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Damage and Value Assessments

Damage and Value Assessments

Immediate Settlement of Claims with Accurate Reports

Whether it’s car body damage or a write-off – as a victim in a liability claim, you are free to choose your assessment expert. Our experts secure all the evidence relevant to settlement of claims and help you assert your claims against the opponent's insurance company. They calculate the repair costs and value of the vehicle after the accident.

Benefits at a Glance

With damage and value assessment services from TÜV Rheinland, you:

  • Ensure you have reliable evidence to prove the extent of damage and a credible witness for negotiators.
  • Increase the credibility of your statement with a neutral and objective damage report.
  • Gain legal security and set the course for a quick settlement of claims.
  • Benefit from our national network coverage and immediate availability of your report with online delivery.
  • Put your trust in a qualified, neutral, and independent expert.
  • Provide a secure basis for evaluation based on regional exchange of data.
  • Comply with the guidelines of the independent institute of assessment experts (Institut für Sachverständigenwesen, IfS) by providing a standardized assessment report.

TÜV Rheinland Services

Our experts take care of:

  • Damage liability assessment for securing evidence and enforcing damage claims
  • Full and partial cover damage assessment, in accordance with contractual agreements as a solid basis for settlement of claims
  • Value assessments to determine the current value, taking all details into consideration
  • Returns reports for lease and rental vehicles on the basis of criteria defined by TÜV Rheinland and agreed upon with the customer
  • Used car assessments for detailed presentations of results based on customer requirements
  • Cost calculation to determine the repair costs for vehicle damage

Vintage Car Assessments

Vintage car assessments include several individual services: Our employees draft a vehicle appraisal, which documents any potential, previous damages, the history of the car model, and any upgrades that were made. They issue grades on the condition of individual vehicle components. They also assess the vehicle's condition and determine the market value.

Vintage Car Assessment with Road Safety Approval
If the vehicle still has valid road safety approval, our employees document how roadworthy the car is in a main inspection. If all other requirements, such as age and condition, are met, the vintage car appraisal is issued.

Vintage Car Assessment without Road Safety Approval
If the vehicle no longer has valid road safety approval, our experts examine whether the vehicle generally meets the road traffic regulation requirements. In this case, the requirements apply that were valid when the vehicle was first registered. This data is determined in a vintage car database. We also check whether the vehicle has all the necessary upgrades. As part of this assessment, we also carry out a main inspection. Once all the criteria are fulfilled, our employee creates the report.

Vintage Cars – Brief Assessments
For vehicles with a market value of up to €40,000, our employees can issue brief reports for insurance rating purposes. We check the identity of the vehicle on the basis of its papers and examine it. Based on the findings, we issue a grade of the vehicle’s current condition – important for the insurance company.

Lock and Key Assessments

Lock and key assessments check the following points for manipulation and damage:

  • Vehicle exterior and lock cylinder
  • Central locking and alarm system
  • Immobilizer
  • Ignition cylinder
  • Steering lock device

Our experts can also assist you with burglaries in houses or break-ins to safety deposit boxes.

Accident Analysis Reports

Our officially appointed and authorized experts can:

  • Establish the course of events that led to the accident
  • Analyze traffic accidents
  • Identify evidence for small collisions
  • Calculate preventative measures
  • Ascertain whether injuries were caused by accidents

Court and Police Reports

Court Case Reports
In criminal and administrative court actions, our experts support courts in the assessment of complex technical issues. These reports are directly requested by the prosecutor or police in investigations.

Police Reports
Upon instruction by the police, our staff can reconstruct severe accidents. On site, the experts secure evidence, measure the scene of the accident, and examine the vehicles involved in the incident.


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