Start with search. After opening up the app, you can head right to the search section where you can narrow down a number of different options.
Deal with a dealer. If you'd rather work with a specific dealership, you can also search for locations near you.
Read some research. If you're at the beginning of the search, the app features tons of research about different models from automakers.
What is it about?
Using the app is easy and perfect for anyone needing a car. After starting, you'll be send directly the the Find A Car section where you can search for new, used, or certified models using a number of different options including those near you. Beyond that great function, you can read up about specific dealer, research car models, sell your car, and more.
For those who...
- Are looking for an app that provides assistance in each part of the car buying process
- Want to sell their car before stepping foot on a lot.
Not for those who...
- Looking to secure financing before arriving at a dealership.
- Want to use an app designed for the iPad.
Why we love it
Even though it's just designed for the iPhone, the Cars.com app should be high on the list for anyone looking for a vehicle, especially those without a lot of experience with the buying process.
App Store Description
Shopping for a new or used car or truck? Ready to meet your match? Download the free Cars.com app to find the perfect car for you today. Shop the best deals with immediate access to 4.9 million listings, 5 million driver reviews, and various tools to compare pricing on cars you like. Focused search filters help you zero in on the best new and used cars and trucks for sale near you. Research and find dealerships, compare car models, read car reviews, calculate loan payments, and connect with car sellers. Already have a car? Use our app to sell your car or find your vehicle’s value.
4.9 MILLION CAR LISTINGS:
Scroll through detailed photos and get to know all the vehicle’s features before visiting the dealership. See what special offers are available, including cash back and special financing from dealers and manufacturers, to save you money on your new or used car.
5 MILLION CONSUMER AND EXPERT REVIEWS:
Not sure what car to buy? Read unbiased reviews from our expert Cars.com writers as well as drivers like you to help you make the right choice.
Meet your perfect car match! Answer a few short questions about yourself to get nearby car recommendations tailored just for you.
Car shopping is easier than ever with our extensive list of filters. Narrow your search by price, mileage, year, exterior and interior color, fuel type, transmission, body style, and more. Add specific keywords to search for must-have features.
CAR COMPARISONS AND REVIEWS:
Search popular side-by-side car comparisons and read reviews to find the best options for you. Or create a custom comparison of up to four unique vehicles.
DEALER REVIEWS AND DIRECTIONS:
Easily find a five-star dealer in your area. Cars.com and DealerRater have more dealership reviews than any other source. Read reviews from real shoppers, find hours of operation, and get directions to the dealership.
HOT CAR BADGES:
Our "Hot Car" badge helps narrow down which vehicles you should act fast on, so your dream car doesn't sell before you have time to take it on a test drive!
Deal badges represent how well a vehicle is priced within the market you're shopping in - Great Deal, Good Deal or Fair Price. Our deal badging considers several different factors impacting a vehicle's value, such as: condition, ownership history, popular features (like Bluetooth and memory seats), along with other market factors. All this data is used to compare similar vehicles so that we find exceptional deals for you.
Use our price comparison tool to see how the price of each car listing compares to similar vehicles in your area.
CHECK AVAILABILITY AND PRICE QUOTES:
Call, text, or email dealers or private sellers right from the app to request a price quote or schedule a test drive.
Save your favorite cars, searches, and dealerships. Set up price drop notifications to be alerted any time one of your favorite cars drops in price.
Available calculators include a car loan payment calculator to estimate monthly loan payments, an affordability calculator to find your max budget price, and a cash back calculator and low interest rate calculator to see how different dealer incentives affect the overall cost of a vehicle you are interested in.
SELL YOUR CAR:
Ready to sell? Post an ad directly on our site.
DEALERSHIP LOT TOOLS:
Our VIN scanner allows you to quickly pull up the Cars.com listing of a vehicle while you are at a dealership by simply scanning the VIN. This car shopping feature gives you the knowledge you need to buy the perfect car at the cheapest price.
The Cars.com team is committed to creating an enjoyable car shopping experience that will help you find a car you love. If you experience any problems or bugs, use the Feedback button in the menu or send us a message to [email protected] Please include the device and version of iOS you are using. Thanks!
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