Do you have to pay to have your car scrapped?

You might have a car that has been sitting around with a dead battery and broken engine for the last two years and you have finally decided to get rid of it. Since selling it privately isn’t a likely option, you are left with the only choice – having the car scrapped. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about scrapping cars and how much it costs. Here is how to sell scrap cars.

What is car scrapping?

Any type of vehicle will render useless at some point meaning they are no longer worth to even fix or repair. This might happen due to accidents or just old age and high mileage. These type of cars usually don’t attract any buyers. The only people who buy them are scrapyards. Scrapping a car means salvaging useable parts and using the frame of the vehicle for scrap metal. Scrapping a car is also very environmentally friendly since almost every part of the vehicle is recycled. It’s also better than letting it rot on the street which may be hazardous.

Do I have to pay to have my car scrapped?

No, you don’t! A scrapyard like Cars Wanted Newcastle will actually pay you for your car! Every car has value even though they may not be fit for public sale. That’s why we do what we do – paying cash for cars of any type. Not only that you aren’t paying to get your car scrapped but you are getting paid for it. You will also receive a free scrap car removal service – no need to drive it to the scrapyard.

How much will I get for my scrap car?

The amount depends on the make, model and the condition of the vehicle. You can get up to $8000 cash for your car. For example, if you have an in-demand car with in average condition, you can expect to get ~$2000 for it. If you have an old car that’s not running and damaged, you will get anywhere between $300-1000 cash.

What documents are required to sell my car for scrap?

All you need to sell your car for scrap is a valid ID, proof of ownership and keys to the car. You also get back your number plates which you can take back to the RTA and cash out any remaining rego you have on the vehicle.

If you are looking to sell your car for scrap, Cars Wanted Newcastle will pay you top cash for your cars. Regardless of your car’s condition or make, we are interested in buying it.