It can be very difficult to figure out how much your car is worth when selling it. Price estimates can be made by using websites like Parkers, Auto Trader and eBay, but even then it’s often a greater pain to work out the price that will actually mean you make the sale. A starting price that’s too high will postpone the sale of your car, but go low and you risk losing potential money. Alternatively, you can ask a dealer what they will offer for a part-exchange, but the valuation will usually be less than the car’s worth because they need to make a profit. At WeWantAnyCar, we have tried to make things simple for you to get an estimate of how much your car is worth.
With our online free car valuation process, all you have to do is enter a few details about your vehicle to find out how much it is worth. First of all, enter your registration into the box on our website, this should provide us with the basic details about your car i.e. it’s age, make, model and engine size. All of these details will help us to calculate a price estimate that is as accurate as we can. For an even more accurate quote you can then enter extra details, like the remaining MOT and cosmetic condition of the car, by selecting ‘Refine Vehicle’ on the quote page. You can also specify any damage that the car has incurred, and tell us if it’s an insurance write-off.
Once you have been through our quick online valuation, you can arrange an appointment at your nearest branch. During your appointment, one of our friendly purchasing managers will carry out a car inspection in order to check that the online description of your car is accurate, and ensure that you get the best quote. Our expert purchasing managers have years of experience valuing cars, and have access to the most up to date vehicle prices in the current market, so you don’t have to worry about haggling for the best price. We take into account all aspects of the car that we are presented with to obtain an accurate and individual valuation.
Increase how much your car is worth
There are a few things that can help to bring up the value of your vehicle. Here they are in a nutshell, or you can see our full guide to increasing your pre-sale value here:
- Get it serviced - take your car to a professional to get it properly checked and serviced. Little changes could make a big difference to the value.
- Check the essentials - little things like oil and water levels and electronics can all effect how much your car is worth.
- Get it looking good - clean it and get it detailed professionally.
- Get your records together - the more service history etc. you can show, the higher the chance of keeping your car’s value high
- Any extras - things like spare keys and satnavs can help to bump up the quote too.