Scrap Car Price Update August 2019

Posted on Friday 30 August 2019 by CarTakeBack

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As the summer holidays end and the kids go back to school, we've experienced another 4% drop in scrap car prices this month, after the same in July. It's not all bad news though… the money paid for scrap cars is still an impressive 61% higher than it was in August 2018!

The value of scrap cars could fall further as we move into September, but if you get a quote from CarTakeBack, the price is guaranteed for seven days. So now is a perfect time to sell your scrap car and get the best price for it!

Scrap Car Price Index August 2018 to August 2019

The CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Index is updated monthly using the prices on offer for scrap cars at CarTakeBack recycling centres throughout Ireland. It is intended to give an indication of the movement in the price from one month to another, with the prices being shown as a percentage. Cars come in all shapes and sizes which has an effect on their scrap value, so prices have been adjusted to show what the average car would be worth.


Check out our previous scrap car price updates >

How is the value of my scrap car worked out?

To work out the value of your scrap car, we look at lots of factors, including the current value of metal in the global scrap metal market. By adding your car's registration and the area it's into our online quote form, you'll see instantly how much your car is worth right now.

The quote we give you for your scrap car is valid for seven days, so if the value does drop between you getting a quote and accepting, you don’t need to worry!

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