One of the most important safety features of your car is the one you can’t see – the car’s structure*. A car’s structure is the foundation on which the entire car is built; therefore your safety depends on it. Vehicles used to have a body-on-frame construction, which were built for durability; today most vehicles are … Continue reading Structural Damage 101
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGFyfAmtOVc&w=520&h=294] Here’s a new twist on an old used car scam. Scam artists have been rolling back odometers for years, but now it may be even easy to do it with the introduction of digital odometers. All you need is a laptop and a simple Google search to find software that could roll back … Continue reading Avoiding Odometer Fraud
Ever wonder what the various numbers and letters in a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) mean? Here’s an infographic that should shed some light on the topic. Click the image to enlarge.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_y-6nfx__04&w=520&h=294] What can a CARFAX report tell you that you may have not known about your own car? Watch as some people we interviewed were surprised to learn some of the information that CARFAX showed about their vehicle.
Despite increased safety measures and increasingly stringent laws, consumers still fall victim to odometer fraud daily. Due to a lack of consumer awareness, consumers think that the oldest car fraud in the book couldn’t possibly happen to them in today’s era with safer vehicles and digital odometers. That was the general idea when digital odometers … Continue reading Odometer Fraud
We’re on a quest to reach 1 billion miles. Help us by posting a picture of your car’s odometer to the CARFAX Facebook Wall! Visit blog.carfax.com/odometers to see the latest count.