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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2006 MERCEDES-BENZ C230
VIN: WDBRF52H16A875952
SEDAN 4 DR
2.5L V6 FI
REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM CD, Power Brakes, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 wheel ABS, Running Lights, Dual air bags front, head, and sides/active (manual) belts with automatic passenger sensor/rear dual air bags side
No accident/damage reported
No accident / damage reported to CARFAX
3 or more previous owners
4 Previous owners
Service information available
6 Service records available
Registered as a personal vehicle
Personal vehicle
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
CARFAX Price Adjustment
Worth $190 less than
retail book value
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Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $190 less than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 9/1/15 at 10:15:00 AM (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

Owners 1-2 Owner 3 Owner 4
Year purchased2006 2014 2015 
Type of owner Personal Personal Personal
Estimated length of ownership7 yrs. 5 mo. 1 year 5 months 
Owned in the following states/provincesVirginia, Maryland Maryland North Carolina 
Estimated miles driven per yearSee Details --- --- 
Last reported odometer reading116,494 117,355 --- 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owners 1-2 Owner 3 Owner 4
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | LemonGuaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical LimitsGuaranteed
No Problem
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

Owners 1-2 Owner 3 Owner 4
Total Loss
No total loss reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
No accidents or damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Manufacturer Recall
Check with an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer for any open recalls.
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
Basic Warranty
Original warranty estimated to have expired.
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased:2006
Type:Personal
Where:Virginia
Est. miles/year:15,732/yr
Est. length owned: 9/16/06 - 9/24/13 (7 years)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
11/29/2005     US Customs Vehicle exported from
Germany
and imported to
Baltimore, MD
09/16/2006   28   Virginia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Vehicle purchase reported
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
10/17/2006     Virginia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mc Lean, VA
Title issued or updated
First owner reported
10/22/2007     Virginia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mc Lean, VA
Registration issued or renewed
07/30/2008   27,906   Virginia
Inspection Station
Vienna, VA
Passed emissions inspection
11/24/2008     Virginia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mc Lean, VA
Registration issued or renewed
11/26/2010   69,287   Virginia
Inspection Station
Mc Lean, VA
Passed emissions inspection
12/02/2010     Virginia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mc Lean, VA
Registration issued or renewed
11/15/2012   97,164   Virginia
Inspection Station
Mc Lean, VA
Passed emissions inspection
11/15/2012     Virginia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mc Lean, VA
Registration issued or renewed
05/07/2013     Mercedes-Benz of Tyson's Corner
Vienna, VA
703-442-8200
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corner.com
Tire(s) replaced
Cooling system checked
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Transmission checked
Transmission serviced
07/26/2013   107,359   Mercedes-Benz of Tyson's Corner
Vienna, VA
703-442-8200
mercedesbenzoftysonscorner.com
ercedesbenzoftysons
corner.com
Pre-delivery inspection completed
Wiper(s) replaced
09/24/2013     Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
09/27/2013   110,715   Virginia
Inspection Station
Vienna, VA
Failed emissions inspection
09/27/2013   110,718   Mercedes-Benz of Tyson's Corner
Vienna, VA
703-442-8200
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ercedesbenzoftysons
corner.com
Pre-delivery inspection completed
Maintenance inspection completed
Emissions inspection performed
Safety inspection completed
Washed/detailed
Tire condition and pressure checked
Engine/powertrain computer/module checked
10/17/2013   110,725   Mercedes-Benz of Tyson's Corner
Vienna, VA
703-442-8200
mercedesbenzoftysonscorner.com
ercedesbenzoftysons
corner.com
Vehicle sold
10/18/2013     Dealer Inventory Vehicle sold
11/07/2013   111,553   MileOne Automotive Group
mileone.com
Maintenance inspection completed
Brakes checked
Wipers/washers checked
Transmission checked
Engine/powertrain computer/module checked
 
Owner 2
Purchased:2013
Type:Personal
Where:Maryland
Est. length owned: 11/22/13 - 2/22/14 (3 months)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
11/22/2013     Maryland
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Burtonsville, MD
Title #45177993
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
01/27/2014   114,840   RAI Motorsport
Dundalk, MD
443-242-6436
raimotorsport.com
Mass air flow sensor replaced
Intake manifold gasket(s) replaced
Intake manifold replaced
02/10/2014     Maryland
Inspection Station
Baltimore, MD
Failed emissions inspection
02/22/2014   116,485   Ourisman VW Mazda of Rockville
Rockville, MD
301-424-7800
rockvillevolkswagen.com
ockvillevolkswagen.
com
Vehicle offered for sale
03/03/2014   116,494   Auto Auction
Pennsylvania
Listed as a dealer vehicle
Sold at auction
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Owner 3
Purchased:2014
Type:Personal
Where:Maryland
Est. length owned: 3/14/14 - 3/23/15 (1 year)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
03/14/2014   116,885   Maryland
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Burtonsville, MD
Title #45177993
Title issued or updated
Correction to record
New owner reported
Duplicate title issued
05/17/2014   117,355   Freedom Ford
Havelock, NC
252-447-3177
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eedomfordhavelock=28
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Vehicle serviced
 
Owner 4
Purchased:2015
Type:Personal
Where:North Carolina
Est. length owned: 3/23/15 - present (5 months)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
03/23/2015     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Morehead City, NC
Title #772554150827104
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
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09/01/2015     myCARFAXManufacturer Recommended Maintenance Schedules
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Glossary

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.
Failed Emissions Inspection
The emissions check performed during a vehicle inspection indicated the vehicle was emitting more than allowable emissions standards and/or had missing or modified parts. Repeated failed emissions records can indicate engine problems and CARFAX recommends you have the vehicle inspected.
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 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.
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
2006 MERCEDES-BENZ C230
VIN: WDBRF52H16A875952
Body Style: SEDAN 4 DR
Engine Size: 2.5L V6 FI
Drivetrain: REAR 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:
48 months or 50,000 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: 4
Last owned in the following state/province: North Carolina
Annual average mileage: 15,298
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
Other Accidents / Damage
No Issues Reported