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Ready to sell your South Carolina junk car and wondering where to start? You’ve come to the right place!

Located in the heart of South Carolina, Columbia and its thriving metropolitan complex are packed with opportunity and exciting activities … but if you can’t count on your car to get down the I-26 with ease, you’re going to be missing out! Selling it to a junkyard can be a time-consuming hassle, though, and finding a private buyer willing to pay cash can take even longer.

Here at CarBrain, our online pricing tool will give you a guaranteed, no-obligation offer in 90 seconds or less, and we’ll send a tow truck out to pick up your vehicle for FREE in 24-48 hours.

Discover how easy it can be to sell your old junk car for quick cash:

Get an Instant Online Offer for Your Car!

Enter your zip code below to get your FREE estimate and see how much your car is worth. Get paid the real cash value of your car in 24-48 hours!

Did You Know?

At CarBrain, you can get an instant guaranteed offer for your junk car, pickup truck, van or SUV without having to leave the comfort of home! We’re the junk car buying experts, and we’ll never waste your time with lowball offers or pressure you to sell.

With thousands of five-star reviews on Yelp and TrustPilot, we’re one of the most trusted names in the industry. Discover the hassle-free alternative when you decide to sell that old car—with CarBrain!

Looking to sell your car fast?

Sell my car in Columbia

Will CarBrain Buy My Car?

We specialize in buying less-than-perfect cars that can be hard to sell for a good price anywhere else. That includes cars with salvage titles, trucks with major mechanical or electrical issues, vehicles with serious frame damage, wrecked or totaled cars, cars with blown motors/seized engines or busted transmissions. It doesn’t even matter whether your car starts or runs, we’ll make an offer on the fair market value of your vehicle, then we’ll send a tow truck out to pick it up for FREE and pay you on the spot.

What paperwork do I need to sell my car in Columbia?

Selling your South Carolina car is easy. All you’ll need are the keys and the vehicle’s title. If you can’t find the title, you can get a replacement Application for Certificate of Title and Registration for Motor Vehicle or Manufactured Home/Mobile Home (Form 400) online at South Carolina’s EZ Title and Registration Online Services. Otherwise just remember to take the license plates off and clear any personal belongings out of the vehicle.

Explore Some Of The Cars We've Recently Bought In Columbia, SC

2007 Toyota Tacoma

2007 Toyota Tacoma

Mileage: 120,000Location: Columbia, SC
2014 Fiat 500L

2014 Fiat 500L

Mileage: 72,000Location: Columbia, SC
2007 Acura MDX

2007 Acura MDX

Mileage: 212,000Location: Columbia, SC
2002 Lexus RX 300

2002 Lexus RX 300

Mileage: 161,000Location: Columbia, SC
2012 Hyundai Sonata

2012 Hyundai Sonata

Mileage: 106,000Location: Columbia, SC
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche

2008 Chevrolet Avalanche

Mileage: 203,000Location: Columbia, SC
2011 Toyota Corolla

2011 Toyota Corolla

Mileage: 160,000Location: Columbia, SC
2009 Chevrolet Silverado | 1500
2010 Acura TSX

2010 Acura TSX

Mileage: 120,000Location: Columbia, SC
2007 Ford Mustang

2007 Ford Mustang

Mileage: 105,000Location: Columbia, SC

How much cash will I get when I sell my junk car online?

You can instantly find out how much your old car is worth by using CarBrain’s advanced online pricing tool. In less than two minutes, you can answer a few quick questions and get guaranteed, confidential quote based on our sophisticated appraisal system. After that you’re free to shop around the local junkyards and compare offers, but they are unlikely to be able to match our offer. More often than not, they’ll make an offer that comes closer to per-pound scrap pricing, which is currently sitting near historic lows.

Quick Cash for Cars in Columbia

We take the hassle and the haggling out of selling an old junk car by giving you a lightning-fast quote that includes free pickup and removal. You won’t have to waste the weekend driving from one junkyard to another, or wait for weeks worrying about whether you’ll find a private buyer. With CarBrain, you get quick cash for junk cars in record time.

Receive A Quote For Your Car With Issues In Columbia, SC

Get a cash estimate for your damaged car in no more than 2 minutes by entering some basic details about it.We will come to you anywhere in Columbia, South Carolina. We have thousands of superb reviews all over the web. Learn why our team is right for you.

Fun Facts About Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia was the first American city to be named after Christopher Columbus—even though it was almost named after George Washington until a State Senate vote back in 1786. Washington’s name was instead applied to one of the city’s main thoroughfares, a street that was paved with wooden blocks until 1925.

Where do you buy junk cars in Columbia?

We'll Make Estimates On Cars In These Cities Too

It doesn’t matter whether you’re out in the country or living in the big city, we’ll send a tow truck to your home or office FREE of charge to pick up your vehicle. The whole process, from your initial quote to pickup & removal takes just 24-48 hours. Click on the link below to get started today!

FREE Pick-up Nationwide. We are A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau.

How to Sell My Car in Columbia, South Carolina

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 South Carolina 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 Columbia, South Carolina?

  • 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

Can I Talk To You If I Can't Be There for Pick Up

Although you can request an estimate for your car from CarBrain.com at any time, our associate buyers are available to answer your questions from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST every day of the week. Reach out to us with any questions you have about scheduling your pickup or selling your vehicle!

How Will You Get My Car?

Our company will remove your vehicle wherever you are located as long as it is accessible by a standard tow truck. Let us know ahead of time if that is not the case. Keep in mind that for liability reasons, we can't ask our drivers to pick up vehicles left on the side of the road.

Other than that, we will have your vehicle picked up in one to two business days after accepting your cash quote. The only thing you need to do is hand over the keys to your car, and receive your check. We will come to you — regardless of where you are!

I Need To Trade In My Junk Vehicle In Columbia — What Do I Do?

Junking a clunker with CarBrain.com is ALWAYS FREE, making us the premiere choice for anyone with an older car they want to recycle. We never charge for towing, and we also cover transfer of ownership. The single thing you need to do is show up and grab your payment.

Your cash quote will be ready just a couple of seconds. Get FREE removal and payment in one to two business days.

What Can I Receive For My Scrap Car In Columbia, SC?

You can get paid for your scrap vehicle even when it cannot drive. Even junk vehicles are still worth some cash — after all, there are plenty of parts that can be extracted and reused by knowledgeable vehicle buyers. The heavier your car is, the more you can get out of it.

However, local market demand in Columbia can change depending on local supply and demand. The most convenient way to find out your vehicle's value is to get an offer from CarBrain!

Why Am I Not Getting A Quote For My Vehicle?

There are a number of reasons for why you may not have received an offer. For one, we simply may not have had coverage in Columbia, South Carolina. While we are working hard to cover as much of the United States as possible, it's still a work in progress — we live in a big country!

To get money for your wrecked vehicle, you simply need to find alternative ways to sell it. There are junk yards close-by that would love to take a look it.

There are private sellers in sites like the Facebook Marketplace, and there are also non-profits that would love to receive your vehicle.