Categories analyzed in a car history report include:
DMV Record Adjustment - events recorded by a department of motor
cars such as bonding, titling or registration renewal.
Damage - records of fire, hail or water damage, major insurance
loss (50% or more), motor replacement, rebuilding or reconditioning,
junked, salvaged, scrapped or destroyed.
Fleet - company cars, driver education, governmental, municipal
or police, rental and taxi/livery.
Forfeiture - abandoned or repossessed.
Gray Market - cars manufactured for non U.S. markets that may
not comply with emission and/or safety standards. Does not include
imports originally made for the U.S. market.
Lemon - cars unable to be satisfactorily repaired after several
tries. U.S. Lemon Laws vary from state to state about the number
of repair attempts. Not all states have a lemon title classification
Non-Manufacturer Assembled - specially constructed or a kit car.
Odometer Reading - mileage reported from registrations, inspections,
auctions, insurance administrators, discrepancy in readings, not
actual miles and unknown mileage.
Odometer Problem - reports of broken, exceeds mechanical limits,
excluded or exempt cars, discrepancy in readings, not actual
miles and unknown mileage.
Theft - reported loss or recovered from theft.