The condition of your car won’t stop us providing a quote, so, missing or damaged parts aren’t a problem – just let us know when you request a price, and we’ll return the best price from our network of dismantlers.
It’s worth remembering that the scrap value of any vehicle is based on its weight, so, if you have taken parts off the car, you might find that the price you’ve offered is slightly reduced.
Is ‘breaking’ your car a good idea?
Occasionally, you’ll see people ‘breaking’ their car on classified or auction websites. Essentially, this means they’re manually taking the car to pieces and selling those parts individually. While you may be able to increase the price you get for the overall car if you can sell every one of the parts, dismantling a car like this is a highly-skilled job requiring specialist knowledge and tools - and it will take a long time to do it safely.
Sooner or later, breaking a car will involve the removal of parts and fluids that are hazardous to the environment or your health – and you may be breaking the law if these aren’t handled correctly.
If you have plenty of time, access to a well-equipped garage, and can have any dangerous components removed according to Environment Agency guidelines, you may make slightly more selling your car in this way – but, if not; leave the car in one piece – and we’ll do everything we can to make sure we provide you with a price that won’t be beaten.
The best prices from specialist dismantlers
Although a few missing parts will sometimes mean a slightly lower quote, we have a significant number of specialist dismantlers in our UK-wide network - so they can often offer higher than average prices for your exact make and model.
Our specialist scrap partners are highly-skilled when it comes to maximising the value of old or accident damaged vehicles - so if you’ve got a car they’re looking for, they’re likely to pay you more than normal scrap value.