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C.A.R.S - car allowance rebate system

Does my trade-in qualify?

Select Your Trade-in Vehicle

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Note: Trade-in vehicles must have been manufactured within the last 25 years. Some 1984 model year vehicles will not meet this requirement. For these vehicles, please check the manufacture date. Model year 1984 vehicles manufactured in the same month or later in the year than the month you trade your vehicle meet the 25-year requirement.

Certification label showing manufacture date of March 2000
Sticker inside driver-side door showing manufacture
date of August 2004

How do I find my manufacture date?

The month and year during which your vehicle was manufactured can be found on the safety standard certification label that appears on the frame or edge of the driver’s door in most vehicles.

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