If you’re looking to sell your car one of the first places you’ll likely turn to is Cars.com. Cars.com is an online marketplace for buying and selling vehicles as well as researching and finding local dealerships.
Creating a listing on Cars.com is simple and only takes a few minutes. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to post your car on Cars.com:
1. Log in or create an account
If you already have a Cars.com account simply log in. If you don’t have an account yet you can create one for free.
2. Click on the Sell My Car tab
Once you’re logged in click on the “Sell My Car” tab at the top of the page.
3. Enter your vehicle information
On the next page you’ll be asked to enter some basic information about your vehicle such as the make model year and trim. You’ll also be able to select whether you’re selling a new or used car.
4. Choose a package
Cars.com offers two different listing packages: Standard and Featured. With a Standard listing your car will be listed for free for 30 days. With a Featured listing your car will be listed at the top of search results and get more exposure for a fee of $49.99.
5. Enter your contact information
On the next page you’ll be asked to enter your contact information. This is the information that potential buyers will use to get in touch with you.
6. Write a headline and description
Now it’s time to write a headline and description for your listing. The headline is a short attention-grabbing summary of your car. The description is where you’ll go into more detail about your car’s features and benefits.
7. Add photos
Cars.com allows you to add up to 24 photos of your car. It’s important to add high-quality detailed photos that show your car’s best features.
8. Preview and submit your listing
Once you’ve entered all the required information and added photos you can preview your listing to see how it will look on the site. If everything looks good simply submit your listing and it will go live on the site.
And that’s it! You’re now ready to start selling your car on Cars.com.