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History-Based Value Report
History events affecting this vehicle's value
Service History
Accident Reported
Non-Personal Vehicle
$7,430
$6,800
$630
CARFAX Value
Dealer Price*
Savings
*As reported to CARFAX as of 12/10/2018, 3:40 AM EST
CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT
VIN: 2G1WG5E3XC1297592
SEDAN 4 DR
3.6L V6 F DOHC 24V
GASOLINE
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM CD, 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
Byrd's Auto Sales
1480 N Main St
Marion, NC 28752
Accident reported: minor to moderate damage
Accident reported: minor to moderate damage
3 or more previous owners
3 Previous owners
Service information available
9 Service history records
Vehicle registration information
Types of owners: Rental, Personal
Vehicle registration information
Last owned in North Carolina
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
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This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 12/10/18 at 7:28:51 PM (CST). 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.
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.
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.
Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
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.
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)
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.
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).
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.

Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated

Owner 1 Owner 2 Owner 3
Year purchased2012 2013 2016 
Type of owner Rental Personal Personal
Estimated length of ownership1 yr. 2 mo. 2 yrs. 4 mo. 1 yr. 11 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provincesNew Jersey Georgia North Carolina 
Estimated miles driven per year17,176/yr 24,174/yr 9,364/yr 
Last reported odometer reading21,330 77,582 96,392 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owner 1 Owner 2 Owner 3
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

Owner 1 Owner 2 Owner 3
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
Accidents reported on: 02/18/2014, 09/03/2016 and 12/01/2016.
No Issues Reported
Accident Reported
Accident Reported
Manufacturer Recall
No open recalls reported to CARFAX. Check for open recalls on GM vehicles at recalls.gm.com.
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:2012
Type:Rental
Where:New Jersey
Est. miles/year:17,176/yr
Est. length owned: 5/1/12 - 7/25/13 (1 yr. 2 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
05/01/2012   5   New Jersey
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Tulsa, OK
Title #GS20121220298
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
First owner reported
Titled or registered as rental
vehicle
Vehicle color noted as Silver
07/25/2013   21,177   Fleet/Lease Company Vehicle sold
08/08/2013     Gerald Jones Honda
Augusta, GA
706-228-7000
geraldjoneshonda.com
Vehicle offered for sale
08/09/2013   21,330   Gerald Jones Honda
Augusta, GA
706-228-7000
geraldjoneshonda.com
Pre-delivery inspection completed
Maintenance inspection completed
Oil and filter changed
Vehicle washed/detailed
Radio code retrieved
Tire(s) balanced
Four tires balanced
Tires rotated
Battery replaced
08/15/2013     Gerald Jones Honda
Augusta, GA
706-228-7000
geraldjoneshonda.com
Vehicle sold
 
Owner 2
Purchased:2013
Type:Personal
Where:Georgia
Est. miles/year:24,174/yr
Est. length owned: 8/15/13 - 12/28/15 (2 yrs. 4 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
08/15/2013     Georgia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Vehicle purchase reported
08/31/2013   21,352   Georgia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Augusta, GA
Odometer reading reported
08/31/2013     Georgia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Augusta, GA
Title #778813132431963
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
Vehicle color noted as Silver
09/23/2013   25,048   Gordon Chevrolet - Augusta
Augusta, GA
706-733-9411
gordonaugusta.com
Vehicle serviced
12/16/2013   30,705   Gordon Chevrolet - Augusta
Augusta, GA
706-733-9411
gordonaugusta.com
Maintenance inspection completed
Oil and filter changed
Maintenance reminder reset
02/18/2014     Georgia
Damage Report
Accident reported
Vehicle involved in a sideswipe collision
Involving left side impact
Minor damage reported
Airbags did not deploy
05/28/2014   41,108   Gordon Chevrolet - Augusta
Augusta, GA
706-733-9411
gordonaugusta.com
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
10/04/2014   50,830   Milton Ruben Chevrolet
Augusta, GA
706-868-0588
miltonruben.com
Maintenance inspection completed
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
11/13/2014     Georgia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Augusta, GA
Title #778813132431963
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
Vehicle color noted as Silver
01/19/2015   57,962   Milton Ruben Chevrolet
Augusta, GA
706-868-0588
miltonruben.com
Maintenance inspection completed
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
05/04/2015   65,892   Gordon Chevrolet - Augusta
Augusta, GA
706-733-9411
gordonaugusta.com
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
12/09/2015     Georgia
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Augusta, GA
Title #772043153432970
Title issued or updated
Loan or lien released
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
Vehicle color noted as Silver
12/28/2015   77,582   Auto Auction
Southeast Region
Vehicle sold at auction
  • Millions of used vehicles are bought and sold at auction every year.
01/03/2016     Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
 
Owner 3
Purchased:2016
Type:Personal
Where:North Carolina
Est. miles/year:9,364/yr
Est. length owned: 2/10/16 - 2/5/18 (1 yr. 11 mo.)
Low mileage! This owner drove less than the industry average of 15,000 miles per year.
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
02/10/2016   77,646   North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Monroe, NC
Odometer reading reported
03/04/2016     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Monroe, NC
Title #775754160645034
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
09/03/2016     North Carolina
Damage Report
Accident reported
Involving rear impact
Minor front damage reported
Vehicle drivable
Airbags did not deploy
12/01/2016     North Carolina
Damage Report
Accident reported
Involving left rear impact
Involving front or side impact
Minor to moderate left rear damage reported
Vehicle drivable
02/05/2018   96,272   Auto Auction
Southeast Region
Vehicle sold at auction
04/12/2018     Jim Cook Chevrolet
Marion, NC
828-652-3221
jimcookchevrolet.com
Vehicle serviced
04/19/2018   96,340   Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
09/05/2018   96,389   Jim Cook Chevrolet
Marion, NC
828-652-3221
jimcookchevrolet.com
Vehicle serviced
10/11/2018   96,392   Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
12/10/2018     myCARFAXManufacturer Recommended Maintenance Schedules
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Glossary

Accident Indicator
CARFAX receives information about accidents in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada.

Not every accident is reported to CARFAX. As details about the accident become available, those additional details are added to the CARFAX Vehicle History Report. CARFAX recommends that you have this vehicle inspected by a qualified mechanic.
  • According to the National Safety Council, Injury Facts, 2015 edition, 8% of the 254 million registered vehicles in the U.S. were involved in an accident in 2013. Over 74% of these were considered minor or moderate.
  • This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 12/10/18 at 7:28:51 PM (CST). 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.
Georgia Damage Reports:
  • Provide an estimate of the extent of damage in its accident reports for the following:
    • EXTENSIVE: The accident damage was major and may affect the operation of the vehicle. This level of damage often results in a Salvage or Junk title.
    • FIRE: The accident damage to the vehicle resulted in a fire.
    • MODERATE: The accident damage is moderate and may affect the operation of the vehicle and/or its parts. Examples include broken windows, trunk lids, doors, bumpers and tires.
    • MINOR / SLIGHT: 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 $500
North Carolina 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.
    • 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
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.
Rental
Vehicle was registered by a rental agency.
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
2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT
VIN: 2G1WG5E3XC1297592
Body Style: SEDAN 4 DR
Engine Size: 3.6L V6 F DOHC 24V
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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Byrd's Auto Sales
1480 N Main St
Marion, NC 28752
www.byrdsautosales.com


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: 3
Last owned in the following state/province: North Carolina
Annual average mileage: 14,946
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 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.

2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT
VIN: 2G1WG5E3XC1297592
SEDAN 4 DR
3.6L V6 F DOHC 24V
GASOLINE
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM CD, 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
 
Byrd's Auto Sales
1480 N Main St
Marion, NC 28752
CARFAX Vehicle History Report Summary:
Accident reported: minor to moderate damage
Accident reported: minor to moderate damage
3 or more previous owners
3 Previous owners
Service information available
9 Service history records
Vehicle registration information
Types of owners: Rental, Personal
Vehicle registration information
Last owned in North Carolina
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
PRINT AND TAKE THIS CHECKLIST WITH YOU
This checklist utilizes information from your CARFAX report to help you make an informed used car purchase.

General Questions

  • Is the car still under manufacturer warranty or is a warranty available at the time of purchase?

Test Drive and Visual Inspection

  • Turn on the ignition without starting the car. Do all the warning lights and gauges work?
  • Ensure the airbag light appears momentarily and goes out upon starting the vehicle.
  • Is the odometer consistent with the last reading of 96,392 on the CARFAX report summary above?
  • Do the tires appear to be in good shape and without uneven wear?
  • Test all internal controls. Do all lights, turn signals, windows and the heater and air conditioner work?

Mechanical Questions

  • Accident / Damage reported: You may want to have the dealer, a mechanic, or body shop inspect the repair.
  • Does the vehicle appear to have been well maintained?
  • When should you schedule the next regular service?

Notes & Observations: