When you list your car on CarGurus we charge a flat fee of $99 to sell your car. This fee is charged to your credit card when you list your car and is non-refundable.
We charge this fee because we provide a number of valuable services to help you sell your car:
• We syndicate your listing to hundreds of partner sites including Autotrader.com Cars.com and other leading automotive sites
• We promote your listing through targeted CarGurus ads
• We provide you with powerful analytical tools to help you track your listing’s performance and adjust your price accordingly
• We offer 24/7 support from our team of experts
Does cargurus charge to sell your car?
No cargurus does not charge to sell your car.
How does cargurus make money then?
Cargurus makes money through advertisements and charging dealerships to list their inventory on the site.
How do I list my car on cargurus?
You can list your car on cargurus by going to the sell my car page on their website and entering in your car’s information.
What information do I need to list my car on cargurus?
When listing your car on cargurus you will need to enter in your car’s make model trim year price location and optional features.
How much does it cost to list my car on cargurus?
It is free to list your car on cargurus.
How long does my car stay listed on cargurus?
Your car will stay listed on cargurus until it is sold or you remove it from the site.
How do I remove my car from cargurus?
You can remove your car from cargurus by going to the My Cars page on their website and clicking the remove listing button next to your car.
What happens if I remove my car from cargurus before it sells?
If you remove your car from cargurus before it sells your car’s listing will simply be taken down from the site and potential buyers will no longer be able to find it.
Do I have to pay cargurus if my car sells?
No you do not have to pay cargurus if your car sells.
How does cargurus help me sell my car?
Cargurus helps you sell your car by giving you a platform to list your car on and by helping to connect you with potential buyers.
Who contacts me when someone is interested in my car?
When someone is interested in your car they will fill out a form on the site which will then be sent to you via email.
What information do I get when someone is interested in my car?
When you receive an inquiry about your car it will include the person’s name email phone number and their message.
Am I obligated to sell my car to someone who contacts me?
No you are not obligated to sell your car to anyone who contacts you.
How do I know if the person interested in my car is a scammer?
Unfortunately there is no surefire way to know if the person interested in your car is a scammer.
However you can be vigilant and look out for red flags such as the person being unwilling to meet in person or provide their contact information.
What should I do if I think the person interested in my car is a scammer?
If you think the person interested in your car is a scammer you can report them to cargurus and they will investigate the situation.