Scrap Car Price Update September 2018

Posted on 28th Sep 2018 by Rebecca Currier Posted in: Latest News

As we head into autumn this month we’re happy to see that the weather is still bright and we can also report that the scrap car prices during September have risen by 4% compared to August. Making them the highest prices we’ve seen this year! Prices are 19% higher than this time last year too, fantastic news if you’ve got a car to sell for scrap.

These high prices for scrap cars may continue into next month, though as always the prices on offer are influenced by the global demand for scrap metal. Prices could drop at any time, so make the most of the best scrap car prices so far this year and sell your car for scrap!

Chart showing the last 13 months of scrap car prices

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 >

How much is your car worth as scrap?

CarTakeBack offer free, instant scrap car quotes, just enter your car registration and postcode online, or give our customer services team a call. Once you know the value of your scrap car you have seven days to consider it as we’ll save the price for you, so if metal prices fell in the meantime, you’ll still have the initial quote.

We don’t just buy scrap cars

We buy all different kind of cars, ones that are still roadworthy, and ones that can be broken for parts. Whether your car has high mileage, has failed it’s MOT, broken, faulty, been in an accident, or is just old, you can still sell it with CarTakeBack. Our instant car quote process is the same as it is for scrap cars, just enter your car registration and postcode to see what it’s worth!

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