Post-Sale Inspection

Automatically Protect Every Purchase

For complete details and ultimate peace of mind, contact your Manheim sales rep to sign up for automatic coverage at all locations.

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Thinking About Buying a Vehicle?

As a wholesale vehicle buyer, you know that what you see isn’t always what you get. Manheim kicks the tires so you don’t have to. PSIs can be ordered up to 5 hours after vehicle purchase, online or in-lane, or protect every vehicle by signing up for Automatic PSI


Vehicle Eligibility and Ordering

Post-Sale Inspection inspects and guarantees* a comprehensive list of components for lower mileage Green, Green and Yellow light vehicles for 7 or 14 days, and can save you from unexpected costly repairs and unnecessary transportation costs. PSI can be ordered up to 5 hours after vehicle purchase either online or in-lane. Or protect every vehicle by signing up for Automatic PSI.

7 and 14 Day Inspection Guarantees

Guarantee Period 7 or 14 Day Inspection Guarantee
Mileage and Lights
Green light < 125k miles Green and Yellow light < 125k miles
Vehicle Purchase Price
Over $3,000
Inspection Items
  • Odometer verification
  • Transmission engagement and function
  • Engine function and operation
  • Drivetrain
    • 4x4 system engagement
    • Differential engagement
  • ABS and brake function
  • Electrical accessory function (for vehicles up to 4 model years old)
  • Emission control equipment present (vehicle checked to meet emissions standards in the state where PSI is conducted)
  • Air conditioning checked for operation
  • SRS (supplemental restraint system/airbags) check
  • Structure checked
  • Flood inspection
Seller-disclosed items for vehicles sold under Green and Yellow will not be inspected or guaranteed
Claim Mileage Criteria
200 miles

If an inspected item passes during the inspection, but then fails during the PSI guarantee period and costs $800 or more to repair or replace, the defect is eligible for claim resolution with Manheim.

Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) are not inspected as part of PSI. Per NAAA guidelines, these systems must be inspected by a qualified third party outside the auction property.

*For more information about inspection guarantees, check out the Sale Policies section of Marketplace Policies.


  • Get peace of mind with on-the-ground information
  • Minimize unexpected repair costs
  • Save time — inspections take place before the vehicle even leaves the auction

National Pricing

Vehicle Purchase Price 7-Day PSI 14-Day PSI
$10,000 - $19,999
$20,000 - $29,999
$30,000 - $39,999
$40,000 - $49,999
Add $50 Per $10,000
Add $50 Per $10,000