This freebie could save you tons of money! Be sure to share it with friends, so they can get free car VIN searches too!
When you’re in the market for a new-to-you — or used — car, it really helps to know the car’s history. Things like whether it’s been in an accident, how many miles it really has on it, and things like that. Finding these things out before you buy can save you a ton of money and headaches!
Did you know you can get a free vehicle history report, without paying for a Car Fax membership? Imagine doing a VIN Search and not having to pay $40. Sweet! That can get really expensive when you’re looking to buy a used car.
How much is a Carfax? A single Carfax report costs $39.99. Three will cost you $79.99, and five sell for $99.99. AutoCheck sells 300 reports for that price. Despite being the most expensive service, the Carfax report is the benchmark for all other vehicle history reports. -Edmunds.com
If you’re in the market for a car, be sure to read my expert advice on How to Buy a Car (click here). I cover topics such as how to save thousands buying a car (with or without a trade-in. And tips about keeping your car in great shape to avoid costly repairs.
Ford also has its ETIS system, which we reported on a few years ago here.