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Car Inspection in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

West Franklin Location

502 W. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

(984) 528-3068

University Place Location

201 South Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(984) 528-3088

Cole Park Plaza Location

11470 US-15 501 Hwy N
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

(984) 528-3083

Fordham Blvd. Location

1809 Fordham Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

(984) 528-3093

Inspection Services

Chapel Hill Tire Car Inspections

It’s that time of year again – time for your NC state inspection!

A vehicle inspection isn’t just about making sure your car can stay on the road legally—it is also a great way to keep your car running safely and efficiently.

NC Annual Vehicle Safety Inspections

In the state of North Carolina, you need to renew your car registration annually. That means you need an inspection to make sure the core vehicle safety measures — horn, wipers, seat belts, and so on — are all functioning correctly. Read our full guide to what is checked during a safety inspection here.

So when should you get your vehicle inspection? At least 90 days before your registration expires.

Emissions Inspections in NC

Some NC vehicles also require an emissions inspection. This inspection ensures that your vehicle is not causing unnecessary environmental harm. However, unlike a safety inspection, not all vehicles require an emissions inspection. Find out if your vehicle qualifies in our complete guide to emissions inspections.

Trip Checks: Inspections For Your Next Road Trip

Aside from state inspections, it is a good idea to get your car inspected before you head out for a road trip. The friendly staff at Chapel Hill Tire can help you avoid issues before they become costly problems and help keep your car happy and healthy.

Where to Get a Car Inspection in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Apex, Cary, Durham, or Carrboro

Are you wondering where to get an NC State Inspection Near Me? You are in luck! Chapel Hill Tire has 10 convenient inspection locations that each offer the car and safety inspections you are looking for. You can find quick and convenient:

Come by your nearest Chapel Hill Tire location for a state inspection, emissions inspection, or any other vehicle service!

Vehicle Inspection Costs

  • State Emissions Inspection


  • State Safety Inspection


  • Comprehensive Vehicle Inspection


  • Trip Check


Why Choose Chapel Hill Tire for Inspections?

Chapel Hill Tire is a certified state inspection station. Our car care experts check out your vehicle from top to bottom to be sure that both you and your fellow drivers will be safe when your car is on the road.

Our professional ASE-certified staff will inspect your vehicle thoroughly, and we’ll give you a competitive quote on any necessary repairs. Also, when you come to Chapel Hill Tire for the first time, you will get $20 off your first service.