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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 for Cash in San DiegoOften called the “Birthplace of California,” San Diego is the state’s second-largest city and home to amazing attractions like the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway. But if your car is damaged, old, or on its last legs, then you won’t be seeing any of them. Even worse, you might be in for a tough time when you finally say “I’m going to sell my junk car.”

That’s because San Diego junk car buyers are notoriously difficult when it comes to getting a fair offer. Especially if you’re selling a damaged or salvage car, few local buyers (if any) will offer to pay more than scrap prices. So why not start with a guaranteed online offer from the gurus at CarBrain.com? It only takes 90 seconds to find out what your car is REALLY worth. If you accept our offer, we’ll come you in 48 hours or less, pay you on-the-spot and tow your car for free.

Did You Know?

CarBrain’s unique online algorithm is designed to connect you with the buyer who wants your car the most, ensuring you’ll get the best possible value for your vehicle every single time.

Backed by a network of junkyards and junk car buyers, we’re ready to make offers on all kinds of cars, trucks, SUV’s and vans. We buy junk cars of every make and model, in any condition including damaged, salvaged, and immobile. Get your offer today!

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Sell my car in San Diego

Will CarBrain Buy My Car?

Will CarBrain Buy My Car?We’ll buy just about any car, but we specialize in buying the kinds of vehicles that might otherwise be hard to sell elsewhere. So if your transmission is shot, if your engine has seized, if your car has extremely high mileage or serious damage from a wreck, CarBrain.com is probably the best place for you to start.

We buy cars online all over the San Diego area and Southern California. Your car doesn’t have to be in perfect shape, it doesn’t even have to be running, we will make an instant offer and put payment right in your hand in 48 hours or less.

What do I need to sell my car?

All you’ll need to sell your San Diego junk car is the title and the keys. Registration and Bill of Sale are optional, but good to keep for your own records. Just don’t forget to remove your car’s license plates and any personal effects that might still be in the vehicle. It really is that easy to sell your car with CarBrain.com

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!

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How much can I get when I sell my car in San Diego?

CarBrain.com is dedicated to getting you the best possible price for your car with our instant online pricing system. This system automatically factors in all the relevant pricing factors including:

  • Your car’s mileage

  • The make, model and year of your car

  • The exterior condition/any body damage

  • Premium options or additions

Based on each of these factors, our system will give you an automatic, no-obligation quote in 90 seconds or less. If you’re satisfied with the offer, we’ll pick it up for FREE in 48 hours or less. If you think your car is worth more, you can speak to one of our associates.

Cash for Cars in San Diego

Cash for Cars in San Diego

Forget about the hassle and the wasted time of dealing with car buyers or local junkyards. CarBrain.com is far and away the quickest, easiest, and simplest way to sell your car online. We give you cash for cars in San Diego in any condition, so you can get rid of that old clunker from the comfort of your home or office, without any pressure to sell at a price you don’t like.

Fun Facts About San Diego, California

It’s technically illegal to leave your Christmas lights up past February 2nd in San Diego.

Where do you buy junk cars?

We buy cars from all over Southern California, not just in San Diego but also in cities like Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Encinitas, Escondido and more. We make selling your junk car or truck a breeze, with confidential, no-pressure online offers and free towing from practically anywhere.

The quote is free, so what are you waiting for? Click HERE to get your instant online offer today!

How Much is My Car Worth?

How to Sell My Car in San Diego, California

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 California 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 San Diego, California?

  • 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 San Diego, CA by CarBrain

1984 Mercedes-Benz 380

1984 Mercedes-Benz 380

Mileage: 192000 Location: San Diego, CA 92101
$1,500.00
2001 Lexus LS 430

2001 Lexus LS 430

Mileage: 157000 Location: San Diego, CA 92105
$1,625.00
2002 Toyota Highlander

2002 Toyota Highlander

Mileage: 243000 Location: San Diego, CA 92126
$1,400.00
2007 Porsche Cayman

2007 Porsche Cayman

Mileage: 125000 Location: San Diego, CA 92122
$4,250.00
2008 BMW 5 series

2008 BMW 5 series

Mileage: 135000 Location: San Diego, CA 92117
$1,315.00
2009 Chevrolet Traverse

2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage: 91000 Location: San Diego, CA 92129
$1,510.00
2009 Volkswagen Touareg 2

2009 Volkswagen Touareg 2

Mileage: 76000 Location: San Diego, CA 92108
$1,500.00
2010 Toyota Corolla

2010 Toyota Corolla

Mileage: 101000 Location: San Diego, CA 92109
$1,750.00
2013 Chevrolet Traverse

2013 Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage: 50000 Location: San Diego, CA 92121
$1,335.00

What’s your Car Worth?

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