When you're buying a new car, you can get a detailed list of all the options that come as part of the standard package. When you're purchasing a used car, however, it can be more difficult to figure out what extras your vehicle came with.
One way to find out what extras your car has is to check the manufacturer's website. The website should have a page that lists all the possible options that are available for your model of car. This will give you a good idea of what is included in the standard package and what you may want to add on later.
Another way to see what extras your car has is to look at the purchase report from the previous owner. This is a document that should have all the added equipment listed on it since it was charged at an additional amount over the base price. It is common practice for previous owners to leave this document in the glovebox along with the car's manual, service history record and other documents.
You can also find out what extras your car has by using a VIN decoder or online services like Car Spec Check. The VIN, which is a 17-digit number, can tell you all about your car including body style, engine type, model year, manufacturer, and place of production. You can find your VIN by looking at the driver's side window or door jamb, or it may be highlighted on your insurance card or title.