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We’ve already gone over basic engine inspections when buying a used vehicle, but what about the interior? You can tell a lot about the car and its potential issues from the condition of the interior. From leaks to frame damage, here’s a list of things to look for when you’re inspecting the interior of a used vehicle. Odor As soon as you open the door try to see if there are any strange odors. Does…

When buying a used car, inspect as much of the vehicle as possible, particularly the condition of the engine. Obviously, if the engine doesn’t work, the car is worthless to most buyers. It’s important to make sure that the engine is in good running condition and won’t break down a few days or a week after you purchase the vehicle. Here’s a quick used car engine checklist to inspect a used car before you buy…

One of the most important aspects of buying clean or salvage title vehicles at auction is understanding the damage codes on each lot listing. Vehicles can have multiple damage codes, but the order in which they appear doesn’t mean that one is more prevalent than the other. Damage codes are indicated by the Copart yard that is auctioning the vehicle, and they are for reference only. We strongly recommend that you inspect the vehicle thoroughly…

When buying a vehicle, its fuel source is an important factor to think about. Some vehicles run on plain gasoline, some require premium, and then: there’s diesel. There are some major differences between gasoline and diesel to keep in mind. So if you’re wondering if you should buy a gas or diesel vehicle, we’ve compiled some comparisons between gas and diesel to help you make your decision. What is diesel, anyway? Diesel is made from…

If you love being in the mountains or driving anywhere outside of the city, chances are you care about your environmental impact too. There are many viable options to make the hike to the hills – although not on foot – and limit the damage we cause. Typical 4X4 and older AWD vehicles have heavier gas and oil consumption than newer SUV’s and Crossovers, but if you want to keep your emissions green and still…

Engineered for adventure, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ranks above most rivals in the subcompact SUV segment. Offering spectacular views with a panoramic sunroof, and seamless connectivity through sophisticated technology features, the car offers an overall satisfying driving experience. If you have been planning to buy a midsize or subcompact SUV, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a strong contender. If, however, budget is a constraint, you can always get one through the online salvage car auctions hosted by reliable sites such as AutoBidMaster.com, and get your dream car at an affordable price. Here’s an overview of the SUV to help you make an informed decision.

As you search for vehicles and place bids, it’s helpful if you’re familiar with the sale status types that are assigned to each lot, this may or may not affect your bidding decision. Pure Sale –  The seller has not set a reserve price. This lot will be awarded to the highest bidder at the close of live auction. The highest bid wins! On Minimum – The seller has placed a reserve price on the…

We receive many requests asking for information on how to inspect a car at auction, so we decided to produce a video to show you how easy it is to view and inspect the vehicle at Copart. Do your own research: Researching the vehicle is a crucial part of buying and flipping cars from auction.  No matter what the car looks like online always be aware that you will likely need to do some repair…

It wasn’t long ago that salvage auto auctions were limited to those with auto dealer licenses, but this isn’t the case anymore. Auto auctions online for the public now provide an opportunity to everyone to buy their dream car, without having to break the bank. Online auctions help you to make an informed decision regarding the vehicle you are planning to buy, as you can read all the details about the vehicles before you place…

Bidding with AutoBidMaster couldn’t be easier and we have enough flexibility to fit any person. Here are some tips on how to use our auction system to fit your style. Buy It Now Certain cars have an option called “Buy It Now”. This option will have a price listed next to it. If you agree to pay that exact price (There are no negotiations on Buy It Now.) you are awarded the vehicle immediately! Set…