inspection are complete and reliable. In fact, they will give you tips on how to maintain the van once the van inspection is over. To ensure complete service, the company does a 150-point inspection during a van inspection.

Having a safe reliable car at your disposal is always an asset, so doing car inspections is necessary. To get an engineer’s report for the car inspections done, you will have to pay a substantial fee. However, the amount is not huge when you think of the risk you might take if you buy a car without a car inspection. The report from a car inspection will tell you what you can expect from a particular car. DEKRA will also check for scratches, bumps and cracks during a vehicle inspection.