Better Vehicle Sourcing. More Profit.

World Class VIN Scanner, Appraisal and Sourcing Tools from Carbly

Carbly is a modern vehicle sourcing and appraisal tool, providing the market data, vehicle history and auction search tools you need to make more money buying and selling cars.

Try it for Free Vin Scanner for Mobile (Apple, Android) and Desktop

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Carbly is a service for licensed auto dealers only. Available for iPhone, Android and desktops.

Carbly provides data from our partners at: Black Book®, Manheim Market Report, Real Retail, CARFAX, J.D. Power Values, Kelley Blue Book®, Pipeline Market Report, Market Tracker, Live Local Market, Online Ringman®, EBlock, AuctionCentral, Smart Auction, and ADESA

Accurate Vehicle Appraisals

Accurate and Fast Vehicle Appraisals

Get market data (auction, wholesale and retail) from trusted sources like Manheim Market Report, Black Book®, J.D. Power Values, Kelley Blue Book® and Galves. Vehicle history reports from providers, such as CARFAX and Autocheck (requires an existing account).

Auction Run Lists

Powerful Auction Search

Find and evaluate the best vehicles in your area and across the country. With unlimited saved searches and a single, unified experience you can save huge amounts of time when you instantly search sale inventories from Manheim, ADESA, EDGE Pipeline, SmartAuction, OVE, Manheim Express, Auction Central, EDGE.Auction, and EBlock - all on one screen.

Automatic VIN Scanning for Trim and Options

Local Market Intelligence

Stay ahead of the competition by understanding inventory in your area, vehicle sales and dealer performance in your regional market. With Carbly's Market Tracker and Live Local Market, you can gain insight into vehicle supply, competitive pricing, highly detailed vehicle comparisons and clickable local listings, which now include location and price change history.

Get Started for Free

Start for Free

Get the data you already trust and the tools your business needs. Unlike many dealership software solutions, Carbly doesn't overcharge you and lock you into long-term contracts. We include a free trial and you can cancel at any time.

Vehicle Appraisal Features

Accurate Vehicle Appraisals

Amazingly Accurate Appraisals

By combining multiple sources of data, Carbly gets you real vehicle values quickly and simply. We combine values from JD Power, Manheim, Real Retail, Black Book and Live Local Market for data-driven accuracy, trends and valuation movements.

Data for Car Appraisals

Vehicle Value for Auction, Wholesale, Retail

Need to really understand the market? Carbly shows you a wide range of pricing details to paint the full picture. Up-to-date book values, actual retail sale prices, wholesale values, days on market, price histories and projections in your pocket at all times.

Vehicle History Reports

Vehicle History Reports

Using an existing vehicle history reports login (such as CARFAX), Carbly shows you the full vehicle history. No extra charge and seemlessly integrated into your experience.

Text and Barcode Vehicle VIN Scanner

World Class Text & Barcode VIN Scanner

Never type a VIN number again. The Carbly VIN scanner can read barcodes as well as text VINs. No more typing those tedious digits, just point your camera at a VIN and Carbly does the rest.

Auctions Plus Dealer Auction Tools

The Best Way to Find Vehicles at Auction

Search over 300 auction locations and digital marketplaces, all on one screen

Transform your vehicle sourcing strategy by finding and evaluating the best vehicles in your area and across the country. With unlimited saved searches and a single, unified experience Auctions Plus is the only tool you need to find the best vehicles at auction. Save huge amounts of time when you instantly search sale inventories from Manheim, ADESA, EDGE Pipeline, SmartAuction, OVE, Manheim Express, Auction Central, EDGE.Auction, and EBlock - all on one screen and through a single search. Get an edge in the marketplace with our purpose-built auction tools.

  • Unlimited Saved Searches allow you to find the exact vehicles you're looking for
  • Search by Wholesale Price, Retail Price and Profit Potential
  • Seach with your Team and harness the collective intelligence at your dealership
  • Search all your preferred auctions through a single screen
  • Search by Year, Make, Model, Trim, Mileage, Condition & Vehicle Details
  • View your preferred guidebook data right on the vehicle listing page
  • Review vehicle history from CARFAX and Autocheck
  • Use the browse lanes feature to research upcoming sales or follow along live in the lanes
  • Add unlimited notes and photos to auction vehicles
  • Add vehicles to your watchlist for easy recall and keep things organized with unlimited custom folders

In addition to vehicle photos, seller comments and full condition reports, each auction listing also includes your Carbly market data so you instantly understand a vehicle's value. Free integrated vehicle history accounts make it effortless to fully investigate vehicles you want to buy.

All of Carbly's data plans include auction run list data at absolutely no charge.

For the most effective way to search, sort, and find vehicles at auction; purchase Auctions Plus.

Learn about Auctions Plus

Carbly for Teams allows your dealership to manage vehicles and collaborate quickly and easily. Save time and money by keeping everyone in-the-loop.

Sales - Dealership Team Member

I'm seeing some scratches on the front bumper

Sales - Dealership Team Member

Thinking we list at $15,500. Everyone agree?

Manager - Dealership Team Member

Seems a little high according to MMR, lets make it $15,100

Sales - Dealership Team Member

Yep, agree with $15,100

Admin - Dealership Team Member

Sandra moved vehicle to "On the Lot" folder

  • See everyone on the team's vehicles
  • Discuss vehicle pricing and appraisal data
  • Add notes and photos. Appraise. Snap. Share.
  • Work together to identify auction candidate vehicles
  • Assign vehicles to folders to keep things organized
  • Unlimited photo uploads and data storage
  • Quickly see vehicle additions and changes
  • View notes by everyone, as soon as they make them
  • Collaborate on shared auction watchlists
  • Free for all accounts with more than one user
Learn more about Carbly for Teams
Carbly Extension

Save time and increase efficiency with the Carbly Browser Extension; it will automatically find VINs on any web page and show Carbly market data directly in your browser.

Learn more about the Carbly Browser Extension
Live Local Market

Local Market Intelligence

View detailed local vehicle comps.

In addition to traditional book values for wholesale and retail, Carbly surveys your local market and shows you current competitor inventory. See how many like vehicles are available in your local market right now with detailed market intelligence.

Live Local Market
  • Our Live Local Market offers detailed local insight for your vehicles of interest, including:
  • Mileage-adjusted suggested retail price
  • Average vehicle asking price in your area
  • Average vehicle mileage
  • Median days on lot
  • Map view
  • Wider trim info
  • Price trend data
  • List of local vehicle comps
  • Detailed competitor vehicle view, including location & price changes

Our exclusive Live Local Market data can help you devise a pricing strategy for your inventory. Additionally, our Market Price Distribution Graph and Trim Table shows all available vehicle trims and their average price.

Live Local Market
Available on the lot. Or at your desk.

Carbly can be used on your mobile device or desktop computer, and your data stays in sync no matter where you are.

It just works.

Carbly desktop lets you drag and drop vehicles to keep then organized, easily copy-paste VIN numbers and vehicle data, and much, much more.

Real Dealers, Real Results

Helping dealers make more informed decisions and more profit per transaction.

Carbly is the best yet

"I've used all the VIN scanners over the years. Carbly is the best yet. It's fast, accurate, easy to use and lets me add unlimited folders, notes and photos. Their support team has always been quick to answer my questions too."

Troy Blackmon Deridder Auto Auction
Keeps us profitable in a competitive market

"We are a large vehicle wholesaler with a sizable inventory. Margins are slim so we have to closely monitor the market for changes. Carbly's data-rich platform and Appraisal Assistant keep us profitable in an extremely competitive and fluid market."

Grant Eriksen Auto Sails Inc
More information for less money

"Great value. Tons of information. I have used Autoniq, Laser Appraiser. Vin Viper. Carbly gives me more information for less money and MUCH better customer service."

Lance VanDyke By The Book Auto Brokers, Inc
Can read text as well as barcodes

"I left Autoniq over a billing dispute which ended up being a blessing in disguise. The VIN scanner on Carbly is so much better; it can read text as well as barcodes. They also have NADA VIN Precision+ which has better trim and build data."

Ken Shepard Cars R Us Omg
Massive time saver

"As a used car manager I have to make sure that I step up on trades to put the new car deals together but I also have to remain profitable as a department. Carbly provides all the market insight that I need to do that. The VIN text reader is a massive time saver too."

Mike Runk Wagner Subaru
Carbly does not let me down

"The core of my business is accurately appraising vehicles. I cannot afford to be wrong and Carbly does not let me down. With data from every point in the market I know that I'm always going to be right."

George Thielen Mobile Used Car Inspections
Download The Field Guide to Appraising Vehicles

We've captured our years of experience appraising vehicles in the field in this free 16 page guide. Whether you're new to the industry or have significant experience under your belt, you'll come away with a more complete understanding of the 4 main topics to consider when valuing a car. The document is aimed at dealers, financial institutions and the auto insurance industry and gives a good overview of how to accurately appraise cars and trucks.

The best part? It's free. Let us know your email and we'll send you a link to download the PDF.

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Want to appraise vehicles faster and more accurately?

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Download our free "Field Guide to Appraising Vehicles" to learn how to price and appraise vehicles more accurately in less time. We've distilled our years of experience down to a 16 page ebook that covers the 4 main areas you should be considering on every vehicle.