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Selling Your Car

Bro, These Cars Are Old as Hell (But We Still Got 'Em)

By Brian Normile on August 6, 2018

The number crunchers over at used-car sales aggregator iSeeCars.com compiled a study of cars sold by original owners to figure out which ones buyers hang on to for the longest before saying, &qu... Read More
How to Transfer Ownership When You Sell Your Car

By Cars.com Editors on December 20, 2017

You decided to post an ad and then found a buyer for your car. Now it's time to say goodbye to your vehicle. How do you transfer ownership to a new owner? A few last-minute reminders on what... Read More
How to Close Your Used-Car Deal

By Cars.com Staff on December 19, 2017

CARS.COM — Transferring ownership to the buyer is easy, but details vary by state. We list a few guidelines regarding this part of the transaction, but check with your local Department of ... Read More
Selling Your Car: Conducting a Test Drive

By Cars.com Staff on December 18, 2017

CARS.COM — Few people would buy a car from a dealer without test-driving it first. The same is true when dealing with a private-party seller: It may seem odd to hand your keys to a strange... Read More
Avoid Deceptive Emails

By Cars.com Staff on December 13, 2017

CARS.COM — Cars.com merely acts as a forum in which potential buyers can search listings of vehicles for sale and contact sellers to discuss the specifics of the vehicle, arrange for an in... Read More
How Do I Contact a Buyer for My Used Car?

By Cars.com Staff on December 8, 2017

CARS.COM — You can include several forms of contact information for potential buyers when you place your ad. Providing both a phone number and an email address will increase your chances o... Read More
How to Write a Good Ad

By Cars.com Staff on December 7, 2017

CARS.COM — Clear, honest and thorough details about your vehicle builds trust. You have about a thousand words of space to let buyers know what's great about your car. Don't forget... Read More
How to Create a Picture-Perfect Ad

By Cars.com Staff on December 6, 2017

CARS.COM — Take photos that show shoppers why they should buy your car. Fill the entire frame of the picture without your car being cut off. Then follow these tips to select the right phot... Read More
How to Donate Your Car

By Cars.com Staff on December 5, 2017

CARS.COM — If you think your car won't fetch much as a trade-in and don't want the trouble of selling it yourself, you can always explore the possibility of donating it to charity.... Read More
I Want to Sell My Car But I Still Owe Money

By Cars.com Editors on December 4, 2017

CARS.COM — Caught in between the rock of owning a vehicle and the hard place of wanting to sell it to a buyer even though you still owe money and haven't paid it off yet? You'... Read More