Cash for Cars and Junk Cars in San Jose, California: Sell Any Condition

We pay cash for cars in San Jose, 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 Jose.

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 Jose

How does it work?

  • 1. Get Your Best Offer

    Get your best offer from San Jose 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 Jose with Free Removal

Junk car selling in San Jose benefits both the seller and the buyer, as both gains money. Selling junk cars provides bigger yard spaces for owners’ active cars. It helps in preventing any form of pollution. Selling junk cars is hard as it may seem, but junk car recycling companies offers their easiest ways and best services to guarantee junk car owners’ satisfaction.

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

We buy junk cars in San Jose for $605.67, on average.

The 5 most commonly sold junk cars in San Jose are the Honda Accord, , Hyundai Sonata, Audi A4, Toyota Corolla.

We buy inoperative and totaled cars as well. Junk Car Medics has been buying clunkers for top dollar in the San Jose area since 2015 with over $1 million dollars in payouts.

What is Cash for Cars in San Jose?

Cash for cars in San Jose is a fast way to get rid of running and non-running vehicles for money. Cash for Cars in San Jose with Junk Car Medics gets you the most money for selling your vehicle no matter the condition. You can use our cash for cars service in 3 steps that include getting an offer, accepting your offer, and getting paid cash for your car.

We pay cash for cars in any condition, including the following types.

  • 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 Jose are selling for $1,372.03, on average based on our data.

Cash for Cars By The Numbers in San Jose

Junk Car Medics has been purchasing vehicles in San Jose in less-than-perfect condition for 8 years. Let's dive into the local numbers in the area from Junk Car Medics last year.

Vehicles We Bought Locally 150
Amount Paid in Cash $90,080.00
Average Price Paid Per Car $600.53
Average Vehicle Model Year 2004
Average Vehicle Age 19 years
Average Vehicle Mileage 162,287 miles

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

To junk your car in San Jose, 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 Jose?

No, Junk Car Medics does not always require a vehicle title to junk a car in San Jose. The first way to sell your scrap car without a title is to Complete an Application for Duplicate Title and a Vehicle/Vessel Transfer and Reassignment form, sign them, and give them to Junk Car Medics in lieu of a title if it has been lost, damaged, or destroyed.

The second way to junk your car with Junk Car Medics without a title is to complete the Certification of Non-Operation/Planned Non-Operation and a Bill of Sale, which transfers ownership to Junk Car Medics with the understanding that the vehicle can never again be on the roads.

However, we recommend getting a replacement vehicle title. 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 Jose?

The vehicle owner or the junk car buyer must submit an Application for Duplicate or Paperless Title Form REG 227 when the Certificate of Title has been lost, mutilated, stolen, or destroyed. The REG 227 Duplicate Title application can be submitted by the junk car buyer in place of a Certificate of Title. The California Application for Duplicate Title must be accompanied by a Bill of Sale and the Vehicle/Vessel Transfer and Reassignment Form REG 262 in these cases. As always, the junk car seller must submit a form REG 138 to notify the DMV of the sale of the junk car in San Jose.

Can I sell my junk car with a lien?

No, it is not possible to junk a car with a lien in San Jose. A vehicle must be paid off for the title to be in your name. If you owe money on it the financial institution still owns your car. You must pay off the remaining balance before you can junk a car for cash in San Jose. The state of California takes this law very seriously, and the consequences for selling a junk car with a lien in San Jose are severe.

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

Junk cars in San Jose sell for $605.67 cash, on average according to our stats.  Junk cars sell for $639.68 on average nationally. Junk cars in San Jose sell for $34.01 less 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 Jose.

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 Jose.

The Vehicle's Age

Here are local values by make and model.

Vehicle YearAverage Cash ValueValue Range
2003$424.38$0 - $740
2004$437.69$0 - $930
2006$472.92$205 - $1180
2008$933.18$420 - $1815
2000$306.36$70 - $545

The Vehicle's Make and Model

Here are local values by make and model.

Top 5 Locally Sold Junk CarsCash Value Range
Honda Accord$70 - $875
Hyundai Sonata$70 - $1440
Audi A4$240 - $1395
Toyota Corolla$70 - $1180
Honda Civic$70 - $380

The Vehicle's Title Status

Here are local values by vehicle title status.

TitleAverage Value


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Please note all values are for reference only.