Part exchange vehicle condition definitions

  Excellent Good Average
Bodywork No damage to bodywork, wheels, tyres and interior Minor or cosmetic damage to bodywork, wheels, tyres and interior Bodywork needs minor repair, with some significant chips and scratches
Exterior No damage to lights, glass and mirrors Minor or cosmetic damage to lights, glass and mirrors Minor or cosmetic damage to lights, glass and mirrors
Alloys / Trim No damage to bodywork, wheels, tyres and interior Minor or cosmetic damage to bodywork, wheels, tyres and interior Bodywork needs minor repair, with some significant chips and scratches
Tyres All tyres are safe and legal All tyres are safe and legal Tyres are safe and legal, but tread depth may be close to legal limit
Interior Free from damage or stains Free largely from visible damage or stains other than those requiring a valet Interior has wear and tear, with some damage or staining
Service and repair history/documentation Documentation and keys present, Full documented service history, current MOT with at least six months to run. Car has never been written off Documentation and keys present, Partial documented service history, current MOT. Car has never been written off Documentation and keys present, Large gaps in service history, current MOT. Car has never been written off
Mechanical Condition Vehicle is mechanically sound and there are no present faults Vehicle is mechanically sound and there are no present faults Vehicle requiring minor mechanical attention