CARFAX Canada… What’s It All About?
We have all heard the popular saying, “What you don’t know can’t hurt you”. Unfortunately, this saying is not true when it comes to purchasing a used vehicle in or from Canada. Although most car dealers and private vehicle sellers are honest, used car buyers are always better off to insist that an independent service provide information about the vehicle’s history. With the information available through Carfax Canada, a used car buyer can verify whether the seller has neglected to disclose important information about the vehicle for sale. Carfax Canada is the answer to another popular saying, “Let the buyer beware.”
Jim Tubman Chevrolet is proud to offer Carfax Canada reports on our entire pre-owned inventory
Liens and Security Interests in Canada
A lien is basically a loan, and if a vehicle has a lien on it, the new owner could find themselves responsible for the previous owner's debt. Carfax Canada can help ensure there are no registered liens before you buy or sell your next vehicle.
Accident and Collision Damage
It is fair to say that everyone would like to know whether the vehicle they are considering buying has been in an accident. Carfax Canada reports check live (in real time) every Province and Territory in Canada as well as every state in the U.S. through Experian Automotive’s 20 billion record database, to determine if the vehicle has been registered by any jurisdiction as Salvage, Rebuilt or Non-repairable. The other way that Carfax Canada reports provide accident damage information is through the insurance industry in Canada.
Odometer Fraud or Roll Back
Unfortunately in Canada, there is no law that mandates the disclosure of sworn and accurate odometer readings at the time of vehicle transfer. Carfax Canada makes every attempt to provide reliable odometer data as a guide for consumers in determining whether a vehicle’s odometer reading has been altered. Carfax Canada believes that the inclusion of too much unreliable odometer date in its reports can unfairly create problems that are not justified.
Unfixed Safety Recalls
An estimated 1 in 5 Canadian vehicles have an unfixed safety recall, meaning they have been deemed unsafe to drive by their own manufacturer. Whether you are buying or selling, it is important to know that the vehicle is safe. Carfax Canada can help you find out.