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Selling a Car to Carvana?
« on: March 03, 2021, 04:36:38 PM »
Does anyone have any experience selling a car to Carvana?  I received a very acceptable offer on my car by simply providing the VIN and answering a few questions.  They then asked for photos of my title and odometer. 

I'm told they will schedule a visit to inspect to see if the car lines up with the description.  If so, they give me a check and put the car on their truck. 

Any pitfalls I should be aware of?

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Re: Selling a Car to Carvana?
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2021, 06:03:33 PM »
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Re: Selling a Car to Carvana?
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2021, 06:24:55 PM »
This just became interesting because I have a friend who also wants the car.  If he's able to come through by next Thursday, it's his.  If not, I'll be accepting Carvana and seeing how the rest of their process goes.  From what I'm finding on the internet, as long as the car is described as advertised, it's a fairly straightforward transaction. 

to be continued...
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Re: Selling a Car to Carvana?
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2021, 06:39:35 PM »
Friend of mine sold his minivan to Carvana (while buying a car from them as well).  He was very happy with the process, his trade even threw a CEL before they picked it up and they didn't flinch.
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Re: Selling a Car to Carvana?
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2021, 03:13:04 PM »
I’d like to see what you get as compared to a private sale.  They need to turn a profit.
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Re: Selling a Car to Carvana?
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2021, 03:52:47 PM »
I’d like to see what you get as compared to a private sale.  They need to turn a profit.

Their offer was above KBB, NADA, and Edmund's trade in value but is below the Private Party values. 

I thought it to be a fair offer.
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Re: Selling a Car to Carvana?
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2021, 05:46:10 PM »
I’ve never sold them a car, but I’ve bought 2 from them.  Paid a little more but both were in great-excellent condition and came with warranties.  One of them developed a brake problem during the warranty period and it cost me nothing to have it fixed.  I’d use them again.