Scrap Car Price Update September 2019

Posted on Monday 30 September 2019 by CarTakeBack

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As we say goodbye to summer and the temperatures starts to drop, unfortunately so has the average value of scrap cars. Though the scrap prices paid in September are 2% lower than they were in August, the decline has slowed down compared to the 4% drop that happened last month.

Despite the slight decline in September, prices are still an impressive 44% higher than they were in September 2018. Meaning that if you need to scrap your car, you're still likely to get a decent price.

Scrap Car Price Index September 2018 to September 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 >

What's my scrap car worth right now?

To find out how much your car is worth, you just need to enter your reg and location onto the CarTakeBack website, where the value will appear instantly on screen! From there, you can accept the quote and arrange to drop your car off, or have it collected. The process is simple, and we'll give you the money for your scrap vehicle without any haggling!

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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