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10 Reasons You Should Scrap Your Car

10 Reasons You Should Scrap Your Car

5th Sep, 2016

When wondering whether it might be time to wave goodbye to your faithful four-wheeled friend, it’s important to know the facts. If you’re asking ‘should I scrap my car?’, well, we’ve got 10 great reasons why yes, you should!

  1. The running costs are expensive.
  2. High fuel consumption.
  3. You could use the money.
  4. Your car’s no longer safe to drive.
  5. You find public transport preferable.
  6. It’s been written off.
  7. You’re looking for a part-exchange.
  8. You’re worried about unscrupulous companies.
  9. You want it sorted as quickly as possible.
  10. You want a company that’s trusted, safe and reliable to scrap your car.

Does any of the above apply to you? If so, take it from us – you might want to read on…

You’re paying too much on maintenance and repairs

woman having car inspection

It’s breaking down every couple of months, failing its MoT every year, and costing you a fortune in repairs and replacement parts. If your car is a drain on your wallet, it may well be worth calling in the scrap car specialists to come and take it away.

Your car’s eating up too much fuel

filling a car with fuel

Older cars are often very fuel inefficient, so if you’re finding yourself at the petrol pump far more often than you’d like, it may be time to recycle your car and invest in a newer, more efficient model. Easier on your wallet and the environment!

You need the cash

money

Sometimes it’s as simple as this: you need the cash. At Scrap Car Network, we pride ourselves on offering our customers a great price for their old car, no matter what condition it’s in. So, if you need some cash fast and you’ve got an old car sitting on your driveway, it’s time to scrap!

You prefer public transport

bus stop button

If you live in a city or a suburb with great transport links, you may well find that having a car – and all the hassle and expense that entails – is more trouble than it’s worth. Car scrapping is a great option if your car’s more than a few years old or a bit banged up.

Your car’s no longer safe to drive

man with broken down car

Sometimes, a car reaches a point where it’s basically a liability and you might say to yourself that it’s time to ‘scrap my car’. If your car is ready to give up the ghost, and it’s suffering from some pretty serious problems, it’s time to get off the road, recycle your car, and keep you, your family, and other road users safe.

Your car’s been written off

two cars crashed

If you’ve had an accident, your car might have taken a bit of a battering. If it looks like it’ll cost more to fix your car than it’s worth, recycling your car is a good way to get a bit of cash ready for a new purchase.

You’re thinking about part-exchanging

man looking at new car

When you’re getting ready to buy a new car, you might be thinking about part-exchanging your old one as part of the deal. But, what you may find is that having money in the bank actually gets you a better deal. And if you’re worried about selling your old car being more hassle than part-exchanging, all the more reason to take a look at our simple, door-to-door car scrapping service.

You’re worried about dodgy dealers

car recovery

Type “scrap my car” into Google and you’ll come up with hundreds of results. But, choose the wrong one, and you may find yourself on the wrong side of the law. Did you know that it’s illegal for companies to offer cash in return for scrap cars? Or that all car scrapping companies have to use Authorised Treatment Facilities? Scrap Car Network is a UK leader for scrap car services: you’re in safe hands with us.

You want it sorted with no hassle

man researching scrap cars on computer

Got too much to do already without having to worry about getting your car down to a scrap yard? Scrap Car Network will give you a quote online, then pick your car up with no fuss, and give you a great price for it. That’s all there is to it: no fuss, no hassle, and cash straight to your bank.

5* Car Scrapping Service

At Scrap Car Network, car scrapping is our bread and butter (no kidding!) – we’re the fast, friendly, 5 star-rated scrap car specialists that UK customers trust.

We recycling all the scrap cars we receive at our Authorised Treatment Facilities, using only the most efficient recycling processes. Scrap your car with us and you’ll be making a choice that’s friendly on your pocket and the environment.

Are you looking to scrap your car? Scrap Car Network provide the UK’s largest car scrapping service. Get started by getting an instant scrap car price online and get the best scrap car price for your vehicle today!