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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE
VIN: 3VWDP7AJ3CM079465
SEDAN 4 DR
2.5L L5 SFI DOHC 20V
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM/FM CD/MP3, Power Brakes, Tilt Wheel, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 wheel ABS, Running Lights, Dual air bags front, head, and sides/active (manual) belts
Accident/damage reported
Accident / Damage reported
CARFAX 1-Owner vehicle
CARFAX 1-Owner vehicle
Open recall
At least 1 open recall
Service information available
7 Service records available
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
CARFAX Price Adjustment
Worth $460 more than
retail book value
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Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $460 more than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 8/29/15 at 1:03:36 PM (EDT). Other information about this vehicle, including problems, may not have been reported to CARFAX. Use this report as one important tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.

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Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.
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Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
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Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
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Basic Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a basic warranty for new vehicles. These warranties vary by manufacturer and typically last for a certain amount of time and/or a set number of miles.
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Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven States also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
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Structural Damage
All levels of accidents, from minor to severe, can cause structural damage to a vehicle (i.e., damage to the frame or unibody).
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Airbag Deployment
Occurs when the driver, passenger or side airbag has been used or deployed during a crash or other incident. If an airbag has been deployed, it must be replaced by a qualified technician. Have this car inspected by a mechanic prior to purchase.
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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Accident / Damage Indicator
Various events could indicate an accident or damage in a vehicle's history, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. See the glossary for more information.
Hail Damage Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to hail. In most states, hail damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Not Actual Mileage Title
When the seller certifies, under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading does not reflect the vehicle's actual mileage. This may occur because the odometer was tampered with, broken, or replaced.
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Odometer Check
CARFAX analyzes mileage data to help identify potential:
  • Rollbacks - odometer tampering to conceal a car's true mileage (i.e. Fraud or illegal activity)
  • Rollovers - after reaching the maximum reading, the odometer restarts from zero (i.e. Mechanical or equipment limitation)
  • Inconsistencies - conflicting mileage data means CARFAX cannot determine if it's a potential rollback (i.e. Potential human error)
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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Manufacturer Buyback or Lemon Title
A DMV or a state agency marks an official document or issues a Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon title when a vehicle has been repurchased by the manufacturer. Not all states issue manufacturer buyback titles and the specific requirements for a lemon law vehicle varies by state.
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Loss Due To Fire Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to fire. In most states, fire damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Junk Title
A Junk Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. The majority of states use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage.
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Total Loss
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title, like a Salvage or Junk title. See the glossary for more information.
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Dismantled Title
The vehicle sustained major damage to one or more major component parts and the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value. When a Dismantled title is issued, the vehicle may be used only for parts or scrap metal. It cannot be re-titled or returned to the road.
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Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated

Owner 1
Year purchased2012 
Type of owner Personal
Estimated length of ownership1 yr. 1 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provincesArizona 
Estimated miles driven per year9,615/yr 
Last reported odometer reading53,903 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owner 1
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | LemonGuaranteed
No Problem
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical LimitsGuaranteed
No Problem
GUARANTEED - None of these major title problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). If you find that any of these title problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back. View Certificate

Additional History

Not all accidents / issues are reported to CARFAX

Owner 1
Total Loss
No total loss reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
Accident reported on 01/29/2015.
Accident Reported
Manufacturer Recall
At least 1 manufacturer recall requires service. Locate an authorized Volkswagen dealer to obtain more information about this recall.
Recall
Reported
Basic Warranty
Original warranty estimated to have expired.
Warranty
Expired

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased:2012
Type:Personal
Where:Arizona
Est. miles/year:9,615/yr
Est. length owned: 2/15/12 - 3/19/13 (1 yr. 1 mo.)
Low mileage! This owner drove less than the industry average of 15,000 miles per year.
VOLKSWAGEN
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
12/31/2011     NICB Vehicle manufactured
and shipped to original dealer
01/05/2012     Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
01/06/2012     Chapman Volkswagen
Tucson, AZ
520-745-1300
tucsonvolkswagen.com
Vehicle sold
01/13/2012     Chapman Honda
Tucson, AZ
520-748-1000
chapmantucson.com
Window tint installed
01/13/2012     Camelback Mazda
Phoenix, AZ
602-277-7171
camelbackdifference.com
amelbackdifference.
com
Vehicle offered for sale
01/14/2012   7   Chapman Volkswagen
Tucson, AZ
520-745-1300
tucsonvolkswagen.com
Pre-delivery inspection completed
Nitrogen fill tires
Window tint installed
01/15/2012     Camelback Mazda
Phoenix, AZ
602-277-7171
showcasemazda.com
Vehicle sold
01/16/2012   9   Chapman Volkswagen
Tucson, AZ
520-745-1300
tucsonvolkswagen.com
Vehicle offered for sale
02/06/2012     Chapman Volkswagen
Tucson, AZ
520-745-1300
tucsonvolkswagen.com
Maintenance inspection completed
02/15/2012   16   Arizona
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Peoria, AZ
Title #027H012046082
Registration issued or renewed
Title or registration issued
First owner reported
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
Loan or lien reported
03/15/2012   1,449   Peoria Volkswagen
Peoria, AZ
623-875-4000
peoriavw.com
Maintenance inspection completed
12/21/2012   8,907   Peoria Volkswagen
Peoria, AZ
623-875-4000
peoriavw.com
Vehicle serviced
03/19/2013   10,485   Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
03/26/2013     VW WorldAuto Certified Dealer
Avondale, AZ
Offered for sale as a VW WorldAuto Certified Pre-Owned vehicle

Gray exterior
Black interior
04/05/2013   10,572   Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
06/21/2013   10,595   Arizona
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Phoenix, AZ
Title #BI10013172036
Registration issued or renewed
Title or registration issued
Loan or lien reported
12/31/2013   20,545   Peoria Volkswagen
Peoria, AZ
623-875-4000
peoriavw.com
Recommended maintenance performed
Maintenance inspection completed
Cabin air filter replaced/cleaned
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
01/29/2015     Arizona
Damage Report
Accident reported
Vehicle involved in a rear-end collision
with another motor vehicle
Damage to rear
Vehicle functional
02/07/2015   43,887   Sun Devil Auto
Scottsdale, AZ
602-787-0799
sundevilauto.com
Maintenance inspection completed
Fluids checked
Oil and filter changed
Body lubricated
Tires rotated
02/18/2015     Arizona
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Phoenix, AZ
Title #BI10013172036
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
04/06/2015     Volkswagen Manufacturer Safety recall issued
Recall #42G8 REAR AXLE TRAILING ARM INLAY INSTALL
Locate an authorized Volkswagen dealer to obtain more information about this recall
08/23/2015   53,903   Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
08/29/2015     myCARFAXManufacturer Recommended Maintenance Schedules
  • Get this vehicle's maintenance schedule, service history and recall alerts at myCARFAX.com.
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Glossary

Accident / Damage Indicator
CARFAX receives information about accidents in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Different information in a vehicle's history can indicate an accident or damage, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. Not every accident or damage event is reported and not all reported are provided to CARFAX. Details about the accident or damage event when reported to CARFAX (e.g. severity, impact location, airbag deployment) are included on the Vehicle History Report. CARFAX recommends you obtain a vehicle inspection from your dealer or an independent mechanic.
  • According to the National Safety Council, Injury Facts, 2007 edition, 7% of the 245 million registered vehicles in the U.S. were involved in an accident in 2005. Over 75% of these were considered minor or moderate.
  • CARFAX depends on many sources for its accident / damage data. CARFAX can only report what is in our database on 8/29/15 at 1:03:36 PM (EDT). New data will result in a change to this report.
Arizona Damage Reports:
  • Provide an estimate of the extent of damage in its accident reports for the following:
    • SEVERE/TOTALED: The vehicle cannot be driven from the accident scene due to severe damage or an injury. This level of damage often results in a Salvage or Junk title.
    • DISABLED: The vehicle had to be towed or hauled away from the accident location.
    • FUNCTIONAL: The vehicle could be driven from the accident location.
    • MODERATE: The accident damage affects the operation of the vehicle and/or its parts. Examples include broken windows, trunk lids, doors, bumpers and tires.
    • MINOR: The accident damage does not affect the operation of the vehicle. Examples include dented bumpers, fenders, grills and body panels. This level of accident should not compromise vehicle safety.
    • NO DAMAGE: The vehicle was not damaged.
  • Are required if the estimated damage exceeds $1000
CARFAX Price Adjustment™
Accidents, service records, number of owners and many other history factors can affect a vehicle's value. The CARFAX Price Adjustment is a tool that analyzes millions of used car transactions to measure how the combination of all the information reported to CARFAX affects the value of a particular vehicle. The vehicle's retail book value plus the CARFAX Price Adjustment will give you a more accurate measure of the vehicle's value. Use this tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
Ownership History
CARFAX defines an owner as an individual or business that possesses and uses a vehicle. Not all title transactions represent changes in ownership. To provide estimated number of owners, CARFAX proprietary technology analyzes all the events in a vehicle history. Estimated ownership is available for vehicles manufactured after 1991 and titled solely in the US including Puerto Rico. Dealers sometimes opt to take ownership of a vehicle and are required to in the following states: Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Please consider this as you review a vehicle's estimated ownership history.
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CARFAX Vehicle Highlights
2012 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SE
VIN: 3VWDP7AJ3CM079465
Body Style: SEDAN 4 DR
Engine Size: 2.5L L5 SFI DOHC 20V
Drivetrain: FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Certified on 03/26/2013
 
Original Manufacturer's Warranty:
Basic Warranty Expired
Please confirm remaining factory warranty and extended warranty options with your dealer!
The original manufacturer's warranty includes:
36 months or 36,000 miles


Information excerpted from the CARFAX Vehicle History Report and/or Safety & Reliability Ratings; see full reports for additional information, glossary of terms, source attributions,disclaimers & limitations. Go to carfax.com for complete Buyback Guarantee terms and conditions.

Ownership History
Number of Owners:
Last owned in the following state/province: Arizona
Annual average mileage: 15,310
State DMV-reported Title Problems
CARFAX Buyback Guarantee None of these major title problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles:
Salvage, Junk, Rebuilt, Fire, Flood, Hail, Lemon Guaranteed
No Problem
Not Actual Mileage, Exceeds Mechanical LimitsGuaranteed
No Problem
Accidents and Other Issues
No issues reported to CARFAX on the following:
Total Loss
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No Issues Reported
Odometer Rollback
No Issues Reported
Accident reported on this vehicle. Please see the full CARFAX Vehicle History Report for more details.