Used Car Buyers Guide
Our used car buying guide covers everything from buying online to going through a dealer or private party. Get info on test drives, lemon laws, & more.
- Dealer Versus Private Party Purchases
Deciding to buy a used vehicle from a car dealer or from a private party can be hard. Read the pros & cons of both & save time & money.
- Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles
Learn the benefits & guarantees of buying a certified pre owned vehicle complete with an inspection & warranty.
- Test Drive a Used Car
Get the most out of a used car test drive by utilizing pre- & post-trip safety inspections, mechanic inspections & vehicle history reports.
- Avoiding Flood Damaged Cars
Order a vehicle history report to make sure you don't purchase a flood-damaged vehicle. Know what to look for under the hood & inside the used vehicle.
- Used Car Vehicle History Report
Order a VIN check to learn the history of your next used car purchase. Vehicle history reports reveal info such as previous accidents & registration records.
- Used Car Taxes and Fees
Include vehicle tax & fees when you budget for a used car purchase. Be prepared as vehicle taxes & fees could greatly increase the purchase price.
- Used Car Work Sheet
Complete a used car worksheet to inspect the exterior, interior, tires, engine, suspension, frame, transmission, brakes, steering & more before you buy.
- Used Car Inspection
Get a used car inspection from a mechanic & conduct your own inspections to uncover potential repairs & hidden problems, & possibly lower your purchase price.
- Used Car VIN Check
Order a vehicle history report before buying or selling a used vehicle. Obtain a VHR online and review title history with a few simple clicks.
- Bill of Sale
Bill of sale requirements & information, listed by state.