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The process of buying and selling used cars can sometimes be overwhelming. CARFAX Europe seeks to make the process easier and more transparent for everyone with the CARFAX Vehicle History Report. Here you can read helpful, informative guides which will lead you through the many processes relating to buying and selling used cars.

​One often hears that you should never buy a used car without having its service history. But just how important is the service history of a car? Should shoppers automatically walk away from the purchase of a car, simply because the service records are incomplete or missing altogether? What are the possible consequences of buying a vehicle which hasn’t undergone the proper maintenance services? CARFAX takes a look at these questions and explains the importance of the service history of a car, as well as where you can find the complete history of service records. ... » read more
All vehicles need to be tested for roadworthiness to ensure they are in good condition, both from an environmental point of view as well as for road safety. Once your vehicle has completed the test, you will receive a vehicle inspection report with the results. CARFAX has put together a list of the possible results and what they mean for you, the driver. ... » read more
A periodic car inspection helps to ensure that vehicles on the road are safe to drive and aren’t emitting an excess of harmful fumes into the air. Whether your registration is approaching its end date, you want to perform precautionary maintenance before you sell your car, or you want to ensure a used car is in top shape before you buy it, performing a few basic checks before having a car inspection can save you some time and money. ... » read more
Do you want to perform a used car inspection? Following these 5 steps will help you ensure you don’t buy a car with a laundry list of hidden problems. If you’re thinking about buying a used car, an important step in process is thoroughly inspecting the vehicle before you buy it. This can save you a lot of headaches (and money) down the road. Following these five steps can help you learn what to look for when performing a used car inspection. ... » read more
Many consumers are not aware of how easy it is to make safer purchases The market place for used vehicles has changed drastically over the last decade, yet the process of how we buy a car has remained largely the same: we see a vehicle we like and can afford; we request information, take a look in-person, see if the vehicle functions properly and, finally, make our buy. By the end of the process, we hope we have purchased a vehicle that is durable, cost-efficient and reliable. ... » read more
The most important parameters for a used vehicle check A used car or a new car? Consumers every year face a difficult choice before purchase. CARFAX Europe explains and advises on the most important parameters included in the decision process of consumers for a used vehicle. Did you know 30% of all used cars contain some type of negative history? Mileage inconsistency, stolen entries or an excessive amount of previous owners are facts that change the value of your car significantly, whether you know about it or not. ... » read more