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    How to sell your car for cash

    Selling your car with Motorway couldn’t be easier, and you’ll get your best price paid straight into your bank account. Here’s how it works:

    • Get your initial free valuation on the Motorway homepage or app. Simply type in your reg and mileage, and see what the market-price for your vehicle truly is, based on real-time sales data from the Motorway marketplace as well as the industry at-large.
    • Profile your car from your phone. Using Motorway’s app, available on the App Store and Google Play Store, select the correct answers to questions about your car’s spec and condition. Then, use the photo tool within the app to take perfectly-angled photos of your vehicle, ideal for impressing dealers.
    • With a reserve price in place that reflects your vehicle’s current condition (usually slightly lower than your first valuation) your car goes into Motorway’s daily online sale, where dealers place their blind bids, ensuring competitive pricing.
    • At the end of the sale, your best price will be sent to you over email, to approve with just a click.
    • Once your motoring documents have been checked (e.g. your driver’s license, V5C, etc.) all that’s left to do is agree a date and time for free home collection with your buyer.

    Where to sell cars for cash?

    For a quick car sales paying in cash or an instant bank transfer, there are lots of options out there including instant car-buying sites, that operate all over the UK.

    However, many of these companies buy vehicles at low prices in order to resell them at trade auctions and make a mark-up. You might find that you make considerably less than your car’s true value.

    Your other options include:

    • Finding a private buyer –  expect a lot of admin and hands-on sales work if you go down this route.
    • Visiting dealerships – you may have to drive around several dealerships to negotiate a price you’re happy with, but a sale should be quick and relatively easy.
    • Scrap – for particularly old vehicles, you can sell your car for scrap, often getting paid either in cash or instant bank transfer.
    • Motorway – the easy, fast, and free way to sell your car for its best price, and have the cash paid straight into your bank account.

    Ready to sell your car?

    Selling your car on Motorway is quick and simple to do on our app or website.

    Create a vehicle profile and more than 5,000 verified dealers from across the UK will compete to give you their best price to buy your car.

    Approve your highest offer, and the winning dealer will collect your car for free and make a fast payment.


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    Getting the best offer

    If you’re looking for the best offer for your car, you’ve come to the right place.  When you sell your car with Motorway, dealers compete to give you their best price for your car. When you approve your offer, you’ll enjoy free home collection, and your money transferred straight into your bank account.

    The whole process is easy, done straight from your phone, and you don’t have to spend hours crafting a classifieds ad for your car either. To find out how it works, read on.

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    Selling with free collection

    At Motorway, you can get more money when you sell your car to our nationwide network of 5,000+ verified used car dealers. Even better, free home collection is always included. That’s right, once your vehicle is sold, it’ll be collected on a date, time, and at a location that works best for you. This could be your home, office, or another convenient location, no matter where you and your buyer are located in the UK.

    Your buyer will turn up to the agreed upon location at the agreed upon time, inspect your vehicle, and make a payment direct to your bank account. No sweat!

    Verified dealers bid for your vehicle

    Verified dealers bid for your vehicle

    A dealer or their representative will come to your home or work (or other address provided) at a convenient time for you, to take a look over your vehicle and check it’s as described in your vehicle profile. They will likely take a quick test-drive too.

    Once they’re happy your vehicle is as described, they’ll send payment straight into your bank account and you can wave them, and your car, goodbye! It really is as easy as car out, cash in.

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    Sell my car frequently asked questions

    Commonly asked questions about selling your car for cash

    Who buys cars for cash?

    Plenty of car buyers will be happy to take your vehicle off your hands for the right price, including:

    • Instant car-buying sites be prepared for potentially lower offers than with other options
    • Private sellers you might get a higher price, but at the cost of far more admin
    • Motorway — free, quick, easy and all online!

    Just remember that if you’re hoping for cold, hard cash in your hands, then selling privately (not receiving money through a limited company) may be the best route for this, as most companies will look to pay via bank transfer.

    Who buys cars for cash near me?

    You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone closer than Motorway, after all, we let you sell your car from home, totally online and 100% for free. When you have agreed a sale with a dealer, they come to you to collect your car, and money is paid right to your UK bank account no wasted petrol or bus journeys home from the dealership needed!

    Who buys scrap cars for cash?

    If your car is in a particularly bad way, maybe written off as a Cat N vehicle or just too much trouble to maintain, then selling your car for scrap can be a great option. Motorway works with a scrap partner who buys even unroadworthy vehicles, and the process is just as quick and easy, free collection included.

    Where can I find car dealers who buy cars for cash?

    Motorway work with dealers who will pay you via a bank transfer, usually within 24 hours of your car being collected. They will not pay you with cash.

    Always sell your car to trustworthy dealers. Motorway’s nationwide network of 5,000+ dealers have all been carefully vetted, and will only ever pay you through bank transfer, so you can be sure you’re in safe hands.

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