Interior Inspection (80 Points)

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Interior Inspection (Approximately 80 Points)

This comprehensive inspection covers various aspects of the vehicle’s interior, ensuring a thorough evaluation of its condition and functionality. Adjustments can be made based on specific vehicle types and models.

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Dashboard:

  1. Dashboard Condition: Inspect for cracks, scratches, or fading.
  2. Instrument Cluster: Test all gauges and warning lights.
  3. Controls and Switches: Test functionality of all dashboard controls.
  4. Air Vents: Check for proper airflow and adjustability.
  5. Glove Compartment: Inspect for functionality and cleanliness.
  6. Center Console: Test functionality of storage compartments and armrests.
  7. Cup Holders: Check for secure fit and cleanliness.
  8. Dashboard Trim: Inspect for wear, damage, or missing pieces.
  9. Dashboard Lighting: Check for proper illumination of controls and gauges.

Seats:

  1. Front Seats: Inspect for wear, tears, or stains.
  2. Seat Adjustment: Test all seat adjustments including recline and height.
  3. Seat Heating/Cooling: Test functionality if applicable.
  4. Seat Belts: Check for proper function and condition.
  5. Rear Seats: Inspect for wear and functionality.
  6. Third-Row Seats: Test if applicable.
  7. Seat Fabric: Check for cleanliness and any signs of damage or odour.
  8. Seat Cushions: Check for firmness and support.

Carpets and Floor Mats:

  1. Carpet Condition: Inspect for stains, tears or excessive wear.
  2. Floor Mats: Check for cleanliness, wear and proper fit.
  3. Underfloor: Inspect for water damage, mould or rust.
  4. Pedals: Check for wear and proper operation.

Headliner:

  1. Headliner Condition: Inspect for sagging, stains, or damage.
  2. Sunroof/Moonroof: Test operation and check for leaks if applicable.

Windows and Locks:

  1. Window Operation: Test all windows for smooth operation.
  2. Window Seals: Check for leaks and proper sealing.
  3. Door Locks: Test central locking and individual door lock functions.
  4. Child Safety Locks: Test functionality if applicable.
  5. Remote Entry: Test remote key fob functions.
  6. Keyless Entry: Test if applicable.
  7. Window Tint: Check for legality and condition.
  8. Power Mirrors: Test adjustment functionality.

Climate Control:

  1. Air Conditioning: Test cooling function and temperature control.
  2. Heating: Test heating function and temperature control.
  3. Defrost: Test front and rear window defrosters.
  4. Ventilation: Test airflow direction and speed.
  5. Climate Control Panel: Test all controls and switches.
  6. Cabin Air Filter: Inspect and replace if necessary.
  7. Rear Climate Controls: Test if applicable.
  8. AC Compressor: Listen for unusual noises when AC is engaged.
  9. HVAC Blower: Test fan speed settings.

Interior Lighting:

  1. Dome Lights: Test for proper illumination and functionality.
  2. Reading Lights: Test if applicable.
  3. Door Lights: Test for proper illumination when doors are opened.
  4. Trunk or Cargo Area Lights: Test for proper illumination.
  5. Vanity Mirror Lights: Test if applicable.

Entertainment and Connectivity:

  1. Audio System: Test radio, CD player, and any auxiliary inputs.
  2. Sound Quality: Test speaker functionality and sound quality.
  3. Bluetooth Connectivity: Test phone pairing and hands-free functionality.
  4. USB and Auxiliary Ports: Test functionality and connectivity.
  5. Infotainment System: Test touchscreen functionality.
  6. Navigation System: Test if applicable.
  7. Rear Entertainment System: Test functionality if applicable.
  8. Sound System Equalizer: Test and adjust if applicable.

Storage and Convenience:

  1. Center Armrest: Test functionality and condition.
  2. Cup Holders: Check for proper fit and functionality.
  3. Door Pockets: Test functionality and storage capacity.
  4. Seatback Pockets: Test if applicable.
  5. Trunk Space: Inspect for cleanliness and functionality.
  6. Cargo Cover: Test if applicable.
  7. Trunk Organizer: Test functionality if applicable.

Controls and Switches:

  1. Steering Wheel Controls: Test audio and cruise control buttons.
  2. Cruise Control: Test functionality if applicable.
  3. Turn Signal Stalk: Test for proper functionality.
  4. Windshield Wiper Control: Test for proper functionality.
  5. Hazard Lights: Test hazard lights.
  6. Power Windows and Locks: Test all controls and switches.
  7. Power Mirror Controls: Test adjustment functionality.

Safety Features:

  1. Airbags: Check airbag warning light and functionality.
  2. ABS: Test ABS functionality by performing a controlled hard stop.
  3. Traction Control: Test functionality if applicable.
  4. Parking Sensors: Test if applicable.
  5. Backup Camera: Test camera functionality if applicable.
  6. Blind Spot Monitoring: Test functionality if applicable.
  7. Lane Departure Warning: Test functionality if applicable.
  8. Forward Collision Warning: Test functionality if applicable.

Miscellaneous:

  1. Interior Odors: Check for unusual or unpleasant odours.
  2. Cabin Noise: Listen for excessive road, wind, or engine noise.
  3. Dashboard Rattles: Listen for any rattling noises from the dashboard.
  4. Rearview Mirror: Adjust and ensure secure mounting.
  5. Overall Comfort: Evaluate overall comfort during the drive, considering seat comfort, noise levels, and ride quality.

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