This week’s CARFAX Friday Video walks you through five things to check out when test driving a vehicle that you are thinking about buying. Straightforward advice, but believe it or not, some of these things are easy to overlook in the excitement of driving an unfamiliar car or truck.
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There are over 212,000 cars on the road today in the US that have reported flood damage. Two thirds of flooded cars (133,173) can be found in just 10 states. Texas currently has over 30,000 flood vehicles–more than any other state. Next up is New Jersey with more than 28,600 Pennsylvania has more than 13,000 … Continue reading Flooded Cars on the Road in 2013 – An Infographic
What does it mean when a car is sold “as is”? It means that the transaction occurs for the car in whatever condition it is in at the moment of the sale. In other words, the buyer is legally accepting the responsibility for any and all repairs needed after the car is driven off the … Continue reading Buying Used Cars “As Is”
When looking to buy a used car it is important to know how much the car that you are interested in is worth. Many different factors determine vehicle value, for instance, the year the car was manufactured, the mileage, the number of owners, the type of owners, if it had been in an accident, etc. … Continue reading How Hidden Damage Can Affect Used Car Values
Thousands of cars are damaged every time a storm hits, and Hurricane Sandy was no exception. Due to the excessive amount of rain that caused flooding, many cars were submerged in water, which makes them flood damaged vehicles. These flood damaged vehicles are often considered totaled or demolished. If this is the case, insurance companies … Continue reading The Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy: How to Protect Yourself from Sandy-Flooded Cars
With summer break coming to a close, many parents are thinking about buying a car for their high school and college students before they go back to school. If you’re looking to buy a car for a teenager that’s safe and affordable, here are some tips that can help on what to look for when … Continue reading Buying a Car For Your Teenager