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Chevrolet Malibu LS
Vehicle Inspection Report
Chevrolet Malibu LS
Our inspections are a subjective process and we may not annotate every imperfection on the vehicle.
All body gaps are appropriate
All doors open and close properly
Antenna present and in good condition (if applicable)
Any damage to rims?
Any noticeable signs of body repair or paint work?
Any scratches, dings, or dents on any doors?
Any scratches, dings, or dents on front bumper cover or hood?
Front Bumper Chips (Light Damage)
Front Bumper Chips (Light Damage)
Any scratches, dings, or dents on front fender or wheel arch areas?
Any scratches, dings, or dents on rear bumper cover or trunk/hatch area?
Any scratches, dings, or dents on rear quarter panels or wheel arch areas?
Any scratches, dings, or dents on roof?
Does paint color and lustre match across the entire vehicle?
Hood hinges function properly
Hood latch secures properly with no signs of damage
No body panels or trim are loose or have sharp edges
No signs of damage to any piece of glass
Sub-frame assembly is not bent or damaged
Tow hook cover present.
Trunk hinges function properly
Trunk latch secures properly with no signs of damage
Vehicle equipped with front and rear license plate brackets, which are in good condition
Stationary Road Test
A pillar interior trim in good condition
All 12v accessory ports functional
All cupholders operational and in good condition
All door locks function properly
All interior door handles operational
All other interior accessories function properly
All speakers function and sound good
Armrests operational (if applicable)
B pillar interior trim in good condition
Blower recirculation functions properly
Blower speed control functions properly
Bluetooth (if available) functions properly
C pillar interior trim in good condition
Cargo covers in good condition (if applicable)
Center console in good condition, with printing on buttons present
Central lock buttons by driver's seat work as expected
Centre console storage compartments operational and in good condition
Dashboard in good condition
Driver's seat belt operational
Driver's seat in good condition
Driver's seat lumbar support operational
Driver's seat position adjustments operational
Floor mats are in proper condition
Front and rear carpeting in good condition
Front defrost works
Fuel door release operational (if applicable)
Glovebox operational and in good condition
Headliner in good condition
Headrests function properly
Hood release operational
Interior door panels in good shape
Interior free from all odors including cigarette smoke
Interior lights function properly
Interior sun visors are present and function properly
Interior vanity mirrors are not cracked, chipped, or scratched
Navigation (if available) functions properly
Parking sensors test for accuracy and operational (if applicable)
Passenger's seat belt operational
Passenger's seat in good condition
Passenger's seat lumbar support operational (if applicable)
Passenger's seat position adjustments operational (if applicable)
Radio functions properly
Rear defrost works
Rear folding seats operational (if applicable)
Rear seat belts operational
Rear seats in good condition
Rearview mirror functions properly
Seat mountings are secure
Trip computer operational (if applicable)
Trunk interior panels and carpet in good shape
Trunk release operational
Vehicle key remote operational and starts vehicle. Keyless start works properly (if applicable)
Vent controls function properly
Windows open and close smoothly
Accelerator pedal functions properly and shows no signs of excessive wear
All wiring is secure and in good condition
Battery is charged
Battery is secure and appropriately covered
Battery posts and connections so no evidence of corrosion or deterioation
Brake fluid level and reservoir/cap in good condition.
Clutch functions properally and shows no signs of excessive wear or slippage
Clutch pedal functions normally and shows no signs of excessive wear (if applicable)
Coolant level and reservoir/cap in good condition.
Coolant level reservoir/cap in good conditoin for hybrid cooling system (if applicable).
Differential functions normally
Drive belts in good condition.
Drive shaft centre bearing and mount show no signs of damage
Drive shaft rotates freely
Engine air filter condition.
Engine ignition functions properly
Engine interlock operational (if applicable)
Engine mounts in good condition
Engine oil level and condition.
Exhaust system functions properly with no leaks
Fuel filler cap is present and secure
Fuel pump functions properly
Fuel system hoses are not cracked, damaged, or insecure
Fuel tank has no cracks or other forms of damage
Gear shifter functions properly and without excessive resistence
Hoses in good condition.
Hybrid system electrical connections show no signs of damage or excessive wear (if applicable)
Hybrid system is functioning properly (if applicable)
MVI sticker is present
No abnormal engine sounds or smells.
No battery leaks
No fuel system leaks
No signs of rodent damage or infestation.
No visual signs of leaks.
No wiring insultation is missing
Serpentine belt pulley is properly aligned
Transmission mounts in good condition
Vehicle engages in Drive
Vehicle engages in Neutral
Vehicle engages in Reverse
Washer fluid level and reservoir/cap in good condition.
All air suspension components are functioning properly and do not show signs of damage or excessive wear
Anti-sway bars and bolts & bushings show no signs of damage
Appropriate suspension travel when the car is placed under load
Axle attachement and saddle show no damage
Axle bushings are not loose or shifted out of place
Coil springs are in proper position and have spacers between coils
Composite springs are not shifted and do not have more than 3mm of wear (if applicable)
Leaf springs are not shifted and do not have more than 3mm of wear (if applicable)
No tire interference with the suspension system or body frame
Rubber load cushions are not loose or missing (if applicable)
Shackles, pins, and bushings are in normal position and do not exceed 2mm of wear
Suspension control arms show no signs of damage
Torsion bar shows no signs of damage
U-bolt hardware is in normal position and does not show excessive wear
Vehicle does not occilate more than two cycles after load is released
Vehicle ride height is appropriate and level
No ball and socket joints show signs of damage or thread stripping
Power steering functions properly with no leaks or excessive noise
Steering box is secure with no evidence of cracks or leaks
Steering column and fasteners are secure
Steering control arms are secure and in good condition
Steering operates properly with tires maintaining appropriate frame clearance
Telescopic steering adjustments function properly
Tie rods show no signs of damage
Daytime running lights function
Hazard lights function properly
Headlights function properly
High beams operational.
Insturment panel light functions
License plate light functions
Parking lights function
Reverse lights operational.
Tailights function properly
Turn signals function
Belly pan in good condition.
Exhaust sytems and hangers in good condition.
Motor/transmission mount in good condition.
No damage to any underbody parts or components.
No leaks from brake master cylinder or any brake lines, brake calipers, or brake wheel cylinders.
No leaks from engine.
No leaks from radiator or cooling system.
No leaks from transmission.
No leaks from washer fluid system.
No signs of perforated rust.
There are no noticeable signs of frame damage or repair.
Tires & Brakes
Back left tire tread depth
Back right tire tread depth
Front left tire tread depth
Front right tire tread depth
ABS system functions properly
All brake lines show no evidence of corrosion or other types of excessive wear
All brake lines show no evidence of leaks or bulging under pressure
All wheel fasteners are in good condition and torqued appropriately
Brake master cylinder is not loose and shows no evidence of damage or leaks
Brake pedal and mount do not show signs of excessive wear
Brake system functions normally
Brakes release appropriately and do not stick
Disc brake pads do not show wear beyond 50% of acceptable limits
Disc brake rotors do not show wear beyond 50% of acceptable limits
Drum Brake system operational (if applicable)
Emergency/Parking brake operational.
No tire has less than 2mm of tread depth at any point
Tire sidewalls do not bulge
Tire tread is in good condition and has not been re-treaded
Tires are inflated to appropriate pressures
Tires maintain constant pressure
Under medium pressure, the brake pedal does not travel more than 80% of total available travel distance
Wheel hub is in good condition and shows no evidence of structural damage
Wheels rotate freely without any bearing roughness or binding
Driving Road Test
Cruise control operational.
Differential operates properly during a tight turn
Equal amount of right / left steering wheel lock
Gear indicator display operational (if applicable).
Instrument cluster gauges and lights operational while driving.
No dash warning lights on.
No exterior clunks or rattles.
No exterior squeaks or squeals.
No interior rattles.
No interior squeaks.
No right / left pull under heavy braking
No warning lights are burnt out
No wind noise.
Nothing abnormal on startup or idling.
Odometer functions properly
On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) system returns no faults.
Speedometer functions properly
Steering does not pull right / left
Steering returns to centre position after a turn
Transmission shifts smoothly
Vehicle absorbs bumps properly
Vehicle stopping distance is appropriate
Windshield sprayers operational and blades in good condition.
Wiper blades operational on all speeds and intermittent.