Get the facts

If you own a car or want to buy or sell, HPI has you covered with an award winning car history check, free car valuation and super quick and easy MOT history check.

HPI® the UK's Longest Running Vehicle Check Service:
Car History Checks, Car Valuations and More

Free car valuation

We provide 4 market values depending on who is buying or selling the car.

  • Retail
  • Private Sale
  • Trade-in
  • Forecourt

Instant HPI Check

Why you need a Vehicle History Check

  • A hidden past?
  • Rightful owner?
  • False identity
  • Clocked?

Quick MOT Check

In our free report we provide important MOT information including:

  • MOT test date
  • Recorded mileage
  • Previous MOT status
  • Road tax renewal date

Simple TCO Check

Invaluable free tool for researching total car running costs:

  • Annual depreciation
  • Monthly/yearly car running costs
  • Service and maintenance
  • Road tax
Car Dealer Power

Best Car Check Provider
2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023

Car Dealer Power

Best Valuations Provider
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022 & 2023

Over the years, our car checks have given millions of car buyers the confidence to:

  • Buy and sell vehicles armed with vital information
  • Set realistic prices and negotiate with the facts
  • Understand the full history of any car registered in the UK

Where we get our vehicle information

We obtain our information for every car check from only the most reputable and reliable of data sources; including but not limited to:

  • Police Records (PNC)
  • DVLA
  • Finance Companies
  • SMMT
  • DVSA
  • Manufacturers
  • Leasing companies
  • Rental companies
  • Wholesalers
  • Auctions
  • Traders
  • Dealerships
  • Remarketing companies

In-house expertise

In addition to the above list of external sources, we can also boast a highly skilled and knowledgeable team of in-house industry experts who work together to deliver our accurate vehicle checker service. Between our valuations editors and our dedicated customer care agents, we share more than 900 years' industry experience.

Using cutting edge technology and data cleansing processes, along with industry intelligence and hands-on, manual review processes, we’ve been able to update and improve more than 97% of vehicles currently on the road today.

Great Service

“The actual check was great as always, more data points than anyone else, clearly the best option and they have the best guarantee of all the providers I looked at. Also, their service was great on the phone. They called me back when they said they would, they did what they said they would, they just generally exceeded my expectations of a call centre operation. Good work guys.”

~ Rad

HPI Check

“I found this extremely useful as I found the car I was buying had a mileage discrepancy when checked with HPI... This was resolved by the seller however without the benefit of the HPI check I would not have been any the wiser.”

~ Ben Hattersley

Great, quick and informative service

“This service saved me from spending a lot of money on a vehicle that turned out to be Cat D (write-off), which wasn't mentioned to me. Would definitely recommend this company before purchasing a vehicle.”

~ Shelley

Brilliant as always

“I've always used HPI when buying a vehicle and again it\'s done its job perfectly. This time the car had outstanding finance on it so we made sure the dealer had this cleared before we took the car.”

~ Stuart W

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