So you’ve found your dream car and the seller says it needs absolutely nothing! They have a book full of maintenance records, it's freshly waxed and ready to go to a good home. All of these things are great, but a pre-purchase inspection should still take place to make sure there's no hidden surprises as even the nicest of cars can have skeletons in the closet.

We have various levels of pre-purchase inspection options available. Our basic pre-purchase inspection consists of a thorough evaluation of all the important components, complete with an itemized list of critical repairs needed, upcoming scheduled maintenance, and detailed notes on the general condition of the vehicle for sale. Our most comprehensive option includes everything listed in the basic PPI plus a full compression and leakdown test, and a more thorough check out similar to what you'd find in a CPO inspection.


Achtuning technicians are able to pinpoint failed or worn items that need replacement, and provide customers with a comprehensive list of what needs replacement and why. In addition, our service writers can suggest upgrades or other preventative maintenance items to replace at the same time in order to keep problems from recurring, and save you money in the long run.

Take the worry, stress, and uncertainty out of buying a used vehicle by utilizing our PPI services to make sure you're buying the right car, the first time.


"I needed a PPI performed on a 2006 Audi S4 Avant I was interested in importing into Canada. Achtuning came highly recommended and Justin was very professional and knowledgeable to speak with. They performed a thorough inspection / scan of the vehicle and Justin answered all of my questions regarding the results. I ended up purchasing the vehicle and importing it based on their feedback and I am grateful for their knowledge and expertise. Thanks again for the job well done. I will not hesitate to recommend Achtuning in the future."

- Jonathan Halle


Need a Pre (or Post) Purchase Inspection? You can reach one of Achtuning's Service Advisors by calling 425-895-0000, or emailing