Scrap my Mercedes – all you need to know
Do you have a Mercedes you’re thinking about scrapping? If so, you’re in the right place! We’re discussing everything from scrap values to scrappage schemes and all of the options available to you.
Common reasons for scrapping a Ford
There can be a whole host of reasons for wanting to scrap your Mercedes. Some of the common reasons include the condition of the car, the cost of running your car or a change in personal circumstances.
If your car has been in an accident and is no longer safe to drive, scrapping it is the ideal option as you can then get some cash back to put towards a new vehicle. Mercedes scrappage schemes are also suitable if you can’t afford to spend money on expensive repairs and maintenance, or the vehicle isn’t as fuel efficient as you would like it to be.
For some, personal circumstances can be reason to scrap a Mercedes. For example, if you’re moving away and no longer require a vehicle, scrapping it can you provide you with some extra cash and save you physically taking your car to the scrapyard yourself.
Here at Scrap Car Comparison, we can provide you with an instant quote for your Mercedes with just three simples steps.
What affects my Mercedes scrap value?
The scrap value of your Mercedes depends on a number of factors. Although the amount you receive is predominantly calculated by the weight of the vehicle, it is also affected by the car’s age, if it has any damage, it’s general condition, and even sometimes the model.
To find out more about the different things that can affect your Mercedes scrap value, take a look at our blog post here.
Mercedes scrap value comparison
In this section, we’re looking the different scrap values for different Mercedes models and how they measure up against each other. These prices are shown as percentages, as actual prices fluctuate regularly due to market changes.
For example, if the average price of a Mercedes being scrapped was £100, then a Mercedes model worth 80% when scrapped would potentially be worth around £80.
|Model||% of Mercedes Price|
|Mercedes A Class||81%|
|Mercedes B Class||108%|
|Mercedes C Class||115%|
|Mercedes CLK Kompressor||100%|
|Mercedes E Class||110%|
|Mercedes M Class||145%|
|Mercedes S Class||125%|
|Mercedes SLK Kompressor||104%|
*All data recorded between Nov 2018 and Apr 2019
According to the data listed, the Mercedes model which would make the most money for its owner when scrapped with Scrap Car Comparison is the Mercedes M Class which, if we used the example figure of £1000 as average from above, would be worth £1,450.
The most popular Mercedes model being scrapped at Scrap Car Comparison scrap yards was the Mercedes A Class. The second most scrapped was the Mercedes C Class and then the third was the Mercedes E Class . Of those three cars, the car model that would be worth most when scrapped, as shown in the table above, would be the Mercedes C Class.
Most popular colour for a scrap Mercedes
The most popular colour for a Mercedes being scrapped was blue, followed by black, then silver. Here are the top 10 most popular colours for Mercedes vehicles scrapped.
- Silver 46.29%
- Black 16.16%
- Blue 15.72%
- Grey 5.24%
- White 5.24%
- Red 4.80%
- Green 3.93%
- Gold 0.87%
- Purple 0.87%
- Beige 0.44%
- Green/black 0.44%
My Mercedes is too good to scrap – what now?
If your Mercedes is in too good a condition to scrap, here at Scrap Car Comparison, we can still provide you with a quote and offer the same service as we would if your car was being scrapped. We work with a number of hand-picked scrap and salvage buyers who can buy your Mercedes and take it off your hands, without the hassle of you having to sell it yourself.
Mercedes scrappage scheme
Mercedes used to offer a scrappage scheme which offered up to £2,000 if you traded in an older Euro 4 diesel car, but this offer ended on 30th June 2018.
Even though the Mercedes scrappage scheme has ended, you can still scrap your old Mercedes here at Scrap Car Comparison. In three simple steps, we can provide you with the best price for your car.
Scrappage vs scrapping – what’s best for your car?
Scrappage schemes are slightly different to scrapping your Mercedes through an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) or buyer, and there are usually different conditions for receiving your money.
For example, with the Mercedes scrappage scheme, you wouldn’t know how much your Mercedes was worth until you took it for evaluation, and you would also have to trade it in. Whereas scrapping through Scrap Car Comparison, you can receive an instant quote and have your Mercedes collected and scrapped without any hassle.
Scrap your Mercedes with Scrap Car Comparison
If you’re looking to scrap your Ford, don’t hesitate to get in contact with us today. We can help you find the best price for your car, sourced through our trusted and certified network of buyers, and get it scrapped without issue.
Get a quote for your Mercedes and find out how much it could be worth today.