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How It Works
Revolutionizing the Private Sale
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Search and offer
Find cars in your area and safely communicate with the seller without sharing your personal contact information. Submit and keep track of your offers and communications all in one place.
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Know your sellers
Have more confidence in private sellers with PrivateAuto. Each seller is required to verify their identity to ensure a safer experience for everyone. With our integrated Autocheck Vehicle History reports, you can be confident with any purchase.
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Schedule Test Drives
Eliminate the back and forth texting and see the location and times available. Easily schedule a time with a click of a button!
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Integrated Financing Option
Apply and receive financing all within the app. Approved funds get transferred instantly to the seller from your PrivateAuto Pay account.
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Sign documents
When you and the seller have come to an agreement and are ready to close the deal, the Bill of Sale and all other required state documents can be easily e-signed by both parties for a smooth and easy transfer of ownership.
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Send funds
Send up to $250,000 instantly with PrivateAuto Pay, our innovative banking integration. Say “goodbye” to third-party escrow services, cashier’s checks, or handling large amounts of cash!
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We’re committed to providing the most innovative self-service application to sell your car privately. Stop worrying and stressing about sketchy buyers, paperwork, and payment fraud.
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Discover the difference
See how PrivateAuto compares to other traditional listing sites. We have the technology and the tools to help you negotiate and complete the transaction.
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VIN Required
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Vehicle History Report included
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Vehicle Title Required
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Seller Drivers License Verification
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Secure Messaging: Personal contact info kept private
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Submit and Track Offers
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Test Drive Scheduler
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Bill of Sale: ready to eSign
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In-app Financing Available
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PrivateAuto Pay: Direct Banking Integration
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Send Payment Fast and Secure
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Frequently Asked Questions

PrivateAuto provides a safe and transparent experience for car buyers. Unlike traditional listing sites, PrivateAuto is a single source to negotiate, schedule inspections/test drive, sign required state documents, and conveniently transmit payment. To protect buyers from potential fraud, we require sellers to provide the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and to verify their identity. Search Listing

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