SOURCE: Carsala

Carsala

September 28, 2009 06:01 ET

Carsala's Free Used Car Price Checker Tool Is Now Accessible on iPhone

Provides the Instant Information You Need to Walk Away From a Deal or Negotiate Down the Price

BERKELEY, CA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2009) - Carsala, the new online service for people who are looking for a used car but hate the traditional buying process, today announced that its new free price checker tool for used car buyers is now accessible on Apple's iPhone. The "Price Checker" is just one of a suite of new "do-it-yourself" free and low cost tools from Carsala for researching, vetting, negotiating and buying the used car of your dreams for the best possible price.

The Price Checker tool can be accessed via the Apple iPhone browser at www.carsala.com/pricecheck and can be used to let you know whether the particular used car you are considering is actually a value, compared to other similar cars in your area. By entering the VIN for the car you are considering and the price, the Price Checker will tell you whether it's really a good deal.

"By using the Price Checker on your iPhone, you can actually evaluate the price of the individual used car you are considering, on the dealer's lot," said Tyler Elliston, CEO and founder, Carsala. "This gives you the instant information you need to either walk away from the deal, or negotiate down the price."

Carsala also offers the free "Budget Tool," which helps you find the typical price for the used car you want, in your particular region of the country. Tell Carsala your budget and preferences regarding the car's age and style, and they will give you a list of cars to consider, complete with pictures and general price estimates based on Kelley Blue Book.

In addition, Carsala is now providing a suite of low cost tools, ranging from $5 - $20 for consumers who only want help with particular aspects of the used car buying process. Carsala continues to offer its traditional full premium service for those who want to completely avoid the time-consuming and often frustrating process of researching and negotiating with the dealer to buy a used car.

About Carsala:

Carsala is a service for people who are looking for a used car, but hate the traditional buying process. The company uses the latest web technology, in conjunction with its own professional negotiators, to help its customers find the right used car, without the negotiating hassle, at a desirable price.

Unlike autotrader.com and most other online used car services, Carsala works exclusively for buyers to save them money, hassle and time on their used car research and purchase.

The company was founded in 2008 out of personal frustration with the used car buying process. Carsala is privately funded and is financially backed by Labrador Ventures, Launch Capital, Band of Angels and several individual investors.

For more information about Carsala, please visit www.carsala.com

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