How online car buyers work?

Wondering how to sell your car faster? Watch our video to see how we work, then enter your registration number on the left for a free valuation. And if you're happy with the offer, book it in at your nearest branch and find out exactly what you need to bring below.

 
 

So you want to sell your car for cash but don’t know what you need to get the wheel turning? Not to worry. We've a handy little checklist so you can sell your your car fast and at a price you really want.

For us to buy your car for cash the very same day, we shall need some documentation from you to make sure the sale goes through as swimmingly as possible. Having the paperwork ready simply speeds up the process for you.

Before you turn up at one of our Trusted Car Buyers local branches to sell your car, we need to make sure you can proove who you say you are with some form of photo ID, proof of address and vehicle ownership. Use the checklist below to find out more of what you'll need.

What will I need to sell my car fast?

  • A V5C (pictured here) is needed to sell your car fastYour vehicle’s V5 registration document (logbook or V5C are other names for it), which proves you are the registered owner of the car
  • Your driving licence, complete with counterpart for photo licences
  • Service history information for the car you wish to sell
  • Proof of address, whether in the form of a utility bill or mobile phone bill from the last 3 months
  • Debit card, cheque book or bank statement for the account you wish the cash to be paid into
  • The car owner’s manual

Also:

  • A valid MOT certificate may be needed, in some cases
  • If you have finance remaining on the car, this can be settled with us with a letter from your vehicle’s finance company detailing a current settlement figure
 

What else may I need?

Before we buy your car, we may need to you to bring:

  • Spare car keys lay on their sideSpare keys are essential, especially if you have a red diagnostic key. Our car valuations are based on the assumption that you have two sets of keys, unless you otherwise told us during the vehicle booking process. In the event you only have one key for your vehicle the price offered following inspection of your car may be reduced.
  • The locking wheel nut for your alloy wheels, where fitted
  • Security code for getting replacement keys
  • Detachable fascia and security codes for your car radio
  • Any discs needed to install or update the satellite navigation system
 

Need to change your booking?

If you need a gentle reminder or need to change anything with your appointment, you can easily retrieve your valuation and manage your appointment at any time.

If your offer has expired, enter your reg in at the top of the page and click the green button to get your new instant valuation.