What are the best car buying apps?

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8 solutions
  1. 20

    #1Edmunds

    Edmunds

    Edmunds is an app that provides both new and used vehicle research and true market value pricing information. It also features a research and inventory search to help users get the best deal.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Gary Herrera
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "Really nice car buying app, easy to navigate and understand. Really gives a lot of info about cars and all are really helpful. It also gives me the owners opinions which are really helpful. "
  2. 14

    #2CarMax

    CarMax

    CarMax is an app where you can find, search, and browse used car. Users can also schedule free appraisals and get free vehicle history reports and calculate estimated monthly payments.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Zeng He
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "Super easy to use and great for car shopping. Really made my life easier. It really is a great experiecne to narrow down the things that you want in a car.,"
  3. 8

    #3KBB.com

    KBB.com

    KBB.com is an app that provides users with information to help with researching a vehicle or selling the one that you have. It also allows you to view pictures and videos.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Esteban Osorio
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "One of the best car buying apps! It helped me estimate car prices. it is also really easy to navigate but I wish they had a VIN scanner so that I will just enter the information that I want."
  1. 3

    #4TrueCar

    TrueCar

    TrueCar is an app where users can discover, buy, sell and trade new or used cars. It also lets you see what others paid and get an upfront and discounted price.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Julio César Cisneros
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "It is really nice to use but I noticed the frequent crashes and sometimes I cant login. There are also a constant spam of phone calls and emails, it annoys me."
  2. 2

    #5Cars.com

    Cars.com

    Cars.com is an app that lets users research, compare and save listings of different car prices. Users can also get price alerts, calculate payments, scan a VIN number and more. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Rodolfo Ayala
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "Love this app. I get to save searches on certain cars that I am interested in. I love that it saves my filters and preferences. Highly recommend!"
  3. 2

    #6AutoGravity

    AutoGravity

    AutoGravity is an app where you can estimate the value of your trade-in for any brand of car. It also makes your car buying easy and allows you to get a car loan anytime, anywhere.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Gregory Clark
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "Meh, the inventory listed on the site does not match the dealership inventory. Also some of the cars listed have either been sold or dealer traded. And some of the Mercedes cars are more expensive than the official website."
  4. 1

    #7Autolist

    Autolist

    Autolist is an app that helps users find their next car or truck. It searches thousands of used car sites and offers a large selection of local trucks, cars, and SUVs.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Guo Hu
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "very informative! I think the dealership name, address and phone number should be directly under the picture and price. other than that it's great!"
  5. 1

    #8Auto Trader

    Auto Trader

    Auto Trader is the ultimate automotive marketplace for cars. It features millions of cars listed for sale from thousands of auto dealers and private sellers.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Teresa Hamilton
    Written on April 26, 2019
    "useful new car buying app. but doesn't show all dealers that are available on the website. it also crashes often with having to reload the app to continue searching."

Summary

Best What are the best car buying apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1EdmundsApps 20 Free
2CarMaxApps 14 Free
3KBB.comApps 8 Free
4TrueCarApps 3 Free
5Cars.comApps 2 Free
6AutoGravity Apps 2 Free
7AutolistApps 1 Free
8Auto TraderApps 1 Free
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