Who Buys Junk Cars?

If you have a junk car and are looking to sell it for the first time you may be wondering who buys junk cars?

Of course, CarScrappers buys junk cars.  But what are your other options?  What other places buy junk cars?  Can you sell your car to a dealership or do you need a junk car buying service like CarScrappers?

Your options are limited and the majority of junk car buyers are still living in the 90's in terms of their service.

That's where CarScrappers comes in.

We eliminate the hassle of haggling over prices and finding the best junk car buyer near you.  With CarScrappers you can simply get the highest offer from the best junk car buyer in your area. No haggling needed.

But you still may want to know what your other options are.  So here they are:

Places That Buy Junk Cars

We’ll start with all the people, places, and services that will take your junk car for one reason or another:

1. CarScrappers Buys Junk Cars

2. Junkyards Nearby

Junkyards can vary in terms of what the owners offer. Some may act like cash-for-car services, while others might put more of the onus on the junk car seller. If you go this route, just make sure you’re asking for all the fees upfront so you know what you’re signing up for.

3. Online Junk Car Buyers

Both free sites like Craigslist and paid sites abound if you’re looking to sell your junk car online. Just keep in mind that the responses on these websites aren’t always from serious buyers. In fact, the responses might not even be from people at all.

Services like CarScrappers work to get customers top dollar by partnering with reputable professionals and exploiting every possible component of value in your car. These services are there to give you a check, which is why you might hear them referred to as cash-for-car organizations too.

- Junk Car Medics

Junk Car Medics is a junk car buying service that works with various buyers and carriers across the country.

- CarBrain.com, DamagedCars.com, JunkCarMasters

These 3 sites are all the same and getting an offer from any of them will redirect you to CarBrain.

- Peddle

Peddle is one of the larger junk car buyers out there and a lot of other sites refer them traffic and leads.

- CashAutoSalvage.com, TheClunkerJunker.com, CashCarBuyer

Cash Auto Salvage, Junk Car Medics, and The Clunker Junker all refer their traffic to Peddle.

4. Private Junk Car Buyers

You may be able to sell your junk car privately on Craiglist or to a friend or by parking it on your front lawn but the chances are you won't have much luck.  If you go this route watch out for those trying to scam you, especially on Craigslist.

5. Fly By Night Junk Car Buyers

Each year individuals think they have what it takes to get into the vehicle recycling industry and attempt to buy junk cars and tow them to the local scrap metal facility or pull the parts themselves.  Please be cautious dealing with these people and make sure to get your cash or check before handing over your keys.

6. Word-of-mouth

Hey, if independent movies can catch all the buzz from word of mouth, can’t your junk car do it too? Well, not necessarily. You certainly can try to rely on people spreading the word. You can try an infamous game of telephone or put a sign in the window and leave it on your lawn. Just remember your old junker might not generate as much excitement as you think.

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