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Find a trusted car buyer for your car in 30 seconds

Get an instant valuation for your car
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our process

How it works

We value your car

You can get a quick, easy no obligation offer within just 30 seconds. All you need to do is enter your registration number to start the process. You will instantly be allocated an account manager who can assist along the way and answer any questions you may have.

We book your appointment

Once you have decided to sell or part exchange your car, your account manager will match you with a suitable trusted car buyer to purchase your vehicle and book you an appointment for its inspection and collection, all free of any charges. A fully refundable holding fee of £49.99 will be required to confirm your appointment.

We pay you instantly

Once the inspection is complete, we will process your payment immediately, ensuring that you receive the payment for your vehicle before it is taken away. You will also receive the refund of your appointment holding fee within 72 hours.


How to sell your car through Exchange My Car

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Enter REG and mileage

Tell us your registration number and your mileage to quickly receive a valuation for selling your vehicle to our network of verified dealers.

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Compare your options

Decide between receiving cash for selling your vehicle or using the value of your current vehicle towards the purchase of your next one in a part exchange deal.

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Secure your appointment

Speak to your account manager to secure your inspection and collection appointment, which can take place at your preferred location, whether this is at your home or at work - This is completely free of charge.

Enter your car’s registration to get an instant valuation

By partnering with a network of trusted car buyers in the UK, we are able to give you our highest possible valuation for your car while matching you with a verified, reputable dealer who will buy your car.

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Get the best price for you car from trusted buyers

At Exchange My Car we only ever match you with trusted reputable dealers who have agreed to our Smart Standards™.

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Sell your car the easy way

You can get an instant car valuation completely free of charge.

We offer a free car collection service.

We only introduce you to trusted car dealers.

Our instant payment service ensures you will receive your full payment before your car is taken away.

Any existing finance on your car can be settled during your appointment.

There is no obligation to sell and you will not be paired with pushy salespeople.

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.

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