Did you know that every MHH International car will have an HPI check prior to us selling it to you?

An HPI check can identify if a vehicle has outstanding finance, is stolen, written off or clocked and it includes mileage info. If we find any unwanted history on a vehicle, we will not consider buying it. We make the followng 6 independent inspections on all our cars.

1. HPI Checks

HPI exists to help combat vehicle fraud. They check the car’s history on the most important safety, security and financial risks including all of the following:

  • Reported to the Police as stolen
  • Outstanding finance against the vehicle
  • Insurance theft
  • Previous plate transfers
  • Cloning

2. National Mileage Register

HPI also operates the National Mileage Register ® (NMR), containing over 125 million recorded mileages. HPI cross-references all mileages previously recorded against the vehicle along with the mileage we provide, and advises us whether a discrepancy has been identified.


3. VCAR Check

VCAR is the vehicle condition alert register in the UK. If the car appears on the register it means that the car has been an accident write-off. The VCAR status remains with the vehicle for the rest of its life, regardless of it being repaired and checked to be of a safe standard. We would not purchase a vehicle that appears on the VCAR register unless expressly instructed by yourself.


4. MOT Certificate

The MOT test checks that vehicles meet road safety and environmental standards and is mandatory for the all UK cars from 3 years of age. The certificate confirms that at the time of the test, without dismantling it, the vehicle met the minimum acceptable environmental and road safety standards required by UK law.

For example, the body and vehicle structure inspection ensures that the vehicle is free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas and there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury. The image below shows the areas that are inspected for a vehicle to pass the MOT inspection.

All MHH International cars will have a valid MOT certificate at the time of purchase.

MOT Inspection


5. Jevic Pre-Shipment Inspection

Jevic offers the highest standard in pre-shipment inspection and certification for used vehicles exported from countries worldwide. All cars destined for Kenya and Zambia have to pass their respective roadworthiness inspections prior to leaving the UK by law.

The Jevic Pre-Export Appraisal confirms in detail the vehicles condition, accessories, structural and mechanical integrity with over 120 check points. Their Pre-Export Appraisal is an assurance of the vehicles condition prior to export. All inspections are completed by licensed mechanics so an accurate appraisal is guaranteed. We offer this inspection to all vehicles that we export to all countries at your request for a fee.


6. UK Log Book

The Log Book for a car specifies details of the car and the person recorded as its registered keeper by the DVLA in Swansea. It is mandatory in the UK that all vehicles are sold with an up to date and accurate Logbook. The V5 Logbook enables us to check that the vehicle’s identity is true to that advertised.


Contact our team today to discuss how we can help you import your dream car from the UK. call us on +44 (0)1483 275 756 or email us at enquiries@mhhinternational.com

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