Do you have an old, unused car taking up space in your driveway or garage? If so, you may be wondering how to remove it. Depending on the condition of the vehicle, there are a few different options for getting rid of it. In this article, we will go through some of the best options for removing your car, and the pros and cons of each one.
Look Where You Can Sell It Online
There are a few different ways to get money for your old car. The first is to look online and see if you can find a buyer. Several websites allow you to list your car for sale, such as Autotrader or Craigslist. You may also be able to find a buyer through Facebook marketplace or a similar online group/forum.
If you do find a buyer, be sure to meet in a public place to complete the transaction. You should also get paid in cash or through a secure payment method, such as PayPal, to avoid getting scammed.
If you cannot find a buyer, it is best to junk your car for cash from 114 Auto Salvage. Just give us a call today and we will give you a quote in less than 5 minutes.
Sell It To A Junkyard
If you cannot find a buyer online, you can always take your car to a junkyard or auto salvage yard. These businesses will pay you cash for your car, no matter what condition it is in.
At 114 Auto Salvage, we will not only pick up vehicles in any condition, but we will also remove the car from your property for free. Just give us a call and we will remove your car within 24 hours.
To get the most money for your car, be sure to shop around and get quotes from multiple businesses. You can also try negotiating with the junkyard or salvage yard to get a higher price or for a salvage yard to match the price of a competitor. 114 Auto Salvage is sometimes able to do price matching, so always ask a buyer about this option.
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Another option is to donate your old car to charity. This is a great way to get rid of an old car and give back to the community.. To do this, simply contact a local charity that can remove your car such as the Purple Heart Car Foundation (a foundation that helps raise money for veterans in need). They will come and pick up your vehicle for free.
You may be able to get a tax deduction for your donation, so be sure to save any documentation from the charity.
However, if you need some extra cash for your car now, just contact 114 Auto Salvage, we pick up cars 7 days a week.
Remove It Yourself
If you are handy with tools and have a bit of time on your hands, you could remove the car yourself. This option is best if the car does not run and you cannot find a buyer or junkyard that will take it for one reason or another.
To remove the car, you will need to disconnect the battery, drain all fluids, remove the tires, and then disassemble the rest of the vehicle. You can then put it in a dumpster or haul it away piece by piece.
Be sure to check with your local laws before removing the car yourself, as there may be restrictions on how to dispose of it.
However, if you are not able to dispose of your vehicle legally, there are salvage yards, such as 114 Auto Salvage, that might take away a shell of a car for free.
Hire A Company To Remove It
If you do not have the time or skills to remove the car yourself, you can always hire a company to remove it for you. This is often the best option, as it will be removed quickly and without any hassle on your part.
114 Auto Salvage offers free car removal services, no matter what condition the car is in. We will remove your car within 24 hours of your call.
Sell It To A Used Car Buyer
If you have a newer car that is in good condition, you may be able to sell it to a used car buyer. These businesses will often give you a quote for your car over the phone or online.
To get the most money for your car, be sure to shop around and get quotes from multiple businesses. You can also try negotiating with the buyer to get a higher price. Most used car dealers will give you a very low price or will not buy your car at all if it has severe issues and is over 200,000 miles. Keep that in mind when reaching out to buyers.
114 Auto Salvage is a great option for selling your used car, especially if it is no longer in a drivable condition. We also offer free pick-up and drop-off services within our local area of Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.
There are several options available when it comes to removing an old car from your property. Be sure to shop around and compare prices to get the best deal. You can also try negotiating with a salvage yard or remove the car yourself to save money. Whatever you decide, just be sure to remove the car as soon as possible so it does not become an eyesore or safety hazard on your property.
If you need someone to remove your car today, call 114 Auto Salvage at 978-396-2448. We would be happy to help.