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  1. 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.

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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!

  2. 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.

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  3. 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!

    28 votes
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  4. Allow to filter searches by number of cylinders

    Filter search results by number of cylinders, or, even better, engine layout (e.g. I6, V6, H6, rotary, etc.)

    15 votes
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  5. Autotempest mobile app

    Make Autotempest into a mobile app.

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    For now we’re going to focus on the web app, as we feel our time is best spent adding features there. If you’re interested in a mobile app specifically though, please comment with the specific features you’re looking for that the web app doesn’t offer. (Please note that you can add a shortcut on your homescreen to open the current web app like you would open an app.)

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    We would definitely like to expand to other geos in the future, and the UK would probably be top of the list. Before that though, we have a number of improvements we want to make to the current site. (In particular, we’ve got some new filters to add, and our model matching isn’t as good as we’d like it to be yet.)

    In the meantime, you could try using our other site, www.searchtempest.com. It will let you search craigslist and eBay worldwide. (Although it does use a google custom search rather than direct links to search craigslist outside North America, so it won’t always catch everything.)

  7. 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.

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    under review  ·  Tony Lei responded

    This is not a bad idea! It could end up being more difficult than it’s worth, but we’ll look into it.

  8. Make an RV Tempest - the ability to search for RV's

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

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  9. 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.

    6 votes
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  10. 6 votes
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    under review  ·  Tony Lei responded

    Hi Jim,

    Since we currently search multiple sources, we aren’t able to make one big RSS feeds containing all the results. You can get RSS feeds for the craigslist results only by clicking “Feeds for this search” in the top right of the SearchTempest window that’s opened when you click the craigslist source on AutoTempest. We are looking at various ways we can notify users when a new ad that matches their search is posted :)

    Hope this helps!

  11. 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!

    6 votes
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  12. Filter By Title

    A way you can sort or filter cars by there current title (e.g. Salvage, Lemon, Clean, etc)

    5 votes
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  13. Save individual results

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

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  14. 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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  15. Face Prices

    Please do not post listing with fake prices just to be at top of the list. It would be pretty easy to implement just filter out new cars with absurd prices ex. 2018 car selling for 700.

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  16. Ability to search and select multiple options like 4WD, AWD, blu-ray, and DVD

    allow us the ability to select multiple features at once like 4WD, AWD, blu-ray, and DVD

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  17. I would switch to AutoTempest from cars.com if you offered the ability to filter by interior color.

    I would switch to AutoTempest from cars.com if you offered the ability to filter by interior color.

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  18. Search Kijiji

    Search Kijiji, eh?

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  19. Add car brand

    Please add car brand named Ultima

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  20. You need to be able to search by multiple brands and models at the same time. That’s the main thing I like about cars.com

    There are times when I don’t have an exact preference of brand or model or even couple or sedan but I’m looking under a price range and maybe a transmission type but your site can’t do that. I have to do multiple individual searches and that’s cumbersome and time consuming so I don’t use your site really. I would if you could do that.

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