Used Cars For Sale On Craigslist
Welcome to Craigslist Car Search the ultimate guide and resource for used cars, trucks, SUVS and vans for sale on Craigslist. We will also cover the very popular auto parts for sale area on Craigslist.org as well as common scams to be aware of when searching for and purchasing your used automobile.
We will cover some of the most popular vehicle makes or auto brands that are sold on Craigslist including top manufacturers, Toyota, Ford, Honda and more. On top of the major auto makers we look at the most popular rare, unique and vintage cars such as the Datsun 510, Subaru BRAT and DeLorean DMC-12. We will also take a look at some useful third party tools that will allow you to search all of Craigslist, an ability that is particularly efficient if you are looking for a rare, unique, antique or collectible automobile.
Lastly we will provide you with some valuable web resources to be used when looking to purchase particular vehicle makes, auto parts and other tools. Feel free to browse through this site and learn from our experience. Please contact us with any questions, thank you for visiting Craigslist Car Search!
About Craigslist: A Brief History
Craigslist was launched in 1995 as a simple project by founder Craig Newmark. Its original intent was to be an email list for friends focused on the San Francisco Bay Area. Word of mouth grew the list and eventually a website was launched and Craigslist was incorporated in 1999. The popularity of Craigslist grew and today is in over 570 cities in 50 countries. It is one of the top 100 most popular sites on the internet and still maintains a minimal staff of less than 100.
A downside is that Craigslist has become a haven for scam artists and fraudsters. Given its nature of predominately free listings, local focus yet broad reach and plethora of categories; it has been used by scammers all over the world to rip people off. This isn't more apparent than in its most popular section the automotive for sale category. Learn more about the common scams and what to look out for on our Craigslist Scams page.
Search all of Craigslist for Cars
Although Craigslist has a decent search capability built into the site itself, it can be limited for the user looking for something unique or rare. Part of the reason is because some of the Craigslist categories are very broad containing many different types of items and another cause is because the search functionality built into Craigslist is city by city only.
Outside third party websites have helped to alleviate this problem by providing a resource to search all of Craigslist at once. This is particularly useful for automobiles. If you are looking for a rare, unique, classic, and vintage or collector car these tools can be very valuable. Listed below are some of the best search tools for Craigslist.Top Craigslist Car Search Tools
- SearchTempest.com - Very robust tool with auto specific AutoTempest.com
- CraigsMotors.com - Search tool focused on Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles & Parts
- ZoomThelist - Simple yet effective tool for total Craigslist search
- extads.com - Craigslist specific search driven by Google search tool
- State Wide List - Combines Craigslist, eBay Classifieds, Oodle and more
- ad hunt'r - Allows searching Craigslist by five major regions plus more
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