Clevelanders Can Now Buy a Car From a Vending Machine


  • Courtesy of Carvana

Buying a car just got easier, faster and a hell of a lot more fun with today's opening of Carvana's Cleveland location, Ohio's first vehicle vending machine.

Striving to remove the traditional dealership infrastructure and replacing it with a fully transactional website, the entire car purchase process can be completed online in as little as 10 minutes.

Users browse Carvana’s library of more than 10,000 cars, secure financing online, sign contracts and can even facilite trade-ins. Once a new car is selected, customers can then have their purchased car delivered directly to their door as soon as the next day, or they can elect to pick it up from one of Carvana’s proprietary car vending machines.

"We proudly launched our free, as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery in Cleveland in 2016, and in that time, the community has embraced the new way to buy a car," a Carvana spokesperson told Scene. "It's exciting for us to now expand our presence, bringing Cleveland the unique Car Vending Machine experience we've become known for."

At the time of pick-up at the 8-story tall vending machine, customers are presented with an oversized Carvana coin they drop into the custom coin slot, initiating the vending process. Just like picking a bubblegum ball, their purchased car is then automatically retrieved from the tower and is moved through the machine until it reaches a delivery bay, where customers can then take possession. This whimsical service is offered absolutely free to anyone purchasing a car through Carvana.

"Cleveland is our 13th Car Vending Machine in less than three years and we look forward to delivering an exceptional customer experience with every launch," says Carvana.

All Carvana vehicles come with a seven-day, money-back guarantee, giving customers the chance to see how the vehicle fits their life – if they aren’t satisfied, they can return the vehicle within seven days for a full refund.

The car vending machine opened today at 4070 Interchange Corporate Center Road in Warrensville Heights and will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, visit their website here

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