CARFAX knows the history of all US imports
Did you know? More than 60% of all
used cars
imported from the U.S. have
negative history. CARFAX Knows Which Ones!

Facts about used car imports from the US to Europe

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  • 500.000
  • 400.000
  • 300.000
  • 250.000
  • 100.000
  • 50.000
  • 30.000
  • 20.000
  • 10.000
  • 5000
  • 0
  • Salvage & Total loss
  • Recall
  • Accident
  • Damage
  • Airbag deployed
  • Other negative history records
*All numbers are estimated.
Source: CARFAX Europe, 2018

Every used car imported from the U.S. has a story to tell. Some of them are nightmares! We know all U.S. imports!

Find out if a car has a clean history or hidden problems – always check the CARFAX Vehicle History Report - available for every used car imported from the U.S.

About us

CARFAX Europe ( is the official CARFAX website in Europe and the only legal source for authentic CARFAX Vehicle History Reports. These reports are available for all used cars imported from the U.S. and Canada and manufactured after 1981.

CARFAX is the most trusted provider of vehicle history information in the world. For over 30 years, CARFAX has helped millions of used car shoppers make better purchase decisions and avoid costly hidden problems.

CARFAX has been providing vehicle history information in North America for decades and currently has a data base with more than 14 billion records collected from 35.000 partners and sources, including government ministries, law enforcement agencies, service and repair shops, car dealers, insurance companies and many others. CARFAX is the neutral partner of consumers, dealers and partners from the private and public sectors – having the vision of changing the used car market for the better. No used car from the U.S. should be purchased without checking its history first with a CARFAX Report.

Buy a used U.S. import with more confidence

  • Over 14 billion records covering all U.S. imports
  • 30 years experience
  • Trusted by millions of consumers worldwide

The CARFAX Vehicle History Report

The CARFAX Vehicle History Report is the key to buying a quality used car that has been imported from North America. It tells you what you need to know about an imported used car before you buy it. Many cars imported from the US have negative history: they have been in accidents, been stolen, been flooded, been salvaged and rebuilt and then shipped to Europe. CARAFX Europe helps you find the quality used imports and identify the ones with problems so you don’t lose money by buying one with costly hidden problems.

Every CARFAX Report contains critical information that can impact your decision about a used imported vehicle.

Never buy a used car imported from North America without checking the CARFAX Vehicle History Report

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