Cash for Cars and Junk Cars in San Diego, California - Any Condition

We pay cash for cars in San Diego, CA in any condition. We buy junk cars including damaged cars and wrecked cars. Get your best offer to sell your vehicle online with free junk car removal in San Diego.

Or call 1 (855) 587-0227 to speak with our vehicle appraisal experts.

Instant Offer to Sell Your Car

Helpful Tip:

Starting with your VIN will get you the most accurate offer.

Helpful Tip:

Starting with your VIN will get you the most accurate offer.

Junk Car Buyers Who Pay The Most Cash for Cars in San Diego

How does it work?

  • 1. Get Your Best Offer

    Get your best offer from San Diego and national car buyers to sell your car instantly. Get started by sharing your car's VIN and condition.

  • 2. Schedule The Collection

    Accept your offer within 7 days and schedule the free collection of your car. Most vehicles are picked up within 2-72 hours.

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    3. Sell Your Car for Cash

    Get paid to sell your car on the spot with cash or check by our local carrier upon removal.

Sell Your Junk Car for Cash in San Diego with Free Removal

Junk car selling in San Diego is a very easy process. Selling junk cars for cash is the best way to get rid of unwanted cars in San Diego, CA. Use Junk Car Medics to sell junk cars for cash. Junk Car Medics makes selling junk cars for cash in San Diego quick, easy, painless, and rewarding.

Junk Car Medics buys cars in any condition with free junk car removal.

We buy junk cars in San Diego for $799.86, on average.

The 5 most commonly sold junk cars in San Diego are the , Jeep Patriot, Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

We buy broken-down and damaged cars as well. Junk Car Medics has been buying clunkers for top dollar in the San Diego area since 2015 with over $1 million dollars in payouts.

What is Cash for Cars in San Diego?

Cash for cars in San Diego is a fast way to sell any car for money. Cash for Cars in San Diego with Junk Car Medics gets you the most money for selling your vehicle no matter the condition. It's a 3-step process. First, get an offer to sell your car by sharing details about your vehicle and its condition. Next, accept your quote within 7 days and schedule the removal of your car. Lastly, our local carriers will collect your vehicle for free and pay you cash or check on the spot.

Junk Car Medics cash for cars in San Diego includes selling the following types of vehicles.

  • Old Cars - vehicles that are too old to safely drive.
  • Operational Cars - vehicles that still drive.
  • Non-Running Cars - vehicles that do not start or drive.
  • Damaged Cars - Lightly or excessively damaged cars
  • Junk (Scrap) Cars - Any type, any condition, including salvage.
  • Unwanted Cars - Any car you don't want we will buy.

10-year-old cars in San Diego are selling for No vehicles found in the given zip code and year range, on average based on our data.

Cash for Cars By The Numbers in San Diego

We've been buying cars for cash in San Diego for 8+ years. {Here's a look at some local numbers.

Vehicles We Bought Locally 19230
Amount Paid in Cash $12,236,308.00
Average Price Paid Per Car $636.31
Average Vehicle Model Year 2005
Average Vehicle Age 18 years
Average Vehicle Mileage 163,016 miles

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

To junk your car in San Diego, California you need:

  • The vehicle title although it may be possible to sell without.
  • Bill of Sale.
  • Your identification.

Do I need a title to sell my car in San Diego?

Yes, you cannot junk a car without a title unless you have already titled the vehicle in your name. Based on our experience, selling a car with the title results in $227 more, on average. The cost of a replacement title is generally $23.

How do I get a replacement vehicle title in San Diego?

To get a replacement title in San Diego the vehicle owner must submit an application for duplicate title to the California DMV. The application can be submitted in person or mailed, but the duplicate certificate of title is mailed regardless. An application for duplicate title, a statement of facts detailing the chain of ownership, and the registration can be submitted to a junk car buyer instead of waiting for the duplicate title to be mailed. Get started on the State DMV website or by visiting your local branch.

Can I sell my junk car with a lien?

No, it is not possible to junk a car with a lien in San Diego. A vehicle with a lien does not fully belong to its owner. The financial institution that loaned the money to buy the vehicle has an ownership interest in the vehicle until the loan is paid off. A lien release endorsed by the financial institution must be submitted to the DMV to receive a clear title that can be used to sell a junk car in San Diego. The lien release must be processed and a new certificate of title issued  to sell a junk car with a lien in San Diego. Completing the paperwork or attaching the lien release to the title are not sufficient for a junk car buyer to accept the vehicle because the DMV must verify the lien release.

How much can I sell my junk car for in San Diego?

Junk cars in San Diego sell for $799.86 cash, on average according to our stats.  Junk cars sell for $639.77 on average nationally. Junk cars in San Diego sell for $160.09 more than the national average.

Can I sell my car for more cash in other cities?

Here are average cash payouts for cars in others cities for comparison to San Diego.

How does Junk Car Medics appraise junk cars?

The 3 main factors that determine the value of a car are the vehicle age, make and model, and whether you have the title.

Let's take a look at how these factors impact junk car prices in San Diego.

The Vehicle's Age

Here are local values by make and model.

Vehicle YearAverage Cash ValueValue Range
2005$830.88$465 - $2115
2001$711.54$415 - $1930
2006$705.00$450 - $1190
2003$545.50$415 - $860
2011$1,158.33$640 - $1710

The Vehicle's Make and Model

Here are local values by make and model.

Top 5 Locally Sold Junk CarsCash Value Range
Jeep Patriot$1115 - $1190
Toyota Camry$380 - $945
Nissan Altima$465 - $720
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$380 - $685
Honda Civic$360 - $5825

The Vehicle's Title Status

Here are local values by vehicle title status.

TitleAverage Value

View Recently Sold Junk Cars in San Diego, CA

2013 Ford Escape


2013 Nissan ALTIMA


2008 Saturn Outlook


2000 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


Please note all values are for reference only.