Sell Your Broken Car or Non-Runner With CarTakeBack!

Is your car a non-runner and you need to get rid of it? Has it broken down and you want to sell it? CarTakeBack buys non-runners and broken-down cars, in fact, we’ll find you the best price available for them. What’s more, we’ll even come and collect it, for free!

Selling your broken-down car or non-runner is hassle-free

  • Simply enter your registration and postcode for an instant, free quote.
  • Car collection means we’ll pick up your non-runner or broken-down car at a convenient time.
  • We’ll help sort the official paperwork and you get paid for your car.

How much can I sell my broken car for?

CarTakeBack buys any car, from non-runners and broken-down cars right through to MOT failures. With CarTakeBack, you don’t need to waste time selling it privately, or phoning around car buyers to find out the best deal for your broken car, we’ll find you the best price possible - instantly!

It’s quick and easy to get a free, instant quote for your broken car - all you need to do it tell us your registration and postcode. We'll ask you some questions about the condition of your car to be able to give you an accurate price. There’s no obligation to accept the quote and it’s valid for seven days.

We’ll pick up your broken car

Arranging free car collection is the perfect solution if your car is no longer running (or you just don’t have time to drop it off).

When you’ve accepted the quote, your local CarTakeBack branch will call you to arrange a convenient time and place to collect your broken car. We pick-up from anywhere across the UK and our customers regularly tell us how easy the process was for them:

Paul Kenrick from Aylesbury sold his Volkswagen Golf to CarTakeBack and said: “You have made something I have been struggling to do for ages very simple. Thank you.” 

Chris Swift from Wallasey sold his Hyundai Accent with CarTakeBack and said: “I used this service to scrap a car before, found it quick and easy. The guy who collected last time was friendly and professional.”

Official DVLA paperwork sorted

Our expert team will help you to sort all the paperwork, just one of the fantastic benefits about selling your broken car with CarTakeBack.

It’s really important to ensure you get the legal DVLA paperwork correct, freeing you from the responsibility of your old car. No need to worry though, your local CarTakeBack branch will help you to notify the DVLA and you can rest assured everything will be done correctly.

Trusted service

We’re delighted to say that CarTakeBack customers review our car buying service highly, this lead to CarTakeBack becoming the proud recipients of the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service award, recognising our business for delivering exceptional customer service.

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