Below is a list of what we require from a vehicle to become eligible for listing on the Drive lah marketplace:

Visual overview and legal registration 

  • Certificate of registration

  • License plate(s) decal

  • Valid in force Insurance

Brake tests 

  • Parking brake

  • Service brake, 25% life or more

Exhaust system

  • Undamaged exhaust system components/muffler

  • No visible blue or black smoke

Steering and suspension

  • Steering wheel and box

  • Suspension/front end

  • Springs

  • Shocks

  • Vehicle height


  • Sound horn to test for adequate signal

  • The horn must be securely fastened to the vehicle

Glazing, glass, and windshield wipers

  • Windshield, no cracks; no chips in the line of sight

  • Windshield wipers and washer in working order

  • Windows, no cracks

  • Tint to legal specifications

Engine and powertrain

  • Engine, including all subcomponents

  • Cooling system

  • Lubrication system

  • Electrical and electronic management systems

  • Transmission, including clutch, torque converter, and similar components

  • All fluids and lubricants

  • No check engine light, warning lights, or recalls

Visibility and lighting devices

  • Headlight aim

  • Headlights and rear lights working, no bulbs burned out

  • Hazard lights, directionals/stop/reverse lights, and license plate light(s)

  • Reflectors

  • Rear view mirror

  • Mirrors (general)

Tires and wheels

  • 4/32 or great tread depth

  • 6 years old or newer

Seat belts and airbags

  • No airbag warning lights or recalls

  • No safety restraint system (SRS) or occupant classification system (OCS) warning lights or recalls

Body, including all seals and panels

  • No hanging body panels

  • No damage to the floor pan, cowl panel, or structural pillars

Failure to maintain your car may make your car subject to removal from the platform. You are responsible for all costs resulting from failing to properly maintain your car.

Please go through our vehicle misrepresentation policy & material misrepresentation policy.

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