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  1. Send notifications when a new listing is found for my search

    One of our most requested features has been to send a notification when we find a new listing for particular searches. We're constantly thinking about ways that we can make this a reality. Vote for this idea if you want to see it happen sooner rather than later!

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      Actually, let me ask – when we do this, we’ll most likely only be able to offer alerts for the vehicles that show up on our actual results page – not for the ones that we pull up using external links, like AutoTrader and craigslist. Is that still something people are really interested in, or would that make it a lower priority for you, since you’d still need to come to the website for those other sources?

    • add autos.vast.com as a source

      vast auto has a lot of cars on it no other site lists

      27 votes
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      • Add a tool for searching enthusiast forums

        We know that some of the best listings on the web are found in enthusiast forums. Because there are so many of them out there, it would be infeasible to add them all as separate sources to the main AutoTempest search, at least at the moment. We're planning on building a separate search tool to search specifically for ads on enthusiast forums. If you'd like to see this feature added sooner rather than later, vote for it!

        20 votes
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          planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Admin →
        • Filter by Drivetrain

          Please add a function to select drivetrain ie. AWD, fwd, 4WD, 4x4, etc.

          14 votes
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            planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Admin →
          • Add AutoTrader Classics as a source

            Vote for this to see AutoTrader Classics added as a source!

            11 votes
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            • Add ability to search multiple models

              Currently, you can only search one model at a time on AutoTempest. We will eventually be adding the ability to search multiple models in one search.

              8 votes
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              • Add Hemmings Motors as a source

                We know, Hemmings is a blatant omission from our current list of sources. Vote for this to see Hemmings added as a source sooner rather than later!

                5 votes
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                • Sort by savings on a car / pricing tool

                  sort by amount of savings. compare listing price with the national average price and display percentage saved by purchasing a given car. this way people looking for the best deal and not necessarily a particular car, could quickly sort through adds.

                  5 votes
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                  • Prominently have a link to save search criteria and get email updates for new listings and price reductions. Most search web sites offer it.

                    Prominently have a link to save search criteria and get email updates for new listings and price reductions. Most search web sites offer it.

                    4 votes
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                      Absolutely agree that we should have email alerts. We are working on some other priorities at the moment, but it is planned. Price change alerts are an interesting idea too, and one that we hadn’t considered before. I will add that to our list!

                    • Make a tool to suggest models for people who don't know what vehicles to search for

                      Not everyone knows what car they're looking for, but they do know what types of cars they're looking for. We thought it'd be cool to have a tool that asks you a couple questions about what you need and want from a car, and then suggests certain models that fit your requirements. Vote for this idea if you think a tool like that would be useful!

                      4 votes
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                      • autotrader dot com

                        Autotrader.com, but full north american searches. Aggregate for the best possible price. AND MAKE SHORT/REGULAR/LONG BOXES ON TRUCKS A DAMN SEARCH ITEM. YEAH, THAT AND BUCKET/BENCH, AND CONSOLE VS COLUMN SHIFT ONE TOO....
                        that's all.

                        3 votes
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                        • Save individual results

                          It would be great to save interested cars in a workbook to compare and download.

                          3 votes
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                          • Make an RV Tempest - the ability to search for RV's

                            We need RV Tempest - the ability to search for RV's!

                            2 votes
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                            • Autotempest mobile app

                              Make Autotempest into a mobile app.

                              2 votes
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                                Thanks for the suggestion! Currently the AutoTempest results page is mobile friendly, and we’re working on making the other pages mobile friendly as well. Once that’s done, we’ll make it easy to add an icon to your device’s home screen to quickly launch AutoTempest. If we find there are massive improvements that can be made by making a native mobile app as well, we’ll look into that then :)

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                                  This one’s a bit tricky, because the Trofeo appears to be technically a trim level of the Toronado. I’m sure some people list them as just “Trofeo” without the Toronado though.

                                  For now your best bet is probably to choose “Any Oldsmobile” and then enter Trofeo in the keywords box. We’re planning to revamp how we handle model names in the near future, so will keep this in mind then!

                                • Add AND / OR Operators

                                  have and/or search function

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                                    planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Feature Request  ·  Admin →
                                  • 1 vote
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                                    • Allow city, state instead of just zip codes

                                      Please code the basic search line to allow city, state instead of just zip codes. I am looking at buying a used car outside the rust belt and I keep having to a zip code search first.

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                                      • Add a "search by state" filter.

                                        It's annoying to register an out of state car here in Ohio. Searching by distance includes out of state results that I don't want to see.

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                                        • I'd Like to see a search by VIN feature where the results are all similar vehicles of the same year or a range of years.

                                          Enter the VIN number in order to populate vehicles that are the same make model (trim and year can be set on a spectrum).

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