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Can prevent you from buying a car that shouldn't b...

Costly per check

Imagine this scenario........You work all year round, never treating yourself to much. You've been managing to get around in that old banger of a car of yours. You know it's not going to last out much longer......the bottom end is knocking like a postman and its pouring out enough blue smoke to...

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Excellent

checks the car history

None it will cost you £32 per car but its better t...

The HPI check is something I would always recommend someone to do when buying a car. For the small cost of £32.00 you get a history check about the vehicle you wish to buy. What you need to complete an HPI check is the reg number and the chassis number. I know you can get away with just providing...

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Cheap and instant peace of mind

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WAP goes from strength to strength. Picture this: you are out and about and see a car for sale. It is just what you want, in good condition and the price is right. You have the cash on you. How do you know if the car is stolen, or has an outstanding loan against it? The simple way is to log on to...

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Super

“Money well spent”

published 17/08/2000

reveal murky past, peace of mind

waste of £28 if nothing found ?

HPI offer a history check on any vehicle registered in the UK. Give them £28 and the vehicles registration number,they will tell you whether it has a shadey past. They carry details about any credit owing on the car, first registerd details such as colour etc, any accident damage recorded against...

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Excellent

“It's not gospel”

published 05/03/2001

good

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When buying a secondhand car it is always advisable to do as many checks on it's authenticity as practicably possible. There are hundreds of thousands of stolen cars out there guised as 'good' cars, waiting to be sold to some unsuspecting person. Therse stolen cars create a significant revenue...

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Excellent

published 13/10/2007

I have just bought a second hand car and used HPI - I found the service excellent - I knew what I was getting as I used a comparison site to ensure I got the right cover www.comparecarchecks.com and this helped as there are several players out there who don't all offer the same cover - so ensure that you compare the providers. Very Pleased and no real down sides to getting peace of mind.

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Not for me

“mr peter lee birtles”

published 27/02/2008

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imagine this scenario I saw a vw golf eos in the auto trader and contacted the vendor asking for the reg number to hpi check the car.I then did the hpi online paying £19.99 and got the reply saying all was good and to give the v5 doc number in order to quallify for the hpi garantee.I then...

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published 01/12/2007

Yada yada yada, listen up there are loads of options for checking the car. Be rich buy HPI but you may be paying for the brand. I couldn't work out which of the robbing bas*ards to pay because i couldn't pick my way through the small print. a link did help me http://www.comparecarchecks.com i answered the usual q's a got link to the right check for me.

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Excellent

“HPI car data check”

published 21/06/2008

essential

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One of the pitfalls of buying a second hand cars is that the limited protection a buy can have. In my case, HPI ( carcheckonline ) saved me from buying a very reasonable priced Renault Megane. The car body was faultless, engine runs fine and all lights/ electrical parts are in good condition. And...

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Excellent

Its secure, correct and upto date

it wount tell if its been in anything less then a ...

Let me explain about cars that are written off, there are many different ways, mainly split into categories, but simply, a HPI check will tell you any type off write off, weather its because its just too expensive to fix, or if its just so mullered it's not possible, BUT.... if the insurance...

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Waste of money. Unclear terms hidden in small prin...

I paid £22 for an HPI vehicle check. It is only after you have paid for the service that they tell you their guarantee is not valid for Ireland! Basically you have paid for a service that is worthless and when I queried this they told me I should have read the small print. Maybe, but how many...

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HPI check itself is good

Don't buy this for the 7 day free Driveaway insura...

At the moment HPI have teamed up with Aviva insurance to offer 7 days free insurance when you buy the car you have done an HPI check on. This could be very useful when buying a car as it gives you a bit of time to shop around for the best insurance deal. I called Aviva and they said they would...

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“What a waste of money”

published 25/02/2012

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Information is not always accurate and comes with ...

I own a motorcycle dealership. Recently we brought a bike. The history of the bike was checked on the HPI register and all seemed OK. Four weeks later our customer was stopped by the Police while riding his bike that was then impounded.The customer came back to us.After a heated discussion it...

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