How long is a car inspection?

I need to take my car in for inspection next Tuesday, but I also have a doctors appointment that I can't reschedule directly afterwards. How long does a car inspection usually last?

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Great question! Depending on how soon your appointment is after your inspection, you may want to choose a different day to bring your car in, as inspections usually take around an hour.
In most cases on average, car inspections take anywhere between 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. Car inspections are comprehensive and investigate your entire vehicle, so they can run a little long! They can also take longer, depending on the state of your vehicle, although they should not cost you more than $100.
While you’re waiting for your vehicle to finish inspection, you might want to make sure that your car is covered in terms of insurance, too. To quickly make sure that you’re getting the best deal on the coverage you need, check out the Jerry app—we’ll get you personalized quotes from top-of-the-line providers, so that all you need to do is choose the plan that works best for you. And if you do choose a new plan, we’ll help with every step of switching over!
Best of luck with the inspection and appointment!
Carlos Kirby
Answered on Nov 11, 2021
Carlos has a BA in Media Production and Marketing from Loyola University of Chicago, as well as almost 5 years of content editing and writing experience. He has operated his own freelance creative studio over the past 5 years and aspires to be a Creative Director for an Creative Agency. He is currently located in Chicago, IL and enjoys creating digital art and taking bike rides along the lakefront during his free time!
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