Carfax Reports Are They Reliable? Carfax Reports Are They Reliable?

Carfax Reports Are They Reliable?

General Info October 26, 2016 Editorial Staff 0

If you are looking for a used vehicle and aren’t sure where to start.   Carfax reports are a great place to start.


What Are Carfax Reports?

Carfax provides vehicle history that is important when determining a car’s value. Carfax takes the vehicle’s year, make,model, location and condition into consideration as well as specific information unique to the vehicle and driven by the VIN# (vehicle identification number).  The Carfax report will tell you specifically how  much the car, based on the information collect, is worth.

This report is free, and examines the number of accidents, number of owners and the service history of each vehicle. Other factors, such as how the car was used (personal, fleet, rental or commercial use) help  provide an exact value. The result is a clear picture of what your car is worth, or how much you should pay.

What Information Will You Get?

Accident History- damage report,loss, repairs, structural damage, airbag deployment and recalls

Flood Damage Report

Lemon History

Odometer Readings

Previous Owner Information: Such as year the vehicle was purchased, type of use (personal, fleet), how long they owned , what state, estimated miles driven per year.

Detailed Service Report-Oil changes, tires rotated, inspection

Smart Buyer Checklist- Questions buyer should ask seller.


Other Services Available

Auto Locator-  Carfax can also be used as an auto locator details of what type of vehicle you are looking for can be entered, you will be given a list of cars that meet that criteria.

Dealer Locator


CARFAX receives information from more than 93,000 data sources including every U.S. and Canadian provincial motor vehicle agency plus many auto auctions, fire and police departments, collision repair facilities, fleet management and rental agencies, and more.

Carfax is a reliable resource that can be used to locate any type of vehicle or to check on a car’s worth before you purchase it.




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