Car History Saint-Jérôme QC

If you're buying a used car, it's recommended that you get a car history report before making your decision. Find out what you should look out for and why it may not help to get a report after you've already bought the car.

Hyundai St-Jérome
(450) 432-4252
16600, Montee Guenette
Mirabel, QC
Honda Degiro Inc
(418) 248-2133
496, avenue Saint-David
Montmagny, QC
Blainville Ford Inc
(450) 430-9181
600, boulevard Du Cure-Labelle
Blainville, QC
Honda St-Constant
(450) 632-7155
270, 132 Route
Saint-Constant, QC
Groupe Régate (Le)
(800) 268-9859
595 Boul Mgr Langlois
Beauharnois, QC
Maison De L'Auto Roberval
(418) 275-1641
225, boulevard Marcotte
Roberval, QC
Dolbeau Automobiles Ltée
(418) 276-0580
1770, boulevard Wallberg
Dolbeau-Mistassini, QC
Mazda Sorel-Tracy
(450) 743-4757
7025, avenue Du Major-Beaudet
Sorel-Tracy, QC
Carrefour Suzuki Subaru Inc
(450) 625-1114
250 Bd Cure Labelle
Boisbriand, QC
Duclos Mitsubishi
(450) 743-0024
2375, boulevard Saint-Louis
Sorel-Tracy, QC

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(NC)-If you're shopping for a used vehicle, the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC) recommends that you purchase a vehicle history report from CarProof ( or CARFAX ( before making a final decision. These reports provide important details that may impact whether or not you purchase a particular vehicle or the price you're willing to pay, such as the vehicle's odometer readings, branding information and accident disclosure.

"Surprisingly, many consumers get a vehicle history report after they have made their vehicle purchase. At this point, it may be too late to take action if you are concerned about the findings, especially if you bought the vehicle privately," says Brenda McIntyre of OMVIC, the motor vehicle industry's regulatory body.

To order a vehicle history report, you will need your vehicle's Vehicle Identification Number (or VIN, shown on the ownership permit) or a Used Vehicle Information Package, available from the Ministry of Transportation.

What to look for on a vehicle history report:

Odometer readings: Look for discrepancies between the odometer reading and the car's age or visible wear and tear.

Branding: Vehicle brands indicate whether a vehicle has been severely damaged in the past. Determine if the vehicle has been branded and what the brand means.

Liens: If a lien is held on a vehicle and the debt is not repaid, the creditor may have the right to take possession and sell it to recover the money owed. Ensure the vehicle is free of liens.

Prior use: Daily rentals, taxis and police vehicles arrive on the market with more wear and tear than a privately owned vehicle.

- News Canada