June saw prices increase by 5% compared to those in May, bringing them closer to the highs seen in December 2021. Year on year, the average value is up considerably, an increase of 100% compared to June 2021, which equates to prices being €154 higher! With scrap car prices still higher than they were for much of 2021, it’s a great time to get cash in the bank for your old car.
The average value of a scrap car is influenced by factors such as, the global demand for scrap metals, any reusable parts, plus the make, model, age, weight, condition, and even location of your car.
About the CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Index
The CarTakeBack Scrap Car Price Index is a rolling monthly index covering the last 13 months. It’s updated monthly using the prices paid for scrap cars at CarTakeBack recycling centres throughout Ireland. We’ve taken into account that cars come in all shapes and sizes, which has an effect on their scrap value, the prices show what the average car would be worth. This means that the index gives a great indication of the movement in the value of scrap cars from one month to another.
For the last two years, the most frequently scrapped car with CarTakeBack was the Ford Focus! The average scrap price for a Ford Focus in June was €298, that’s €14 higher than the average price on offer in May.
We make it easy to get the best value for your scrap car. No matter what make and model your car is, you can get a free instant quote online – find out how much your scrap car is worth >
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See how much your scrap car is worth by entering your reg and address into our online form, you’ll get the best price instantly. We may ask some questions about the condition of your car to help us get you the best value on offer for it. All scrap car quotes are valid for 7 days, so if prices did fall during that time, you’ll still get the best scrap price for your car!