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Thrifty Car Sales of Asheville
835 Brevard Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
828-665-6665
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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2008 SATURN ASTRA XR
VIN: W08AT671985087899
HATCHBACK 4 DR
1.8L I4 MPI DOHC
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 with automatic passenger sensor
835 Brevard Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
828-665-6665
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Very minor damage reported
Very minor damage reported
2 previous owners
2 Previous owners
Service information available
5 Service records available
Registered as a personal vehicle
Personal vehicle
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
CARFAX Price Adjustment
$230 Above retail book value
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Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $230 more than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 4/18/14 at 12:54:36 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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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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated
Owner 1 Owner 2
Year purchased 2008  2014 
Type of owner Personal Personal
Estimated length of ownership 5 yrs. 1 mo.  28 days 
Owned in the following states/provinces Texas  North Carolina 
Estimated miles driven per year 12,319/yr  --- 
Last reported odometer reading 64,493  --- 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section
Owner 1 Owner 2
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon Guaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits Guaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
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 Owner 2
Total Loss
No total loss reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
Accident reported on 07/24/2012.
Very Minor
Damage
No New Issues Reported
Manufacturer Recall
Check with an authorized General Motors dealer for any open recalls.
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
Basic Warranty
Original warranty estimated to have expired.
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased: 2008
Type: Personal
Where: Texas
Est. miles/year: 12,319/yr
Est. length owned: 9/3/08 - 10/23/13
(5 yrs. 1 mo.)
Low mileage! This owner drove less than the industry average of 15,000 miles per year.
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
Original Equipment     OnStar   Vehicle equipped with OnStar &
Personal Calling
Press the Blue OnStar button in this vehicle, or click here for activation and membership information
04/11/2008     US Customs   Vehicle exported from
Belgium
and imported to
Newark, NJ
09/03/2008   100   Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Houston, TX
Title #10130739680075238  
Title issued or updated
First owner reported
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
08/01/2009     Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Houston, TX
Title #10130739680075238  
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
06/12/2010   12,728   Texas
Inspection Station
Houston, TX  
Passed emissions inspection
08/01/2010     Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Houston, TX
Title #10130739680075238  
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
11/24/2010   22,421   Mac Haik Chevrolet
Houston, TX
281-497-6600
machaikchevy.com  
Heated oxygen sensor replaced
01/24/2011   25,249   Mac Haik Chevrolet
Houston, TX
281-497-6600
machaikchevy.com  
Maintenance inspection completed
Recommended maintenance performed
Battery replaced
Oxygen sensor replaced
Tire repaired
Brakes checked
Tire condition and pressure checked
06/11/2011   32,595   Texas
Inspection Station
Houston, TX  
Passed emissions inspection
07/06/2011   33,215   Mac Haik Chevrolet
Houston, TX
281-497-6600
machaikchevy.com  
Washed/detailed
Power steering pump replaced
Oxygen sensor replaced
08/01/2011     Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Houston, TX
Title #10130739680075238  
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
05/31/2012   44,631   Texas
Inspection Station
Houston, TX  
Passed emissions inspection
07/24/2012     North Carolina
Damage Report  
Accident reported
Involving right front impact
It hit a parked motor vehicle
Very minor right front damage reported
  • Minor damage is usually cosmetic, including dents or scratches to the vehicle body.
08/01/2012     Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Houston, TX
Title #10130739680075238  
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
08/02/2012   47,887   Mack Brown, Inc.
Boone, NC
828-264-9051
mackbrowninc.com  
Vehicle serviced
01/02/2013   55,134   Texas
Inspection Station
Houston, TX  
Passed emissions inspection
08/01/2013     Texas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Houston, TX
Title #10130739680075238  
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
10/23/2013     Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
10/24/2013   63,355   Mack Brown, Inc.
Boone, NC
828-264-9051
mackbrowninc.com  
Vehicle serviced
10/24/2013   63,370   High Country Honda
Boone, NC
828-264-6006
highcountryhondaboone.com
ighcountryhondaboon
e.com  
Vehicle offered for sale
10/25/2013     Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
12/16/2013   64,107   Auto Auction
Southeast Region  
Sold at auction
  • Millions of used vehicles are bought and sold at auction every year.
12/19/2013     Auto Auction
South Carolina  
Vehicle offered for sale
12/20/2013     Auto Auction
South Carolina  
Sold at auction
12/26/2013   64,493   Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
12/27/2013     Thrifty Car Sales of Asheville
Asheville, NC
828-665-6665
thriftycarsales.com/ASHEVILLE
hriftycarsales.com/
ASHEVILLE  
Vehicle offered for sale
 
Owner 2
Purchased: 2014
Type: Personal
Where: North Carolina
Est. length owned: 3/21/14 - present
(28 days)
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
03/21/2014     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Spindale, NC
Title #779295140801142  
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
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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 4/18/14 at 12:54:36 PM (EDT). New data will result in a change to this report.
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.
New Owner Reported
When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.
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 1994 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.
Title Issued
A state issues a title to provide a vehicle owner with proof of ownership. Each title has a unique number. Each title or registration record on a CARFAX report does not necessarily indicate a change in ownership. In Canada, a registration and bill of sale are used as proof of ownership.
CARFAX DEPENDS ON ITS SOURCES FOR THE ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF ITS INFORMATION. THEREFORE, NO RESPONSIBILITY IS ASSUMED BY CARFAX OR ITS AGENTS FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS REPORT. CARFAX FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CARFAX®

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CARFAX Vehicle Highlights
2008 SATURN ASTRA XR
VIN: W08AT671985087899
Body Style: HATCHBACK 4 DR
Engine Size: 1.8L I4 MPI DOHC
Drivetrain: FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
 
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
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Average Dealer Rating from CARFAX Customers:

5 out of a possible 5


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: 2
Last owned in the following state/province: North Carolina
Annual average mileage: 12,133
Low Mileage!
*Below industry annual average of 15,000 miles
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 Limits Guaranteed
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
Very minor damage reported on this vehicle. Please see the full CARFAX Vehicle History Report for more details.