Ohh Good haii.....Congratulations in advance
Yes, here's a little checklist for you.
Given below are the points that you must check in a car before taking delivery.
Power windows: The power windows function must be checked. In case they are a bit sluggish they can be lubricated by the workshop people.
Engine frame: The car be raised by the automotive lift and the undercarriage inspected. The under carriage should be inspected for any damages and corrosion. Some car manufacturers were notorious for supplying a car which was built even one year earlier. The storage conditions in open spaces can lead to corrosion and hence must be investigated.
Check for any dents and chips in the paint work. The cars are transported long distances before they come to you, so they must be checked for damage.
Check the condition of the spare tire, rim, and the jack.
Check that all the lights and the indicators are working correctly.
Check the wipers the pumping action of the wiper fluid pump.
Run the air conditioner and check the cooling action.
Run the engine and listen to the sound. Accelerate and listen to the sound for any vibrations.
Check the color of the exhaust.
Check the tool box provided.
Operate the music system and check that all the speakers are working.
Check the vehicles year and the month of manufacturer. It should be as recent as possible.
Check the odometer reading. It should not be more that fifteen kilometers.
Take the delivery during the daylight hours so that you can inspect it properly.
Check all the documentation is proper. The manuals and the papers are provided.
Take a demo of your car. Test drive it.
Check the remote locking and the central locking function.
Check for any difference in the shade of the paint.
Check the engine oil, gear oil and the level of all the other fluids.
Check the battery and in its terminals.
Check that the tires are new and are correctly inflated. Sometimes they are overinflated so that they look good.(They will definitely be over-inflated when they come, so kindly get their pressures adjusted to 30PSI asap.)
Check the seat belts and the floor mats.
These are some basic things one must check before taking the delivery from the dealership.