Sell Your Scrap Car

Thinking of selling your scrap car?

Cars don't last forever, and if you find that yours has developed an expensive mechanical fault and is no longer roadworthy, you may decide to sell your car for scrap or spares. If so, you'll want to make sure that you get the best price for it. CarTakeBack can help!

How do I scrap my car for the best price?

CarTakeBack's free, instant scrap car quote service saves you the time and hassle of phoning around, trying to get scrap prices for your car. We'll instantly show you the best scrap car prices from branches in your in your area for your car to be recycled. It's quick and easy - all you have to do is enter your registration number and postcode and we'll show you the best prices on offer in your area.

No need for an appointment to value your scrap car!

Free scrap car collection

Not only will we tell you what your scrap car is worth, when you choose CarTakeBack you can arrange to have your scrap car collected at a time to suit you. Your scrap car can be collected from anywhere, your home, work, a garage - and the best thing is it's free!

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Local scrap car recycling centres

With 300 CarTakeBack scrap car recycling centres across the UK, you're never far away from one. So if you'd rather drop your car off, you can. No need to make an appointment, just turn up during our opening hours with your reference number to confirm your quote.

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Scrap car recycling

When you sell your scrap car with CarTakeBack you can relax knowing that your car will be recycled to the highest standard in line with the law at an authorised scrap car recycling centre.

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DVLA paperwork sorted

We'll help you to make sure that the DVLA paperwork is completed correctly. And when your car is recycled you'll be sent a DVLA Certificate of Destruction as proof that your old car is no longer on the road.

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Hundreds of thousands of happy customers

Over the years we've helped hundreds of thousands of car owners like you to avoid the pitfalls when it comes to scrapping a car. Our Customer Services Team is on hand throughout the entire process to help you with any questions you may have. Whether it's getting the best price for your scrap car, choosing whether to arrange scrap car collection or drop your car off, finding your way to your local CarTakeBack branch, or making sure you get the DVLA paperwork spot on, to avoid a fine.

Miss C Ross, who scrapped her Suzuki Grand Vitara with CarTakeBack had this to say:

"I was nervous about scrapping my car this way as I had never done it before, but from start to finish I found the whole experience easy and anyone I spoke to or dealt with by email was very helpful and did everything so fast and it was so easy. So thank you all very much indeed!"

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