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Why Do People Buy Junk Cars For Cash?

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Do you have an old junk car that is just taking up space? If so, you may be able to sell it to a company that buys junk cars for cash. Why will someone offer you cash for your vehicle that doesn't work? Because it often has some value from the parts on it that are still working. Here are some of the things that will be used from your old junk car.

Center Caps and Emblems

There are a lot of branded parts of your vehicle that are actually worth something because the original part is hard to come by. This includes the center caps on the wheels, and any emblems from the panels, hoods, or other places on the vehicle where they still are attached and in good condition. 

Headlights and Tail Lights

If your headlights and tail lights are still intact, know that it is a part that has value due to how easy it is to remove and put onto another vehicle. Since headlights and taillights are often broken during collisions, there is a market for this part where it is in demand trying to restore an older car. As long as there is no broken plastic on this part, it will still have value to others. 

Side-View Mirrors

Another part of vehicles that tend to be damaged a lot in accidents is side-view mirrors. There is value in the part itself that sticks out the side of your vehicle, and it will be worth even more If the mirror glass inside the part is still in good condition.

Interior Trim

There are plenty of parts inside your vehicle that people look to replace in older cars and that can be taken off a vehicle that still has a nice interior even if it does not run. Think of things like the sun visor, armrests, and headrests. These are parts that get used often and need to be replaced from simple wear and tear.


Still have the original radio that came with your vehicle? Many people look for these original radios if theirs were stolen or damaged because it still has the buttons that operate other functions of their car. While it may not have much value to you, it will have value to others.

Reach out to a junk car buyer in your area to find out more about how to make money for your junk car