Questions To Ask
Do you have a vehicle history report (AutoCheck, Carfax)?
Is it 4 wheel drive?
Are you the title holder?
How many keys does the car come with?
Does the car have a spare tire and jack?
Will the car pass local/state safety inspections?
Has the car been involved in an accident?
Is the vehicle leaking fluids?
How much tread is left on the tires?
How is the wear on the brakes?
Are there any dealer specific fees that I should know about?
What warranty does my vehicle come with?
Are there options to extend the warranty on my car?
In the past, most consumers relied on a handshake for a sense of confidence when buying a used car. In today’s market there are many ways to make sure you are purchasing a good car. The first thing most consumers ask to see is a vehicle history report (AutoCheck, Carfax). A vehicle history report will disclose many details about the vehicle of interest including any accidents, maintenance records, and the vehicles previous location. If the dealer you're working with is not wanting to make these records available, red flag!