Monday, January 17, 2011 at 7:00 am (Updated: January 17, 7:58 am)
Car buyers, beware. In 2006 my husband and I bought a 2006 Dodge Stratus from a dealership.
At the time of purchase the salesman said that it was a program car with less than 2,000 miles. I had never at the time heard of CARFAX.
I went to a dealership out of state in 2010 and wanted to trade for a Kia. They popped a CARFAX on me that said the car had been wrecked in New Jersey and the whole front end was replaced. They showed me the difference in the paint job.
Needless to say, that cut my trade-in deeply.
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