Scrap Car Price Update December 2017

Posted on 30 December 2017 by CarTakeBack

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In the final month of 2017, we've seen an increase to scrap car prices. The prices on offer for scrap cars are 9% higher than those in November. Plus, this December's prices are almost 40% higher than the same time last year, what a great way to end the year!

Whilst the current prices could sustain into the new year, it's never a certainty as the scrap metal market fluctuates. So why not make the most of the current prices and get some cash in your bank for the New Year ahead.

Scrap car prices from December 2016 to December 2017

About CarTakeBack's Scrap Car Price Index

The CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Index is a rolling monthly index covering the last 13 months. It's updated monthly using the prices paid for scrap cars at CarTakeBack recycling centres throughout the UK. The prices are shown as a percentage, using the first month as the base price.

We've taken into account that cars come in all shapes and sizes, which has an effect on their scrap value, by adjusting the prices to show what the average car would be worth. This means that the index gives a great indication of the movement in the value of scrap cars from one month to another.

Check out previous scrap car price updates >

See how much your is worth as scrap now

It's easy to keep an eye on the CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Index, and finding out the value of your car is easy too! We make it quick to see exactly how much you could get when you sell your car for scrap.

Simply enter your car registration and postcode online. We'll use those details to instantly show you the best scrap prices for your car in your area. It's free to get a quote, plus we'll guarantee it for seven days! Relax knowing that if prices suddenly dip, your scrap car price is secure.

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Is your old car not ready to scrap?

If your car isn't ready to scrap and has plenty of miles left in it, or has parts that can be re-used - we can still give you a price for it. We'll just need a few more details about the condition of your car so that we can tell you how much it's worth!