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Scrap My Car

When You Can’t Go the Usual Route

In an ideal world, trading in your old junk car for a new one would be a breeze. The dealership would accept any car and give you a great offer, no matter the circumstances. Third-party buyers would line up, competing to pay above your asking price. But unfortunately, reality can be a bit more complicated.
 
Dealerships often refuse to buy cars that aren’t in pristine condition, claiming they will lose money by purchasing your car. Third-party buyers are often wary of a vehicle that has less than perfect appeal, afraid of being ripped off or buying a lemon. Particularly if you’ve had an accident or other major damage, getting any money back for your vehicle can be difficult.

You might think you have no option left but to take your car to a scrapyard and get a few measly bucks back for your trouble. Or you might attempt to sell your car part by part, only to be frustrated at how difficult the process is without professional equipment. There is another option, however: selling your car on DamagedCars.com!


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The Disadvantages of Selling a Car to a Scrap Yard

Scrapping your car is sometimes your only option, especially if you have had a recent wreck or if your vehicle needs repairs that would cost more than its value (i.e. transmission failure). If you find yourself in this position (and if you’re reading this, you probably are), don’t settle for the nearest scrapyard offer. Scrapyards offer a host of different prices for your vehicle, and you must be savvy about the value of your car before you bring it in.

Many times you won’t get the full value of your vehicle parts from a scrapyard. Occasionally a scrapyard will only offer a few hundred dollars for a totaled vehicle that still has an abundance of nice, undamaged parts. Some scrap yards aren’t looking for a whole vehicle, either; they may only want to salvage its metal.
In addition, the scrapyard can’t come to you. If your junker has been sitting in your yard killing your grass, it’s likely to stay there unless you pay for it to be towed. Subtract the price of that tow truck from the scrapyard’s offer and you’ll get an even lower return on your vehicle.

Can I Sell My Car’s Parts Piece by Piece?

Selling your car’s parts may sound like a simple solution. You might be thinking that if you play your cards right, you can make a profit on each and every valuable part of your car. Technically, you would be right—there is a market for car parts in good condition out there. But for the average person, dismantling a car for its parts isn’t very simple. You’ll need quite a few professional tools to do the job, not to mention the manpower, space, customers and time to do so.
Even if you have everything required to dismantle your vehicle bit by bit, you probably don’t have a way to dispose of harmful chemicals that your car parts might emit. Air conditioners, batteries, and other important car components all have materials that can’t be taken out with the weekly garbage.

Scrap Cars for Cash—the Easy Way

Rather than disassembling your vehicle part by part or changing the local junkyard, choose the easy option: sell your car online. With a simple 3-step process, DamagedCars.com lets you get cash for your damaged or rundown vehicle from the convenience of your own computer or smartphone.

How to Scrap a Car

Step 1: Enter your information into our online forms and submit them. The forms will ask information regarding the make and model of your vehicle and any damage it may have. Agree to the offered price to proceed.
Step 2: Let us know who you are and verify you own the vehicle. DamagedCars.com requires you to have the title to your car.
Step 3: Get paid! Then we send a tow truck to your location to pick up your vehicle, free of charge.

We Buy Cars in Any Condition

We accept what the dealerships see as a risk. Your damaged car might be trash to some, but it still has value that we are willing to pay for. Car wrecks can be devastating for your finances, especially if you don’t get the proper value from your insurance company. Your vehicle can be wrecked, unrepairable, salvaged, rebuilt, flooded, or previously damaged and we will still pay you cash for your car! DamagedCars.com allows you to make back some of your damage losses without your worrying about its condition, whether your car was T-boned and totaled or if it’s been dead for years on your property.

Scrap My Car Near Me

DamagedCars.com picks up your damaged car in any state in the continental U.S. and buys over fifty different vehicle makes, including all major Japanese, American, and European cars (and many exotic ones as well). Selling cars for scrap has never been easier. Check out some of the recent purchases we’ve made in an area near you!

RECENT CARS BOUGHT BY DAMAGEDCARS.COM

Year: 2005
Make: Infiniti
Model: G35
City: Woodstock
State: Georgia
Zip Code: 30189
Mileage: 175,000
Trim:
Cash Offer/Worth: $300.00

Year: 2001
Make: Mitsubishi
Model: Montero
City: Miami
State: Florida
Zip Code: 33134
Mileage: 158,000
Trim: XLS
Cash Offer/Worth: $550.00

Year: 2004
Make: Honda
Model: CR-V
City: Wellington
State: Florida
Zip Code: 33414
Mileage: 145,000
Trim: LX
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,000.00

Year: 2008
Make: Nissan
Model: Sentra
City: Bloomingdale
State: New Jersey
Zip Code: 07403
Mileage: 175,000
Trim:
Cash Offer/Worth: $410.00

Year: 2016
Make: Cadillac
Model: ATS
City: Wellington
State: Florida
Zip Code: 33414
Mileage: 6,907
Trim:
Cash Offer/Worth: $7,000.00

Year: 2009
Make: Subaru
Model: Forester
City: Fox river grove
State: Illinois
Zip Code: 60021
Mileage: 146,000
Trim: 2.5X Premium
Cash Offer/Worth: $750.00

Year: 2008
Make: Toyota
Model: Prius
City: Winnetka
State: Illinois
Zip Code: 60093
Mileage: 125,000
Trim: Standard
Cash Offer/Worth: $750.00

Year: 2006
Make: Lexus
Model: LS 430
City: Carlsbad
State: California
Zip Code: 92008
Mileage: 107,000
Trim: Base
Cash Offer/Worth: $4,500.00

Year: 2005
Make: Ford
Model: Expedition
City: Miami
State: Florida
Zip Code: 33175
Mileage: 90,000
Trim: XLS
Cash Offer/Worth: $675.00

Year: 2015
Make: Hyundai
Model: Sonata
City: Valley view
State: Texas
Zip Code: 76272
Mileage: 18,000
Trim: SE
Cash Offer/Worth: $3,600.00

Year: 2007
Make: BMW
Model: X3
City: Nyack
State: New York
Zip Code: 10960
Mileage: 137,000
Trim: 3.0si
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,710.00

Year: 2010
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Eos
City: Saint albans
State: West Virginia
Zip Code: 25177
Mileage: 90,000
Trim: Komfort
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,000.00

Year: 2005
Make: Chrysler
Model: Crossfire
City: San diego
State: California
Zip Code: 92130
Mileage: 160,000
Trim: Limited
Cash Offer/Worth: $750.00

Year: 2012
Make: Scion
Model: xB
City: Boynton beach
State: Florida
Zip Code: 33436
Mileage: 135,000
Trim: Base
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,500.00

Year: 2007
Make: Ford
Model: Explorer Sport Trac
City: Estero
State: Florida
Zip Code: 33928
Mileage: 75,000
Trim: XLT
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,000.00

Year: 2008
Make: Nissan
Model: Frontier
City: Charleston
State: South Carolina
Zip Code: 29412
Mileage: 107,000
Trim: SE
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,500.00

Year: 2001
Make: Lexus
Model: LS 430
City: Lithonia
State: Georgia
Zip Code: 30058
Mileage: 220,000
Trim: Base
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,000.00

Year: 2013
Make: Toyota
Model: Avalon Hybrid
City: East elmhurst
State: New York
Zip Code: 11370
Mileage: 75,000
Trim: XLE Premium
Cash Offer/Worth: $3,050.00

Year: 2008
Make: Honda
Model: Civic
City: Abingdon
State: Maryland
Zip Code: 21009
Mileage: 156,000
Trim: LX
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,200.00

Year: 2010
Make: Toyota
Model: Prius
City: Los angeles
State: California
Zip Code: 90005
Mileage: 97,000
Trim:
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,650.00

Year: 2007
Make: Toyota
Model: Camry
City: Austin
State: Texas
Zip Code: 78750
Mileage: 104,000
Trim: LE
Cash Offer/Worth: $850.00

Year: 2010
Make: Toyota
Model: Yaris
City: Taylors
State: South Carolina
Zip Code: 29687
Mileage: 60,000
Trim: Base
Cash Offer/Worth: $560.00

Year: 2008
Make: Toyota
Model: Camry
City: Buellton
State: California
Zip Code: 93427
Mileage: 225,000
Trim: Hybrid
Cash Offer/Worth: $1,000.00

Year: 2007
Make: Toyota
Model: Corolla
City: Sarasota
State: Florida
Zip Code: 34236
Mileage: 78,000
Trim: S
Cash Offer/Worth: $800.00

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Frequently asked questions

How does DamagedCars.com decide the value or worth of my vehicle?

DamagedCars.com takes into account a variety of factors when making you an offer for your vehicle. For example, the wholesale value of your car pre-accident, the extent of damage or mechanical and electrical problems, the current market demand for your vehicle and its parts, its make, model, mileage and age all play a part of deciding the value of your vehicle.