Pre Purchase Inspection VS Roadworthy Certificates.

The Difference between a Pre Purchase Inspection and Roadworthy

This leaking shock is from an inspection we did on a vehicle that had only recently been purchased from a “car dealer” by our customer. This was only 1 of the many things we noted during or inspection and as you can imagine the customer was not very stoked!

This is why we highly recommend people get a pre purchase inspection done on the vehicles they are looking to purchase. The “Roadworthy Inspection” is only a very basic check to comply with QLD transport code of practice.

The pre purchase inspections are by far a greater and in-depth inspection then the standard RWC inspection and, will give you a better understanding of the situation the vehicle is in moving forward to help eliminate this kind of thing for you in the future. In saying that we are qualified mechanics with extensive knowledge and been around and in the industry a long time but we can’t see the future and predict what will happen but what we can give you is an informed opinion an idea from our experience and knowledge to help you get the Best Buy.


With over 20 years experience in the Automotive and Motorcycle industries Michael has the knowledge and knowhow. From performance & handling, Buying on your behalf ( locating vehicle, Inspecting vehicle, negotiating the deal, complying and delivering to your door), Pre Purchase Inspections, mod plating to roadworthy’s Michael has you covered.