Car Safety & Reliability Ratings

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Car Safety Safety is key, but how do you ensure that your car is safe? There are several ways to ensure that your car is safe before and after purchasing … Read more

The CARFAX Reports Mobile App

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The CARFAX Reports mobile app lets you check a vehicle’s history by running a CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ on the spot. The apps are available FREE for iPhones in the … Read more

Buying a Car For Your Teenager

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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 … Read more

Pre-Purchase Inspection Tips When Buying a Used Car

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You’ve taken a test drive and gotten a CARFAX report, now it’s time for the next step – a pre-purchase inspection. This inspection gives you an expert opinion on the … Read more

Taking a Test Dive

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Before You Drive: Start by adjusting the steering wheel, mirrors and seats for optimum visibility and comfort. Sometimes the seller will roll the windows down, turn on the radio and … Read more

New vs. Used Cars

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Before beginning your car search, the first thing you need to consider is – Should I buy a new or used car? New and used cars for sale have their … Read more

Where to find the best used cars

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Car Dealerships You can go to franchise or independent car dealerships when looking for a used car. Franchise and independent dealers both sell used cars, but franchise dealerships also sell … Read more

What Can Franchise Car Dealerships Do for You?

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Franchise car dealerships are authorized to sell new cars for specific manufacturers and any used cars that meet their dealership’s standards.

Open Recalls by State – An Infographic

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How many open recalls did your state have for sale online in 2011? Open Recalls are an accident waiting to happen. Check your car for free today at recall.carfax.com. Did … Read more

The Car Fox has gone CG

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CARFAX recently released three new ads featuring a completely made-over Car Fox. No longer a puppet, the Car Fox has been enhanced by computer graphics and groomed by the team … Read more

What can you learn about a car from a CARFAX report?

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This interactive video gives an overview of some of the things you can learn about a vehicle from a CARFAX Vehicle History Report. View on YouTube for the best experience.

Are Cars Getting Safer? An infographic on Vehicle Crash Statistics

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Vehicle safety is important. In this infographic we take a look at motor vehicle crash statistics from 1990 to 2009 to help answer the question “Are Cars Getting Safer?”    

Understanding Safety Ratings

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  One of the most important factors to consider when purchasing a new or used vehicle is safety and reliability. Thankfully through CARFAX you can view the auto industry’s leading … Read more

Car Fox Runs the 40. #RunRichRun

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The CAR FOX decided to get in on the NFL Network’s #RunRichRun. A respectable 6.1 sec 40 yard dash, all while delivering a Carfax Vehicle History Report. We even made … Read more

Structural Damage 101

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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 … Read more

Avoiding Odometer Fraud

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  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 … Read more

Decoding Your VIN Number

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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. … Read more

What Does Your VIN Say?

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  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 … Read more

Odometer Fraud

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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 … Read more

Help us Reach 1 Billion Miles

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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 … Read more

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