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Enter vehicle details

By filling out our form with accurate information on, 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! 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.

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How to Junk My car for Cash Near Me

When you need to junk your car, the first thing you need to do is find where to sell junk cars for cash. You might be suspicious of places offering cash for junk cars though, and taking a check or some other form of payment is actually safer and preferable. That's why CarBrain's tow truck drivers pay you in a certified pre-printed check on the spot when they pick up your junk vehicle.

 Where to Sell Junk Cars Fast?

Since we operate nationwide, we can come to your location any where in the USA! This makes it incredibly convenient to junk any car for a decent price with little work on your part. All you have to do is give us a few details about your vehicle to get an offer. 

Sell My Junk Car Now

Our free junk car pick up usually arrives in 24-48 hours, which means no waiting around for payment. With instant online offers on top of that there is very little waiting and no time wasted in your junk car selling process. Whether you have to sell an old car, or beat up car that doesn't run, we will make you an offer now. Check how much your junk car is worth before you scrap it! If you have any more questions see our FAQs below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will you buy my junk car or scrap car?

You don't have to go through weeks of effort trying to sell your wrecked, broken-down or damaged vehicle through the dealerships, junkyards or classifieds. If you have a junk car you can sell it to CarBrain online and fast! We buy cars nationwide. Selling your junk car to CarBrain may be a great option for you. Submit your online request for an offer for an offer today.

How do I get a quote for my vehicle?

The process is simple. Go to any page on our website click "Get an Offer." For most cars, you’ll receive a guaranteed instant online offer. Or, we may need a few more details about your car, and you will receive a call from one of our car buyers shortly after you submit the form. They’ll give you your offer over the phone and email it to you.

Do you serve my area?

CarBrain buys and picks up your damaged vehicle from virtually everywhere in the continental United States. Click here to visit our “Areas Served” page to verify we service your ZIP Code.

How does CarBrain decide the value of my vehicle?

CarBrain takes into account a variety of factors when making you an offer for your vehicle. For example, your location, the wholesale value of your car pre-accident, the extent of damage or mechanical and electrical problems, the current market demand for your vehicle and its parts, its make, model, mileage and age all play a role of deciding the value.

For example, some cars, like a 20-year-old sedan that doesn’t start or run, won’t get the same offer as others, like a low-mileage two-year-old sports car with collision damage. Some vehicles fall in-between, like a high-mileage ten-year-old SUV with electrical problems.

There are no “book” values for damaged or salvage cars, but at CarBrain, we have over 30 years of experience in buying less-than-perfect vehicles. We strive to provide a fair offer to every customer.

What costs will I be responsible for? Are there any charges for CarBrain?

CarBrain is a free service. There are no charges for evaluations and offers. If you sell a car with CarBrain, we pay for pick up and towing. We have no hidden costs. When you sell your car to CarBrain, we pay you, not the other way around.

You are responsible for any storage fees or repair expenses incurred before selling the vehicle to CarBrain.