Now, buy a car on Amazon

Amazon will now start ofering cars for sale on its platform.

It today announced Amazon Vehicles, a car research destination and automotive community that makes it easy for customers to get the information they need when shopping for vehicles, parts, and accessories.

With Amazon Vehicles, customers can now view specifications, images, videos, and customer reviews for thousands of new and classic car models on Amazon.com, including everything from the 2016 Jeep Wrangler and 2014 Tesla Model S to the 2000 Chevrolet Corvette and 1965 Ford Mustang.

With Amazon Vehicles, customers can now view specifications, images, videos, and customer reviews for thousands of new and classic car models on Amazon.com, including the 2016 Jeep Wrangler. (Photo: Business Wire)

''Our goal is to support customers during one of the most important, research-intensive purchases in their lives by helping them make informed decisions every step of the way,'' said Adam Goetsch, Director of Automotive at Amazon.com. ''Amazon Vehicles is a great resource for customers who are interested in car information or looking for a broad selection of parts and accessories – all enhanced by the ability to tap into the knowledge, opinions, and experiences of other car owners within the Amazon customer community.''

Amazon Vehicles features:
Research Tools: Customers can now view comprehensive detail pages complete with specifications, images, videos, and customer reviews for thousands of new and classic car models. Finding cars on Amazon Vehicles is simple – just search like you would any other product or browse by year, make, model, customer rating, MPG, towing capacity, and more.

Community Engagement: Customers can browse customer reviews on Amazon Vehicles, including uploaded images and videos, as well as submit their own. They can also ask other car owners questions about their vehicle.

One-Stop Shop: Amazon Vehicles is an extension of the Amazon Automotive store, which enables customers to add information about their current car to the Amazon Garage for shopping parts and accessories designed specifically for that vehicle. To-date, more than 35 million customers have saved their car(s) to the Amazon Garage.

The Amazon Automotive store features millions of products from categories spanning replacement and performance parts; automotive, truck, motorcycle, and powersports accessories; car care; tools and equipment; tyres and wheels; car electronics; and enthusiast merchandise, among others.

Customers shopping for parts and accessories in the Amazon Automotive store will find the same features, including fast, free shipping options – guaranteed unlimited free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime and Prime free Same-Day Delivery seven days a week in 27 metro areas (to start with) – helpful customer reviews, personalised product recommendations, and best-sellers.