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Which CARFAX Canada Report is Right for Me?

When buying or selling a used car, CARFAX Canada reports are important in building trust between the buyer and seller, allowing the seller to establish themselves as an honest person and enabling the buyer to confidently purchase a vehicle without the fear of unfortunate surprises down the road. CARFAX Canada offers a variety of products that provide different levels of information at different prices, allowing you to choose which report is best suited to your unique situation.

If you’d still like to know more about each vehicle history report and what they offer, here’s a description of each of our reports:

CARFAX Canada Verified: CARFAX Canada Verified report is our most detailed vehicle history report. It includes accident history, registration information, a stolen vehicle check and other available records as well as a guaranteed Canadian lien search*. Not sure what this means? You’re not alone. Click here to learn more about what a lien is, and why it’s important to know if there is a lien registered against the car that you’re purchasing.

CARFAX Canada Claims: Do you already have a complete lien history on the vehicle you’re considering? If so, our CARFAX Canada Claims report might be the right choice for you. A CARFAX Canada Claims does not offer lien information, but does provide you with the car’s full accident or damage history, as well as registration and branding details from Canada (excluding Northwest Territories) and the U.S. This report will also tell you if the vehicle is marked as stolen along with other information and records.

Hopefully this has helped to clarify what each CARFAX Canada report has to offer! Still not sure which report is best for you? Contact our friendly and knowledgeable Customer Service team at 1.866.835.8612 and we can walk you through the selection process!

*CARFAX Canada will search for liens in each province or territory in Canada (excluding Northwest Territories) in which the vehicle (identified by its VIN) (i) is currently registered; and (ii) has historically been registered