The iCarros app, from the homonymous site, is an important and free ally for Android and iPhone users (iOS) looking for vehicles to buy. The application has tools that facilitate the search for 0km or used cars. Without the need for a prior registration, it is possible to filter the options through categories such as price, color, type of exchange and year of vehicle.
ICarros also allows you to view the so-called FIPE Table, which shows the average price that the vehicles are being sold, something important to be able to pay an amount consistent with the model of the dream car. Check below for tips to get the most out of the main functions of the application. The procedure was performed on an iPhone 6S.
iCarros allows you to search for 0km and used cars for purchase Photo: Wallace Nascimento / TechTudo
Drivers can use cell phones to open the car and start the engine
Step 1. With the application open, access "Catalog" to search for 0km cars. With the page open, type the model of the vehicle of interest in the "Type the model" box.
Check the 0km offers in "catalog" Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 2. If you want, you can also select the minimum and maximum price of the vehicles to be displayed. To do this, click on "Price". Enter the desired values ??or adjust the blue circles to select the ideal prices for you.
Set the desired values ??for the 0km cars and click "search" Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 3. Another option to search through categories. By clicking on "Category" a list with some options will be displayed. Select the type of vehicle you are looking for. In our case, we selected "Sports Utility". Soon after, the app will display the list with the main vehicles of the category you have chosen.
Searching for 0km can be done through categories Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 4. To further specify the search, you can click on "Style" and choose from options such as "Family cars", "Economy cars", "Sports cars", among others.
Users can choose between "family cars", "sports cars", among others Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Used car search by category
The search for used vehicles is very efficient in iCarros. Users of the app can choose between resale or private cars, color, type of fuel and exchange, price, year, among other options.
Step 1. On the application's home screen, click on "detailed search". Then, it is necessary to determine the location radius of the offers, that is, how far from your current location will be the vehicles to be displayed. Click on "Location".
Click on "detailed search" to search for used vehicles Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 2. Check if the offers will only be in your "state" or only within your "city", as in our case. Then, set the radius and click "apply".
Select the location where the offers will be displayed Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 3. After marking the location, create the filters according to your preferences. Click on "Model" if you want the search to show specific vehicles. In the opened window, click the "+" to add the models.
Select the models to be displayed Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 4. Enter the model and select the desired option from the list. You can choose more than one. At the end, click "apply".
After choosing the models, click "apply" Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 5. To search for offers that offer the possibility of financing, click on "Financing". Remember to check the option "with financing" and click "apply".
To display only vehicles that can be financed, check "with financing" Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 6. Click on "Price". Here, you can type or use the scroll bar to set the maximum and minimum value of the vehicles. Then click "apply".
Choose the minimum and maximum price of the ideal vehicles for you Photo: Reproduction / Wallace Nascimento
Step 7. To define the year of the models to be displayed, click on "Model year". Again, just type or mark the desired years in the bar. In our case, the offers will be models between 2010 and 2017.
In "model year", mark the desired values ??Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 8. After selecting all the desired filters, click "OK". The application will immediately display all the car options according to the selected categories, in timeline format.
After clicking "ok", iCarros will display the offers according to the values ??defined in the filtering Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
In order not to pay more than a car is really worth, the user of the app can check the average price that the models are being sold in their region. The tool allows viewing the FIPE Table and also the Kelley Blue Book (KBB) fair price quote.
Step 1. On the iCarros home screen, click on "FIPE Table". On the page, you can search through the desired model. Click on "Enter model".
To view the average price of vehicles, click on "FIPE Table" Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 2. Type the name of the desired car and select it from the list. Then mark the year of the vehicle to be searched.
Type the desired model name and year Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 3. Here, you can choose between viewing the "Purchase Price" or "Sales Price". To proceed, enter the desired region for the quote and the ideal model in the list. Soon after, the app will display the average purchase or sale value on iCarros and the FIPE average price.
Select and region on which the price table will be based Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento
Step 4. To view the KBB quote, just scroll down. At the end of the page, you can check the price variation and view more offers according to those values.
KBB table and price variation can be seen at the end of the page Photo: Reproduo / Wallace Nascimento