Scrap Car FAQ | Frequently Asked Questions

The first and most important rule of scrapping a car is staying informed and doing your research. With this in mind, we pride ourselves in helping our customers fully understand both the process of scrapping a car and the car recycling industry as a whole. In our Scrap Car FAQ, we’ve made sure to cover all of the important information that you’ll need to successfully scrap your car in the most simple, profitable, and no nonsense way possible.

Scrap Car FAQ | Common Questions

Below are some Scrap Car FAQ common questions that we feel need thorough answers, so we created pages to answer them. Click on the question you want answering below to get some detailed answers and information.

Why Choose Scrap Car Comparison?

How Much Is My Car Worth?

Can I Sell A Car With Finance?

Can I Sell A CAT C Car?

What Documents Do I Need To Scrap A Car?

Do I Need A Certificate Of Destruction?

Scrap Car FAQ | Simple Answers

Below are some frequently asked scrap car questions that can be answered in a short paragraph. We’ve made sure to include some of the most important information for you, to help you make the most informed decisions when scrapping your car. If for any reason you can’t find the answer that you’re looking for, you can always get in touch via our contact form or give us a call on 03333 44 99 50. Our dedicated staff of scrap industry experts will be happy to provide you with information or discuss any concerns

Will you organise collection once I have the best quote?

Yes, we have an in house team of industry experts that will guide you through from quote to collection. So one point of contact for the whole transaction.

Will the collector fill in the DVLA paperwork?

Yes, all of our trusted partners agree to help you fill in the DVLA paperwork. The drivers do this all day, every day and know the process inside out.

I think my car is probably worth more than just Scrap. Can you compare prices for me?

Yes, our network spans the Uk and we have specialist buyers as well as Authorised Treatment Facilities on record. Just give us a call and we’ll be able to take all the relevant details from you.

Is the price quoted guaranteed?

Yes, our agreement with all of our collectors is contractual. Therefore, once we have offered their price to you, they must stick to it.

How is my quote generated?

We will take all of the details you provide us on your car into account and then compare, from our extensive list of collectors the best price paid.

Does it cost anything for a quote?

No. All our quotes are absolutely free with no obligation. Once you have decided to go ahead with your booking, we charge the collection agent a small administration charge to cover our costs. None of these costs are passed onto you, so the price quoted is guaranteed to be the price paid.

How long is my quote valid for?

We will save your quote for 14 days and guarantee your price quoted for 24 hours regardless of scrap fluctuations. Giving you time to think about it.

Does my vehicle need to be complete?

No, but the quotation needs to reflect this, so make sure you let us know. We can arrange collection for any vehicle irrelevant of condition.

Can I put household rubbish in the car?

No. We will not pick up the vehicle if it is full of household waste.

Do you need the keys?

Please let us know if you don’t have the keys and we will make arrangements.

Can you pick up my motorcycle?

Yes, most of our collectors accept motorcycles, you may need to call us for a more accurate quotation.

Can you pick up caravans?


Should my car tyres be inflated?

Let us know if they are not and we’ll be able to notify the collector to supply the correct recovery vehicle. This may alter the quote, but we’ll let you know first.

Does my car need to be on the public road for it to be collected?

No, but it does need to be on stable ground in an accessible location. If this is not possible, let us know and we’ll be able to provide the right equipment to move it.