Can I Sell A MOT Failure Car?

If you want to sell a mot failure car, Scrap Car Comparison will be happy to find you a buyer. Should your car mot test result in the vehicle being deemed beyond repair, we can get you great salvage or scrap prices from a huge list of motor vehicle dismantlers and buyers.

On the other hand, you may be able to sell your mot failure car to a specialist buyer who will either deem the mot failure car as repairable or wish to salvage the car for its parts. We help you to find mot failure specialists that can offer to pay you a higher value for your unwanted vehicle.

How To Sell A MOT Failure Car

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Historic MOT Checker

If you are wondering what your vehicle has failed on it its last car mot check, or you want to check to see if it had any advisories, there is a free service which allows you to check your vehicles previous mot fails and advisories on the .GOV website. 

You will be presented with a table of your historic car MOT check data, allowing you to see what work has been carried out in the past any previous advisories from a previous year. You can use this information to make informed decisions about what can be done to repair your vehicle and allow you to work out whether it’s worth fixing.

Remember: Before you sell a mot failure car, it’s best to check it’s MOT history before deciding how you proceed.

How Much Is My MOT Failure Car Worth?

If your vehicle has failed a car MOT check or you suspect it will fail the MOT test there are a number of factors for you to consider.

First of all, would it be considered worth repairing to a car repair specialist? This would depend on the age and value of the vehicle once it had been fixed. The salvage vehicles that we often see being considered would usually be no older than 10 years, unless they are a particularly rare vehicle.
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If your vehicle is considered scrap, its value is dictated by its weight and the value of any resalable parts.
Head over to our scrap car value page to check the current value of car scrap.
If the vehicle is considered to be salvage, you will need to look at the costs to repair the cars MOT check failures. Our salvage buyers will be able to perform repairs at trade rates but they will still have to pay out for another MOT test to clear the vehicle.

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After considering the cost to repair the vehicle, you will need to consider any other faults with the vehicle. Poor bodywork and high mileage are just two factors that can negatively affect the value of your mot failure car.
Adversely, an MOT failures value can be boosted if it has desirable qualities such as a full service history, built in SAT Nav, or leather interior.

Sell Your MOT Failure Car With Scrap Car Comparison

We buy any car in any condition. This means that, no matter what condition you mot failure car is in, we will be able to find you a buyer who that is willing to pay for it. To get started, simply fill out the online form for an instant quote or call us on 03333 44 99 50.