Buying on eBay Motors
From reputable sellers to top-notch protection programs and services, buying a vehicle from a trusted name like eBay makes sense.
On eBay Motors you can:
Get to know the seller
On eBay Motors, you have the chance to get to know your seller's reputation.

  • Review feedback - Check your seller's feedback score and read feedback comments from buyers - even if the seller hasn't sold a vehicle, feedback comments give a general idea of the seller's reputation.
  • Contact the seller - Contact the seller with any questions or concerns using the "Ask the seller a question" link at the top of any item page. You'll have the chance to get all of your questions answered before you bid or buy.
Learn about the vehicle
Take advantage of eBay Motors services that will help you validate the condition of the vehicle you're interested in, and take advantage of tools to help you learn about the vehicle type.

  • Validate the vehicle description - eBay Motors offers several services to help you validate the description of the vehicle. See the Vehicle History Report, Vehicle Inspections, and Condition Guarantee by Seller pages for more information.
  • Research - eBay Motors offers research tools that detail the facts on the type of vehicle you're interested in. Get pricing information, Specs & Photos, Ratings & Reviews and more in the Research section of any vehicle listing.
Pay safely
eBay Motors creates a place where you can make safe and easy transactions.

  • Read the Seller's Description - Follow any payment instructions in the seller's description. Never use Western Union or MoneyGram or other Instant Cash Transfer method to purchase a vehicle.
  • Look for Vehicle Purchase Protection - See if the vehicle you are buying is covered by eBay's Vehicle Purchase Protection program - most vehicles are. Look for the words "This vehicle is eligible for up to $50,000 in free Vehicle Purchase Protection" under the Buy Safely box at the top right of any vehicle listing.
Easily get your vehicle
Whether you're across the street or across the country from the vehicle you want to buy, eBay will help you safely get your vehicle.

  • Shipping and Pick up - The Shipping Center offers you options to pick up or ship your vehicle. eBay Motors offers access to a number of auto shippers.
  • Roadside Assistance - Get Roadside Assistance to help safely get your collector car home.
eBay Motors is always here to help. Should you encounter any problems when buying a vehicle, visit the Resolution Center to learn more or