Better Vehicle Appraisals. More Profit.

World Class VIN Scanner and Dealer Tools from Carbly

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

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

Carbly screenshots and VIN Scanner

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

Carbly Pricing Guides: Black Book®, Manheim Market Report, Real Retail, CARFAX, J.D. Power Values, Kelley Blue Book®, Pipeline Market Report, Market Tracker, and Live Local Market

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

Manheim, SmartAuction & Pipeline Auctions

Browse the lanes and quickly appraise vehicles at all Manheim, SmartAuction and EDGE Pipeline auction locations across the US, included free with all Carbly plans. Save interesting vehicles for later and view Carbly appraisal data in the auction listing. Make smarter and faster decisions at the auction.

Automatic VIN Scanning for Trim and Options

Automatic Trim and Options Selection

We've partnered with J.D. Power to implement their new VIN Precision + data, which automatically decodes over 125 million vehicles down to the specific trim and pre-selects all appropriate add / deducts.

Get Started for Free

Start for Free

Get the data you already trust and much, much more. 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.

We are proud to be partners with Black Book®, Manheim Market Report, Real Retail (powered by J.D. Power), CARFAX, J.D. Power Values, Market Tracker and Live Local Market.

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
Dealer Auction Tools

Auction Tools for Dealerships, Wholesalers and More

With over 260 auction locations, we've got your auctions covered

Carbly is the ultimate auction preparation tool. Browse upcoming auctions from EDGE Pipeline, SmartAuction and Manheim locations, including OVE and Manheim Express. Get an edge in the marketplace with our purpose-built auction tools.

  • View your preferred guidebook data right on the vehicle listing page
  • Review vehicle history from CARFAX and Autocheck
  • Use lanes feature to follow along with the sale as vehicles roll through the lanes
  • View upcoming vehicles from all your favorite auctions and set custom filters
  • 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 this valuable auction run list data at absolutely no charge.

Discover our Dealer Auction Tools

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.