At STA, we understand the uncertainties involved in buying a pre-owned car as often, the true condition of the car is deceived by its exterior.
STA's car evaluation service assists car buyers on their intended purchase of a pre-owned car by providing an independent and expert assessment on the exterior and interior condition of the car.
Our comprehensive car evaluation service involves static vehicle checks and road test covering,
|Chassis Frame Inspection & Measurement|
|•||An electronic measuring system is used to measure and check the dimensional correctness of motor vehicle chassis by measurements taken either with reference to data sheets or on a comparative basis.|
|•||Check for rust and corrosion, broken or worn arm bushes, oil/fluid seepage/leakage, undercarriage mechanical items as well as illegal modification of exhaust system.|
|Rims, Tyres and Brake Rotor Inspection|
|•||Check for damaged, crack and missing nuts on rims.|
|•||Check tyre wear indicator to determine tyre worn.|
|•||Check scoring on brake rotor disc.|
|Engine Bay Inspection|
|•||Check for seepage/leakage of steering, brake and clutch fluid, engine, gearbox oil engine coolant, auxiliary belt etc.|
|•||Sign of touch-up/repair/removal of fender/front chassis leg/front panel. Testing of battery health, starting and charging system.|
|•||Check for fluid level on dipstick, indicator stated on the side of reservoir or in-car info screen.|
|•||Check for electric tailgate if available, amended sealant/silicon, worn weather seal, sign of touch-up/repair/removal, rust and corrosion, welding marks.|
|•||Using tint meter to check for tint level and compliant to LTA requirement.|
|•||Check approval number plate and secured OPC seal.|
|•||Check for scratches, dents, sign of touch-up etc on car body.|
|•||Functional and conditional checks for electrical and mechanical parts such as lightings, horn, temperature of aircon, retractable wing mirrors to power windows.|
|•||Road testing to simulate different speed and road conditions to check on steering, brake, transmission and clutch, drive shaft and final drive, wheel bearing and tire noise, rigidity of bodywork and instrument panel, and exhaust noise.|
|•||The road test is conducted within the speed limits of the roads and designated route by the inspectors.|
Points to note:
1. A valid electronic Day License (e-Day License) is required for conducting of test drive on an Off Peak Car (OPC) during the restricted hours of weekdays, 7am to 7pm (except public holiday). Customers are to ensure that the e-Day License is purchased. STA will not be liable or payable for any offence or fines for OPC without any valid day license while conducting the road rest.
2. Prior to an evaluation service, the vehicle will be checked if it's due for the mandatory roadworthiness inspection. If so, customers are required to have the roadworthiness inspection done first.
Depending on your inspection needs, you can choose from the following packages:
|Package A S$188||Package B S$208||Package C S$228|
|Full Evaluation Service
Price is inclusive of GST.
Prior booking is required for evaluation service. You can call our booking hotline at 9386 5048 or book online here.