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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2003 AUDI A4 1.8T QUATTRO AWD
VIN: WAULC68E53A184774
SEDAN 4 DR
1.8L L4 SFI 20V
ALL WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM Cassette, Power Brakes, Tilt Wheel, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 wheel ABS, Dual air bags front, head, and sides/active (manual) belts
Branded title
Branded Title: Salvage
3 or more previous owners
4 Previous owners
Service information available
26 Service records available
Vehicle registration information
Types of owners: Personal, Lease
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
CARFAX Price Adjustment
Worth $1,810 less than
retail book value
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Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $1,810 less than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 2/20/16 at 4:52:06 PM (EST). Other information about this vehicle, including problems, may not have been reported to CARFAX. Use this report as one important tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.

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Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.
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Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
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Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
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Basic Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a basic warranty for new vehicles. These warranties vary by manufacturer and typically last for a certain amount of time and/or a set number of miles.
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Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven States also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
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Structural Damage
All levels of accidents, from minor to severe, can cause structural damage to a vehicle (i.e., damage to the frame or unibody).
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Airbag Deployment
Occurs when the driver, passenger or side airbag has been used or deployed during a crash or other incident. If an airbag has been deployed, it must be replaced by a qualified technician. Have this car inspected by a mechanic prior to purchase.
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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Accident / Damage Indicator
Various events could indicate an accident or damage in a vehicle's history, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. See the glossary for more information.
Hail Damage Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to hail. In most states, hail damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Not Actual Mileage Title
When the seller certifies, under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading does not reflect the vehicle's actual mileage. This may occur because the odometer was tampered with, broken, or replaced.
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Odometer Check
CARFAX analyzes mileage data to help identify potential:
  • Rollbacks - odometer tampering to conceal a car's true mileage (i.e. Fraud or illegal activity)
  • Rollovers - after reaching the maximum reading, the odometer restarts from zero (i.e. Mechanical or equipment limitation)
  • Inconsistencies - conflicting mileage data means CARFAX cannot determine if it's a potential rollback (i.e. Potential human error)
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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Manufacturer Buyback or Lemon Title
A DMV or a state agency marks an official document or issues a Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon title when a vehicle has been repurchased by the manufacturer. Not all states issue manufacturer buyback titles and the specific requirements for a lemon law vehicle varies by state.
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Loss Due To Fire Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to fire. In most states, fire damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Junk Title
A Junk Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. The majority of states use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage.
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Total Loss
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title, like a Salvage or Junk title. See the glossary for more information.
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Dismantled Title
The vehicle sustained major damage to one or more major component parts and the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value. When a Dismantled title is issued, the vehicle may be used only for parts or scrap metal. It cannot be re-titled or returned to the road.
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Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated

Owners 1-2 Owner 3 Owner 4
Year purchased2002 2010 2012 
Type of owner Personal --- Lease
Estimated length of ownership7 yrs. 4 mo. 4 days 3 yrs. 10 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provincesNorth Carolina North Carolina North Carolina 
Estimated miles driven per yearSee Details --- --- 
Last reported odometer reading114,588 155,638 --- 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owners 1-2 Owner 3 Owner 4
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon No Problem No Problem Alert!
Problem Found
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits No Problem No Problem No Problem

Alert! Severe problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This vehicle does not qualify for the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee.

Additional History

Not all accidents / issues are reported to CARFAX

Owners 1-2 Owner 3 Owner 4
Total Loss
Total loss reported on: 02/21/2012 and 03/21/2012.
No Issues Reported
Total Loss Reported
Total Loss Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
DMV title problems reported. Accidents reported on: 12/01/2005, 01/17/2008 and 02/21/2012.
Accident Reported
Accident Reported
Severe Damage
Manufacturer Recall
No open recalls reported to CARFAX.
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased:2002
Type:Personal
Where:North Carolina
Est. miles/year:17,474/yr
Est. length owned: 11/11/02 - 5/21/09 (6 yrs. 6 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
Not Reported     NICB Vehicle manufactured
and shipped to original dealer
11/04/2002   12   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Pre-delivery inspection completed
11/11/2002     Dealer Inventory Vehicle sold
11/11/2002     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Cornelius, NC
First owner reported
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
11/11/2002   25   North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Charlotte, NC
Odometer reading reported
01/14/2003   3,363   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
05/14/2003   9,956   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
10,000 mile service performed
Tires rotated
01/16/2004   22,373   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
20,000 mile service performed
Tire condition and pressure checked
03/30/2004   25,993   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Charlotte, NC
Passed emissions inspection
08/24/2004   33,386   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
30,000 mile service performed
Washed/detailed
Wiper arm(s) replaced
Wiper(s) replaced
02/24/2005   43,354   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Maintenance inspection completed
40,000 mile service performed
Tires rotated
Brake fluid flushed/changed
Headlight(s) replaced
Headlight bulb(s) replaced
Headlights adjusted
03/31/2005   45,137   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Charlotte, NC
Passed emissions inspection
07/29/2005     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Concord, NC
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
12/01/2005     North Carolina
Damage Report
Accident reported
Involving left rear impact
with another motor vehicle
Minor to moderate left rear damage reported
01/31/2006     Keffer Volkswagen
Huntersville, NC
704-766-2121
kefferauto.com
Light bulb(s) replaced
04/27/2006   64,200   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Cornelius, NC
Passed emissions inspection
07/10/2006     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Charlotte, NC
Title #777235023244144
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
08/17/2006   68,304   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
09/20/2006   69,136   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Rear brake pads replaced
Rear brake rotor(s) replaced
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
11/20/2006   71,973   Audi Of Columbia
Columbia, SC
803-786-6601
audiofcolumbia.com
Vehicle serviced
11/27/2006     Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
02/27/2007   74,744   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Charlotte, NC
Passed emissions inspection
04/05/2007     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Charlotte, NC
Title #777235023244144
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
11/02/2007   85,000   Keffer Chrysler Jeep Dodge
Charlotte, NC
704-532-1050
kefferjeep.com
Engine checked
A/C and heating system checked
Timing belt replaced
Body electrical system checked
Window(s) checked
Electrical system checked
Trim checked
Emissions inspection performed
11/12/2007   85,447   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Huntersville, NC
Passed emissions inspection
01/17/2008     North Carolina
Damage Report
Accident reported
Vehicle involved in a rear-end collision
Involving rear impact
Very minor rear end damage reported

CARFAX began reporting this information on 07/08/2010.

04/28/2008     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Charlotte, NC
Title #777235023244144
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
07/25/2008   100,572   Keffer Chrysler Jeep Dodge
Charlotte, NC
704-532-1050
kefferjeep.com
Exterior trim checked
Engine/powertrain computer/module checked
04/09/2009   112,075   Keffer Volkswagen
Huntersville, NC
704-766-2121
keffervw.com
Maintenance inspection completed
5,000 mile service performed
Alignment checked
Brakes checked
Tires rotated
Engine/powertrain computer/module checked
Power steering system serviced
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Cooling system serviced
Rear brake pads replaced
Wiper(s) replaced
Oil and filter changed
Emissions inspection performed
04/09/2009     North Carolina
Inspection Station
Huntersville, NC
Passed emissions inspection
 
Owner 2
Purchased:2009
Where:North Carolina
Est. length owned: 5/21/09 - 3/15/10 (9 months)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
05/21/2009   112,958   North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Huntersville, NC
Title #772196091413218
Registration issued or renewed
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
Passed safety inspection
06/04/2009   113,152   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Huntersville, NC
Passed emissions inspection
06/24/2009   113,269   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
03/15/2010   114,588   Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
 
Owner 3
Purchased:2010
Where:North Carolina
Est. length owned: 4/20/10 - 4/24/10 (4 days)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
04/20/2010   114,677   North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Harrisburg, NC
Odometer reading reported
04/22/2010   114,820   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Huntersville, NC
Passed emissions inspection
04/23/2010     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Harrisburg, NC
Title #776509101132144
Registration issued or renewed
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
Passed safety inspection
04/24/2010     Dealer Inventory Vehicle sold
05/08/2010     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Harrisburg, NC
Title #776509101132144
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
06/16/2010     Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Oil and filter changed
10/07/2010   127,616   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Four wheel alignment performed
Light bulb(s) replaced
Socket(s) repaired/replaced
CV boot(s) replaced
Four tires balanced
Four tires mounted
10/18/2010   128,286   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Tire(s) balanced
One tire mounted
One tire balanced
11/19/2010   130,208   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
11/29/2010   130,433   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
05/03/2011   138,313   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Harrisburg, NC
Passed emissions inspection
05/05/2011     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Harrisburg, NC
Title #776509101132144
Registration issued or renewed
06/14/2011   140,706   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Tires rotated
07/27/2011   143,157   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
08/08/2011   144,155   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
09/23/2011   146,831   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Vehicle serviced
12/23/2011   151,827   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Recommended maintenance performed
Tire(s) balanced
One tire mounted
One tire balanced
Tires rotated
01/26/2012   153,539   Audi of Charlotte
Matthews, NC
704-535-8800
audiofcharlotte.com
Front brake pads replaced
Rear brake pads replaced
02/21/2012     North Carolina
Damage Report
Accident reported
Involving front or side impact
It hit a motor vehicle
Involving left front impact
Involving left side impact
with another motor vehicle
Minor to moderate left front damage reported
Vehicle towed
Airbags did not deploy
02/21/2012   155,638   Damage Report TOTAL LOSS VEHICLE
Vehicle declared a total loss
by an insurance company
  • There are many reasons an insurance company will declare a vehicle a total loss. Have this vehicle inspected by a qualified technician before you buy. Learn more
 
Owner 4
Purchased:2012
Type:Lease
Where:North Carolina
Est. length owned: 3/21/12 - present (3 yrs. 10 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
03/21/2012     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
China Grove, NC
Title #403227120817904
TOTAL LOSS VEHICLE
New owner reported
SALVAGE TITLE/CERTIFICATE ISSUED
Titled or registered as lease vehicle
05/01/2012     Vehicle Exporter Vehicle exported from
Norfolk, VA
and imported to
Armenia
 
 

Glossary

Accident / Damage Indicator
CARFAX receives information about accidents in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Different information in a vehicle's history can indicate an accident or damage, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. Not every accident or damage event is reported and not all reported are provided to CARFAX. Details about the accident or damage event when reported to CARFAX (e.g. severity, impact location, airbag deployment) are included on the Vehicle History Report. CARFAX recommends you obtain a vehicle inspection from your dealer or an independent mechanic.
  • According to the National Safety Council, Injury Facts, 2007 edition, 7% of the 245 million registered vehicles in the U.S. were involved in an accident in 2005. Over 75% of these were considered minor or moderate.
  • CARFAX depends on many sources for its accident / damage data. CARFAX can only report what is in our database on 2/20/16 at 4:52:06 PM (EST). New data will result in a change to this report.
North Carolina Damage Reports:
  • Provide an estimate of the extent of damage in its accident reports for the following:
    • SEVERE/TOTALED: The vehicle cannot be driven from the accident scene due to severe damage or an injury. This level of damage often results in a Salvage or Junk title.
    • MODERATE: The accident damage affects the operation of the vehicle and/or its parts. Examples include broken windows, trunk lids, doors, bumpers and tires.
    • MINOR: The accident damage does not affect the operation of the vehicle. Examples include dented bumpers, fenders, grills and body panels. This level of accident should not compromise vehicle safety.
    • NO DAMAGE: The vehicle was not damaged.
  • Are required if the estimated damage exceeds $1000
CARFAX Price Adjustment™
Accidents, service records, number of owners and many other history factors can affect a vehicle's value. The CARFAX Price Adjustment is a tool that analyzes millions of used car transactions to measure how the combination of all the information reported to CARFAX affects the value of a particular vehicle. The vehicle's retail book value plus the CARFAX Price Adjustment will give you a more accurate measure of the vehicle's value. Use this tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
Lease
When someone leases a car from a dealer, the dealer actually sells the vehicle to a leasing company. The leasing company then collects payments for the vehicle from the new owner for 24, 36, 48 or more months. A leasing company can be an independent car dealer or a car manufacturer.
New Owner Reported
When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.
Ownership History
CARFAX defines an owner as an individual or business that possesses and uses a vehicle. Not all title transactions represent changes in ownership. To provide estimated number of owners, CARFAX proprietary technology analyzes all the events in a vehicle history. Estimated ownership is available for vehicles manufactured after 1991 and titled solely in the US including Puerto Rico. Dealers sometimes opt to take ownership of a vehicle and are required to in the following states: Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Please consider this as you review a vehicle's estimated ownership history.
Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven states also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
Title Issued
A state issues a title to provide a vehicle owner with proof of ownership. Each title has a unique number. Each title or registration record on a CARFAX report does not necessarily indicate a change in ownership. In Canada, a registration and bill of sale are used as proof of ownership.
Total Loss Vehicle
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title. This may occur when an insurance company's definition of a total loss is different than the state DMV's definition for a branded title or when the owner of the vehicle is a self-insured company, like a fleet or rental company.
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