How Dealers are Helping Car Buyers Avoid Flood Cars

With thou­sands of cars flood­ed dur­ing intense storms through­out Texas and the mid-South, news sta­tions and reporters like KTHV’s Lau­ra Mon­tever­di are warn­ing con­sumers about these water­logged wrecks being resold. In fact, CARFAX® data sug­gests near­ly a quar­ter-mil­lion DMV-report­ed flood cars are already back in oper­a­tion from storms in pre­vi­ous years. Used car buy­ers are increas­ing­ly turn­ing to trust­ed places like to shop for used cars, where vehi­cle his­to­ry infor­ma­tion is read­i­ly avail­able to help them avoid buy­ing a flood­ed car.

Grow buy­er con­fi­dence in your inven­to­ry by putting it on CARFAX Used Car List­ings and show your cus­tomers the CARFAX at your stores. “We have CARFAX Reports on every car in our inven­to­ry, so there’s no fear of com­ing here and buy­ing a flood­ed car,” Jar­rod Rus­sell, Gen­er­al Man­ag­er of Rus­sell Hon­da in North Lit­tle Rock, Arkansas, says in the KTHV sto­ry.

As a CARFAX Advan­tage® Deal­er, you can take advan­tage of all the ben­e­fits of CARFAX Used Car List­ings to con­nect you with more qual­i­fied, ready-to-buy shop­pers. Your CARFAX Reports includ­ed with every car in your inven­to­ry on CARFAX Used Car List­ings give buy­ers added peace of mind they’re avoid­ing prob­lems like flood dam­age and help iden­ti­fy the car that’s right for them.

CARFAX Used Car List­ings include many fea­tures such as:

    • No ads on the site dis­tract­ing shop­pers from your inven­tory
    • Zero new car com­pe­ti­tion, as fea­tures used cars only
    • Direct links that put used car buy­ers on your web­site
    • Link to CARFAX® Vehi­cle His­tory Reports™ that you run
    • Mul­ti­ple ways to con­tact your deal­er­ship
    • Detailed month­ly reports
    • Vehi­cle price and descrip­tion with unlim­ited pho­tos

To become a CARFAX Advan­tage Deal­er and get your inven­to­ry on CARFAX Used Car List­ings, call 888–788‑7715.



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