Matchmaker Purchase Program Frequently Asked Questions 


A: GivemetheVIN offers are valid at any Matchmaker Auto dealer. Ask your purchase consultant about your specific transaction, they'll work with you to connect you to a Matchmaker Auto dealer during the purchase process.
A: Matchmaker Auto indorses GMTV, which processes over $100 million in annual auto transactions and are the top buyers/sellers at multiple auto auctions around the country. With over 20 years in the wholesale auto business, GMTV business reputation is trusted on countless dealer to dealer transactions coast to coast. It is of upmost importance to Matchmaker Auto and GMTV that your process run flawlessly. Please be honest and upfront with known condition or problems with your vehicle, and you will get paid on the spot, end of story.
A. Yes! Our checks are cashable immediately. Other buyers, like CarMax, issue you a “draft”—which resembles a check, but it is not cashable. These drafts are for deposit only and will not fund for several days. We don’t pay with float filled-funny money like our competitors do.
A: YES, GMTV purchase offers are valid at Matchmaker dealerships. Ask your purchase consultant about your specific transaction, we’ll work with you to help in the purchase process
A: GMTV processes over $100 million in annual auto transactions and are the top buyers/sellers at multiple auto auctions around the country. With over 20 years in the wholesale auto business, our business reputation is trusted on countless dealer to dealer transactions coast to coast.  It is of upmost importance to Matchmaker and GMTV that your process run flawlessly. Please be honest and upfront with known condition or problems with your vehicle, and you will get paid on the spot, end of story.
A: If you included the correct 17 digits VIN, multiple pictures and a description during normal business hours, expect 15-30 minutes. GMTV will call you to verify your information about your vehicle and ask you additional questions GMTV need answered to value your vehicle correctly.
A: GMTV doesn't, we’ll kinda sorta! GMTV will need pictures of your vehicle with your Internet submission. GMTV is asking for photos so we can accurately assess the value of your vehicle! Pictures aid our buyers in getting you top dollar for your vehicle.
A: YES, but GMTV will typically be a buyer at 50% of the value of a non-salvaged vehicle. All Salvage titled vehicles at one point have been damaged over 50% of the vehicles value and this does impact the value of the vehicle dramatically.
A: Yes, but GMTV typically does not buy “junk” back of $1,000. We will buy cars which need reconditioning. However, you must disclose the reconditioning needed in both pictures and description. It can be very disappointing when our inspectors or transporters arrives at your location to make the exchange discovers the vehicle does not match the description. Please remember to be upfront with the reconditioning expense.
A: YES, GMTV has bought numerous airplanes, commercial trucks, trailers, jet ski’s, heavy machinery, backhoes, ambulances, limos, boats, bikes, ATV’s and RV’s and want more. If it flies, floats, or rolls on tires or tracks, GMTV will buy it. These vehicles will take us longer to evaluate so please give us the time to make a purchase offer.
A: this ONLY applies when you break your word. Once we make the deal with you, based on your word we incur expenses: transportation, accounting, logistics wheels all start turning inside GMTV. When we make a deal with you, we expect you to keep your end of the deal, and your word, just as we do. We have no real way to make you pay but, we believe most of our customers keep their word, have good moral fiber, and will do the right thing, understanding we lost expenses in the event you suddenly change your mind after you accepted our deal.
A: Our transporter will inspect your vehicle, match description submitted, and exchange title for payment. You may also opt for curbside service at your home or office.
A: YES, our offers are negotiable on a case-by-case basis. Our buying team does our best to accurately assess the value with our first offer.
A: YES, call your leaseholder and get a current payoff while submitting your information to matchmakerauto.com. Leasing companies sometimes have additional fees for early termination which would affect your equity position.
A: GMTV calls this being “upside down/ underwater.” The difference between our purchase offer and the amount owed is NEGATIVE EQUITY. This difference will have to be paid to us at the time of possession/pickup. GMTV will make a payoff amount to your lending institution in the amount of the purchase offer and you will provide us with the check for the difference.
A: GMTV redistributes them to franchise/independent dealers, other markets, large dealer groups and other countries at a small margin. GMTV has been in automotive business sector since 1991, and has worldwide contacts to purchase these units.
A. It can take a few days for your bank to process the payoff; this is why we quote a 10-day payoff from your finance institution. GMTV funds your payoff immediately; GMTV want the title as bad as you want the vehicle paid off. GMTV can not sell your vehicle until we have the title.
A. Yes! Just contact one of our associates to help walk you through the next steps.
A. That is okay, GMTV can have them fill out all the paperwork and have them signed the check over to you.
A. Yes! Though most companies would not be equipped with handling this kind of situation, our office is able to help you through this delicate process.
A: Because it is simply not safe to carry that much cash at the office. GMTV cannot put our drivers in harms way.
A: GoWolfe, LLC is the parent company of GMTV. GoWolfe, LLC holds the dealer license, and title assignments on your vehicle.