Frequently Asked Questions About A Public Car Auction
What is a public car auction?
A public car auction is where dealers and consumers bid on cars for sale. Since 2002, Interstate Auto Auction has been providing a venue where the public can "Buy like the dealers do!" Over 100 public car auctions have been held in Salem, NH and thousands of satisfied customers have purchased vehicles at deep discounts to retail prices.
What is the 3 color rating system?
The 3 color rating system is:
GREEN LIGHT: Seller indicates that the vehicle's motor and transmission are in good working order. After delivery of your vehicle, Interstate Auto Auction will provide a 1 hour arbitration period for engine and transmission issues. Full refunds will be issued for valid arbitration claims.
RED LIGHT: Vehicle is being sold as-is. No warranty or guarantee on the vehicle. No refunds will be issued for any defects.
YELLOW LIGHT: Yellow Light indicates that an important announcement regarding the vehicle is being made (ie: condition of vehicle or special title announcements).
How can I donate a car?
Donating a car is simple. Interstate Auto Auction sells thousands of vehicles each year for the benefit of local and national charities. If you would like to donate your vehicle to one of these charities, please click this link. Transportation of your vehicle to the auction is free, and your donation is tax deductible.
What is the minimum bid for donated cars?
Donated cars are sold to the highest bidder, regardless of price!! That's right, if you are the high bidder at $50.00 then the car is yours!!
What is a Live Online Auction?
Live online bidding allows you to attend our auction virtually, simply by using a computer with an Internet connection and Web browser. You can now participate in our live auction with the same advantages you would have if you were sitting in our auction gallery.
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