Looking for used car dealers in California? Car culture in the Golden State is fueled by the wide availability of used vehicles from car dealerships spanning San Diego to San Francisco, farther north, and beyond the Inland Empire. Search for CARFAX Advantage dealers, Certified-Pre-Owned (CPO) dealers, and other automotive dealerships. Search by City, State, or Zip Code. Narrow your search by distance. Look for a dealer that specializes in a particular make. This is one of the largest searchable directories of used car dealerships available that includes a landing page for every dealer in the directory along with the dealer's available inventory of cars for sale. Click on the Show Me Now button above to get a sorted list of search results that you can easily compare to find names, addresses, maps, phone numbers, contact emails, and current listings of cars on the lot. If you live in California and you are in the market for a new ride, this is a great place to start your search for dealer near you. In California, you'll find a variety of new and used car dealership, from small independent lots, to massive lots from franchise dealers carrying several automotive brands.
There are 484 dealers listed on the Independent Automotive Dealers Association of California's website. Incorporated in 1958, the IADAC represents independent car dealers in California before regulatory agencies. There are seven local chapters: Calexico, Fresno, Greater Sacramento, North Bay, Orange County, Redding/Chico and Redwood Empire. The IADAC is committed to ensuring that California independent auto dealers adhere to ethical standards. California New Car Dealers Association CNCDA represents more than 1,100 car and truck dealers, and similarly is focused on ethical business practices, especially in advertising compliance, and provides seminars and educational materials. The state of California issues licenses for automotive dealers. The non-refundable application fee is $175, with additional fees that may apply for branch locations.