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Trying to find a car? Cars.com's free car buying app helps you find new and used cars and trucks for sale near you. Use our extensive set of filters and sorting options to narrow down your choices to your perfect car. Research different models, compare cars, and find the perfect dealer or private listing. Our tools make buying cars easy by allowing you to quickly find information about a car while on the lot, calculate payments, and find the Black Book value of your car. Already have a car? Use our app to find a shop, estimate repair and maintenance costs, or sell your car.


Zero in on your perfect car using our extensive list of filters. Narrow your search by year, exterior and interior color, fuel type, transmission, body style, and more. Add specific keywords to search for must-have features.


Call, text, or email Dealers or Private Sellers right from the app to request a quote or schedule a test drive.


Cars.com and DealerRater have more dealership reviews than any other source. Read reviews from real shoppers, find hours of operation, and get directions to the dealership.


Not sure what car to buy? Read reviews from our expert Cars.com Editorial Team as well as other car owners to help you make the right choice.


Save your favorite cars, searches, and dealerships. Set up Price Drop Notifications to be alerted any time one of your favorite cars drops in price. Additionally, your most recent searches will automatically appear on your homepage.


Use our Payment Calculator to estimate monthly payments. Find out how much you can pay with our Affordability Calculator. Easily see how much your current vehicle is worth using the Trade-In Calculator.


See all of the important details about a vehicle before visiting the dealership. See what Special Offers are available, including Cash Back and Special Financing, from dealers and manufacturers to save you money on your new car. Use our new Market Comparison tool to see how the price of each listing compares to matching vehicles in your area.


Get advice on what a fair price is to pay for a huge variety of repairs specific to your car. Find Repair Pal Certified service centers so you can be confident the work getting done on your car is the highest quality possible.


Cars.com offers three ways to sell your car. Use our Sell It Yourself listings to put an ad directly on our site. Set up an appointment to sell your car directly to a dealer in person. Or use our QuickOffer app to upload information and images of your car and get bids directly from dealers without leaving your house.


The VIN Scanner allows you to quickly pull up the Cars.com listing of a vehicle while you are at a dealership by simply scanning the VIN on the window sticker. Use it to verify features or the price that was listed online.
This is the car shopping tool that gives you the knowledge you need to buy the perfect car, at the perfect price, while at your home or on the dealer lot.

If you experience problems with this app please use the Feedback button in the menu, or send a message to feedback@cars.com. Please include the device and version of iOS you are using. Thanks!

What's New

Version 7.2.0

Not feeling a spark? Now you can swipe left on recommended cars you don’t like when you search by lifestyle. We also removed some speed bumps for a smoother faster ride.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5

127.1K Ratings

127.1K Ratings

Redefining Having it all

You get what you focus on..

This car is absolutely magical. I am awaiting the release of the keys into my hands in a hassle free experience. What this car respects about its partner (owner - thank you to the real conscious drivers who respected their innovative intentions to design and manifest this diamond of a car), it brings an elegance that is not only an acquired taste, it is also a unique experience in a rare jewel that even as I see more on our roads.. the car is always a delight to be in sync with. This car ignites inspiration within me to pursue my dreams and finally allowing myself to accept that I deserve this car. I thank you Hyundai FkA & Always known as Genesis Motors to me. This was always your plan with all your attempts to bring a Car with beautiful power, discerning ride comfort and an eye catching presence that when bystanders are in Alignment to see you refuel, they cannot turn away from a glimpse even from their Peripheral vision. Everything is reasonable and beautifully presented in the finished product. I look forward to performing on the stages for the new releases and even sharing design concepts. This is a birthday gift and my birthday has since past in May, that is not stop a thing. Let the fun begin (Genesis) 👌🏾👑 SHAA Jahaan

Lost its luster:(


I use this app daily for the past 5 years. I’ve seen it improve to the point of being a useful tool and then the most recent update destroyed some of the utility. I’m wondering if they are using a different software company? Anyway the most effective tool for me is the filter/features after defining the make and model. I need to be able to find the range of price of vehicles across the country to help with the research I do before purchasing and selling. I find a nationwide search of pricing helps me find the “real market” value far better than NADA or Bluebook etc. I miss the previous version of the software. Being able to quickly search across the US and see a picture “without selecting the specific” vehicle is very helpful in narrowing down the thousands of vehicles of which many are improperly listed. For example, if you search Ford F-150 king ranch 2018, many, many of the trucks listed as “king ranch” will not be king ranches, normally xlt’s and latiates. By showing pricing and a larger image of the trucks listed, I can eliminate many vehicles at first glance. I’m definitely not a fan of the latest update.

Developer Response

Hi BLT41567! Sorry to hear you feel this way. All updates to the Cars.com app are done in-house, so we love hearing feedback from our users on how to improve it! The issue of duplicated MSRP has since been resolved, and you should now be able to see all prices from the search results page. There are currently no plans to return the images to their previous size, but it's definitely something we can consider. As far as the F150's, we are constantly working to improve the data quality and accuracy for the listings diplayed, and hope you'll have a better experience with this in the future. Please let us know if you have any other feedback, and thanks for using Cars.com!

Subtle paid searches


Overall this app is a great companion to the website. I have found the calculator tools especially useful in helping myself and friends find cars within our comfortable price range and being informed walking into a dealership.

However, recently I have noticed that when I go to search sometimes the search terms (new/used, make, model, price, etc) change when I do my search, and typically these are cars I would never consider buying. For example, today I started a search for a Honda Accord but was confronted with search results for a Buick.

The first time this happened I thought it was just an error, but in the numerous times this has happened since I have noticed that whatever my search changes to happens to be the same make and model of the ad displayed at the bottom of the main search page. An interesting, subtle, frustrating, and very unwelcome way to force advertisements on your users.

Developer Response

Hi mwfreezeii! Sorry to hear about the issues you're having. We do prepopulate manufacturers in the homepage search criteria upon the initial load, but the criteria should not revert back to these after you've made changes. We recommend deleting and reinstalling the app to see if that helps. If not, please reply back with additional search terms (price, zip code, distance from zip), and we'll attempt to recreate for additional troubleshooting. Thank you!


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Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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