Sell my scrap car today

Find out the value of your scrap car today and use it towards the purchase of your next car

Get a quick free valuation
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our process

How it works

Get your instant valuation

Just simply enter your car’s registration number and mileage to receive a free, immediate car valuation.

Consult your account manager

Speak to your account manager about your car and its condition so that your valuation can be 100% accurate before your appointment, avoiding any unexpected price deductions.

Sell your car

When you are happy to proceed with the sale of your car, we will get you an appointment for a date, time and location that suits you and an impartial third party will come to inspect and collect your car. You will receive payment before the vehicle is driven away.


Why scrap my car for cash with Exchange My Car?

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Compare your options

When receiving an instant valuation, you are presented with options: sell your car for cash, or use the value of your car towards your next one, in a part exchange deal.

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No hidden fees

It is completely free to sell your car through Exchange My Car. However, we require a refundable £49.99 appointment holding fee to confirm your appointment. This fee is refunded to you upon completion of the sale of your vehicle.

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Instant payment

You won’t need to wait to receive your money. You will be paid by instant bank transfer before your vehicle is taken away. You will also get a refund for the appointment confirmation fee on the day of your appointment.

Enter your REG to scrap your car today

Our dealer network will buy your car even if it is damaged, has cosmetic or mechanical defects or it has simply seen better days.

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Scrapping your car has never been so easy!

Get an instant valuation for your car and have it collected without leaving the comfort of your home, without spending time and money advertising your vehicle online.

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Why sell my car?

Get an instant valuation for your vehicle with a 7 day price guarantee.

Compare your options of selling or part exchanging your vehicle.

Don’t worry if you have outstanding finance on your vehicle, we will settle it for you.

Let your dedicated account manager organise it all for you - from finding the ideal buyer, to keeping you informed and ensuring your appointment runs smoothly.

Get your car collected from anywhere in the UK free of charge, whether this is at your home or work address.

Rest assured that you will have a hassle and haggle free experience with our impartial support.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Below, we have compiled a list of the questions we get asked the most.

How does it work at Exchange My Car?

It’s simple, we are a platform that you can use to sell your car instantly, part exchange or buy & finance a car.

Our Smart System compares quotes from thousands of car dealers and buyers and matches you with a reputable dealer who is willing to quote the highest part exchange value for your car, and sells the new vehicle you want. The best part is that our part exchange service is completely free!

We do not charge you any fees for helping you buy a car, arranging your part exchange, brokering finance deals such as Hire Purchase or Conditional Sale agreements.

If you choose to only sell your car through us, a fully refundable fee of £49.99 will be charged. Please note this fee is refunded to you at the point of you receiving payment for your vehicle. The fee is not refundable should you fail to attend the appointment, fail to disclose issues or problems with the vehicle or if you choose to cancel the sale less than 48 hours prior to the appointment.

No, we connect our customers with reputable dealers who have agreed to our Smart Standards and stock the car that our customer wants.

Your quote is valid for 7 days.

What is part exchange?

To part exchange cars, is when you trade in your car for another, by offsetting the value of the original car against the price of the new one. If the new car you’re going for has a lower value than the car you are trading in, the dealer will pay you back the remaining balance.

To find out the part exchange value of your car, simply submit your REG number below:


We offer your car to a panel of approved dealers and find out who is willing to quote the best price for your car.

Yes you can. We will just need to know how much is outstanding with confirmation from your finance company and the dealer that buys your car will pay this off and pay you the remaining balance.

Yes you can, we have a panel of approved dealers who will take a car of higher value and sell you a car of lower value and pay the remaining balance back to you.

You will need your V5 logbook in your name at your current address, current MoT certificate, all history and bills you have available, handbooks and a copy of a utility bill in your name dated within the last three months.

How do I receive the payment for the sale of my car?

You will receive it via bank transfer direct from the dealer buying your car.

We have a panel of dealers that will buy any make, model, year of car apart from non-runners.

You need to be as accurate with your description as possible, keep a record of all bills and service history up to date, and make sure it’s clean on the day of the inspection.

Yes, definitely. With imported vehicles, we will not be able to conduct an accurate evaluation on our website. However, you can get in touch with us at 01992 352040.

Part exchanging the car will always attract a higher payment for your car from our panel of dealers.

No, unfortunately our panel of approved dealers will only buy running cars.

If it’s a low category insurance write-off we may be able to find a buy for your car, however it is not guaranteed.

Exchange My Car is a free concierge-like service to help you sell your car quick and easily. Your account manager will find the best deals for you and help you throughout the process.

You can read more about how we compare to other car buyers here.

Leasing, PCP (Personal Contract Purchase), HP (Car Hire Purchase), BCH (Business Contract Hire)

Yes we have a finance calculator which you can find at the bottom of the page of the car you’re interested in. Please note that this will only give you an indicative estimate. To find out the accurate quote for you, please get in touch.

How do I know if I can trust the dealer?

Here at Exchange My Car, any car dealers we introduce you to have confirmed their compliance with our Smart Standards.

Get started right now and exchange your car the easy way