State Vehicle Inspections

Lovering Offers New Hampshire Safety and Emissions Inspections

LoveringLovering Volvo Cars of Concord near Manchester is pleased to be an authorized center for New Hampshire state vehicle inspections. All new vehicles must receive these authorized inspections and emissions tests within ten days of registration, and a follow-up inspection must be performed every year by the owner’s birth month. If the vehicle switches owners, it must be re-inspected within ten days of the new registration, even if the previous inspection sticker has not yet expired.

Why Come to Lovering?

Though necessary, we recognize that having your car in the shop can make your day difficult. That’s why we offer extra services to help to make your time here a little more relaxing. We offer a quiet and cozy waiting area with free Wi-Fi, free shuttle rides within a ten mile radius of our dealership, low-cost loaner vehicles, and even discounts on area rentals.

The Inspection Process

Service DepartmentLovering Volvo Cars of Concord Service Center: Once the inspection is complete, we will provide you with a Vehicle Inspection Report (VIR), transmit the results electronically to the DMV, and issue you a valid inspection sticker. Items that we check during the inspection include:

  • Steering, front end and suspension
  • Brake system
  • Tires and wheels
  • Lights and reflectors
  • Glass and mirrors
  • Fuel system
  • The electrical system, horn, and defroster
  • Body, chassis, and bumper height

1996 model year or newer models must also undergo an On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) test. This allows our team to perform a more thorough emissions tests, and also to catch and inform you of problems that may otherwise be hard to detect.

Let Lovering Help

We charge $39.95 for inspections of vehicles newer than or from model year 1996. For any vehicle from an older model year, the cost is only $19.95. To schedule an inspection and emissions test with us, feel free to either give us a call, or else schedule with Lovering online. It’s that easy!