Free Vin Report Tool Takes Guesswork Out of Used Car Buying

By Julie Blackley

Buying a used car requires thorough research and careful analysis to ensure that you're getting the best deal possible. does the legwork so you don’t have to.  

Vehicle history reports, while important, provide just one aspect of what you should research when buying a used car. For savvy car buyers, there's the new iSeeCars VIN Report that goes beyond standard history reports. The VIN Report answers the key questions you should be asking in order to have a smarter dialogue with the seller and negotiate a good price such as:

  • Am I overpaying for this car?  
  • How much will this car be worth in five years?
  • Can I find a better price nearby? Are there lots of similar vehicles for sale locally or just a few?
  • Does this car have unresolved safety issues and recalls?
  • Does the dealer have a good history of offering competitive prices compared to other dealers nearby?
  • When is the best time to buy such cars?

Recognizing the need for a comprehensive report that answers all these questions and more, developed the first-of-its-kind free VIN Report, which provides you with a valuable pre-purchase analysis beyond what's available in other vehicle history reports.

438754 Example of some of the information provided in the VIN Report

Most people don’t realize that 1 out of 4 used cars are overpriced by $1,000. With’s objective car data, consumers have all the information they need in an easy-to-read format to make an educated buying decision and negotiate the best price.’s free search engine achieves this with big data analytics powered by over 25 billion (and growing) data points and proprietary algorithms to objectively analyze, score and rank millions of cars and thousands of dealers.

Car buyers and sellers can instantly view free VIN Report online by entering a car’s VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) at The VIN for a car is typically located on the windshield or passenger door sill. No sign-up or email is required. The VIN Report is also available as an Android app, iPhone app, and Google Chrome extension.

Bonus Tip:

If you’re searching for a used car on, every vehicle comes with a detailed VIN Report. However, if you’re doing the search on other websites including Craigslist, Autotrader, or any similar site, you can easily and instantly access our VIN Report by selecting the VIN you see on a website and right clicking on it.  All you have to do is to download our Google Chrome Extension.