Valuation Criteria

To help you understand how we arrive at the valuation of your car we have grades of condition categorised below:

CLEAN

  • Bodywork – Free of damage
  • Paintwork - Paint guard protected
  • Mechanically sound – Free from leaks and excess wear
  • Electrically – Free of error
  • Interior – Free of damage and fiber guard protected
  • Service History – Full documented service history
  • Alloy Wheels – Wheels free of damage
  • Tyres – Minimum of 5mm tread
  • MOT- More than 6 months remaining
  • Mileage – Below average miles for its year

AVERAGE

  • Bodywork – Free of damage
  • Paintwork - In reasonable condition, some minor repairs needed, Paintwork untreated.
  • Mechanically sound – Free from leaks and excessive mechanical wear, requiring some service on wear and tear items
  • Electrically – Free of error
  • Interior – largely undamaged but in need of some cleaning, fabric untreated
  • Service History – Evidence of some recent service history
  • Tyres – Road worthy and legal
  • MOT- Less than 6 months remaining
  • Mileage – Average miles for its year

BELOW AVERAGE

  • A vehicle in poor condition which would prove to be uneconomical to restore to a retail standard
  • Little or no MOT
  • Above average miles for its years


All valuations are valid for 7 days and are based on the information you provided to us, together with the assumptions we we make about your car.

These include:

  • Your vehicle isn't an import
  • Your vehicle isn't an insurance write off or used as a taxi, for private hire, reward, driving tuition or rental.
  • You have two or more sets of keys