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Basic Info

Description:
Pre-Owned 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLS CLS 550
Engine:
4.7L 8-Cyl Engine
Drivetrain:
All Wheel Drive 4MATIC
Transmission:
Automatic
Body:
Coupe
Mileage:
22,413
Exterior:
Selenite Grey Metallic
Interior:
Silk Beige/Espresso
HWY:
25 MPG
CITY:
17 MPG
Stock#:
UGW782
VIN:
WDDLJ9BB2HA193096
Custom

Payment Details

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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.


Vehicle Details

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  • PREMIUM 2 PACKAGE
  • REARVIEW CAMERA
  • SELENITE GREY METALLIC
  • SILK BEIGE/ESPRESSO, SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
  • WHEELS: 19 AMG MULTI-SPOKE
  • 8-Way Driver Seat
  • 8-Way Passenger Seat
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Front Cigar Lighter(s)
  • Ashtray
  • Valet Function
  • Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Cruise Control
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Residual Heat Recirculation and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Leather Door Trim Insert
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents and Leather Upholstered Dashboard
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Urethane 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, Mini Overhead Console, Rear Console w/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 and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Tracker System
  • Refrigerated/Cooled Box Located In The Console, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins and 1st Row Underseat Storage
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Systems Monitor
  • Redundant Digital Speedometer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Storage
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Anti-Whiplash w/Tilt Front Head Restraints and Power w/Tilt Rear Head Restraints
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Wheels: 18" 5-Twin-Spoke
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Chrome Grille
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Cornering Lights
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • LED Brakelights
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Washer and Delay-Off
  • Door Auto-Latch
  • 610w Premium Amplifier
  • Automatic Equalizer
  • Audio Theft Deterrent
  • Digital Signal Processor
  • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
  • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
  • Turn-By-Turn Navigation Directions
  • Siriusxm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display
  • Engine: 4.7L Bi-Turbo V8
  • Transmission: 9-Speed Automatic 9G-TRONIC -inc: driver-adaptive, sport and economy shift modes and steering wheel shift paddles,
  • Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • 2.47 Axle Ratio
  • 180 Amp Alternator
  • 100-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • 4-Corner Auto-Leveling Suspension
  • Automatic w/Driver Control Height Adjustable Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Adaptive Suspension
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 21.1 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Collision Prevention Assist Plus
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag, Driver And Passenger Pelvic Airbag
  • Childseat Sensor and Rear Child Safety Locks
  • First Aid Kit
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Vehicle Name: Mercedes-Benz CLS
  • Body Style: 4MATIC
  • Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive
  • EPA Classification: Compact Cars
  • Passenger Capacity: 4
  • Passenger Volume: 104.3
  • Base Curb Weight: 4376
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined: 20
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City: 17
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy: 25
  • Engine Order Code:
  • Engine Type: Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
  • Displacement: 4.7 L/285
  • Fuel System: Gasoline Direct Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM: 402 @ 5000
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM: 443 @ 1600
  • Trans Order Code:
  • Trans Type: 9
  • Trans Description Cont.: Automatic w/OD
  • Trans Description Cont. Again:
  • First Gear Ratio (:1): 5.50
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1): 3.33
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1): 2.31
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.66
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.21
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.00
  • Reverse Ratio (:1): 4.93
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1): 2.47
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year: 8.8
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps): 180
  • Suspension Type - Front: Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - Rear: Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.): Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.): Multi-Link
  • Front Tire Order Code:
  • Rear Tire Order Code:
  • Spare Tire Order Code:
  • Front Tire Size: P255/35ZR18
  • Rear Tire Size: P285/30ZR18
  • Spare Tire Size: Compact
  • Front Wheel Size: 18 X 8.5
  • Rear Wheel Size: 18 X 9.5
  • Spare Wheel Size: Compact
  • Front Wheel Material: Aluminum
  • Rear Wheel Material: Aluminum
  • Spare Wheel Material: Steel
  • Steering Type: Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb: 37
  • 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: 14.2
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness: 12.6
  • Drum - Rear (Yes or ):
  • Rear Drum Diam x Width:
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx: 21.1
  • Front Head Room: 36.9
  • Front Leg Room: 42.1
  • Front Shoulder Room: 57.1
  • Front Hip Room: 58
  • Second Head Room: 36.1
  • Second Leg Room: 35
  • Second Shoulder Room: 56.5
  • Second Hip Room: 57.6
  • Wheelbase: 113.2
  • Length, Overall: 194.5
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors: 74.1
  • Height, Overall: 55.8
  • Track Width, Front: 62.9
  • Track Width, Rear: 64.1
  • Trunk Volume: 15.3
  • Seventh Gear Ratio (:1): 0.86
  • Eighth Gear Ratio (:1): 0.72
  • Model Group: CLS
  • Vehicle Segment: Luxury High
  • Vehicle Type: Sedan
  • Engine Displacement Units: 4.7
  • Engine Camshaft: DOHC
  • Engine Block Type: aluminum
  • Engine Cylinder Count: 8
  • Engine Valve Count: 4
  • Country of Origin: Germany Vehicles - all types
  • Radio: Navigation System w/HD -inc: harman/kardon sound system, single CD/DVD player, COMAND system w/GARMIN MAP PILOT SD-card navigation, featuring AM/FM/WB radio, in-dash CD player, in-dash memory card slot, auxiliary input jack, Bluetooth interface for hands-free calling and SiriusXM w/6 months service, Apple CarPlay, Smartphone Integration (14U), Android Auto
  • All Wheel Drive
  • REARVIEW CAMERA
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents and Leather Upholstered Dashboard
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Leather Seats
  • Power Driver Seat
  • PREMIUM 2 PACKAGE
  • Proximity Key For Push Button Start Only
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Rear A/C
  • Satellite Radio
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
  • Radio: Navigation System w/HD -inc: harman/kardon sound system, single CD/DVD player, COMAND system w/GARMIN MAP PILOT SD-card navigation, featuring AM/FM/WB radio, in-dash CD player, in-dash memory card slot, auxiliary input jack, Bluetooth interface for hands-free calling and SiriusXM w/6 months service, Apple CarPlay, Smartphone Integration (14U), Android Auto
  • 610w Premium Amplifier
  • Audio Theft Deterrent
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation, Radio Data System and 10 Gb Internal Memory
  • Window Grid Diversity Antenna
  • Automatic Equalizer
  • Siriusxm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display
  • Turn-By-Turn Navigation Directions
  • Digital Signal Processor
  • 14 harman/kardon Speakers
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Washer and Delay-Off
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Door Auto-Latch
  • Aluminum Wheels w/Silver Accents
  • Wheels: 18 5-Twin-Spoke
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim
  • LED Brakelights
  • Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets
  • Cornering Lights
  • Tires: P255/35ZR18 Front & P285/30ZR18 Rear -inc: All season
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Chrome Grille
  • Tracker System
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Power Rear Windows
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Refrigerated/Cooled Box Located In The Console, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins and 1st Row Underseat Storage
  • Interior Trim -inc: Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents and Leather Upholstered Dashboard
  • Front Cigar Lighter(s)
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Seats w/Leather Back Material
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Dual Zone Front And Rear Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Cruise Control
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Door Mirrors, Steering Wheel, HVAC and Seatbelts
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Residual Heat Recirculation and Console Ducts
  • Ashtray
  • Systems Monitor
  • Leather Door Trim Insert
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Redundant Digital Speedometer
  • Valet Function
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Storage
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Nappa Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Smart Device Integration
  • Trip Computer
  • Bucket Front Facing Rear Seat
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • 8-Way Driver Seat
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Front Cupholder
  • Selective Service Internet Access
  • Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
  • 8-Way Passenger Seat
  • Heated Power Bucket Seats -inc: 14-way power front seats w/adjustable lumbar support and 3-position memory
  • Proximity Key For Push Button Start Only
  • Air Filtration
  • Analog Display
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate, Windows and Sunroof/Convertible Roof
  • Anti-Whiplash w/Tilt Front Head Restraints and Power w/Tilt Rear Head Restraints
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console, Rear Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • 4-Corner Auto-Leveling Suspension
  • 2.47 Axle Ratio
  • Automatic w/Driver Control Height Adjustable Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Adaptive Suspension
  • Engine: 4.7L Bi-Turbo V8
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Transmission: 9-Speed Automatic 9G-TRONIC -inc: driver-adaptive, sport and economy shift modes and steering wheel shift paddles,
  • 180 Amp Alternator
  • Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
  • 100-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Air Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
  • 21.1 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Multi-Link Front Suspension w/Air Springs
  • First Aid Kit
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag, Driver And Passenger Pelvic Airbag
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Childseat Sensor and Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Collision Prevention Assist Plus
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • mbrace2 Emergency Sos
  • 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
  • Rear A/C
  • Security System
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • CD Player
  • ABS
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Rear Defrost
  • Child Safety Locks
  • All Wheel Drive
  • 8 Cylinder Engine
  • Turbocharged
  • Floor Mats
  • Gasoline Fuel
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Keyless Entry
  • Power Door Locks
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Sun/Moonroof
  • Power Driver Seat
  • Power Passenger Seat
  • Leather Seats
  • Bucket Seats
  • Power Steering
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Tires - Front Performance
  • Tires - Rear Performance
  • Temporary Spare Tire
  • Traction Control
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Power Windows
  • Intermittent Wipers
  • A/T
  • Generic Sun/Moonroof
  • Premium Sound System
  • Air Suspension
  • Rear Bucket Seats
  • Satellite Radio
  • MP3 Player
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
  • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
  • Automatic Headlights
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Driver Vanity Mirror
  • Passenger Vanity Mirror
  • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
  • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
  • Mirror Memory
  • Driver Adjustable Lumbar
  • Passenger Adjustable Lumbar
  • Seat Memory
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Active Suspension
  • Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Telematics
  • Stability Control
  • Brake Assist
  • Keyless Start
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • HD Radio
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Headlights-Auto-Leveling
  • Knee Air Bag
  • 9-Speed A/T
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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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