Scrap my Nissan – All you need to know
Whether your Nissan car is beyond repair, gathering dust, or you just fancy an upgrade, you might be wondering what you can do with it. No matter the reason, you can scrap your Nissan to make some money to put towards a new vehicle or to spend on whatever you like. To help you understand more about scrapping a Nissan, we’ve put together everything you need to know in this post, so you have all the facts before making your decision.
Common reasons for scrapping a Nissan
The reasons behind scrapping a Nissan differ from vehicle to vehicle. It could be for personal reasons, the condition of the car, or even the running costs.
If your Nissan is reaching the end of its life, or fuel efficiency and reliability are lacking, you may consider scrapping your car to gain some money that can be put towards another vehicle. You may also want to scrap your Nissan if you’ve been in an accident and the damage is too costly to repair.
Even if there is no damage or performance issues with your Nissan, you may still want to scrap it if it’s no longer needed or simply gathering dust in a garage.
Whatever the reason is for scrapping your Nissan, here at Scrap Car Comparison we can provide you with instant quote in just three simple steps and save you the hassle of a trip to the scrap yard.
What is my Nissan scrap value?
The quote you will receive for scrapping your Nissan depends on a number of factors but is predominantly calculated by its weight. The condition of the car, its age and the model can also affect the price.
If you’d like to find out more about what can affect the scrap value of a Nissan, take a look at our blog post about how much you will get for scrapping your car.
Nissan scrap value comparison
In this section, we’re looking the different scrap values at Scrap Car Comparison for Nissan models and how they compare. The prices of scrap vehicles fluctuate due to market changes, so these prices are shown as percentages to display the difference between the different models.
For example, if the average price of a Nissan being scrapped was £100, then a Range Rover model worth 90% when scrapped would potentially be worth around £90.
|Model||% of Nissan Price|
*All data recorded between Nov 2018 and Apr 2019
According to the data listed, the Nissan model which would make the most money for its owner when scrapped with Scrap Car Comparison is the Nissan Almera which, if we used the example figure of £1000 as average from above, would be worth £1,1130.
The most popular Nissan model being scrapped at Scrap Car Comparison scrap yards was the Nissan Micra, second most scrapped was the Nissan Almera and then the third was the Nissan Primera. Of those three cars, the car model that would be worth most when scrapped, as shown in the table above, would be the Nissan Primera.
Most popular colour for a scrap Nissan
The most popular colour for an Nissan being scrapped was blue, followed by black, then silver. Here are the top 10 most popular colours for Nissan vehicles scrapped.
- Blue 29.65%
- Silver 25.61%
- Grey 12.94%
- Red 12.94%
- Black 8.09%
- Green 4.58%
- White 2.70%
- Gold 2.43%
- Blue/silver 0.27%
- Orange 0.27%
- Purple 0.27%
- White/silver 0.27%
My Nissan is too good to scrap – what now?
If your Nissan is in too good a condition to scrap, there are still other options. Here at Scrap Car Comparison, we have a network of trusted salvage buyers who can break it down for parts that can be resold and used for other vehicles. In the same way that you would apply to scrap your car, you simply use our calculator and receive an instant quote, saving you the process of selling the vehicle yourself.
Nissan scrappage scheme
Nissan offer a Switch Up scheme which gives buyers up to £5000 for trading in an eligible car. The car must have been first registered before 20 December 2012 and registered in the customer’s name for at least 90 days before using the scheme. This offer is only valid until 31 March 2020.
Although there isn’t a scrappage scheme that doesn’t require you to buy a new vehicle with Nissan, you can still scrap your vehicle here at Scrap Car Comparison. Using our simple scrap car calculator, you can receive a quote in an instant!
Scrappage vs. scrapping – what’s best?
Scrappage schemes like the Nissan Switch Up scheme are different from scrapping your car with a buyer or Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) as there are different conditions for receiving the funds.
For example, when scrapping a Nissan with Scrap Car Comparison, you receive an instant quote without having to take your car anywhere, whereas with the Nissan scrappage scheme, you need to trade your vehicle in, and it needs to meet certain criteria.
Scrap your Nissan with Scrap Car Comparison
If you’re looking to scrap your Nissan, 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 any hassle. Get a quote for your Nissan and find out how much it could be worth.