Does Carguru have any standard for checking the used car salesman? I found a beautiful ten year old car with 85k for $4350 car at a small dealer .

Asked by GuruBRXW3 Mar 03, 2019 at 01:29 AM about the Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Car Selling & Trading In

$4350 is decent enough to
get a Decent Car right?
Advertised on CarGurus  as
"excellent", was test driven,
and talked details and agreed
to a Price, deposit and a
Prepurchase Inspection.
Arranged,and paid for by
me,the buyer, proved a
All under car  rusty,, battery
tires.2 leaks, worn out, trans
major issues, "NOT worth
400$" so I shared the info and
bowed out of the deal. Whew
dodged a Lemon! .YET  the
dealer kept it advertised for
that price that week, then I
assume it sold , So somebody  
else got the Lemon! At least
Carfax uses Some basis in
facts, of the reality of the cars
history. Cargurus doesnt
cross or fact check anything
at all. Then as.the price drops
they even.call it " A Great
Deal".

2 Answers

339,105

You are on your own. If you like a car have a professional mechanic check it out before buying. There is no way CG's could check out millions of cars for sale. Car Fax only reports information that is reported to them. They don't check out cars either.

339,105

In my opinion 4 grand is marginal at best when you are looking for a "decent car".

Your Answer:

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

  • #1
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    8,570
  • #2
    Goodwrench707
    Reputation
    4,760
  • #3
    o_jayne
    Reputation
    2,250
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
36 Great Deals out of 651 listings starting at $1,950
Used Honda Civic
106 Great Deals out of 8,209 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Accord
41 Great Deals out of 1,777 listings starting at $100
Used Volkswagen Jetta GLI
66 listings starting at $28,995
Used Toyota Camry
61 Great Deals out of 2,410 listings starting at $2,777
Used Volkswagen Golf
52 Great Deals out of 1,183 listings starting at $2,500
Used Volkswagen GTI
14 Great Deals out of 338 listings starting at $4,995
Used Toyota Corolla
170 Great Deals out of 7,240 listings starting at $988
Used BMW 3 Series
65 Great Deals out of 1,653 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Altima
43 Great Deals out of 1,256 listings starting at $1,990
Used Volkswagen Tiguan
70 Great Deals out of 2,348 listings starting at $4,490
Used Audi A4
28 Great Deals out of 738 listings starting at $3,495
Used Hyundai Elantra
145 Great Deals out of 4,855 listings starting at $2,888
Used Mazda MAZDA3
60 Great Deals out of 2,651 listings starting at $1,595
Used Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
3 listings starting at $3,780

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.