Welcome to our research center. Here you will find everything that Car Detective offers to help you buy or sell a new or used car. Choose from the options below to begin:

Extended Warranty– Learn about extending your coverage and protecting yourself.

Car Insurance– Protect yourself and your family and drive safely.

Financing– Learn about loans to finance your car purchase or lease.

Buying a New Car– What you need to know when buying a new vehicle.

Buying a Used Car– What you need to know when buying a used vehicle.

Check your vehicle’s history before you buy. Avoid costly hidden problems such as:

* Collision Damage

* Odometer Fraud

* Fire, Water or Hail Damage

* Mechanical Problems

* Insurance Loss

* Lemon Vehicle

* Junk Status

Much more…

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VIN: All of the other information contained on our site is now available via the navigation to the left.

There is a section on Vehicle History, with everything you need to know about checking out a used car and what the VIN report will tell you.

There is a Used Car section with terminology, valuations, how to buy, how to sell, using Kelley Blue Book and more.

There is a New Car section with an overview of the latest 2012-2016 models, as well as helpful information about buying a new car and model reviews.

Lastly, there is an Education section with helpful articles and news related to vehicles including car accident lawyers, building motorcycles, car care, taking over leases and much more.