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Handy Apps for Buying Used Cars

Check out a car on your smart phone



    Used Car Apps

    Liz Crenshaw and Carfax's Chris Basso show consumers how to check out a used vehicle on their smart phones. (Published Tuesday, March 20, 2012)

    Mobile apps can come in handy when it comes to buying a used car.

    For everything from pricing information to vehicle history reports to car listings, there's tons of information about used cars that you can get right on your phone.

    Here's a list of some apps that are free to download:

    With Carfax's app, it's as easy as scanning the bar code on the dashboard on the driver's side of the door jam to get vehicle history information.

    NOTE: Some apps may require additional fees for services, though all of the apps are free to download to your phone.