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Kelley Blue Book Offers Advice on How to Spot Water-Damaged Cars
Hurricane Harvey will have lasting impacts on the automotive market

As the full impact of Hurricane Harvey comes into focus, the Cox Automotive team has estimated that between 300,000 and 500,000 vehicles in the Houston market alone were severely damaged or destroyed.  The impact in terms of vehicle value is estimated to fall between $2.7 billion and $4.9 billion. By measure of vehicle damage, Hurricane Harvey is likely the worst natural disaster in our country’s history.  

How to handle a water damaged vehicle and avoid buying one will be an ongoing story.  With this in mind, the editorial team at Kelley Blue Book, a Cox Automotive brand, offered insight and advice in the following article: After Hurricane Harvey: How to spot and avoid damaged cars