Scrap Car Price Update

In the monthly CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Update, we track the latest scrap car prices from CarTakeBack recycling centres across the UK, and show you the average price and how it compares to previous months. Global demand for scrap metal means that prices can fluctuate, and that has an impact on the value of your scrap car. The CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Update helps you to check prices and sell at the right time, getting you the best value for your scrap car. 

How much is a scrap car worth?

This year the average prices paid for scrap cars have ranged between £260 and £350. The current average value of a scrap car is £359.

Check out the latest prices and find out how much your scrap car is worth, we'll instantly show you the best price on offer for your car. Simply tell us your car registration and postcode to see how much your car is worth as scrap. Get your free instant quote now >

Scrap Car Price Comparison

Select a month below to see how scrap car prices compare to previous months.

Scrap Car Prices 2022:

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Scrap Car Prices 2021:

2021 scrap car prices mainly increased month on month throughout the year, ending the year on a high with record breaking prices!

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Scrap Car Prices 2020:

2020 scrap car prices saw a sharp drop due to the impact of the Coronavirus lockdown in the spring. Prices began to recover through the summer and sharply increased in the final quarter of the year.

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Scrap Car Prices 2019:

2019 saw the prices being paid for scrap cars drop in October, though they soon recovered the following month and reached a high to end the year.

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Scrap Car Prices 2018:

2018 scrap car prices maintained or increased month on month throughout the year, reaching a high in December.

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Scrap Car Prices 2017:

2017 saw a relatively steady year with no major increases or decreases to the average prices being paid for scrap cars.

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Scrap Car Prices 2016:

2016 saw the average scrap car price reach its lowest level of the year in April, increasing in the following months throughout the year reaching a high in December.

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