How do I check the history of a car?

Buying a car is always an exciting thing, but one element that often gets overlooked is the past history of the vehicle. A car’s hidden past my prove costly and leave you in a less than ideal situation. So how can you check the history of a car? 

A Carsales Facts+ History Report is a comprehensive report of a used car's history and can give you confidence and peace of mind to make the right decision when purchasing a used car. All Carsales Facts+ History Reports contain a Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) certificate and will show:  

  • If there is finance / money owing on the car 
  • If the car has ever been written off or stolen 
  • If there are any odometer discrepancies 
  • Car identification 

You can read more on Carsales Facts+ history reports in the help centre article or by visiting the Carsales Facts+ website. 

 

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