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Pep Boys 120 Point Used Car Evaluation


Whether it’s teenage drivers heading to high school or young adults returning to colleges and universities, many students will hit the roads this fall. As parents prep their students with the back-to-school basics, it’s important to ensure cars are road ready, too – and Pep Boys, a leading U.S. automotive service provider, can help with its 120-Point “Peace of Mind” Vehicle Assessment.

For many students, cars are either hand-me-downs or fit for a budget, meaning students often drive older, used cars with higher mileage.

While all vehicles should be checked out regularly, older vehicles are especially vulnerable to problems. As vehicles reach the 100,000-miles milestone many of the vehicle’s components will start to wear out. The best way to ensure a vehicle is safe for the road, is to have it inspected by a trained automotive mechanic.


Quick and Easy

Pep Boys makes the process easy. Its 120-Point “Peace of Mind” Vehicle Assessment covers all major systems and common problem areas for the vehicle, including computerized diagnostics, air conditioning/HVAC, steering and suspension, brakes, and wheels and tires, in addition to a comprehensive vehicle inspection.

Getting students road-ready is easy, too, as the 120-Point “Peace of Mind” Vehicle Assessment is fast and convenient. Pep Boys ASE-Certified* Technicians are trained to get vehicle owners in and out of its service bays as quickly as possible – the average time required to complete a 120-point vehicle assessment is about 45 minutes.


Completed by Skilled Technicians

Pep Boys employs skilled teams of ASE-Certified Technicians, ensuring they are qualified to work on every mechanical, electrical component and system in a vehicle. To achieve ASE Certification – or Automotive Service Excellence – mechanics must complete required training and meet Automotive Service Excellence Certified Master Technicians requirements.


Confidence in a Road-Ready Ride

In addition to ensuring your student’s vehicle is ready for the road, the 120-Point “Peace of Mind” Vehicle Assessment is ideal for anyone buying or selling a used car, too. It’s important to get an accurate picture of the vehicle’s condition to determine the cosmetic, mechanical and safety status of the vehicle before it’s purchased. A Pep Boys ASE-Certified Technician will provide all the information needed to buy or sell a used car, including a free CARFAX® report that includes the vehicle history.

As parents ready students to get back on the road – with reminders stemming from clicking that seatbelt and not drinking and driving to finding a safe place to stop in an emergency and keeping staple items (jumper cables, first aid kit, tools, water, etc.) in the vehicle in case of emergency – an added step to ease their minds is a quick and easy 120-Point “Peace of Mind” Vehicle Assessment from Pep Boys. To find a Pep Boys location near you, visit