CarLicious - Common Car Ownership Questions

What is the standard for yearly mileage on a vehicle?

12,000 miles is the industry standard yearly mileage on a vehicle. Having greater or less than 12,000 miles per year will affect the value of the vehicle

What are Dealer Cost Invoice Prices?

Dealer Cost Invoice Pricing is the price charged to the dealership by the manufacturer for any given vehicle and its options. This is not the published retail price or MSRP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price). Do I need to register to use Registration is not required for browsing or researching vehicles in our database.

What is a VIN and where do I find it?

VIN stands for Vehicle Identification Number. All vehicles manufactured after 1981 have a unique 17 character VIN assigned by the manufacturer. The VIN can usually be found in the corner of your dashboard on the driver's side, on your motor vehicle title, and on your vehicle insurance documentation.

What does salvage title of a vehicle mean, and does it affect the vehicle's value?

A vehicle that has been wrecked, destroyed, or damaged to an extent that it's uneconomical to repair is considered a total loss salvaged vehicle. Normally, this type of vehicle cannot be sold or transferred without first obtaining a Salvaged Title. Due to the many different ways a vehicle can be issued a salvaged title, we cannot accurately determine current market value. A vehicle can be stolen and recovered with no damage at all and still be given a salvaged title nonetheless. Therefore, it's a good idea to check the history of a vehicle. A Vehicle History Report CARFAX can confirm a clean history or reveal potentially hidden problems including a salvage title.

Can I take advantage of special manufacturer rebates and financing programs?

Periodically, vehicle manufacturers will offer special rebate and financing incentive programs. You can take advantage of these specials when you request an online price quote. We help you by providing the details of current rebate & financing programs.

Can I increase the mileage allowance on my leased car?

Yes. You can ask to have the mileage allowance increased on your car, but this will impact your monthly payments. Generally you will save more by increasing the mileage allowance at the time of purchase rather than paying the excess mileage charge at the end of the lease.