Popular Mechanics Used Car Checklist

Popular Mechanics Used Car Checklist

By Hearst Communications, Inc.

Score: 2.5
2.5
From 19 Ratings

Description

Before you buy a used car, thoroughly inspect it with the help of this 101-point checklist from the automotive pros at Popular Mechanics. It’s fun and easy to use. The app keeps track of problems you spot and stores the information for later, along with photos and your own notes. The goal of this app is to get you, the buyer, to see, feel, and, yes, smell the entire car, which will help you judge its condition. Note: While this checklist is rigorous, it’s impossible to predict when mechanical or electrical components will fail. Remember, you can always take the car to a certified mechanic for a second opinion. Features Good for novices as well as experts: Each question requires a simple Yes or No answer. Most require no tools. Letter grades (A through F) are updated after every question. Add photos and notes. The checklist is divided into eight sections: Basics, Exterior, Interior, Underbody, Engine, Engine Advanced, Powertrain, and Test Drive. Email your vehicle summary to a friend or trusted mechanic for a second opinion. Within each section, questions are ranked from highest priority to lowest priority. See used-car shopping tips and a list of what to bring for an inspection. You will receive warnings if you answer Yes to the highest priority questions, called Deal Breakers.

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Reviews

VERY VERY BAD

1
I hate the Mobil Ad instead that impulse to buy I hate this brand I cant never enter the application I hope the app must be great !!!!
By Mamybebe

Works as intended for me

5
Helpful.
By MCM180

Useless app

1
Cannot get past the Mobil ad. Waste of time.
By Dvdec2012

101 Mobil One Ads

1
Well it opens on a picture of Mobil One and then if you touch the picture it takes you to their Mobil website. Hurray for Mobil. Now to find a good checklist somewhere after I first delete this unprogram! It wouldn't allow zero stars so I had to give it one.
By Dr. Veritas

Crap!

1
Can't get past mobile oil Adam cancel subscription for recommending potential spam
By Mtmanx

Didn't work for me

1
My wifi is fine. Couldn't get past the Mobil One Ad. And why is that ad the first action of the program?
By PMrocksanyway

POS

1
I am really angry. App just ad for motor oil. Nada about used car assessment.
By Nor'easter

Junk

1
My wifi is fine and it can't be move off the oil bottle
By Meeting minutes

Fix the bug.

1
Brings up ad for mobil one oil. Cannot access the app!
By Havoc man

too hard to read

2
looks pretty thorough, but it's a pain in my eyes, so I cannot use it.
By sauceolino

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