Approximately 80% of Americans say that they buy online, a percent that is expected to steadily rise over the coming years.

The benefits of online buying include convenience, better prices, greater variety, no crowds, and easy price comparisons. It is easy to buy just about anything online today, and that includes wholesale cars.

An online auto auction is a wonderful option for car dealerships who are interested in adding to their available inventory. Technology has made buying online quick and streamlined.

In this blog post, we will go over 3 practical tips for buying wholesale cars online from an auto auction. These include choosing a reputable auction, doing your homework, and trusting your purchase. Let’s get started.

Choose a Reputable Auction

Whether you are buying in person or online, it is essential that you choose a reputable seller. It pays to take some time to research online auctions that you can trust.

CAR-RAC is the proven and practical choice for people looking to buy and sell cars online. Our online platforms are trusted by more than 100,000 buyers worldwide.

You can have 100% confidence in your purchase and have all of the information you need when you are looking for wholesale auction cars.

Utilize Filters to Find Stock

If your dealership is low on a particular type of vehicle, it is easy to find relevant options via an online auction. Using filters will help you to find cars that match your ideal make, model, year, and cost. Being able to narrow down your options will streamline the buying experience.

With CAR-RAC, car dealerships are able to navigate our state-of-the-art car auction website to filter cars that match their current needs. Because you are buying online, geography is not an issue and there will be a larger available inventory to buy from, compared to a local, in-person auction.

Trust Your Online Purchase

The CAR-RAC Online Marketplace offers a specialized, searchable database. This allows car dealerships to search for and purchase thousands of vehicles, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Every car that we list comes with detailed information about its history and current condition. This includes high-resolution photos so that you can feel confident about the quality and condition (including any defects such as scratches and bumps).

When buying wholesale auction cars online, take your time to perform a virtual walk-around of a vehicle and read descriptions.

CAR-RAC, Online Auto Auction

More and more auto dealers are realizing the benefits of buying a car at an online auto auction. The most important piece of advice is to choose a reputable seller that you can trust. Once you have done this, take time to search for a car that ticks all of the boxes.

Whether you’re looking to buy, we have over 10,000 vehicles available every day, or you’re looking to sell we will put your cars in front of over 135,000 professional buyers. CAR-RAC is your end-to-end tool for inventory management. Click here to learn more.