What Does Carfax Tell You?

The last time we wrote about Carfax, we covered what it includes and why it’s a crucial part of making an informed purchase. Although Carfax reports are a great insight into vehicle history, they don’t tell us everything. So what does Carfax tell you, and what is it leaving out? Does Carfax tell you about … Continue reading “What Does Carfax Tell You?”

How Does Carfax Work?

When it comes to a car’s condition, people often mention the Carfax report. So just how does Carfax work?  A Carfax report is your window into a car’s past. Like a private eye, it gleans data from insurance companies, DMVs, and even the police to tell you about a car’s background. In the most extreme … Continue reading “How Does Carfax Work?”

How to Sell a Car on Craigslist — Part II

So you’ve done the (seemingly) tough part of listing your car to sell on Craigslist. But that’s only half the battle. Here’s your guide on how to find your car a new home, quickly and easily. Step 1: Get your affairs in Order Make sure you have all your paperwork lined up: Title (If you … Continue reading “How to Sell a Car on Craigslist — Part II”

Tips for Buying a Used Car on Craigslist

When it works like it should, buying a used car on Craigslist can be great. But since there’s no way to ensure what you’re getting, quality on Craigslist can be hit or miss and it can feel a bit like the Barbary Coast, with mischief and gold in equal measure. Here are 9 essential tips … Continue reading “Tips for Buying a Used Car on Craigslist”

Inspection Reports Now Available on Every Vehicle Description Page

Nobody wants to buy a lemon. That’s why from day one, we knew that a big part of adding value to the peer-to-peer car market was providing greater transparency into a car’s condition. From that goal, we’ve developed an entire 200-point inspection to identify and repair wear & tear to make sure every car we … Continue reading “Inspection Reports Now Available on Every Vehicle Description Page”

Car Buying Tips & Mistakes To Avoid

Buying a car is tricky business. After your house, a car purchase is likely to be the most expensive decision you make. To help you have the best possible experience, here are some car buying tips and common mistakes to avoid. Car Buying Tip #1: Don’t buy a car with a salvaged title This is … Continue reading “Car Buying Tips & Mistakes To Avoid”

How To Test Drive a Used Car: Your Ultimate Checklist

Most people will buy a used car at least once in their life. It can be an exciting, maddening, and intimidating experience. But if you do it right, it can mean the difference between a lemon and a cherry on top (see what we did there?). Luckily, we’ve learned a few things along the way … Continue reading “How To Test Drive a Used Car: Your Ultimate Checklist”