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Frantically riding about the Iowa area searching for a local car buyer to take your car off your hands? Well, the search ends here. will help you do away with your damaged or used vehicle swiftly. Our service is totally FREE and we can tow your car in less than 48 business hours. We are quick. We work methodically. Because we value our customers' time.

Receive quick cash for your car in two business days with CarBrain and get FREE removal across the country with a few clicks of your mouse. Our network of approved junk car buyers works swiftly and competently to help you do away with your car with a seized motor. With FREE and extremely quick removal, CarBrain is THE most painless service to get money for you less-than-perfect car around.

How Do I Get Cash For My Vehicle With CarBrain?


Complete Our Form With Vehicle Details

Get your quote for your vehicle in Iowa with in no more than 2 minutes. Begin by responding to our online form for getting an offer with information about your car!


Accept Your Quote

Once you view and agree to our quote, it's time to schedule your removal in Iowa. Find the keys to your car and verified copy of the title to finish the sale.


Time For Payment!

The last step is to wait for the service provider to arrive in Iowa. He or she will meet you wherever you are with your check in hand. All you need to do is collect your check, and that's all!

Reasons Why Trading In A Vehicle With Is Simple And Fast is a professional and reliable company that deals with salvage vehicles, used cars and vehicles with mechanical problems every day. We have more than ten years of experience. We can pick up cars in one to two business days. With countless five-star reviews and numerous elated customers nationwide, CarBrain is a company you can trust!

  • We Come To Your House Or Workplace
  • We'll Provide The Best Quote.
  • Top Rated Client Support!
  • There Is No Haggling!

Receive A Quote For Your Vehicle In Iowa In Just A Few Seconds

Receive a cash offer for your unwanted or damaged vehicle in just a couple of seconds by entering some basic details about it. We add FREE pick-up and transfer of ownership with every provide we make in Iowa. Get paid cash in 24 to 48 business hours!

Will CarBrain Pay For A Car With Electrical Problems?

CarBrain offers money for cars in Iowa for vehicles in any condition. We buy vehicles with these problems:

  • Gently used vehicles
  • Non-running vehicles
  • Crashed cars
  • Junk vehicles
  • Vehicles with electrical problems
  • Cars with broken engine
  • Total loss cars

Recent Cars We've Paid For In Iowa

2005 Nissan Frontier

2005 Nissan Frontier

Mileage: 146,000Location: Maxwell, IA
2003 Lexus GX 470

2003 Lexus GX 470

Mileage: 200,000Location: Davenport, IA
2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Mileage: 134,000Location: Des Moines, IA
2007 Nissan 350Z

2007 Nissan 350Z

Mileage: 65,000Location: West Des Moines, IA
2011 Ford F-350 | Super Duty

2011 Ford F-350 | Super Duty

Mileage: 202,000Location: Carlisle, IA
2013 BMW 5 series

2013 BMW 5 series

Mileage: 120,000Location: Des Moines, IA
2013 Chevrolet Malibu

2013 Chevrolet Malibu

Mileage: 91,000Location: Des Moines, IA
2014 Ford Focus

2014 Ford Focus

Mileage: 85,000Location: Des Moines, IA
2009 Buick Enclave

2009 Buick Enclave

Mileage: 113,000Location: Davenport, IA
2007 Infiniti M35

2007 Infiniti M35

Mileage: 160,000Location: Clive, IA
2003 Toyota Tacoma

2003 Toyota Tacoma

Mileage: 203,000Location: Des Moines, IA
2011 Hyundai Sonata

2011 Hyundai Sonata

Mileage: 159,000Location: Ankeny, IA

How Does Getting Cash For A Car With CarBrain Work?

The process of selling your totaled or old car starts with one quick step — filling out our form. This shouldn't take more than 90 seconds end-to-end. You will receive an instant estimate that is customized to your car. Our evaluation tool takes into consideration more than the year, make and model. It also factors in physical damage, odometer reading, and any additional problems that the car might have.

The final step is to arrange the transfer and removal at a time that is useful for you. Our towing partner will offer you a timespan when they will arrive to remove the car, and you will get the title transferred and get paid. It's that easy!

How Much Is A Broken Vehicle Worth In Iowa?

To get a proper offer for your non-running car, we would need some details regarding the vehicle. For instance, does the car have a seized engine? Does it have any flood or fire damage? Is the car good for daily use? Does it need major repairs? What is the how many miles it has? We consider all this and more.

Our detailed evaluation system sets us apart because we are able to appraise scrap cars or even a broken car accurately. Not everyone in our automotive market can do this. We include FREE and ultra-fast pick up in our benefits too.

What About The Iowa Vehicle Title?

To trade in your vehicle in Iowa, requires that you sign your title the right way. This means that the car title is registered under the correct owner's name. If it is, you can clear out any personal effects and get paid cash! Want to find out more? We put a quick resource page for you here explaining how to transfer the title properly.

I Lost My Vehicle Title. What Should I Do?

A misplaced title doesn't mean you can't get cash for your vehicle. However, you need to obtain a certified copy of your title to continue. This is done by accessing your state's DMV page. Secondly, you will need to pay a tiny fee to get a certified copy of your title. After receiving it, send a clearly visible photo of your title to your associate buyer.

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Can I Read Some CarBrain Reviews Before I Sell My Car?

CarBrain has been in business for 13 years buying less-than-perfect cars. We have an A+ rating with the BBB and thousands of five-star reviews online. Feel free to look us up!

When you get cash for a car to CarBrain, we'll ask you for a verified copy of your title. This is to confirm that you own the vehicle and can transfer it to us. Once we receive the vehicle and title, we'll sign it ourselves and send you a Bill of Sale to document that we've purchased the vehicle. It's that easy!

I Want To Sell My Junk Car In Iowa — Where Should I Go?

You can use CarBrain! We're the number one junk car buyer online. With our service, you can get an instant quote in 90 seconds, free pickup in under 48 business hours and on-the-spot payment. Get a no-obligation offer now and find out what your car is worth today!

How Can I Avoid Paying Towing Costs With CarBrain? does not charge you anything for using our services. There are no fees. Pick-up is ALWAYS FREE.

We will come to you in Iowa. If your wrecked vehicle is accumulating fees, or it's located in a spot where it shouldn't be, let us know quickly so that we can try our best to accommodate you. We will not cover any fees that your vehicle has accumulate or will accumulate over time — so please be mindful.

What Is The Worth Of My Scrap Car In Iowa?

The easiest way to discover what your car may be worth in Iowa is to get a quote from CarBrain.

There are many metals left inside a scrap car that skilled car buyers can properly recycle and extract. For instance, you can extract and reuse aluminum, steel and even platinum from the used pieces of a junk vehicle.

How much money you get for junking your car depends on its size and where the car is at the moment, as different steel mills use different local market prices. You can expect any amount from $100 to well over $1,000 for your scrap car depending on the relevant factors. 

Where Do I Start The Process Of Getting Paid For My Vehicle In Iowa?

Get a quick cash offer with our get an offer form. It takes no more than 2 minutes, and our ultra-smart, lightning-fast machine will spit out a quote that you simply can't refuse. Make sure to include your vehicle identification number and images so we know the car isn't actually a bicycle. 😉

In a few cases, it'll take us up to an hour to create a custom quote for you. And don't forget — offers provided by CarBrain are valid for seven days, but that doesn't mean we can't buy your car after that. If your initial offer expires, we can generate a new one based on current market rates in Iowa.

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