I have used the CARFAX reports
when buying used vehicles for many years, as have
many people I know. Here is a response from the
company that might interest you regarding their
concern for completeness.
My letter to them:
I ran a CARFAX report on my 1995 Tracer, which
I purchased in Colorado Springs, CO, in 2000, and
my purchase never shows up. The 06/01/2000 entry
in your report represents our purchase. We have
since moved to NC, where the other inspections are
listed. The VIN is 3MASM15J9SR623740. Please ammend
your records accordingly.
We just used CARFAX
to qualify a 1997 Saturn for purchase for our daughter,
and a year ago for our 1998 Ford Explorer. What
guarantee do we have that the CARFAX reports are
accurate for those two vehicles?
Response (Chrissy) 04/04/2006 04:43 AM
Thank you for contacting CARFAX.
All the information that the State has provided
to CARFAX for this vehicle is located on the CARFAX
report. At this time we do not offer any additional
"Don't buy a used
car without CARFAX!"
I'm being too sensitive, but I think the response
is rather dismissive. What has your experience been?
- Kirt Blattenberger
RF Cafe Progenitor & Webmaster