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Access Millions of Junk, Auto Salvage & Loss Records

Search our extensive online database to locate millions of junk, salvage and loss records. Don’t waste time anywhere else; ours is the most comprehensive search tool for vehicles, bar none!

Check Vehicle for Fire, Hail & Flood Damage

Don’t be fooled by a dealership trying to pawn off a fire, hail or flood-damaged car. Check your vehicle’s history before putting down that deposit and purchase confidently.

Uncover Car Accidents & Damages

The seller may not be honest about accidents and damage to the car so before you put down your hard-earned money, check our secure, private database to uncover all the details.

Access Car Title Records

Before you buy that used car make sure that you check the title for possible issues. You can also look up the owner by VIN & find out current & past owners of the vehicle.

Check Car Owners: Current and Past

Want to be sure your car has a clean title history? Use our extensive search engine to find out every owner of your used car and make sure there are no hidden lien-holders out there.

Car Specs & Odometer Reading

Save time when searching for that perfect car by checking our vehicle specification and odometer readings report. Find out exactly what you are buying before you purchase.

Check the Used Car Values

Avoid falling victim to car scammers. Find out the real value of a second-hand car, any year, make, model. Look no further than A vehicle's current condition and full maintenance history is right here.

Money Owed

Buying a car that hasn’t been paid off is complicated. Take precautions by doing your homework first. By running a quick VIN check on our website, you'll manage to stay informed and safe from such financial burdens.

Cash for Clunkers

Was your next car part of the “Cash for Clunkers” program? Has it ever been severely damaged yet repaired? Skip the guessing. Learn everything about your next car from here. Rely on our VIN lookup tools to avoid being duped.

Lookup Car Recalls

Get all the facts by running a quick VIN number check! Make sure the car you are purchasing has had all its recalls and defects repaired by using our complete online search tool before you buy. Our well-researched reports are the key to a trouble-free car.

Access Repair & Rebuild Records

Search our high-quality, reliable data to check for repair and rebuilds on used cars. Don’t rely on luck. Run your own investigation to spot potential issues. Do a little homework now, and avoid costly headaches later.

Uncover Car Theft

With one million cars being stolen every year in the US, how do you know your next purchase is not one of them? We have all the information you need to track a car's past, sales records, previous owners and much more.

Uncover a Lemon Car

The risks of landing a lemon are bigger than ever. Steer clear of a vehicle with hidden problems by learning more about it, before closing the sale. A car-history report is a great aid that will reveal most notable damages.

Used Car Buying Guide


Do not buy a used car without first reading our comprehensive guide! You will learn valuable secrets about the best methods for finding good used cars and making sure you aren't buying a lemon. We also help you decide between a private sale and a dealer along with helpful strategies for determining how much car you can buy.

Used Car Selling Guide


When selling a used car, consult our definitive guide on how to find the best buyer and get the best price. No headaches down the road. We go in-depth to show you how to research the market, price your car appropriately, prepare it for sale, advertise it, and show it to prospective buyers. We even help you weed out the scammers!

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Compare Cars

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Compare used cars side-by-side. See clearly their similarities and differences regarding their pictures, features, performances and more by doing a simple VIN check.

Customer Feedback

I use your service almost on a daily basis to check cars at auto auctions. Its both fast and cheap

Josh - Boston, MA

Your website revealed a car I was about to purchase had a salvage title. Good thing I checked!

Jennifer - San Diego, CA

I run an auto dealership and I love that I can show my customers instant VIN reports before they can purchase them. Saves me both time and money

Mark - Fort Lauderdale, FL