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Yaj Yak

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I know a few members on here have sold their vehicles to carvana- care to share your experiences?

I did not sell my truck to carvana but I went back and forth on doing so... offers for my truck were within a 5k window for about 10 weeks straight. every 7 days you can get a "new" offer.

I also decided to pain myself, and click "get quote" after my truck had a deal on it... and it was the highest offer they offered me. albeit lower than i sold it private party for.
 

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Had a buddy who did this recently. Said it was super painless and an easy experience. Basically once you accept go through the short process of transferring it and boom they show up during the appt time and take the car away.

From what I’ve heard as well there offers are very comparable to dealers if not better. So for the convenience of not having to leave your home and possibly deal with a shady sales person I like the concept.
 

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I tried zoom a week ago and I tried carvana on Monday and carvana came back $1100 higher. My payment hits today and I’ll get a new payoff Monday or Tuesday andfinish the process with carvana. I shall report back
 

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I used Vroom for my wife's 2016 MDX. They were the best offer I got, so I accepted and they overnighted a POA to my house. Signed that and sent it back with one of the car fobs, per their instructions. They got the package the next day and called to schedule the pickup, assigned a carrier and a couple days later they picked it up and overnighted a check for the difference in what I owed. Couldn't have been more smooth, and her car even had an accident on the Carfax.
 
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I used Vroom for my wife's 2016 MDX. They were the best offer I got, so I accepted and they overnighted a POA to my house. Signed that and sent it back with one of the car fobs, per their instructions. They got the package the next day and called to schedule the pickup, assigned a carrier and a couple days later they picked it up and overnighted a check for the difference in what I owed. Couldn't have been more smooth, and her car even had an accident on the Carfax.

so i guess that's worth noting. carvana won't do any vehicles with accidents on carfax iiirc... but vroom will. good to know.
 

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I used Vroom for my wife's 2016 MDX. They were the best offer I got, so I accepted and they overnighted a POA to my house. Signed that and sent it back with one of the car fobs, per their instructions. They got the package the next day and called to schedule the pickup, assigned a carrier and a couple days later they picked it up and overnighted a check for the difference in what I owed. Couldn't have been more smooth, and her car even had an accident on the Carfax.
x2 for Vroom. Just went through the same experience last week with my wife's RDX. Vroom gave us highest offer and we were able to get out of her lease early with some equity on top. Overnighted a check to us next day.
 

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Sold my 2015 Camry se with 95k on it in April 20’ to Carvana, sight unseen they gave me $9100.00 for it, dent in the fender and a crack in the front bumper cover at the bottom corner.

sold my wife’s Durango in June 2020 which was a lease that was to end in December 2020, Carvana wanted me to pay $1100.00, checked with vroom and they paid me $900.00.

my mom sold her Mercedes CLA 250 to Carvana and they gave her 22k for it, where the benz dealer was at 15k and even her own dealer she run was only going to give her 16-17k.

I check our current cars every now and then, currently to can sell my 4Runner for more then I paid for it a year ago.
 

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Great news we re appraised my girls Acura MDX and they gave us an extra $1120 from last weeks appraisal with same info.

I uploaded our ID
Odometer pic
10 day payoff
Odometer disclosure from bank
Waiting one day on everything to go thru and hopefully they will pick it up by Friday or Saturday

Time to start locking up her new ride by next week.
 

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Got the next email and text they want the last 4 of social to verify payoff and next is pick up date.


 

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I purchased from Carvana... it was a previous rental it seems, which had its bumper repainted off the radar. Its headed to the paint shop tomorrow to get repaired.
 
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I purchased from Carvana... it was a previous rental it seems, which had its bumper repainted off the radar. Its headed to the paint shop tomorrow to get repaired.

yeah. rental shit won't hit a carfax 9 times outta 10. prettttty shady.
 

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Hugely shady. And worse than that, Carvana wouldn't stand behind it or even offer to pony up a portion of the repairs. Huge chunks/sheets of paint are literally falling off the bumper at this point.
 
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Hugely shady. And worse than that, Carvana wouldn't stand behind it or even offer to pony up a portion of the repairs. Huge chunks/sheets of paint are literally falling off the bumper at this point.
what was their reply?

how long have you had it?
 
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but yeah. enter prizzzze and others id bet- are self-insured.

aka they have enough cash on hand to fix anything ever and always. and any claims against them they can just pay out on

what that means is awesomely shady b-shops "ficks" their vehicles as fucking shiiitttttty as possible.
 

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I just put it for another appraisal and it came back lower than the first one, eat shit carvana!
 

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yeah. rental shit won't hit a carfax 9 times outta 10. prettttty shady.
That’s because rental car companies are privately insured and don’t need to report.

had a customer back in Chicago that would buy total loss clean titled rents cars and then rebuild them with oem parts, he had about 4-5 new car dealerships in the Chicago land area who would buy the cars as the had a clean carfax and non salvage title.
 
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but yeah. enter prizzzze and others id bet- are self-insured.

aka they have enough cash on hand to fix anything ever and always. and any claims against them they can just pay out on

what that means is awesomely shady b-shops "ficks" their vehicles as fucking shiiitttttty as possible.
That’s because rental car companies are privately insured and don’t need to report.

had a customer back in Chicago that would buy total loss clean titled rents cars and then rebuild them with oem parts, he had about 4-5 new car dealerships in the Chicago land area who would buy the cars as the had a clean carfax and non salvage title.

i said dat doe
 

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A girl pulled up in a juke and knocked on the door and introduced herself from carvana had a few papers to sign and wired us the money instantly. I got the email right away and she said I’ll take the 2 keys and consider it sold and thank you very much a truck will be by to pick up the Acura in a few hours. It was easy and that extra $1100 we got for re-appraising it made the deal even sweeter.
 

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Bitter sweet on the Acura it never broke down or any dash lights or any funny noises in 2.5 years of ownership. I highly recommend a Acura
 

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Vroom sent me another email today bumping up there appraisal an extra $200 I here some appraisals are higher thru vroom so make sure you do both.

Yea she gone
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