Buying a used car? Get a free VIN check report providing answers to the key questions you should ask about the used car such as market value, depreciation, price and listing history, specs, recalls, theft record check, vehicle history (free in some cases). Simply scan or enter a car’s VIN barcode and the app decodes the VIN and instantly generates a free comprehensive report with up to 200 data points.
Our mission is to help the consumer get better educated and informed about a used car before buying it. We know buying a used car is an arduous and frustrating experience (we know as we've been through it many times). We believe having the right information and data helps make the process a bit less difficult and helps you get a better price and make a more informed decision.
Each VIN check of a used car is Powered by iSeeCars.com's renowned data analysis engine which has been featured in many major publications and media outlets such as Consumer Reports, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, ABC/CBS/NBC News, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, and many others.
Each used car VIN report and lookup includes up to 200 data points such as:
*** Market Value and Charts
Get an estimate of the used car’s market value compared to other cars that have been sold in the same local area.
*** Listing and Price History
See a history of where and when the used car had been sold along with the prices and how long the car was on the market.
*** Vehicle History, Open Recalls, Stolen Car Check, and More
See how much the car was driven compared to the average car. Instantly check the vehicle history report (free in some cases) from Carfax or Autocheck, check for open recalls, see if the car had been stolen previously and look up other key things before buying or selling a used car.
*** Projected Depreciation
Get an estimate of how much the used car will depreciate over 1, 2 and 3 years and in comparison with similar and competitor cars.
*** Best Time to Buy (and Sell)
As with houses, cars also exhibit seasonal fluctuations. See when you should buy or sell to get the best prices.
*** VIN Decoder / VIN Lookup
Through the app, easily use your phone’s camera as a scanner and scan the VIN barcode of a used car and our app's built-in VIN Decoder look ups if it is a legitimate VIN (of a vehicle model year 1981 and newer - that’s the year when the U.S. government started standardizing VINs) and generates an instant report. The VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is typically located on the windshield or passenger door sill.
*** Dealer Scorecard
For a used car currently for sale, see how the dealer compares to other dealers for price, transparency and responsiveness.