How does the AAA car buying service work?

For members in certain areas, the AAA car-buying concierge service hunts down cars of your liking, negotiates a price and presents the choices to you. You could then set up dealership test drives or even have cars delivered to your doorstep to test-drive and/or purchase.

Can AAA help me buy a car?

With AAA Auto Buying Tools, Anytime is a Best Time to Buy a Car. Whether you want to buy car, minivan or pickup truck, AAA Auto Buying Tools help take the stress and hassle out of the experience. Check out thousands of vehicles offered through the AAA certified dealer network at pre-negotiated prices.

How does the CARFAX work?

CARFAX tracks a car’s vehicle identification number (VIN), which is on the title, inspection records, registration, and insurance policy. CARFAX matches up VINs to reported air bag deployment, odometer records, “lemon status,” history of ownership, service records, title issues, and warranty information.

Does AAA report to CARFAX?

Avoid buying cars with hidden problems AAA has partnered with CARFAX to offer members discount Vehicle History Reports on used cars. Every CARFAX Vehicle History Report checks for these and more: Major Accidents.

Is Carfax no longer free?

Every car listed in our Used Car Listings comes with a free CARFAX report. If a vehicle listing does not include a link to a free car report, it simply means that a CARFAX-subscribing dealer has not recently run a report for that vehicle. You may want to buy a CARFAX Report or ask the dealer for one.

Is CARFAX a ripoff?

Carfax has a consumer rating of 1.64 stars from 14 reviews indicating that most customers are generally dissatisfied with their purchases. Carfax ranks 111th among Used Cars sites.

How can I get a free CARFAX report without paying?

Ways to Get a Free Carfax Report

  1. Shop at the Carfax used car listing site where every car listed comes with a free vehicle history.
  2. Visit online car listing sites like and AutoTrader which may offer free Carfax for some used cars.
  3. Visit the dealer’s website and look for links to Carfax histories.

Why you should never pay cash for a car?

If you tell them you’re paying cash, they will automatically calculate a lower profit and thus will be less likely to negotiate a lower price for you. If they think you’re going to be financing, they figure they’ll make a few hundred dollars in extra profit and therefore be more flexible with the price of the car.

How to call AAA for car buying service?

AAA Car Buying Service: 1-877-552-4934. Roadside Assistance and AAA Mobile Battery Service: Southern California 1-800-400-4AAA (1-800-400-4222) Other states and Canada 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357)TDD (Speech/Hearing Impaired) 1-800-955-4. TDD (1-800-955-4833) or 1-800-451-4006.

How long has AAA been buying used cars?

Tell us about your car and get an instant cash offer or use it towards the purchase of a nicer, newer car! Welcome to AAA Car Buying. Since 1999 we have been providing our clients with the easiest way to purchase or lease their new and used vehicles without ever having to step foot in a dealership.

Where can I get AAA Special member pricing?

AAA special member pricing is prenegotiated with the dealer and is not available at “One Price Dealers” noted in the online used car inventory site. 3.

Do you get a discount when you buy a car from AAA?

Receive a 20% discount on extended service contracts and after-market accessories, and a 15% discount on factory warranties. You can also purchase discounted vehicle history reports. If you purchase a pre-owned vehicle from a participating dealer but change your mind for any reason, you can return it within 5 days or 500 miles. 2