Scrap Car Price Update October 2022

Posted on Friday 4 November 2022 by CarTakeBack

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October sees the average scrap car price creep back up towards the top levels seen last year. Prices rose by 5% in October, just €12 behind the top prices we saw in December last year.

Scrap car prices in October are much greater than those this time last year, up by 49% compared to October 2021, which makes prices €102 higher! 

October Average Scrap Car Price €307

The average value of a scrap car is influenced by factors such as, the global demand for scrap metals, any reusable parts, plus the make, model, age, weight, condition, and even location of your car.

Scrap car price update chart October 2022

About the CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Index

The CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Index is a rolling monthly index covering the last 13 months. It's updated monthly using the prices paid for scrap cars at CarTakeBack recycling centres throughout Ireland. We've taken into account that cars come in all shapes and sizes, which has an effect on their scrap value, the prices show what the average car would be worth. This means that the index gives a great indication of the movement in the value of scrap cars from one month to another.

Top cars scrapped in October

The most frequently scrapped car with CarTakeBack was again the Ford Focus! In October the average scrap price for a Ford Focus rose from €277 the previous month, to it's current scrap value of €300! 

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September Top Cars Scrapped October Top Cars Scrapped
Ford Focus Ford Focus
Opel Astra Opel Astra
Volkswagen Golf Ford Fiesta
Ford Mondeo Volkswagen Golf
Volkswagen Passat Opel Zafira

Check out our previous scrap car price updates >