Before you buy it
What’s it all about?
Are you about to buy a car but want some assurance, from an independent third party, that it’s in good working condition and has all the specifications as advertised? Our pre-purchase inspections provide the information you need to purchase with confidence and negotiate a fair price.
Fast and convenient, we bring our mobile workshop with all the necessary tools and latest technology to thoroughly inspect any vehicle complete with our highly trained professional inspectors. Inspectors are available with one day’s notice and a full inspection takes two hours, You will receive the reports within 6 hours.
What are the benefits?
- Fast & convenient - We go to the car with our mobile workshop.
Available all over the UAE
- Peace of mind - Hidden faults and suboptimal performance are
uncovered by our qualified inspectors using the latest technology
- Negotiate a better price - We arm you with the data you need to
Negotiate a fair price and purchase with 100% confidence
During the inspection, our trained professionals will complete a test drive and do a full engine and mechanical check providing you with a detailed report summary and highlighting any issues with the car along with the actual car specifications.
In addition to the report, they’ll record the entire process via video which you’ll receive to see the vehicle for yourself. Photos are also included. Finally, an automated computerized check will be conducted to check full car diagnostics. All of this will be sent to you within 24 hours, via email and will be mobile friendly so you can view it anywhere.
To sum up, our qualified technicians will carry out the following during the pre-purchase inspection
- - Test drive
- - Engine and mechanical inspection
- - Full interior and exterior check (captured by video and photos)
- - General performance, noise, fluid condition check-up
- - Manual pre-purchase inspection report
- - Computerized inspection report - full vehicle diagnostics
- - Vehicle specifications report
What’s the process?
It’s not that complicated. Here’s your three-step guide to your pre-purchase inspection
Step 1 - Sign up for a pre-purchase inspection with AutoHub and we’ll arrange a time and date with the seller
Step 2 - AutoHub technicians perform the inspection and vehicle performance checks (within 24 hours)
Step 3 - Open your inbox to find the pre-purchase inspection reports, video and photos
And that’s it! Everything you need to purchase with confidence
What does it cost?
- AED 365 (incl VAT) for one inspection
- AED 315 (incl VAT) for a second inspection (booked within 14 days of the first inspection)
Yalla, book your AutoHub pre-purchase inspection today.
Frequently asked questions:
AutoHub pre-purchase inspection is a mobile service operating all over the UAE.
We recommend that you do a pre-purchase inspection as soon as you find your car online and before starting your negotiation. The inspection reports equip you with the up-to-date information about the car that will help you to negotiate a fair price with the seller.
All reports, videos and photos will be provided directly to your inbox within 24 hours of the inspection taking place.
You can email the contact details provided on your inspection report and we would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
No, you don’t have to be present during the pre-purchase inspection process, we do it for you at the seller’s location.
Our pre-purchase inspection will take around 2 hours and this will include: photo and video shooting, mechanical and computerized reports as well as a specification checklist with functionality and a test drive.
Yes, our trained professionals will complete a test drive and do a full engine and mechanical check
In addition to a test drive, our inspectors conduct a full engine and mechanical check using the latest tools and technology, that includes general performance, noise, fluid condition, oil leaks, brakes and much more. They identify any issues with the car along with documenting the actual car specifications. The inspector will record the entire process via video which you’ll receive to see the vehicle for yourself. Photos are also included. Finally, an automated computerized check will be conducted to check full car diagnostics.
We operate six days per week, Saturday - Thursday. However, we do make exceptions based on the seller’s availability.
We request the payment upfront at the time of booking.
Our team will usually be dispatched within 24 hours of you booking a pre-purchase inspection with an SMS* sent to the mobile number provided to confirm. In case you want to cancel or move the inspection, you must inform us 8 hours before the inspection is set to take place.
If you decide that you don’t want to buy the car anymore and it is at least 8 hours before the inspection takes place, you can cancel and you will have an inspection credit on your account.
Yes, we offer discounts on the second inspection booked within 14 days of the previous one.
A rare case but it has happened. If the car is sold before our inspectors arrive, we’ll inspect the next car for free.
There are some things we can’t control and the seller selling their car is one of them. If this does happen, we’ll need proof this is the case and we’ll give you a discount on your next pre-purchase inspection.
Yes, our technicians can inspect any vehicle in the UAE.
Unfortunately, pre-purchase inspection is not currently available for motorcycles.
Yes, we can inspect any car in the market. Our experienced inspectors specialise in European, Americana and Japanese cars, commercial and private.
No, we offer a wide range of other services such as extended warranty and car insurance. We have big plans for the future. Stay tuned and make sure to follow us on social media to stay up-to-date as new services are launched.
New cars don’t always come from the main dealer, they sit on independent dealer lots for some time. When this happens, these cars not only collect dust, but are prone to rust which can cause major damage you won’t be able to detect. With AutoHub inspection, you can inspect a new car anywhere in the UAE.