Scrap Car Price Update March 2020

Posted on Tuesday 31 March 2020 by CarTakeBack

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Throughout March we have had an increase in the average price paid for scrap cars in Ireland, which has been more great news, following the increase in scrap car value we had in February. The prices paid in March were a great 5% higher than they were last month, and 21% higher than the value of scrap cars in February 2019.

Though scrap car prices are doing well now, with the global downturn in business due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), there might be a drop in demand for scrap metal, which in turn may affect the value of scrap cars. So if you have an old car that you need to get off your drive, now is a great time to do it, whilst prices are doing well.

Scrap Car Price Index March 2019 to March 2020

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 can I find out how much will I be paid for my scrap car?

CarTakeBack will show you the best prices available for your old car via our online quote system. Simply enter your car's registration and address onto our online scrap car quote form, to see the price you will be paid, instantly!

The price we quote is valid for 7 days, so if the value of scrap cars does drop whilst you are making the decision to accept our offer, there is no need to worry.