When a CarFax is not enough, get a Pre-Purchase CSI.
A lot has changed in the car-buying process over the years. Through technology and improved record keeping, a VIN (vehicle identification number) can track important vehicle history information that can prove valuable to a potential buyer before the final handshake.
Carfax pioneered the “Vehicle History Report” process in 1986 – when it would send the reports to customers via fax. Since then, it has become a valuable tool for buyers to make a well-informed decision when looking to purchase a pre-owned vehicle either through a dealership or private sale.
However, a vehicle history report can only reveal so much…