Kelley Blue Book® (KBB) prices are often quoted by auto dealers.  Be sure to check which price is being quoted as KBB used car valuations can differ greatly depending on whether a car is being quoted for retail sale, private sale or trade in (big margin for the dealer).  The other thing to keep in mind is that KBB does not buy cars and the Kelley Blue Book car value does not take into account any damage on your vehicle. It assumes a near perfect car.  A dealer may quote an attractive KBB price online or over the phone, but they will reduce that price drastically if there is any damage to the car or accident history in an online "vehicle history check" report.

Your valuation from® will be accurate if you declare all damage to and mechanical issues with your vehicle.  We're confident that we provide you with a more realistic valuation than Kelley Blue Book®, because we take into account any damage on your vehicle.  If you need any help assessing your vehicle's condition, please contact your local branch and we'll be happy to help you obtain the best valuation for your car.

Need proof that the KBB value might not be as accurate as you think? Check out KBB Instant Cash Offer. This is where KBB will give you a much better idea of your car's value and it will be much lower than what you might get if you're trading in against a shiny new car with a very high profit margin for the dealer. Hardly surprising when you remember that KBB make their money from selling leads (your information) to those very same dealers.

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