Condition Reports

 

Call 302-284-8250 to request a Condition Report on your vehicle

Delaware Auto Exchange is proud to announce our very own Condition Report Systems. Our new division of the company will help build confidence in the lanes and with Simulcast bidding. We use an easy grading scale to understand that is very similar to other's in the industry.


The following is collected in our Condition Reports

 

The following is NOT collected in our AutoReport Condition Reports

  • Year, Make, Model, Trim
  • Odometer
  • Visible Exterior Damage
  • Visible Interior Damage
  • Visible Prior Repairs
  • Visible Flood Damage
  • Interior & Exterior Options
  • Obvious structural damage, repairs, replacements, and/or other alterations that can be seen without being underneath the vehicle
  • Vehicle is driven 2.6 miles at operating temperature
  • Detailed vehicle pictures
 
  • Electrical Issues
  • Mechanical Issues with engine, transmission, drive train
  • Non-Visible structure issues
  • Vehicle History (Title, accidents, flood, salvage, theft, taxi, warranty, etc.)
  • Open Safety recalls
  • Prior repairs not obvious to visual inspection
  • OEM provided option information

Autoreport Grading Scale

Grade 5 - Vehicle in excellent condition PAINT & BODY

- Only minor defects in panel surfaces requiring no conventional body or paint work - May have had limited high quality repairs performed
- No missing, broken, or damaged parts that require replacement
- No visible glass damage

INTERIOR
- No missing, broken, or damaged parts that require replacement - No cuts, tears, or burns that require repair
- Shows no signs of wear
- No noticeable offensive odor

FRAME/UNIBODY
- Frame/structure has not been repaired or altered - Expected to measure to published specifications

MECHANICAL
- Mechanically sound
- All accessories are operable - All fluid levels full and clean

TIRES
- All match by brand, size and style - Near new condition.

Grade 4 Vehicle is better than average PAINT & BODY

- Minor chips or scratches in panel surfaces requiring minor conventional body and paint work
- May require removal of small dents that have not broken the paint using Paintless Dent Repair - May have had high quality conventional repairs of cosmetic or light collision damage
- May require replacement of minor missing or broken part
- No visible glass damage beyond minor pitting of windshield

INTERIOR
- Clean, showing minimal wear
- May require replacement of minor missing or broken part - No noticeable offensive odor

FRAME/UNIBODY
- Frame/structure has not been repaired or altered - Expected to measure to published specifications

MECHANICAL
- Mechanically sound
- All accessories are operable - Fluids may require service

TIRES
- All match by brand, size and style - Good or better condition.

Grade 3 Normal wear and tear PAINT & BODY

- May require conventional body and paint work
- May require replacement of parts
- May have sustained cosmetic or light collision damage and been repaired to collision industry standards - Windshield may be damaged

INTERIOR

- Shows signs of normal wear and usage

- May require repair or replacement of parts FRAME/UNIBODY

- Frame/structure has not been repaired or altered

- Expected to measure to published specifications MECHANICAL

- Mechanically sound
- May require maintenance
- May require minor repair of accessories
- Fluid levels may be low or require replacement

TIRES
- Average or better
- Match by size and style

Grade 2 Shows signs of excessive wear and tear PAINT & BODY

- Dents, scratches, and body panels that may require replacement - Parts may be broken and missing
- May have multiple prior repairs performed at substandard levels - May have repaired or unrepaired collision damage

INTERIOR
- Shows signs of excess wear
- May have burns, cuts, tears, and non-removable stains

FRAME/UNIBODY
- May have repaired or unrepaired frame/structure damage - May not measure to published specifications

MECHANICAL
- May have mechanical damage that prohibits vehicle from operating properly - Engine and/or transmission may be in poor condition
- Operability of accessories is questionable

TIRES
- May be worn or mismatched

Grade 1 Shows signs of severe abuse
- May have sustained major collision damage, but may be drivable
- May be cost prohibitive to extensively recondition this vehicle by automotive industry standards - Frame/Structure may not measure to published specifications
- May have missing or disconnected mechanical parts
- Although operable, this vehicle is near the end of its useful life
- Operability of accessories is doubtful

Grade 0 – Vehicle is inoperative
- Good for parts only
- Mechanical and body parts may be inoperable, disconnected, damaged or missing

THIS GRADING SCALE IS INTENDED TO COMMUNICATE A VEHICLE’S GENERAL APPEARANCE AND CONDITION. A DETAILED VEHICLE CONDITION REPORT SHOULD BE REVIEWED BEFORE ANY VEHICLE VALUATION DECISION IS MADE. OTHER FACTORS, SUCH AS MILEAGE AND STRUCTURAL DAMAGE/REPAIR DECLARATIONS MAY HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON A VEHICLE’S VALUE AND SHOULD BE CONSIDERED. DISPUTES REGARDING A VEHICLE GRADE ARE NOT GROUNDS FOR ARBITRATION.