Car Scrap Value

Find out the value of your scrap car, instantly!

When you're looking to sell your scrap car, making sure you're getting the best value for it is likely top of your list to do. CarTakeBack takes the hassle out of getting a scrap valuation for your car, everything is instant and online. There's no need to phone around multiple companies to get the best value. We check the prices available in your area from local car recycling centres and show you the best one! It's free to get a quote and there's no obligation. Your quote is valid for seven days giving you time to decide.

What is the scrap value of my car?

To find out your scrap car value, all you need to do is enter your registration and postcode into our online form, which we'll use to identify your make and model of car and your location, so that we can find the best value in your area. We'll ask you a few questions about the condition of your car to give you a valuation instantly!

The process for selling your car with CarTakeBack is easy:

Step 1: Free quote to value your scrap car

Step 2: Free scrap car collection

Step 3: Get paid for your scrap car!

Average scrap car value

More often than not, the value of a car depreciates over time. The scrap value of a car can change often, and scrap car values can actually increase month on month. This is mainly due to the demand for scrap metals across the globe. Many other factors also play a part in the value of your scrap car, such as, the condition and age of it, as well as whether it has any parts that can be dismantled and reused. The current average value of scrap cars is tracked in our monthly scrap car price update.

More than scrap car valuation

We offer a complete scrap car service, we don't just offer you a scrap valuation. If you choose CarTakeBack you can relax knowing you're choosing a company that's approved by car makers. We do things in line with the law and ensure that when you scrap your car it's a hassle free process.

Once you know your car scrap value, we can come and collect your car from your home, work, or even a garage, wherever is more convenient for you. We'll call and arrange a time to collect your car that's best for you.

If you'd rather drop your car off at your local CarTakeBack branch, you can do that, there's no need for an appointment, just bring along your car with your reference number during our opening hours. We have over 300 branches across the UK!

When it comes to scrapping your car, CarTakeBack will help you to get the DVLA paperwork right, ensuring that your registration certificate (V5C - the log book) is correctly filled out. This absolves you from any further responsibility for the car. It's important to do this by the book when you sell your car, so that you avoid a fine.

Trusted service

Our service is rated highly by our customers and we are winners of the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award! If you have any questions about selling your car, such as what happens on the day of collection, or getting the payment and paperwork sorted quickly, our Customer Services Team is on hand to answer your queries and help to make things easy.

5 star CarTakeBack review

"Thought the service provided was excellent both through the website, personal contact to arrange collection and the operator who came to collect the car. He explained how my car would be recycled and was very personable. Great service."

- CW who got the best scrap value for their Toyota Corolla


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If you still have questions, you can find all of the answers in the following categories:

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