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KeySavvy is a secure and easy way to pay and get paid when buying or selling a car.
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How private party sales should be.

Pay Online

Buyers can pay sellers online using their bank account. No need to meet at the bank or carry large amounts of cash.

Scam Protection

KeySavvy eliminates title and payment fraud by verifying the buyer's identity and the seller's ownership of the vehicle.

Help With Paperwork

Still have a loan or lost your title? Expired registration? KeySavvy works with even the most complicated sales.

How does it work?

When Selling a Car

Add your vehicle to KeySavvy and we'll give you a link that buyers can use to pay you online. After we verify their payment, you can hand over the keys and we'll transfer the funds directly to your bank account.

When Buying a Car

KeySavvy verifies your seller's ownership so you avoid the risk of title fraud that would prevent registration. You can pay your seller with a bank account, credit card, or Zelle.

Supported Everywhere

You can accept payment with KeySavvy on any site. List anywhere (or everywhere) you want.

craigslist
facebook marketplace
cars.com
autotrader
cargurus
offerup

Frequently Asked Questions

Unlike payment apps like PayPal and Cash App, KeySavvy verifies the buyer's identity and the seller's ownership of the vehicle. We guarantee that the buyer will receive a clear title to a vehicle they can legally register. In contrast, PayPal explicitly excludes vehicles from purchase protection.

Other peer-to-peer payment services are primarily intended for smaller transactions between friends and family. They have limits that are much lower than a typical vehicle sale price. KeySavvy has no transaction limit and guides buyers and sellers through the process, including help with all the necessary paperwork.

Buyers pay a flat fee of $99. Buyers and sellers can also choose to split fees equally, or have one party pay all fees.

KeySavvy does not charge a fee for sellers that have their title in hand. If the seller has a loan, KeySavvy charges $99 to pay off the loan as part of the sale.

Buyers and sellers can also choose to split fees equally, or have one party pay all fees.

The seller and vehicle verification process generally takes 5-10 minutes. After the buyer pays with KeySavvy, we usually approve the transaction within 10 minutes.

KeySavvy uses third-party identity verification technology to confirm the seller's identity. We then use a combination of public records, seller-provided information, and DMV records to verify that the seller is the legal owner of a vehicle.

We do not share the seller's personal information with the buyer, and we do not share the buyer's personal information with the seller.

KeySavvy provides a NMVTIS vehicle history report, verifies the identity of the buyer and seller, and checks for loans and liens that would prevent the buyer from registering the vehicle.

CARFAX and AutoCheck provide vehicle history reports, but they don't protect against buyer or seller fraud, or allow buyers and sellers to complete their transaction online.

Yes, KeySavvy generates a bill of sale automatically. Buyers and sellers will e-sign this document and can keep it for their records.

More questions?

We're happy to answer them. Send us an email, text, or give us a call!

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KeySavvy is a licensed auto dealer, regulated by Minnesota Driver & Vehicle Services. License #DLR100357.