What is Carshen?
Carshen was founded by a group of successful entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley to target the booming market of online vehicle purchasing. It is a startup company since the end of 2010 by $1M seed money. It is a platform in which buyers looking for a car can connect dealers (sellers) and compare and bargain their offers in one convenient location, here on Carshen.
Carshen does not charge any fees from dealers. Carshen does not charge any fee from buyers for their first two car requests. Currently, there are around 10,000 carshen certified dealers. We provide a more efficient and effective way to minimize the cost for both buyers and dealers.
Carshen is not another kbb, edmund or truecar. it is a completely BRAND NEW way to buy your car (new or used cars). Check next FAQ to find why you need carshen.
Why do you need Carshen?
Carshen provides the answers to the top 3 questions every car buyer has.
First, which car should I buy?
Answer: Carshen provides the most comprehensive car reviews from more than 20,000 videos covering 99% of car models from different manufacturers.
Second, which dealer (dealers) should I contact in order to get a good price with good after sale service?
Answer: Carshen provides the most complete and updated dealer reviews collected from hundreds of thousands of previous car buyers. You will feel completely confident to buy a car from this high rated carshen dealer.
Third, how can I get the lowest price from these high rated dealers?
Answer: Carshen provides a unique average sale price that other people have paid in the past three months in your area (for a specific car model). You can take this carshen average price (CAP) as a reference. Besides CAP, carshen provides bottom line prices from our certified partner dealer(s) through the carshen internal reverse bidding system. Carshen also guarantees the car to be in stock.
Last but not least, carshen will mail you a 100 dollars walmart gift card after you purchase your car through carshen. Carshen makes car buying process a pleasant experience with less money, least time and no hassle.
Where did the name CarShen come from?
The name “Shen” in Chinese means “savings”. As Carshen, we want to pass the ‘savings’ onto you, the consumer, the prospective car owner, and for the dealer to save time and effort in finding people and of course, money.
How do I know that this isn’t just another way to steal my personal information?
Here at CarShen, we believe in holding ourselves to the highest standard of ethics and morals. Thus, we will NEVER sell or give out your personal contact phone number or email to third-party companies who will use your information to promote their business. And your email and phone number won’t be released to any dealer before you are willing to accept carshen offer.
How does CarShen differ from other auto sites?
Carshen works by first looking for the dealers closest to you. After all, what could be better than finding a great deal in your local neighborhood? Then, we do all the hard work of "talking" to the dealers about the type of car you want and come back with a list of quotes and prices through Carshen Dealer negotiation platform and provide a detail report regarding your car specification and total price. From there, it’s up to you, the consumer, to decide what’s right for you. Unlike Kbb, Edmund or Truecar, Carshen dose not charge any commission or leads fee from dealers. This will motivate dealers to give the best price to our buyers. Normally Kbb, Edmund or Truecar will charge 300 to 500 dollars commission from their dealer for each car sold.