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Enter vehicle details

By filling out our form with accurate information on CarBrain.com, we can give you an instant offer on some vehicles or contact you with a guaranteed offer shortly after you click “Submit for Offer.”

Accept your Offer

As the vehicle owner, you will need to provide keys, signed title and access to the car. If your title is held by a lien holder, we can help you get the title released.

Get Paid!

CarBrain.com works with a nationwide network of partners to pick up your vehicle. On average, we can have your vehicle picked up 24 to 48 hours after you accept our offer.

Sell my Car in AustinAustin locals might like to “keep it weird,” even though this thriving urban center is America’s fastest-growing city and home to the offices of various Fortune 500 companies including Amazon, Apple, IBM and Paypal. But if you don’t have a reliable car to make the commute, you’re probably missing out on all the excitement and opportunity the city has to offer.

Unfortunately, selling your damaged car in Austin might be easier said than done. Getting cash for junk cars from local scrapyards and Austin junk car buyers can be a serious hassle, and finding a private buyer can take even longer. Start with CarBrain instead and we’ll give you an instant online quote for your car, truck or SUV, along with FREE towing from anywhere in the Austin area.

Click HERE to see what your car is worth today!

Did You Know?

CarBrain specializes in buying hard-to-sell cars at better prices than you’ll get from the local scrapyard. We buy junk cars online, so if you’ve got a damaged or salvage car, truck, van or SUV, we’ll make confidential online offer in 90 seconds or less through our automated pricing tool.

It doesn’t matter whether your vehicle is even running because we’ll come to you and put payment in your hand in 48 hours or less! Get your offer today!

Looking to sell your car fast?

Sell my car in Austin

Will CarBrain Buy My Car?

We’ll give you an instant online quote for the fair market value of practically any car in any condition. We specialize in buying junk cars of all makes and models regardless of whether your vehicle is totaled, has a blown engine, bad transmission, major damage, or even serious mechanical/electrical issues. Just answer a few quick questions about your vehicle and you’ll get a quote right away.

How can I get an instant quote for my vehicle?

It's simple and it takes less than 90 seconds... click the button below to get started and find out how much your car is worth!

Vehicle Pick-up is FREE Nationwide. No Haggle. No Fees. We are A+ rated business at BBB.

What do I need to sell my car?

The only things you will need to sell your Austin junk car are the vehicle registration and keys. Our experts recommend hanging onto a copy of your vehicle registration for proof of ownership and completing a bill of sale for your personal records.

Otherwise just make sure to clear your things out of the vehicle (don’t forget to check the trunk) and take off your license plates. We’ll take care of the vehicle title transfer so that you can get paid fast. Our tow truck will be there before you know it.

How much can I get when I sell my car?

Unlike local Austin junkyards that will typically offer per-pound scrap prices for damaged cars, our advanced pricing system takes key factors into consideration. Our system accounts for any optional extras, premium features or aftermarket additions that could help you get a price offer for your vehicle. If you’re not 100% satisfied with your quote, you can just contact a CarBrain representative to talk about getting more.

Cash for Cars in Austin

Cash for Cars in Austin

CarBrain is dedicated to making the process of getting cash for cars as fast, simple and easy as possible for you. No need to haggle at junkyards or make listings to find a private buyer. CarBrain plugs you into a statewide network of junk car buyers to find the one that wants your car the most, so we can get you a fair price for your car, truck or SUV. This makes selling an old car a breeze for you. Once you’ve locked in your offer, we’ll be there in 24-48 hours to pick up your old damaged car for FREE and put payment in your hand.

Fun Facts About Austin, Texas

Austin is the only city in the world that still operates a system of “Moonlight Towers,” 165-foot tall structures that have been used to light the city at night for over a century. One of these towers was featured in the hit film Dazed & Confused.

Where do you buy junk cars?

Here at CarBrain, our FREE towing service extends all over the Austin area and nearby towns including Bastrop, Cedar Park, Driftwood, Florence, Elgin, Georgetown and Lago Vista. Even if you’re in a small town or neighborhood on the edge of Austin, we’ll come to your home or office to pick up that old clunker and put payment in your hand in 48 hours or less.

So, what are you waiting for? Get started with your FREE online quote today!

How Much is My Car Worth?

How to Sell My Car in Austin, Texas

Enter your vehicle details

Start by Submitting your vehicle with as much accurate information as possible, Most vehicles receive an instant offer, Unique cars might need some additional information so please have some pictures and a VIN number ready if needed. Rest assured you will receive a top market cash offer at the end of our process.

Accepting the offer

Great you got your offer! And you’re ready to move forward and get paid. Simply provide us with some proof of ownership and make sure to have your title ready and we will assist you in getting your pick up scheduled and ready.

Get paid!

Once you have arranged a pick up time and date with the tow company. You will meet with the driver at your vehicle's location and upon pick up the driver will deliver your payment,it’s that simple!

Why Sell to CarBrain?

If you don't want to spend your days answering calls and texts from strangers, letting them test drive your car, and haggling with them for a fair price, then CarBrain is for you! We’ll give you a fair cash offer for old car. On most makes and models, it’s almost instant. Don't wait around for that other buyer to show up. Submit your vehicle today for an offer. Just click here.

Sell My car With CarBrain

  • We have over three decades of experience in the salvaged car market, so we know a thing or two about the value of your damaged car.

  • We provide you the with the best haggle free cash offer in today’s market.

  • We’re quick and easy, once you have proved ownership we can pick up your car within 24-48 hours.

  • We will tow your vehicle for free to any of our Texas locations.

  • Turn your unwanted junk car or damaged car into fast cash when we pick it up.

  • We only work with top tier tow providers to ensure our customers the best car selling experience.

Still Have More Questions?

How much do we pay for cars?

No car is damaged the same way and no offer is the same. All of our offers are unique and based on individual situations. Our offers are based off your vehicle's year, make, and model. And the factors that can affect your offer is the mileage and current conditions of your car.

How can you get a guaranteed offer?

Getting your offer has never been easier, simply submit your vehicle and you will receive your offer! If your vehicle did not receive an instant offer don’t be scared, we just want ensure that you receive the highest return possible for your car and please allow one of our certified customer service representatives to reach out and get you an offer!

What should you know before selling to a junkyard or private buyers in Austin, Texas?

  • Never pay to tow your car. Any reputable company should provide you with free towing

  • Never sign your title over before you get paid

  • Do not accept any offer that wasn’t the one you agreed on.

  • Never give your car away for free! Even if its junk or scrapped it has some value left to it

Vehicles Recently Purchased in Austin, TX by CarBrain

1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

1995 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Mileage: 25000 Location: Austin, TX 78753
$1,000.00
2001 Lexus RX 300

2001 Lexus RX 300

Mileage: 140000 Location: Austin, TX 78734
$1,505.00
2001 Toyota Highlander

2001 Toyota Highlander

Mileage: 160000 Location: Austin, TX 78744
$1,820.00
2005 Infiniti FX35

2005 Infiniti FX35

Mileage: 134000 Location: Austin, TX 78704
$1,400.00
2006 Toyota Corolla

2006 Toyota Corolla

Mileage: 146000 Location: Austin, TX 78645
$710.00
2008 Ford Escape

2008 Ford Escape

Mileage: 166000 Location: Austin, TX 78745
$895.00
2009 MINI Cooper

2009 MINI Cooper

Mileage: 100000 Location: Austin, TX 78703
$800.00
2010 Mazda CX-9

2010 Mazda CX-9

Mileage: 115000 Location: Austin, TX 78726
$2,000.00
2011 Kia Rio

2011 Kia Rio

Mileage: 79000 Location: Austin, TX 78758
$555.00
2012 Chevrolet Traverse

2012 Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage: 160000 Location: Austin, TX 78744
$2,020.00
2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus

Mileage: 76000 Location: Austin, TX 78758
$1,110.00
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mileage: 40000 Location: Austin, TX 78759
$4,600.00

What’s your Car Worth?

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