FREE CAR CHECK
Our free car check contains over 25+ free data points about every vehicle
Research Any Vehicle
Run a free car history check which will get you the most comprehensive free car history report. Complete DVLA vehicle registration information and MOT, tax expiry dates and vehicle information.
Free Basic Information Report
Enter the registration/plate number of any vehicle in the United Kingdom and click the “Start your Free Car Check” button. You’ll get comprehensive and free car information.
Data Straight from DVSA
We look at the data held by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) which includes full MOT history, mileage history as well as any advisories or failures. We also provide you with up to date Vehicle Tax information.
So, what’s included in a free car check?
With our free vehicle check, you will find many useful charts and information to give you a sneak peek into any vehicle’s history registered in the UK.
Vehicle details (including personalised video reviews)
ULEZ Checker (Ultra Low Emission Zone)
Vehicle road tax including CO2 output, road tax costs/rates, and expiry date.
Mot history, including advisory notes and causes of failure, and MOT information including the expiry date.
First registration date in the UK: This means when you conduct a car reg check, the date you see does not necessarily mean it’s the car’s age, it’s just the date of its importation.
Fuel type (diesel/petrol/electric/hybrid)
Vehicle type approval category
Manufacturer year, excluding imported vans, cars, and motorcycles
Issue date of the V5C registration document; DVLA provides the date of the latest V5C
CO2 Driving emissions levels based on European status.
Will it tell me if a car has been in an accident for free?
Unfortunately not, as the insures charge us a premium for this data. You can however, find out about a cars accident history by getting a car report to find out what what write off category it has been in. Simply enter the vehicle registration number and purchase the Enhanced check. The write off check will provide you details.
Check a used vehicle’s condition
Learn about hidden problems before you buy
No matter where you buy your next car
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