Officers from the Bolton Neighourhood Team seized the car on Goldrill Avenue after being contacted by a concerned resident.
Police ran checks on the vehicle which revealed it was displaying false number plates.
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It was seized on the suspicion that it had been stolen and will be examined by GMP’s Vehicle Examination Unit.
A spokesperson from GMP Bolton North said: “Officers from the Bolton North Neighbourhood Team were contacted by a local resident in Breightmet this afternoon regarding a suspicious vehicle.
“Officers attended and checked the vehicle out on Goldrill Avenue, which revealed it was displaying false number plates.
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“The vehicle has been seized on the suspicion that it is stolen and will be examined by our Vehicle Examination Unit.”