When it’s time to sell your car, knowing how much it’s worth can be difficult. There are so many variables based on the car’s age, mileage and condition that trying to figure out a reasonable asking price can be tricky.
Set the price too high and you risk nobody buying it, but go too low and you could be missing out on a large amount of cash. It’s certainly a balancing act.
Fortunately, Motors.co.uk has you covered. Our free valuation service not only gives you an good idea how much your car is worth, it also gives you an immediate cash offer from one of our partners.
If that doesn’t work for you, there’s also a list of local dealers you can contact and a link to advertise your car on our site for free. Want to know more? Read on to learn everything you need to know about getting a good price for your vehicle.
Free car valuation
So how much is your car really worth? Thanks to our partnership with WeWantAnyCar, we can get you an on-the-spot valuation and, depending on the condition of the vehicle, they will buy your car for cash at that price.
All that’s needed on your side is the vehicle registration, your postcode and the vehicle mileage.
If you’re happy with the offer just click through to their website to fill out a few more details and you could sell your car in minutes.
Local trade-in offers
If you’re more interested in trading your car in at a local dealership against the price of another car, we’ve got that covered too.
After filling out your vehicle’s details, we’ll ask you if there’s a particular car you’re interested in buying. If not, just skip this step, but if you’ve got your eye on something in particular let us know and we might be able to find one nearby.
Using your postcode as a guide, we’ll list local dealerships that would be interested in a trade-in offer for your vehicle. Check the box beside any you’d like a quote from and they’ll be in touch.
Sell your car on Motors.co.uk
If you’d like to take out an online classified advert for your car, well we’ve got that covered too thanks to our free service.
You can create a Motors.co.uk account using your email address or by connecting a Facebook, Twitter or Google+ account.
Your car can then be listed online where it could be seen by millions of potential buyers who visit our pages each month. Your vehicle can be listed for 12 weeks free of charge and it can be relisted again for free, too.
Need further proof that advertising your car on Motors.co.uk is a good idea? We’re an Experian Hitwise ‘Top 10 Automotive’ award winner.
Sell your vehicle at auction
The final option available is to sell your car at auction. We’ve teamed up with Manheim auctions to help you find the perfect place to sell your car.
Manheim has 17 auction centres that range from Scotland, to Cornwall in the south of England. They’re mostly close to major motorways, airports and train stations so you’re sure to find an auction house near you.
Need to know anything else?
We know that selling your car is a big deal, so we’ve tried to make it as easy as possible. We’ve put together a page that lets you know how to safely buy and sell cars over the Internet, which gives loads of advice on how to avoid online car fraud and which government agencies to contact if you need more information.
We also have video advice from a variety of experts, such as Tim Shallcross from the Institute of Advanced Motorists who can give you everything you need to know about checking documents before buying a vehicle.
Our Ask an Expert page gives you access to important people in the dealership networks and should ensure you go into the buying process with all the knowledge you need, or with an advert that really catches potential buyers’ eyes.
And finally, if you’re having any problems on Motors.co.uk, check out our frequently asked questions page, which covers everything from problems logging in to the site to how to advertise your vehicle effectively.
So now you know all there is to know about our free valuation tool and classifieds services, click the link to find out what your car is worth!