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Basic Info

Description:
Pre-Owned 2017 BMW X3 xDrive28i
Engine:
2.0L 4-Cyl Engine
Drivetrain:
All Wheel Drive
Transmission:
Automatic
Body:
SUV
Mileage:
42,155
Exterior:
Mineral Silver Metallic
Interior:
Mocha
HWY:
28 MPG
CITY:
21 MPG
Stock#:
UGW713
VIN:
5UXWX9C52H0T08699
Custom

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Tax, title, registration and dealer doc & title prep not included in vehicle prices shown and must be paid by the purchaser. While great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, errors do occur so please verify information with a customer service rep. This is easily done by calling us at 401-586-6950 or by visiting us at the dealership.

Please understand that an AutoCheck Report is subject to change at any time without notice. Feel free to have the vehicle of choice inspected by someone you trust if uncertain. AutoCheck is a third party vehicle history reporting company, not affiliated with Used Car Genius. Used Car Genius does not endorse AutoCheck, and disclaims any and all liability for any damage, economic or otherwise, which may result from the use or reliance on the information contained in the AutoCheck Reports.

Sample finance payments are only estimates derived from the vehicle price. Rate is only an example and may not reflect currently available rates. With approved credit. Terms may vary.


Vehicle Details

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  • NAVIGATION SYSTEM
  • APPLE CARPLAY COMPATIBILITY
  • PREMIUM PACKAGE 3
  • HEATED FRONT SEATS
  • DRIVING ASSISTANCE PLUS PACKAGE
  • COLD WEATHER PACKAGE
  • SURROUND VIEW
  • PANORAMIC MOONROOF
  • XLINE -inc
  • :Driver Seat
  • Passenger Seat
  • 40-20-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Interior Lock Disable
  • Valet Function
  • Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Leatherette Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Roll-Up Cargo Cover
  • Cargo Features -inc: Cargo Tray/Organizer
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat and Door Mirrors
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
  • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Systems Monitor
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Bodyside Moldings and Black Wheel Well Trim
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Metal-Look Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Front License Plate Bracket
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Streaming Audio
  • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
  • Hi-Fi Sound System -inc: 9 speakers and 205-watt digital amplifier
  • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
  • Engine: 2.0L TwinPower Turbo In-Line 4-Cylinder
  • 3.39 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 5,080 lbs
  • Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • 90-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery
  • Regenerative 210 Amp Alternator
  • Towing Equipment -inc: Trailer Sway Control
  • 910# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 17.7 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Descent Control, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point and Pretensioners
  • Vehicle Name: BMW X3
  • Body Style: Sports Activity Vehicle
  • Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive
  • EPA Classification: Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
  • Passenger Capacity: 5
  • Base Curb Weight: 4150
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined: 24
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City: 21
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy: 28
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.: 3500
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.: 350
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.: 3500
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.: 350
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity: 3500
  • Engine Order Code:
  • Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
  • Displacement: 2.0 L/122
  • Fuel System: Gasoline Direct Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM: 240 @ 5000
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM: 258 @ 1450
  • Trans Order Code: 205
  • Trans Type: 8
  • Trans Description Cont.: Automatic w/OD
  • Trans Description Cont. Again:
  • First Gear Ratio (:1): 4.71
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1): 3.14
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1): 2.11
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.67
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.28
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.00
  • Reverse Ratio (:1): 3.29
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1): 3.38
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year: 7.4
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps): 210
  • Suspension Type - Front: Strut
  • Suspension Type - Rear: Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.): Strut
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.): Multi-Link
  • Front Tire Order Code:
  • Rear Tire Order Code:
  • Spare Tire Order Code:
  • Front Tire Size: P245/50VR18
  • Rear Tire Size: P245/50VR18
  • Spare Tire Size:
  • Front Wheel Size: 18 X 8
  • Rear Wheel Size: 18 X 8
  • Spare Wheel Size:
  • Front Wheel Material: Aluminum
  • Rear Wheel Material: Aluminum
  • Spare Wheel Material:
  • Steering Type: Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb: 39
  • Brake Type: 4-Wheel Disc
  • Brake ABS System: 4-Wheel
  • Disc - Front (Yes or ): Yes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or ): Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness: 12.9
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness: 13
  • Drum - Rear (Yes or ):
  • Rear Drum Diam x Width:
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx: 17.7
  • Front Head Room: 40.7
  • Front Leg Room: 39.9
  • Front Shoulder Room: 57.3
  • Second Head Room: 39.1
  • Second Leg Room: 36.5
  • Second Shoulder Room: 56
  • Wheelbase: 110.6
  • Length, Overall: 183.8
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors: 74.1
  • Height, Overall: 66.1
  • Track Width, Front: 62.8
  • Track Width, Rear: 63.4
  • Min Ground Clearance: 8
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 1: 63.3
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 2: 27.6
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 3: 27.6
  • Seventh Gear Ratio (:1): 0.84
  • Eighth Gear Ratio (:1): 0.67
  • Model Group: X3
  • Vehicle Segment: Compact Luxury Sport Utility
  • Vehicle Type: Sport Utility
  • Engine Displacement Units: 2.0
  • Engine Camshaft: DOHC
  • Engine Block Type: aluminum
  • Engine Cylinder Count: 4
  • Engine Valve Count: 4
  • Country of Origin: United States BMW Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles
  • APPLE CARPLAY COMPATIBILITY
  • All Wheel Drive
  • Active Blind Spot Detection, Speed Limit Info, Surround View, Active Driving Assistant, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, pedestrian warning and city collision mitigation DRIVING ASSISTANCE PLUS PACKAGE
  • Hands-Free Bluetooth & USB Audio Connection
  • COLD WEATHER PACKAGE
  • Front And Rear Fog Lamps
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • HEATED FRONT SEATS
  • Interior Trim -inc: Genuine Wood/Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Genuine Wood/Chrome Door Panel Insert, Genuine Wood Console Insert and Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • NAVIGATION SYSTEM
  • PREMIUM PACKAGE 3
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Comfort Access Keyless Entry, Lumbar Support, Panoramic Moonroof, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 1 year All Access subscription PREMIUM PACKAGE 3
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • PANORAMIC MOONROOF
  • Hands-Free Bluetooth & USB Audio Connection
  • Streaming Audio
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Aux Audio Input Jack and Steering Wheel Controls
  • Hi-Fi Sound System -inc: 9 speakers and 205-watt digital amplifier
  • Radio: Anti-Theft AM/FM Stereo CD/MP3 Player -inc: Radio Data System (RDS)
  • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
  • HD Radio -inc: multicast FM station reception
  • Radio BMW Professional
  • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
  • Tires: P245/50R18 AS Run-Flat
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets
  • Wheels: 18 x 8.0 V Spoke (Style 307) -inc: Light alloy
  • Black Bodyside Moldings and Black Wheel Well Trim
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Metal-Look Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Front And Rear Fog Lamps
  • Front License Plate Bracket
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Sport Leather Steering Wheel
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • 40-20-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Analog Display
  • Trip Computer
  • Driver Seat
  • Interior Trim -inc: Genuine Wood/Piano Black Instrument Panel Insert, Genuine Wood/Chrome Door Panel Insert, Genuine Wood Console Insert and Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Roll-Up Cargo Cover
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Valet Function
  • SensaTec Leatherette Upholstery
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Power Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way power adjustable front seats w/2-way manual headrests
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Systems Monitor
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Cargo Features -inc: Cargo Tray/Organizer
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Down, w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up
  • Interior Lock Disable
  • Front Cupholder
  • Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Leatherette Gear Shift Knob
  • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat and Door Mirrors
  • Air Filtration
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Passenger Seat
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • 3.39 Axle Ratio
  • 90-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery
  • 910# Maximum Payload
  • Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and STEPTRONIC Sequential Shift Control
  • GVWR: 5,080 lbs
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Descent Control, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 17.7 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Engine: 2.0L TwinPower Turbo In-Line 4-Cylinder
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Towing Equipment -inc: Trailer Sway Control
  • Transmission: 8-Speed STEPTRONIC Automatic
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Regenerative 210 Amp Alternator
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • BMW Assist eCall Emergency Sos
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point and Pretensioners
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • DSC+ Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Climate Control
  • Multi-Zone A/C
  • A/C
  • Security System
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • CD Player
  • ABS
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Cruise Control
  • Rear Defrost
  • Child Safety Locks
  • All Wheel Drive
  • 4 Cylinder Engine
  • Turbocharged
  • Floor Mats
  • Gasoline Fuel
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Keyless Entry
  • Power Door Locks
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • Pass-Through Rear Seat
  • Bucket Seats
  • Power Steering
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Tires - Front Performance
  • Tires - Rear Performance
  • Traction Control
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Power Windows
  • Intermittent Wipers
  • A/T
  • MP3 Player
  • Fog Lamps
  • Privacy Glass
  • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
  • Automatic Headlights
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Driver Vanity Mirror
  • Passenger Vanity Mirror
  • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
  • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
  • Mirror Memory
  • Seat Memory
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode
  • Remote Trunk Release
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Telematics
  • 8-Speed A/T
  • Power Liftgate
  • Stability Control
  • Brake Assist
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Cargo Shade
  • Power Folding Mirrors
  • HD Radio
  • Rear Bench Seat
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
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Disclaimer:

Tax, title, registration and dealer doc & title prep not included in vehicle prices shown and must be paid by the purchaser. While great effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, errors do occur so please verify information with a customer service rep. This is easily done by calling us at 401-586-6950 or by visiting us at the dealership.

Please understand that an AutoCheck Report is subject to change at any time without notice. Feel free to have the vehicle of choice inspected by someone you trust if uncertain. AutoCheck is a third party vehicle history reporting company, not affiliated with Used Car Genius. Used Car Genius does not endorse AutoCheck, and disclaims any and all liability for any damage, economic or otherwise, which may result from the use or reliance on the information contained in the AutoCheck Reports.

Sample finance payments are only estimates derived from the vehicle price. Rate is only an example and may not reflect currently available rates. With approved credit. Terms may vary.

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How to Read an AutoCheck Report

  • What is AutoCheck?

    AutoCheck is a subscription service that provides a look into a vehicle’s history so that a potential buyer can assess the risks of buying that vehicle. AutoCheck is a subsidiary of Experian and is also partnered with other leaders in the automotive industry, such as Autotrader, Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book, EbayMotors, Nada Guides, and Cars.com. Many used-car shoppers consider AutoCheck a good resource, but there’s only so much that this service can do. These limitations mean that a vehicle history report may be missing important information, either because it was never reported or it was reported but hasn’t made it onto the report yet. After all, since AutoCheck reports are not based on any kind of firsthand inspection – nobody from AutoCheck ever sees these vehicles at all – the information they contain is likely to be incomplete.

    What Does an AutoCheck Report Contain?

    An AutoCheck vehicle history report outlines some factors that contribute to that vehicle’s AutoCheck Score so that the potential buyer can compare the cars they’re considering. The score begins at a certain numerical value based on the year, make, and model. That starting point will be lowered by factors such as accidents, high mileage, title brands (salvaged – such as from flood damage – or rebuilt), odometer issues, a history of multiple owners, frame damage, being branded as a lemon for repeated repairs at low mileage, whether a vehicle is a “buyback” (meaning that the manufacturer bought it back from the original buyer as required by law after it was found to be lemon), theft, repossession, and whether the vehicle has been used as a fleet vehicle – usually taxi or police. However, if these factors appear on an AutoCheck report, it doesn’t mean the vehicle isn’t perfectly sound and worth buying. The reported issues did not necessarily harm the car, and if any damage resulted, it’s likely that it was repaired. And there’s always a chance that a mistake was made in the report. The only thing that matters is the vehicle’s present condition, and the surest way to assess that is to have it looked at mechanically by a professional you trust. Here’s a look at the six categories you’ll see in an AutoCheck report and what information they contain:
    Accident Check: AutoCheck receives accident data from the Department/Registry of Motor Vehicles, auctions, and insurance companies. AutoCheck itself has never physically inspected any vehicles or claimed to know of unreported accidents.
    State Title Brand and Other Problem Check: Entries reported under this category can be significant, if they were serious enough to affect the vehicle’s safety. A salvaged or rebuilt title can greatly impact a vehicle’s overall condition and value.
    Vehicle Use and Events Check: This section of an AutoCheck report identifies if the vehicle was used as a rental, lease, police vehicle, or taxi. It also shows if the vehicle is reported to have a loan/lien or duplicate title issued. The Events section will show reported accidents, repossessions, and theft.
    Odometer Check: Concealing or tampering with a car’s true mileage is illegal. The Odometer Check identifies incorrect or fraudulent mileage data, including rollbacks, rollovers, and other inconsistencies.
    Detailed Vehicle History Report: This section shows a timeline of a vehicle’s history in chronological order. While it’s most important to focus on a vehicle’s current condition, knowing a vehicle’s entire history can help.
    Structural Damage: Here, you can see structural damage to the vehicle’s frame or unibody. If a vehicle has structural damage, it may be something minor as a dent to a part of the unibody of the vehicle or something major as a previous repair to a portion of the vehicles structural integrity that can potentially make the vehicle unsafe to drive and expensive to fix. Used Car Genius recommends that you make any purchasing decision based on the vehicles current condition, and have the vehicles condition reviewed by a trusted mechanic.

    Reading an AutoCheck Score

    The scores are based on a scale of 1 to 100 – with 1 the worst and 100 the best – but it’s not that simple. Each vehicle score also correlates to its specific make and model’s score range to give a more accurate picture. For example, a specific 1999 Nissan Maxima may have a score of 84, but the general 1999 Nissan Maxima score range is from 76 to 81. This implies that this 1999 Nissan Maxima exceeds the expectations of similar Maximas from the same model year. Here’s where it gets a bit tricky. On the other side, a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu may have a score of 89, but the range for 2005 Chevrolet Malibus is 90 to 95. Although the Malibu has a higher score than the Maxima, it falls short of the Malibu’s average score range, ultimately making it a less favorable option than the average Malibu from the same model year.

    Where does AutoCheck Get Its Data From?

    AutoCheck vehicle history reports receive data from several sources, including the Registry (or Department) of Motor Vehicles, auto auctions, and insurance companies. These reports also use police-reported accident and theft information and data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, during times of major storm events, to state when a vehicle suffered storm damage. Again, this data collection is not comprehensive: not everything is reported, and not everything that is reported gets added to the report in a timely manner.
    The Takeaway: How Best to Use an AutoCheck Report
    Feel free to use an AutoCheck report as one of many tools in your car-shopping arsenal. But while you may use a negative report to rule out a used car you’re considering, you should be careful about using a positive report to rule one in. Again, that report could be missing something in the vehicle’s past that was not reported to or otherwise recorded by any of the sources AutoCheck uses. It can also take some time for reported information to show up on the report, meaning that the report may change after you buy the vehicle. That could present a problem if you want to sell it later: if negative information from incidents before you bought the vehicle is added during your ownership, potential buyers can then see that if they view the report. Even if the negative parts of the report never caused an issue with the car (or if you had the issue fixed), that delayed negative report can devalue the car when you’re trying to sell it, as well as making some buyers change their minds.
    The bottom line is that there’s no substitute for having a trusted mechanic look over the vehicle you’re interested in buying. This should include a road test so he can listen and feel for any unusual sounds that could indicate a developing issue. Used Car Genius will always welcome you to take this valuable step for your peace of mind.

    *Please understand that an AutoCheck Report is subject to change at any time without notice. AutoCheck is a third-party vehicle history reporting company and is not affiliated with Used Car Genius. Used Car Genius does not endorse AutoCheck, and disclaims any and all liability for any damage that may result from relying solely on the information contained in AutoCheck Reports.

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