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Sell My Car in Ames IAHas your vehicle seen better days? If you can no longer rely on your car to get you across Highway 30 or Interstate 35 then it’s probably time for an upgrade. Unfortunately, finding reputable Ames junk car buyers can be a stressful task—and getting a fair offer for your vehicle can be even more challenging.

At DamagedCars, we buy junk cars in Ames and the surrounding areas. We give you a no-obligation, guaranteed offer in as little as 90 seconds online. We also offer a free pick-up/towing so you have one less thing to worry about! And unlike other Ames junk car buyers, you can rest assured that the offer you're receiving is fair.

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At DamagedCars.com, we buy cars online for your convenience! Simply fill out our quick and simple form to receive your guaranteed offer. If you accept, we can then arrive to pick up your vehicle in at least as 24-48 hours at no cost to you! You'll receive payment for your car upon our arrival, and we'll take care of the rest. Does it get any easier?

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What kind of cars do you buy?

What kind of cars do you buy in Ames, Iowa?Unlike many car buyers in the Ames area, we'll purchase just about any vehicle regardless of its age, mileage, or condition. We even specialize in buying damaged vehicles, though we're also happy to make offers on:

  • salvage cars

  • damaged cars

  • cars with blown engines and transmissions

  • cars with major mechanical problems

  • old and non-running cars

How can I get an instant quote for my vehicle?

It's simple and it takes less than 90 seconds... click the button below to get started and find out how much your junk vehicle is worth!

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What do I need to sell my car?

In order to legally sell your used car in Ames, you'll need to provide a clean vehicle title as well as a set of keys to us. Iowa also encourages having your vehicle registration (if possible) and a bill of sale at the time of purchase to ensure a smooth transaction. If your car has license plates on it, you'll also want to remove those before we come to pick the vehicle up and return them to your local DOT branch as needed.

How much can I get when I sell my car?

In order to provide you with a fair offer, we take many factors into consideration when appraising a vehicle. Some of the key determining factors include mileage and model year, overall condition, location, and trim/upgrades.

This means that new sound system you had installed in your vehicle or those new tires you had put on a few months ago will be factored into the appraised value of your car, so you'll receive a more competitive offer than other Ames junk car buyers can provide with their appraisal methods.

Cash for Cars in Ames

Looking to get cash for cars in Ames? DamagedCars makes the process as easy and stress-free as possible by providing you with a no-obligation offer and 24-48 hour free pick-up! You'll receive payment from us as soon as we pick up your used car, and we'll take care of the rest. Whether your car is in working condition or hasn't run in years, you can rest assured that you'll receive a fair offer.

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By filling out our form with accurate information on DamagedCars.com, we can give you an instant offer on some vehicles or contact you with a guaranteed offer shortly after you click “Submit for Offer.”

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Happy with the offer? Provide proof of ownership, and we will schedule the pick-up of your car and deliver the payment at the same time.

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We will hand you a check during the car pick up.

Fun Facts About Ames, Iowa

Ames is home to Iowa State University, which is also the city's largest employer. ISU currently employs more than 15,000 workers across Ames and the surrounding areas and is best known for its science and technology colleges.

Where do you buy junk cars in Ames, IA?

Where do you buy junk cars?

Whether you live directly in Ames or one of the many surrounding communities, DamagedCars is interested in buying your car regardless of its condition. We offer free pick-up and towing from all Ames ZIP codes for your convenience, and we’ll pay you on the spot when we pick up. So what are you waiting for? Fill out our online form and receive your guaranteed offer in as little as 90 seconds.

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How much do we pay for cars?

No car is damaged the same way and no offer is the same. All of our offers are unique and based on individual situations. Our offers are based on your vehicle's year, make, and model. And the factors that can affect your offer is the mileage and current conditions of your car. The pre-accident market value of your vehicle, such as values that may be listed in the Kelley Blue Book, also comes into consideration.

How can you get a guaranteed offer?

Getting your offer has never been easier, simply submit your vehicle and you will receive your offer! If your vehicle did not receive an instant offer don’t be scared, we just want to ensure that you receive the highest return possible for your car and please allow one of our certified customer service representatives to reach out and get you an offer!

What should you know before selling to a junkyard or private buyers in Ames, IA?

  • Never pay to tow your car. Any reputable company should provide you with free towing

  • Never sign your title over before you get paid

  • Do not accept any offer that wasn’t the one you agreed on. Many competitors will use this marketing tactic and they will try to lower your offer and expect you to accept that new offer since you’ve already invested so much time and need the car gone.

  • Never give your car away for free! Even if its junk or scrapped it has some value left to it

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