Scrap Car Price Update June 2022

Posted on 6th Jul 2022 by Rebecca Currier Posted in: Latest News

The start of the summer saw the average price for a scrap car maintain at the value seen in May. As prices level out in June they’re still the highest seen, with prices well above those during 2021.

June Average Scrap Car Price £358

Scrap car prices were up by a decent 38% compared to June last year, that’s an increase of £100 year on year! In these uncertain times, with supply chains still impacting car manufacturing, and the demand for scrap metal fluctuating, it’s likely that prices will maintain or even drop slightly in July. So now is a great time to scrap your car and get some extra cash in the bank while prices are on top.

There are many factors that influence the scrap value of a car, such as the demand for scrap metal and reusable car parts, as well as the make, model, age, weight, condition, and even the location of your car.

About the CarTakeBack 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. We’ve taken into account that cars come in all shapes and sizes, which has an effect on their scrap value, the prices 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.

Top Cars Scrapped in June

The most frequently scrapped car with CarTakeBack was the Ford Focus. In June the average scrap price for a Ford Focus was £378. That’s down by 5%, or £19, compared to the average value in May.

All vehicles in the top five saw a decrease to the average value this month. Despite the decreases, values remain well over £300, and the Vauxhall Zafira is still over £400!

Tip: you can move this table side to side on mobile devices if required.

Make & ModelAverage Scrap Value MayAverage Scrap Value JunePercentage Change
Ford Focus£397£378-5%
Vauxhall Corsa£351£339-3%
Ford Fiesta£325£314-3%
Vauxhall Zafira£428£412-4%
Vauxhall Astra£354£324-8%

Check out previous scrap car price updates >

Find out how much your car is worth

See how much your scrap car is worth by entering your reg and postcode into our online form, you’ll get the best price instantly. We may ask some questions about the condition of your car to help us get you the best value on offer for it. All scrap car quotes are valid for 7 days, so if prices did fall during that time, you’ll still get the best scrap price for your car!

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