Some popular websites for purchasing inexpensive used vans include CarGurus.com, UsedCars.com, Craigslist.org, AutoTrader.com and eBay.com, as of 2015. Each site features tools for limiting search results according to price, condition and mileage in order to find the lowest deals on various makes and models of vans.
CarGurus.com contains exclusive listings from car dealerships across the country, with each listing including the name and contact information of the dealer. The site contains a robust set of price comparison tools that displays the relative value for each listing compared to others on the site as well as the current fair market value of the model. The system also informs users how much that listing is over or under the average sale price for that make and model.
Autotrader.com also contains listings from car dealerships, but does not offer feedback on pricing. It does contains tools to locating dealerships within a given area and offers a wide selection of used vans.
UsedCars.com organizes its listings for used vans according to make, allowing customers to focus on specific models and years and refine from there. Craigslist.org offers listings form both dealers and private sellers, with links to view either category separately or all listings together. It operates on a local scale, meaning users need to select a specific city and state in order to search for vans. Auction site eBay.com contains listings primarily from private sellers across the country. It contains tools for filtering listings according factors regarding its condition and purchasing options.