• Check vehicle body for damage

  • Check under vehicle for fluid leaks


  • Seat and seatbelt adjust and are in good shape

  • Start engine and observe all gauges and warning lights are working properly

  • Steering wheel free of excessive play.

  • Horn works?

  • Accelerator pedal free of binding or sticking

  • Windshield wipes and washer.

  • Windows and windshield (condition and cleanliness)

  • Mirrors exterior and interior (adjustment and cleanliness)

  • Heater/defroster/air conditioner

  • Instrument lights: turn signal, high beam indicator, hazards.

Engine compartment

  • Fluid levels: power steering fluid, oil, coolant, windshield washer, brake fluid

  • Hoses and components (wears and leaks)

  • Drive belts (tension, cracking, wear)


  • Grill, hood, front bumper secure

  • License plates visible and valid

  • Lights: high & low beam, hazards, tail lights, brake lights, license plate lights, turn signals (operational and visible)

  • Front and rear tires (cuts, bulges, air pressure, tread)

  • Grab handles and mirrors

  • Rear tailgate and rear bumper secure


  • Brakes functioning

  • Fuel usage

  • Signature

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