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Hey there, Hawkeye State!

Selling a car in Iowa can fry you out like some delicious crispy Blue Ribbon festival bacon. Imagine strangers trying to contact you at all hours of the day and having to meet with them just to haggle over your fair asking price. If you're done waiting around to sell your car and you're ready to put some fast cash in your pocket, then stop trying to sell your car the old fashion way. Instead, sell your car the smart way!

Through CarBrain, you can sell that old or less-than-perfect car for quick and easy cash! We have used our three decades of experience in the car business to develop an interactive price engine that can make an online offer on most makes and models in just 90 seconds. If you agree to our offer, we deliver the payment and tow your car for FREE! See it for yourself! Click here to get started.

Did You Know?

CarBrain has service throughout most of Iowa including areas near Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Iowa city, and many more. Whether your car is at home, your workplace, the repair shop, a tow yard, or any tow truck-accessible area, we can be there within just 24 to 48 hours to pick up your car at no cost to you! Get started and get your online offer today. It’s quick - just follow our step-by-step process by clicking here.

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I Want to Sell My Car in Iowa

A little over 2% of the drivers in Iowa get into accidents every year. Whether your vehicle was involved in one of these accidents or it has some other issues, it's time you sell that old car and turn it into cash for your wallet.

The question you’re asking is where to take that old car. You could spend your days trying to sell it locally. That won’t get you anywhere, except attracting strangers who just want to waste your time haggling down your fair asking price.

Dealers, no matter of the size, are only in the business to make a profit. Whatever larger number they're giving you for the trade-in car deal is just being stacked on elsewhere as a dealer fee or isn’t a fair price at all.

Scrap and junk yards are in the salvage business. Unless your car is literally a piece of shredded metal they won't be the option for you. Their famous ‘cash for cars’ offer will be unacceptably low.

You need to a buyer like CarBrain. We have created the smart way to sell your car. With our interactive pricing engine, we can make an online offer on most makes and models sold in the US in just 90 seconds! If you like our offer and we agree on it, we're prepared to deliver your payment and pick up the car in just 24 to 48 at hours!

Get started today - just click here.

What Type of Cars Do You Purchase in Iowa?

Cars come in many shapes and forms. There are big tough trucks, sleek aerodynamic sports cars, and even compact fuel-efficient sedans. These cars are all great but when the time comes to sell it can get tough, especially if it's a less-than-perfect car. Every buyer has their specialty. Some only want to buy clean cars while others only want to buy wrecked cars.

Most of these buyers won't travel to you either. That means if your car isn't running, it's going to cost you hundreds of dollars in towing to get that car around. When you get there, all they do is try to haggle down your price so you lose even more money.

With CarBrain you don't have to worry anymore because we have you covered! We’ll buy your car even it’s been totaled or wrecked from an accident. If your car isn't running or it has mechanical issues, we can still buy it! Our system is ready to give an offer on most makes and models in just 90 seconds! If you agree to our offer, we’ll deliver the payment and tow your car at no cost to you!

Should I Repair My Car?

Repairing your car may seem like a good option but it can be risky.

Most repair shops will not give an estimate unless the vehicle is present. If your car isn't roadworthy or doesn’t start, that alone could cost you hundreds of dollars in towing. Repair estimates are not 100% accurate either. You will never truly know the final cost of repairing a car until you’ve already started the repairs and taken the car apart to see everything that's wrong. By then it’s too late and your estimated $500 dollar repair turns into a $1,500 repair.

Cut your losses and sell that unwanted or less-than-perfect car today!

Our process is quick and easy. To get an offer, click here.

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How Can I Sell My Car?

We can pay you for most cars sold in the US. We do not charge you to pick up the car and we do not have any processing fees. We pride ourselves in making this as smooth a process as possible. It's as easy as 1...2...3!

How Does It Work?

Enter your vehicle details

Start by Submitting your vehicle with as much accurate information as possible, Most vehicles receive an instant offer and on others 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.

Getting 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?

Why would you sell to CarBrain when there is so much competition? Well, that’s a simple answer and it’s our slogan: we’re the smart way to sell your car, and we stand behind it. With thousands of cars purchased by us, this is why you should trust CarBrain.

Sell My car With CarBrain

  • We have over 30 years 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 Iowa 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 Iowa?

  • 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. Many competitors will use this marketing tactic and they will try to lower your offer and expect you to accept that new offer since you’ve already invested so much time and need the car gone.

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

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?

CarBrain.com 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.