Scrap Car Price Update June 2024

Posted on 3rd Jul 2024 by Rebecca Currier Posted in: Latest News

June average scrap car price £255

For the second consecutive month, the average price for a scrap car increased by 2%, that’s an extra £5 for those who scrapped cars in June. This further increase is a positive sign of prices recovering from the lowest levels seen this year, £245 in April. Encouragingly the average scrap car price looks to be maintaining into July.

In June the most frequently scrapped car was the Ford Focus, and this was worth an average of £290! That’s 13.7% higher than the general average scrap car price.

When considering scrapping your car, it’s always worth getting a free quote as it could be worth more than the average price! Numerous factors contribute to the value of a scrap car, including, the demand for metal and reusable car parts, plus the make, model, age, weight, condition, and even your location.

Take a look at the trend over the last 13 months in the chart below…

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 is again, the Ford Focus. In June all cars in the top five increased in value, except for the Vauxhall Corsa, which saw a 5% reduction to the average scrap value compared to May. It was great news for Fiesta owners as the price increased by 11%!

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

Make & ModelMay AverageJune AverageChange
Ford Focus£288£2901%
Vauxhall Corsa£227£215-5%
Ford Fiesta£234£26011%
Vauxhall Astra£239£2453%
Vauxhall Zafira£275£2760%

Check out previous scrap car price updates >

How much is your scrap car worth?

The find out, get a free instant quote. Just enter your reg and postcode online to see what your car is worth instantly. We may ask you some simple questions about the condition of your car to help us get you the best price for it. All CarTakeBack quotes are valid for 7 days, so if the price reduced during that time, you’ll still get the top value!

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