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Going just by the pics it looks fairly clean.

For me, I'd do the same as I would with any used car, but I'd also want to know as many details as possible on what happened to it (accident, been in a flood, etc.), what was damaged, and who did the repairs. If the car was submerged in a flood, I would pass.

Then I might want to take it to a reputable mechanic for a thorough inspection to verify the repairs, the odometer, and make sure the rest of it is in good condition.

To me, $13.5k is a lot for a salvage car, but considering the used car market, if it's been repaired properly, the rest of it is in good condition, and you plan on keeping it a long time it might be worth it seeing how similar vehicles of the same year with mileage closer to 100k are selling for close to the same price.

You might want to get the VIN and use the links below to check for existing recalls, and how the vehicle was originally optioned for comparison.



Do lots of homework, don't be afraid to ask questions, and don't let yourself be rushed to buy.
 
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