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Each instaVIN® Vehicle History & Title Report checks for:

Vehicle Specifications

VIN decode with up to 24 vehicle details. VIN decodes cars, SUVs, pickups, motorcycles/powersports, RVs, heavy trucks and classic cars when available. Optional window sticker and factory options when available.

DMV Title Information

Virtually real-time and unique access to current and historical state DMV title issues and event records. Disclosure of 75 possible title branding events including salvage, junk, odometer rollback, flood, lemon law, rebuilt brands and more. instaVIN gives you more DMV title information with expanded state access.

Insurance Total Loss

Insurance declarations of total loss events include the carrier name, contact information and date of events. Total loss records include severe damage due to accidents, flood, theft and other events in all 50 states. All insurance companies are required to report total loss under NMVTIS guidelines.

Salvage and Whole Car Auction History

instaVIN provides both clean and salvage auction events as well as NMVTIS history disclosures. Whole car and salvage auction disclosures include event date, location, odometer, recyclers, junk yards, dismantlers, contact, disposition for export and other critical information.

Odometer Records

Current and historical mileage readings reported from many sources including NMVTIS and DMV title records, online vehicle listings, impound events, auctions, frame damage inspections, and other sources give you a timeline of the vehicle's odometer readings.

Safety Recall from NHTSA and Manufacturers

Real-time open vehicle recall information from NHTSA and manufacturers with severity level indicators for injury risk, drivability and parts availability.

Open Lien Information

Disclosure of open liens, including details concerning lien date, location and current institutional lien holder (banks, captive finance companies, credit unions and title loans).

Other Information

Additional data reported by instaVIN includes minor accident events from limited states, frame damage inspections, superior theft data including active and recovered theft events, impound and towing events, and current and historical sales listings from online vehicle listing sites.

Brand Glossary

Defines all reported title brands for the vehicle, including salvage, junk, rebuilt, collision, rental, prior taxi, hail damage, flood, lemon, altered odometer brands and much more.


About Us

instaVIN is a leading vehicle history report provider with unique and extensive data not found in other history reports such as CARFAX® or AutoCheck®.  Data is sourced in virtual real-time which provides the most up-to-date events. Data sources include U.S. Department of Justice, law enforcement, state DMVs and commercial and private sources. instaVIN is an authorized NMVTIS Consumer Access Provider (National Motor Vehicle Title Information System). Try our free VIN Check service to verify your VIN decode. These free car facts will help stop VIN cloning and title washing.

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All Vehicle Types

Get instaVIN reports on all vehicle types.

Vehicle types covered by instaVIN

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Compare instaVIN® to CARFAX®

instaVIN small logo CARFAX®
Low cost, comprehensive Vehicle History and Title Report Checkmark Icon No
U.S. Department of Justice title data through NMVTIS Checkmark Icon No
Virtually real-time title status matches DMV records Checkmark Icon No
Open Lien/Loan information including issuing financial institution Checkmark Icon No
Expanded open recall data: recall severity, parts availability, repair costs, reimbursement & more Checkmark Icon No
Seizure, impound and towing data Checkmark Icon No
Up to 24 vehicle specifications and optional window sticker with factory build information Checkmark Icon No
Unique sources for active and recovered theft vehicles Checkmark Icon No
Exclusive sales history including historical "FOR SALE" listing records from select vehicle listing sites Checkmark Icon No
No monthly fees, subscriptions or hidden costs! Checkmark Icon No
Store and review reports for 90 days Checkmark Icon No
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