Car data check

Car data checks

Check out the car you want to buy

Comprehensive car history checks

Buy with confidence. The accuracy of our data is guaranteed up to £25,000.

Check if a car:

  • has outstanding finance

  • previously been written off

  • a mileage discrepancy

  • has had a plate transfer

Looking at more than one car? Five checks just

£6.00per car*

* After checking your first car at £29.99, a 'multicheck' option on the next page will allow you to check up to 5 vehicles

Found a car? Buy a single check for:


Your car check results

Get your report online or by post.The report comes with a guarantee. If any crucial information is missed, you'll be reimbursed for any financial loss up to the value of £25,000. See a summary of the guarantee here.

As well as the guaranteed information, we also check registration details, number of keepers and vehicle identification number (VIN). Our report also gives you CO2 emissions rating, performance details and approximate valuation.

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Find out what you get for your money with an AA Car Data Check

Why check a car?

The risks involved in buying a used car can include:**

  • 1 in 3 vehicles has a hidden past
  • 1 in 4 vehicles has outstanding debt (an average of £9,500) – more about types of finance
  • 30 vehicles a day are identified as currently stolen
  • Average value of the cars we identify as stolen is £8,292
  • More than 649 vehicles a day are uncovered as an insurance write-off

** The statistics are based on vehicles checked by HPI Limited. AA Car Data Checks are provided by HPI Limited. Terms and conditions apply. HPI is a Solera Company. 'HPI' and the HPI logo are registered trademarks of HPI Limited. Registered office 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AF. Registered in England number 4068979.

The AA trademark and logo are used under licence from AA Brand Management Limited. The AA is not responsible for any goods and services provided by third parties under licence.

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