Differences Between Previous Damage Titles and Salvage Titles

The primary differences between these titles has to do with repairs and insurance. A previous damage title, also called a rebuilt title, means the car has been repaired such that it is drivable. Salvage titles mean the car has had little to no work done to repair it.

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