|GSA Fleet maintains most of its vehicles through
leasing arrangements. At the conclusion of its lease
(typically 3-5 years), GSA Fleet will sell a vehicle in order
to finance its automotive fleet purchases.
are my advantages in buying a pre-owned GSA Fleet vehicle?
|GSA Fleet offers you cars, trucks and other vehicles
with low miles and only one previous owner. These vehicles
have been well maintained. Our vehicles are carefully
detailed before sale and come loaded with most options
consumers typically prefer. Additionally, with no buyer's
fees, pre-owned vehicles from GSA usually sell for
substantially less than from other sources.
eligible to purchase a GSA Fleet vehicle?
|Any member of the public who is a licensed driver and
at least 18 years of age is eligible to bid at our auctions.
GSA employees and members of their immediate households, and
auction contractors, subcontractors, and members of their
immediate households are prohibited from buying, directly or
indirectly, at a GSA Fleet sale. Employees of other
government agencies may purchase government property, unless
prohibited by their agency regulations.
Am I able
to purchase a vehicle for someone else?
|Yes. To purchase a vehicle on behalf of other
parties, you must furnish their Social Security Number or Tax
Identification Number. The attending bidder must furnish a
letter granting power of attorney to purchase Federal Surplus
Property on behalf of the individual or company you are
the Government warranty its vehicles?
|GSA Fleet offers to the original purchaser that the
property listed in the invitation will conform to its
description. However, where applicable, manufacturer's
warranties are transferable. Purchasers should contact their
vehicle's manufacturer to determine whether its warranty
remains in force. We cannot attest to the condition of
vehicles we sell for other Federal agencies, however known
deficiencies will be listed.
vehicles does GSA Fleet sell, and when?
|GSA Fleet will sell approximately 35,000 vehicles
this coming year. Most vehicles will be available between
April-September, when a majority of our leases expire, but we
conduct sales throughout the entire year.
I register my vehicle?
|A Government Certificate to Obtain Title (Standard
Form 97) and a Purchaser's Receipt will be issued for each
motor vehicle sold. SF-97 is evidence of title ability only
and should be used by the purchaser to obtain a proper motor
vehicle registration for his or her state.
Fleet sell seized vehicles?
|No. Seized vehicles are sold by the U.S. Marshals
Service and the Department of the Treasury. See U.S. Marshals
or Department of the Treasury for
can I purchase military vehicles?
|Information on surplus military vehicles can be
obtained from the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service
Where can I
purchase U.S. Postal Service vehicles?
|Postal vehicle sales are announced in local post
offices, newspapers, and television advertisements. Personal
property sales of excess goods are advertised in local
newspapers and post offices in the geographic areas where
sales are held. Lost, damaged, and unclaimed goods are sold
at two sites: St. Paul, MN and Atlanta, GA. To be placed on a
mailing list for notices of mail recovery center auctions,
write to the appropriate USPS offices listed under "For more
you charge for access to your information or to register for
your e-mail notifications?
|Access to our website is absolutely free of charge,
as is the registration for e-mail notifications of upcoming
auctions. We understand that visitors have reached our site
by having paid a membership or access fee of some sort to a
third party. GSA Fleet has no affiliation, partnership or
relationship whatsoever with any websites that offer "special
access" to government vehicles or that charge any amount for
access to our website. Any concerns that you have regarding
any such fees need to be directed to the company that
provided you with the link. If you feel as though you have
been "ripped off", we recommend getting in touch with the
Federal Trade Commission www.ftc.gov. Another option is to contact
the Better Business Bureau at www.bbb.com. Both of these sites have a
section wherein you may file a complaint.