We Buy Junk Cars for Cash in San Diego, CA

Get $100 - $5,000 cash for junk cars in San Diego with free removal and hassle-free pricing in minutes.

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Ready to Sell Your Junk Car in San Diego?

Do you own a junk car in San Diego, CA? Are you sick and tired of getting disappointing quotes from scrap yards in your area? Junk Car Medics has the cure for low prices and we are the best auto recyclers around. We’ll provide quick and painless service and pay you top dollar. We always offer free junk car removal in San Diego. Contact us now for more information!

If you’ve ever tried to sell a clunker, you know that it can take a long time to get a reasonable deal from salvage yards or other buyers. We’ve streamlined the process of selling, towing, and processing vehicles, so you won’t have to worry. No matter what your car looks like, we want to buy it. Your car can be in pristine condition, or it can be a crumpled mess of metal. We pay cash for both functioning and non-functioning cars. As long as you’re interested in selling it, we’re interested in purchasing it!

Selling junk cars for cash in San Diego, CA can be a difficult and frustrating process if you live there. Many junk yards that offer cash for cars will try to give you significantly less than what your car is worth. We’ll pay more cash for your car than any other company in California because our experts know the true value of your scrap vehicle.

When you are selling your vehicle make sure to have all of your paperwork in order. Fill out a standard Damage Disclosure Statement and submit it to your local DMV. They’ll give you any additional paperwork that you need to finish your transaction. If you have all the legal documents ready, we’ll come pick up your car at no extra cost. That’s right, we offer free removal in San Diego, CA. Why not give us a call right now, or watch our informative video if you need more information.

We will purchase a vehicle anywhere in or around the San Diego area. We’ll come and get your car if you’re at home, or if you’re parked outside Petco Park. It’s important to keep in mind that our tow trucks offer free pickup, so you don’t have to worry about any hidden expenses. We give you cash for your car, no matter where you are in San Diego.

We Buy Junk Cars, Running or Not

Junk Car Medics buys all types of vehicles, such as cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs, in any condition, running or not.

Sell your damaged car

Damaged Cars

We buy damaged, wrecked, and totaled vehicles.

Sell your non-running car

Non-Running Cars

We buy cars that don't start or having missing engine or parts.

Sell your salvage car

Salvage Cars

We buy salvage title cars with flood, fire, or structure damage.

Old, High Mileage Cars

High-Mileage Cars

We buy old and high-mileage end-of-life vehicles.

Junk Cars We Recently Bought in San Diego

2002 Nissan Altima
Zip Code: 92101
Cash Paid For Car: $535

2010 Nissan Altima
Zip Code: 92102
Cash Paid For Car: $745

2006 Hyundai Sonata
Zip Code: 92103
Cash Paid For Car: $525

What Do I Need to Sell My Junk Car in San Diego?

You need to verify ownership of the vehicle before you can sell it. In most cases this means you need:

  • Title of the vehicle
  • Valid identification
  • Lien release if applicable
  • Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability
  • All available keys and fobs

We follow California Department of Motor Vehicles guidelines when buying junk cars.

Can I sell my car with no title in San Diego?

We may be able to buy your junk car in San Diego with no title. It will depend on factors such as the vehicle's age and condition. You would also need photo identification and to verify ownership another way if you do not have the pink slip. Give us a call at 1-855-437-9728 to discuss your vehicle. But please note, even if we can buy junk cars with no title the offers will be significantly lower.

Does the title need to be in my name?

Yes, to legally sell a vehicle you must be the legal owner. The title must fully be in your name as well as registration.

Does my vehicle need to be complete?

While we buy cars with no catalytic converter or engine we prefer complete vehicles. Complete vehicles will net the highest offers.

How long does the process take?

Selling a junk car in San Diego only requires a few minutes of your time. Quickly receive an offer, arrange removal at your convenience, and just give the keys and paperwork.

What happens to my vehicle when I sell it?

Your vehicle will be auctioned or dismantled for parts, with the metal recycled based on its condition and value.

How much can I sell a junk car for?

In San Diego, the value of a junk car is influenced by its condition, weight, and local scrap metal prices, typically ranging from $100 to $2,500. The local average price currently stands at 759.00.

How does Junk Car Medics value cars?

We calculate end-of-life vehicle prices by multiplying its weight by the local scrap metal prices and then accounting for any valuable components or parts.

Junk Car Insights

View stats for junk cars in San Diego.

San Diego Junk Car Insights Details
Average Price: 759.00
Price Range: $100 to $2,500
Vehicle Title Status 79% clean title, 12% no title, 9% rebuilt title
Vehicle Condition 33.71% do not start, 66.29% start
Age: 19
Model Year: 2005
Mileage: 143,888
Popular Makes and Models: Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota
Popular Colors White, Gray, Silver, Black

What are the most commonly sold junk cars?

Our most frequently purchased junk cars in San Diego include:

  1. 2011 Jeep Patriot
  2. 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
  3. 2001 Bmw 325
  4. 2006 Honda Accord
  5. 2000 Toyota Camry
  6. 2003 Volkswagen Jetta
  7. 2004 Toyota Prius

Top Rated Junk Car Buyer

Mel - San Diego

"Super fast, friendly, and I loved the communication during the process."

David - San Diego

"Highly satisfied! From the offer to the picking up the car."

Ben - San Diego

"Fast and easy! Even better they paid double from what all of the other places quoted! I would definitely use this service again!"

Junk Car Selling Made Easy

With Junk Car Medics, we make getting the most cash for junk cars easy. Get a cash quote and sell as fast as today. Why bother with private sales, trying to trade in a clunker, or selling to an auto salvage? Get your best offer with Junk Car Medics.

For every purchase we offer:

  • Competitive cash offers with no hidden fees
  • Hassle-free process
  • Free, on-time removal
  • Top rated service
  • Friendly local junk car buyers
  • Guaranteed Payout on Removal

Make sure you are protected and selling your car with a trustworthy buyer

  • We maintain an A+ Rating on the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • Fully licensed (Facility #713190) and Insured.
  • Operating since 2016.
  • Purchased 100,000+ cars.
  • Paid out over $100,000,000.

All of our buyers are screened and licensed for your safety. Don't worry about dealing with scams or being taken advantage of. With Junk Car Medics we know the real value of junk cars. Get your custom quote in minutes.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Braulio, 2001, Bmw E46 325Ci for $640 - my mechanic told me to get rid of it

Stephanie, 2008 Ford Mercury for $600 - I cant do anything with the car with no windshields and no key

Emiliano, 2007 Dodge Caravan for $890 - We have had this car since 2009, and it has traveled with us from Chicago, Virginia, Mississippi, and California. We are now getting a new vehicle, and the check engine light just came on, so its time to move along and send her to her new home.

Machhindra, 2011 Subaru Forester for $2440 - Engine makes noise when accelerated .

Nickolas, 1999 Ford F-150 for $440 - Blown engine

Duane, 2007 Saturn Aura Lx for $300 - Rear end colision

Darlene, 2005 Buick Renzdevous for $850 - I just want a good runnimg car. Minor repairs needed. I am tired of fixing vehicles. Want a brand new car.

Braulio, 2001 Bmw E46 325Ci for $640 - the coolant is leaking,

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Popular Locations for Junk Car Removal in San Diego

We also purchase cars for cash within up to 100 miles including in cities such as northern San Diego, Poway, Chula Vista, Spring Valley, National City, Ocean Beach, University City, Mirimar, Mira Mesa, City Heights, North Park, Hillcrest, El Cajon & all surrounding areas.

We buy cars in La Mesa and La Jolla along with the following zip codes in San Diego: 92093, 92101, 92102, 92103, 92104, 92105, 92106, 92107, 92108, 92109, 92110, 92111, 92112, 92113, 92114, 92115, 92116, 92117, 92119, 92120.