3 Ways To Get Rid of an Old Car

Posted on: June 18, 2020, by :

An old car can be an eyesore and take up valuable storage space. Fortunately, there are multiple ways you can dispose of an old vehicle.

3 Common Ways to Get Rid of an Old Car - Auto Scrappers

1. Sell it to a Salvage Yard

Even if your vehicle does not run, chances are it contains parts and materials that are valuable to someone. Selling your car to car salvage Baton Rouge LA, will get the vehicle off your hands while earning you a bit of extra cash. The process is a simple one. The salvage buyer will give you a quote on your vehicle and if you accept it, they will come to get your car and pay you for it. 

2. Sell it to a Dealership

If your vehicle is in good enough condition to sell it, but you do not want to go through the hassle of selling it yourself, many used car dealers will purchase your vehicle from you. You may not get as good a price as if you sold the vehicle yourself, but you will not have to advertise the vehicle, deal with potential buyers and wait around for a sale to get your money. 

3. Part it Out

If you have some mechanical knowledge and ability, you may be able to take your car apart and sell the parts. Many salvage yards and auto repair shops will be willing to buy usable parts or you can try selling them online. You may also be able to sell metal components as scrap. If you replaced your old vehicle with a similar model, it may even be worthwhile to keep the parts on hand in case your new vehicle needs repairs.

No matter what condition your old vehicle is in, chances are it has value to someone. These three methods can help you get rid of your old car, while also earning some cash.