Scrap Car Price Update November 2019

Posted on 29th Nov 2019 by Rebecca Currier Posted in: Latest News

Good news as we move out of November and into the festive season! We’ve had a good month, with the prices paid for scrap cars increasing by 6% in November compared to October! That makes the value of scrap cars an impressive 18% higher than they were in November last year.

November saw a sharp rise in the value of scrap cars in Ireland, with the average price for a scrap car is still high, if you’re looking to scrap your car and get the best value out of it, now is the time to do it!

Chart showing the change to scrap car prices in the last 13 months - Nov 2019

About CarTakeBack’s 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. The prices are shown as a percentage, using the first month as the base price.

We’ve taken into account that cars come in all shapes and sizes, which has an effect on their scrap value, by adjusting the prices to 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.

Check out previous scrap car price updates >

How do I work out the value of my scrap car?

There is no need to get the calculator out if you want to work out how much your car is worth as scrap right now! Enter your registration and address into our instant quote form to get a no obligation, guaranteed price on screen. The value of your car will be influenced by the current scrap metal value, and the value of any reusable parts in your car, when you enter your details we’ll give you an up-to-date price that is guaranteed for seven days.

So if you need time to think and scrap prices do continue their decline into December, you can still get the best price for your car and that extra cash for Christmas!

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