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Basic Info

Description:
Pre-Owned 2019 Kia Stinger GT1
Engine:
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 3.3 L/204
Drivetrain:
AWD
Transmission:
8-Speed Automatic w/OD
Model Code:
H6482
Body:
4dr Car
Mileage:
39,255
Exterior:
Panthera Metal
Interior:
Black
HWY:
25 MPG
CITY:
17 MPG
Stock#:
HF1973A
VIN:
KNAE45LC1K6046334
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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  • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • 8-Way Driver Seat
  • 8-Way Passenger Seat
  • Air Filtration
  • Ashtray
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Automatic Equalizer
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Compass
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Distance Pacing w/Traffic Stop-Go
  • Door Mirrors and Steering Wheel
  • Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • FOB Controls -inc: Cargo Access
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • Front Cigar Lighter(s)
  • Front Cupholder
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Turbo/Supercharger Boost, Oil Temperature, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 12-way power adjustable driver seat w/4-way lumbar support, 8-way power adjustable front passenger seat w/height adjustment and integrated memory system w/2 presets for driver seat
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Door Panel Insert, Aluminum Console Insert and Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Leather Door Trim Insert
  • Leather Seat Trim
  • Leather/Chrome Gear Shifter Material
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash w/Tilt Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Power Rear Windows
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Speed Compensated Volume Control
  • Radio: AM/FM/MP3/HD/SiriusXM harmon/kardon Audio -inc: 720 Watts, AVN 5.0 premium navigation system, 8 color touch-screen display, 15 speaker premium surround sound including dual underseat subwoofers and ClariFi sound-enhancing technology, UVO eServices infotainment system, support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, USB input, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, steering-wheel-mounted controls and voice recognition
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Rear HVAC
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access and Power Fuel
  • Rigid Cargo Cover
  • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
  • Siriusxm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display
  • Sport Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
  • Systems Monitor
  • Tracker System
  • Trip Computer
  • Valet Function
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • Window Grid Antenna
  • Aluminum Spare Wheel
  • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Bumper Insert
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Bumper Insert
  • Chrome Power w/Tilt Down Heated Auto Dimming Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Dark Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Power Sunshade
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Laminated Glass
  • LED Brakelights
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Tires: P225/40R19 Fr & P255/35R19 Rr Summer
  • Wheels: 19 x 8J Front & 19 x 8.5J Rear Alloy
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Speed Compensated Volume Control
  • Window Grid Antenna
  • Automatic Equalizer
  • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
  • Siriusxm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display
  • 15.9 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • 150 Amp Alternator
  • 3.54 Axle Ratio
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
  • 90-Amp/Hr 740CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Suspension
  • Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
  • Engine Oil Cooler
  • Engine: 3.3L Twin Turbo V6
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Full-Time All-Wheel
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Transmission: Electronically Controlled 8-Spd Auto -inc: drive mode select and paddle shifters
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) Blind Spot
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) and Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Keeping Assist
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Restricted Driving Mode
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • UVO eServices Emergency Sos
  • Vehicle Name: Kia Stinger
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Drivetrain: All Wheel
  • EPA Classification: Mid-Size Cars
  • Passenger Capacity: 5
  • Passenger Volume: 93.8
  • Base Curb Weight: 4023
  • 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-6
  • Displacement: 3.3 L/204
  • Fuel System: Gasoline Direct Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM: 365 @ 6000
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM: 376 @ 1300
  • Trans Order Code:
  • Trans Type: 8
  • Trans Description Cont.: Automatic w/OD
  • Trans Description Cont. Again:
  • First Gear Ratio (:1): 3.67
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1): 2.40
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1): 1.61
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.19
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1): 1.00
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1): 0.83
  • Reverse Ratio (:1): 2.27
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1): 3.54
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary): 740
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year: 8.9
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps): 150
  • 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: P225/40VR19
  • Rear Tire Size: P255/35VR19
  • Spare Tire Size: Compact
  • Front Wheel Size: 19 X 8
  • Rear Wheel Size: 19 X 8.5
  • Spare Wheel Size: Compact
  • Front Wheel Material: Aluminum
  • Rear Wheel Material: Aluminum
  • Spare Wheel Material: Aluminum
  • Steering Type: Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb: 38.4
  • 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: 13.8
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness: 13.4
  • Drum - Rear (Yes or ):
  • Rear Drum Diam x Width:
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx: 15.9
  • Front Head Room: 38.3
  • Front Leg Room: 42.6
  • Front Shoulder Room: 56.4
  • Front Hip Room: 55.5
  • Second Head Room: 37
  • Second Leg Room: 36.4
  • Second Shoulder Room: 54.8
  • Second Hip Room: 56.1
  • Wheelbase: 114.4
  • Length, Overall: 190.2
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors: 73.6
  • Height, Overall: 55.1
  • Track Width, Front: 62.8
  • Track Width, Rear: 63.7
  • Seventh Gear Ratio (:1): 0.64
  • Eighth Gear Ratio (:1): 0.56
  • Model Group: Stinger
  • Vehicle Segment: Intermediate Luxury
  • Vehicle Type: Sedan
  • Engine Displacement Units: 3.3
  • Engine Camshaft: DOHC
  • Engine Block Type: aluminum
  • Engine Cylinder Count: 6
  • Engine Valve Count: 4
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  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Radio: AM/FM/MP3/HD/SiriusXM harmon/kardon Audio -inc: 720 Watts, AVN 5.0 premium navigation system, 8 color touch-screen display, 15 speaker premium surround sound including dual underseat subwoofers and ClariFi sound-enhancing technology, UVO eServices infotainment system, support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, USB input, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, steering-wheel-mounted controls and voice recognition
  • All Wheel Drive
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) Blind Spot
  • Heated front seats
  • Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum Door Panel Insert, Aluminum Console Insert and Chrome/Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seat Trim
  • Memory seat
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Power driver seat
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Rear air conditioning
  • Remote Start (Push-Button Start)
  • Satellite Radio
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Power Sunshade
  • Navigation System
  • 15 Speakers
  • AM/FM radio: SiriusXM
  • harman/kardon Speakers
  • Radio: AM/FM/MP3/HD/SiriusXM harmon/kardon Audio
  • Air Conditioning
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Rear air conditioning
  • Rear window defroster
  • Memory seat
  • Power driver seat
  • Power steering
  • Power windows
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Steering wheel memory
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Four wheel independent suspension
  • Speed-sensing steering
  • Traction control
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • ABS brakes
  • Anti-whiplash front head restraints
  • Dual front impact airbags
  • Dual front side impact airbags
  • Emergency communication system: UVO eServices
  • Front anti-roll bar
  • Knee airbag
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Occupant sensing airbag
  • Overhead airbag
  • Rear anti-roll bar
  • Remote Start (Push-Button Start)
  • Power moonroof
  • Brake assist
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Exterior Parking Camera Rear
  • Auto High-beam Headlights
  • Delay-off headlights
  • Fully automatic headlights
  • Panic alarm
  • Security system
  • Speed control
  • Auto-dimming door mirrors
  • Bumpers: body-color
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Power door mirrors
  • Spoiler
  • Turn signal indicator mirrors
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Auto tilt-away steering wheel
  • Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror
  • Carpeted Floor Mat
  • Compass
  • Driver door bin
  • Driver vanity mirror
  • Front reading lights
  • Garage door transmitter: HomeLink
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Illuminated entry
  • Outside temperature display
  • Overhead console
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Rear reading lights
  • Rear seat center armrest
  • Sport steering wheel
  • Tachometer
  • Telescoping steering wheel
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Trip computer
  • Front Bucket Seats
  • Front Center Armrest
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Bucket Seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather Seat Trim
  • Power passenger seat
  • Split folding rear seat
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Passenger door bin
  • Alloy wheels
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Speed-Sensitive Wipers
  • Variably intermittent wipers
  • New Tires
  • New Brakes
  • Local Trade
  • **FULLY SERVICED**
  • **PROFESSIONALLY DETAILED**
  • PANTHERA METAL
  • REMOTE START (PUSH-BUTTON START)
  • CARPETED FLOOR MAT
  • TIRES: P225/45R18 ALL SEASON -inc: Wheels: 18 Alloy
  • BLACK LEATHER SEAT TRIM
  • Turbocharged
  • All Wheel Drive
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Brake Assist
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Tires - Front Performance
  • Tires - Rear Performance
  • Temporary Spare Tire
  • Sun/Moonroof
  • Generic Sun/Moonroof
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Power Folding Mirrors
  • Rear Defrost
  • Intermittent Wipers
  • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Automatic Headlights
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Premium Sound System
  • Satellite Radio
  • MP3 Player
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • HD Radio
  • Smart Device Integration
  • Requires Subscription
  • Power Driver Seat
  • Power Passenger Seat
  • Bucket Seats
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
  • Driver Adjustable Lumbar
  • Seat Memory
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
  • Pass-Through Rear Seat
  • Rear Bench Seat
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Trip Computer
  • Power Windows
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Keyless Entry
  • Power Door Locks
  • Keyless Start
  • Remote Trunk Release
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • Cruise Control
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Climate Control
  • A/C
  • Rear A/C
  • Leather Seats
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Driver Vanity Mirror
  • Passenger Vanity Mirror
  • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
  • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
  • Floor Mats
  • Cargo Shade
  • Mirror Memory
  • Security System
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Traction Control
  • Stability Control
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Telematics
  • Rear Parking Aid
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Driver Restriction Features
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Back-Up Camera
  • V6 Cylinder Engine
  • Gasoline Fuel
  • A/T
  • Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode
  • 8-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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