Autobytel eliminate the risk of fraud by acting as a trusted third-party that collects, holds and only disperses funds when both Buyers and Sellers are satisfied.
We believe in protecting Buyers and Sellers equally.
5 simple & secure steps for Buyers and Sellers
Either the Buyer or Seller begins a transaction. After registering at Autobytel, all parties agree to the terms of transaction.
The Buyer submits the payment by approved payment method. Autobytel verifies the payment. The Seller is notified that funds have been secured.
Upon payment verification, the vehicle is sent. Autobytel verifies that the Buyer receives the vehicle.
The Buyer has a set number of days to inspect the vehicle and the option to accept it or reject it. The Buyer Accepts the vehicle.
Autobytel releases fund to the Seller. Transaction is complete - safely and securely!
The benefits of Autobytel
Find the right car with the right history.

Peace of mind for vehicle Sellers

The Buyer sends the agreed upon payment to Autobytel. After verifying funds, we alert the Seller to send the vehicle to the Buyer. Protected from fraudulent checks and money order scams, the Seller has peace of mind knowing funds are behind the Autobytel's shield.

Confidence for vehicle Buyers

We do not release the money to the Seller until the vehicle has been received and accepted by the Buyer.
This provides online car buyers the opportunity to inspect the vehicle before sellers are paid.