The Copart.com review shows that this site started
out as a car parts dealer online. Actually they never really dealt in new parts they only dealt in used parts.
The used parts came from vehicles that had been scrapped either by the owner or by the insurance
The Copart review shows this
company has been in business for over 20 years first as a catalog business than later on as an
internet business. They also have actual brick and mortar sites that you can go and buy from as
well. Copart.com is a huge business that has a strong reputation for being
At some point in the last five years copart.com
added vehicles for auction to their business. The vehicles that are offered through copart.com are all
considered salvage. Salvage does not necessarily mean that the car or truck does not run what it means is that
the insurance company felt it did not meet the requirements to be repaired.
In many cases the vehicles at copart.com simply
need some cosmetic work in some case the vehicle is only good for parts.
Participating in auctions at copart is
not free. You have to make a deposit of $400 which is refundable but to really participate in
multiple auctions you will also have to up your membership to the platinum membership and pay $200
to join which is not refundable.
You can stay in the free membership
arena but you will only be able to buy or bid on one car or truck and that car or truck can not
go beyond $1000.
This is an easy to use straight forward site. There
is no hidden agenda this is a well established company that is offering a service to their customers. You can
easily find all the information you need to participate in the auctions and to educate yourself about any
Make sure you read the user terms because the TOS
lays out what is expected of you as far as picking up the vehicle is concerned and time frames that you need to
know about. It is a good idea to always read the terms of services just so you know what the site is
This is a legit
site. It is a well-established business with a huge following among gear heads. You can find a
great car for pennies on the dollar that needs some work but that will be great on your wallet.
As with any business transaction of this type be sure that you understand all the terms that you
are agreeing to and be sure to proceed with caution. You may want to consider investing in a
local mechanic in the area where the car or truck is located to go and take a look at what you
are getting ready to bid on as an added precaution.