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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 Junk Car in DetroitDetroit is known nationwide as the Motor City, so when you can no longer rely on your car to get you from downtown to any of the area suburbs via I-75, then it's probably time to upgrade your vehicle.

While there are plenty of Detroit junk car buyers that may be willing to take your old, beat-up vehicle off your hands—you can't be sure that you'll receive a fair offer for your car unless you work with our team at CarBrain.

At CarBrain, our team of valuation experts specializes in the purchase of less-than-perfect vehicles at fair prices. From damaged cars and salvage cars to just about everything in between, we buy it all.

Click HERE to get your FREE online quote!

Did You Know?

Our goal at CarBrain is to make selling your damaged or otherwise imperfect vehicle as quick, easy, and profitable as possible! This is why we provide free and guaranteed online offers in just a matter of minutes, as well as free nationwide towing/pick-up services when you sell to us.

And because we buy cars online, you can do all of this from the convenience of your computer or mobile device!

Looking to sell your car fast?

Sell my car in Detroit

What kind of cars do you buy?

What kind of cars do you buy in Detroit?We make offers on most makes and models of vehicles regardless of their condition or age.

Over the past seven years that we've been buying vehicles, some of the types of cars we tend to make offers on the most include:

  • cars with mechanical problems

  • cars with storm damage

  • late-model cars

  • cars with high mileage

  • damaged and salvage cars

What do I need to sell my car?

The state of Michigan has a few requirements when it comes to legally selling and transferring the title of your vehicle to us, but don't worry; our experts will make the process as easy as possible. We'll just need your vehicle title (with no liens or holds against it), as well as a set of working keys to the car you're selling.

If your car is currently registered in the state of Michigan, we also recommend that you provide us with a current copy of your registration and remove all license plates from your car before we pick it up. These plates should be returned to your local Secretary of State branch.

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.

How much can I get when I sell my car?

When we buy junk cars, our valuation experts take a wide variety of factors into consideration in order to make you a fair and reasonable offer. Some of these factors include:

  • make and model year

  • mileage and condition

  • trim level and upgrades

  • recent repairs

  • location

Cash for Cars in Detroit

Specializing in cash for cars in Detroit and nationwide, CarBrain offers fair and guaranteed offers online in as little as a couple minutes. If you accept an offer made to you by CarBrain, let us know and we'll arrange for free pick-up or towing of your vehicle within 24-48 hours. You'll receive your payment from us as soon as we pick up your car. Does it get any easier than that?

Fun Facts About Detroit, Michigan

Driving into Detroit on Interstate 94, you may see a large landmark known as the Uniroyal Giant Tire. This tire actually functioned as a Ferris wheel at the 1964 New York World's Fair! It was then relocated to the Motor City in 1966.

Where do you buy junk cars?

Where do you buy junk cars?

Whether you live in a Detroit ZIP code or any of its suburbs, including Lincoln Park, Allen Park, Dearborn, or Melvindale, we're interested in making you an offer on your vehicle.

We can even arrange for pick-up or towing from your home, place of work, or another location of your choosing. Get your guaranteed offer today by filling out our online form!

How Much is My Car Worth?

How to Sell My Car in Detroit, Michigan

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 Michigan 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 Detroit, Michigan?

  • 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

What’s your Car Worth?

Use our Price Checker Tool to find out how much you can get for your car.