Did I remember to set up my test drive appointment to ensure the car is ready when I get to the dealership?
Did I bring along my driver’s licence?
Any noticeable damages, dents or scratches on the body of the car?
All doors are in working condition
Engine and battery appear clean and in good condition under the bonnet
Does the windscreen have any significant cracks or chips
Are the wheels in good condition?
Is the tyre tread in good condition?
Fuel cap is present and seals correctly
Antenna present and in good condition
When starting the car, do I hear any undesirable noises?
Ignition starts easily and car idles smoothly
Are all the exterior lights in working condition with equal brightness?
Are all the interior lights in working condition with equal brightness?
Am I able to easily adjust the driver’s seat and steering wheel?
All seatbelts are operational
Am I able to easily adjust the side mirrors?
Do all electronics work as they should?
Indicators, hooter, radio, windows and windscreen wipers work as they should
Is the car comfortable to drive?
Does it handle well on different types of road?
Is the engine quiet and smooth?
Are there any rattles coming from the suspension?
Brakes work properly during normal and hard braking
Are all the gears easy to find and engage?
When driving, does the car veer significantly towards a one side?
Parking brake is operational
Ask about the car’s service history
Ask about the warranty and service plan expiration dates