WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

        Date Of Report (Date Of Earliest Event Reported) November 7, 2002

                                AUTONATION, INC.
             (Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)

          DELAWARE                    1-13107                    73-1105145
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(State Or Other Jurisdiction        (Commission                 (IRS Employer
      Of Incorporation)             File Number)             Identification No.)

                               110 S.E. 6th Street
                          Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33301
          (Address Of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)

        Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code (954) 769-6000

          (Former Name Or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report)

ITEM 5.  Other Events.

         On November 7, 2002, AutoNation, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press
release announcing it has increased the consent payment it is offering to
holders who validly consent pursuant to the pending consent solicitation for its
$450,000,000 of 9% Senior Notes due 2008 to $20 per $1,000 principal amount. The
expiration time for the consent solicitation has been extended to 5 p.m.,
Eastern Time, on Friday, November 8, 2002. All other terms of the consent
solicitation remain unchanged. A copy of the press release is attached as an
exhibit hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

ITEM 7.  Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

(c) Exhibits

99.1 Press Release of AutoNation, Inc., dated November 7, 2002.



         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                      AUTONATION, INC.

                                      By:       /s/ Jonathan P. Ferrando
                                               Jonathan P. Ferrando
                                               Senior Vice President,
                                               General Counsel and Secretary

Dated: November 7, 2002


                                INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit           Exhibit
Number            Description
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99.1              Press Release of AutoNation, Inc., dated November 7, 2002.