Bart's Car Store Anderson: 765-640-2278
Bart's Car Store Fort Wayne: 260-435-1824
Bart's Car Store Columbia City: 260-248-8331
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Q: Do you offer a history report on your vehicles?

A: Yes, you can view a history report by clicking the blue ‘AutoCheck’ button on a vehicle description page or by requesting a report at the dealership.


Q: Do you sell vehicles with a salvage title?

A: All vehicles offered for sale have clean titles unless otherwise stated by the dealership. It is state law to inform any customer of a salvage title.


Q: What type of financing do you offer?

A: We have a network of over 30 lenders including banks, credit unions and special financing options. Our financial department coordinates to the lender who can offer the best financing available for your purchase and will review your application for the loan.

Q: How much of a down payment towards my car loan?

A: The down payment necessary for a car loan is determined by several variables including your credit report, trade-in and vehicles you’re purchasing. Bart’s offers loans with $0 down for qualified buyers.

Q: Will you buy my car if I’m not trading it in on another vehicle?

A: Yes, we are always interested in acquiring new inventory. Please contact your closest Bart’s location to schedule an appointment or request an appraisal online.

Q: Are your vehicles inspected?

A: Yes, our inventory is inspected both at the time of purchase at the auction and again once arriving at the dealership by certified mechanics.

Q: What is GAP insurance?

A: Gap insurance covers the difference between what the car is worth and what you owe on the car. It comes into play if the car is stolen or totaled while the owner is still making payments.

Q: Do you offer extended service plans on your pre-owned vehicles?

A: Bart's Car Store has a wide selection of warranties available, plans range from limited to full coverage and can be customized to fit any budget.

Q: Do you accept credit cards?

A: Yes, we accept MasterCard and VISA credit cards. There will be an additional 5% fee for any transactions over $2000.

Q: Will Bart’s Car Store deliver my vehicle?

A: There are several options of delivery both local and nationally provided delivery services. Please speak with your sales representative for details.

Q: Do I need proof of insurance to buy a car?

A: Only vehicles purchases through a loan by our finance department require proof of insurance at the dealership before leaving the lot.

Q: What documents do I need to bring if I’m financing my purchase?  

A: We recommend you bring the following items to the dealership

  • Photo ID
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Proof of Income
  • Trade-In Vehicle Title
  • Previous Loan Paperwork
  • Owner's Manual
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Keys & Remote(s)

Q: Where do Bart's vehicles come from?

A: Bart's acquire its pre-owned vehicles mostly from approved auctions of off-lease vehicles and corporate programs. There are select vehicles that are purchased locally direct from customers and Trade-ins.

Q: I just purchased a vehicle from Bart's Car Store, when will I receive my title information so I can purchase plates?

A: It can take at least 21 days to process all title work, which will then be mailed to the customer or the lien holder depending on the nature of the transaction. Bart's also utilizes the State of Indiana's online processing system to ensure a timely turnaround in your title paperwork. Any and all questions should be directed to our title clerk, 260.248.4263

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