Scrap Cars Basildon
Car Scrapping Service Basildon
There’s nothing more frustrating than having an old car stuck on your driveway or in your garage for months on end because you don’t know how to get rid of it, or your old car is on its last legs and didn’t make it through the MOT. The problems of trying to sell an older car are increasing as more and more vehicles are flooding the used car market.
If you’re despairing because you can’t sell your old car then you need to look at the reasons why.
Here are a few reasons why you may be finding it hard to find a buyer for your car and why you’ll be better off by using a car scrapping service in Basildon.
Why Old Cars Don’t Sell
With growing concerns for the environment and the battle to reduce carbon emissions, older cars are no longer environmentally viable. If your car is over 16 years old, it won’t be fitted with a catalytic convertor making it a poor choice for buyers who are concerned about their carbon footprint.
The older the vehicle, the more mechanical problems it is going to have, no matter how well it’s been looked after. Even if your car is currently sound, astute buyers are aware that looming problems are most likely imminent.
In today’s high tech world, many motorists are reliant on more up-to-date features such as bluetooth, voice commands, stop and start functions, cruise control and steering wheel controls.
Newer models also have more safety features such as side and rear airbags, ABS brakes and rear parking sensors.
General wear and tear is an issue for prospective buyers. If rust is a problem or the bodywork has dents or scratches, you’ll find yourself being beaten down on price or buyers insisting that issues are dealt with before the sale goes through.
No matter how low your asking price, prospective buyers will always be searching for a bargain. If haggling is not your forte, selling an older car can be a real headache when it comes to agreeing on a price.
Selling Your Car For Scrap in Basildon
Selling your car for scrap is the easiest way to get rid of an old car that is impossible to sell. Scrap Car Kings offers a quick and easy car scrapping service in Basildon without the stress of trying to sell your vehicle. Just pick up the phone or visit us online; you’ll receive immediate payment and your car will be collected that very same day.
Contact Scrap Car Kings today for more information on Scrap Cars Basildon.
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