Detailed Vehicle Appraisal

Buy with confidence thanks to our exaustive report on the condition and description of a vehicle

Find out more about BCA´s Appraisal report

It summarizes the vehicle's condition from 1 to 5 (1 being the rating of the vehicles with less damages). A PDF document contains all these information so you can easily print it.

Grade 1:    0 - 2 parts. The vehicle may have minor interior and exterior defects that require SMART repairs, IE minor scratches or dents and minor replacement parts could also be required.

Grade 2:   3 - 4 parts. The vehicle may require repairs as Grade 1 plus up to 1 major or minor body shop repair. The replacement of more significant internal or external trim parts (excluding panels) may also be required.

Grade 3:    5 - 6 parts. The vehicle may require repairs as Grade 1 & 2 plus may include up to 5 minor bodyshop repairs, 3 major bodyshop repairs or a combination of major and minor repairs. The vehicle may include a single replacement bumper.

Grade 4:    7 parts or more The vehicle may require repairs as Grade 1, 2 & 3. It may have a combination of major and minor repairs and could include a non-structural replacement panel.

Grade 5:    The vehicle may require repairs as Grade 1, 2, 3 & 4. It may have a combination of major and minor repairs or the vehicle may have sustained collision damage and the replacement up to two structural panels may be required (providing there is no other damage on the vehicle).

Unclassified - :    Vehicles in this grade are simply uneconomical to appraise and fall into one of the following categories:

  • Substantial Accident damage
  • Major Parts Missing
  • Recorded items that exceed the criteria of Grade 5
  • Multiple unrecorded items

Grade 0:    Click on link to inspection report

 

Definition of Defect Types

SMART (Small Medium Area Repair Technique) Repairs:

  • PDR – (Paintless Dent Removal)
  • Alloy wheel refurbishment
  • Minor paint repair (bumper corner, mirror, moulding etc)
  • Glass repair
  • Minor trim repair
  • Touch in type repair


Minor Body Shop Repair
A body panel which requires a complete repaint

Major Body Shop Repair
A body panel requiring a filler repair and complete repaint

Minor Parts
Included in this are minor interior trim items, body mouldings, wheel trims, badges etc

Structural Panels
Roof panel, Roof soft tops and rear quarter panels

Appraisal and mechanical reports

Each vehicle is carefully described to ensure your peace of mind when buying with us