Is HPI check free?
There’s no such thing as a Free HPI Check so be extremely cautious of any services that claim to provide an HPI Check Free.
A ‘Free HPI Check’ is not genuine and will not provide you with the information needed to keep you protected from car scams and motor fraud..
How do I HPI check a car?
How our vehicle checks workEnter the reg number into our vehicle checker so we can identify the car.Get your instant HPI Check report and reveal the car’s true history.Guard against clones by entering the chassis number (VIN) and logbook (V5C) details.
What does HPI mean when buying a car?
Hire Purchase InvestigationHPI stands for “Hire Purchase Investigation” and is a basic vehicle history check. What does a HPI check do? This vehicle check provides information to ensure the vehicle you want to buy: isn’t already financed elsewhere. hasn’t been written off from an insurance claim or been badly damaged.
Does HPI check give VIN number?
Along with checking the vehicle registration plate, every HPI car check we offer includes a VIN check as well. This inspects whether there are any issues with the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and shows up if there are any problems recorded against it and the vehicle.
Are HPI checks worth it?
Mike says: ‘First and foremost, you should always carry out an HPI Check to ensure that any car you’re serious about has not been an insurance write off, does not have any outstanding finance on it and is not stolen. ‘This costs £19.99 at www.hpicheck.com and is worth doing before you even view the car.
Can I check if a car is on finance?
The most reliable way to determine whether any used car has outstanding finance is to carry out a car registration check or a vehicle history check. This check lets you know the necessary details about the car, along with information about any debts on the vehicle.