For those of you worried about odometer fraud, use our Free Odometer Rollback Check to make sure the car you’re about to buy has the correct mileage. You can also follow these tips to avoid purchasing a rolled-back vehicle:
Make certain the car’s tear and wear is consistent with the odometer reading.
Ask the seller for service records and note the mileage to them.
Buy from a recommended dealership or trusted seller.
Be wary of “too good to get true” deals or overly-aggressive sellers who desire a quick sale.
Get a CARFAX Vehicle History Report from the seller or at CARFAX.com.
Possess a trusted mechanic thoroughly inspect the check and vehicle its computer.