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Looking to
scrap your car?

Simply enter your car details and postcode to see how much you can get for your scrap car!

Highly Rated 5 Stars Car Take Back
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Scrap my car with CarTakeBack

Are you looking to sell your car for scrap? CarTakeBack can help you get the best price for your scrap car. We take the hassle out of selling your car by finding you the best scrap car prices on offer – whether your car is ready to be recycled, broken for parts, or has plenty of life left in it.

It’s simple to get a scrap price for your car. Just tell us your car details, and postcode and you’ll see how much your scrap car is worth. No waiting around, no need to phone wreckers, just get the best price instantly and have your car picked up at a time to suit you!

Choose CarTakeBack to scrap your car and join thousands of happy customers.



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Sell your scrap car for the best price

Across major cities in Australia, selling your scrap car with CarTakeBack can be done and dusted in just 3 easy steps:

Number 1
Get an instant
scrap car quote

Our online system shows you the best scrap price for your car instantly

Number 2
Arrange free
car collection

Our wreckers are ready to collect your car at a time to suit you

Number 3
Get cash in your

When your car is collected our local wrecker will arrange payment for it

It’s as simple as that! Plus, your quote is guaranteed for seven days, giving you time to think about it. When you get a quote you’ll also get the option to upload photos, which if you do, could mean you get a better price for your car!

Our Customer Service team is on hand to help with any questions you have along the way.

More about how it works >

View all of our happy customer reviews

4.9/5 stars based on service ratings from our customers

Good communication

The person who answered my call was quite clear in how the process works. Good communication and recognition of value.

- Donny K

Happy customer

I’m happy with the service!

- Tai Glassie - 2006 Mitsubishi 380

Friendly and helpful

The guy on the phone was very friendly and helpful. Made the whole process easy. I didn't have any problems at all. Even when I made a mistake on the online form it was easily corrected and we proceeded as usual. Everyone I dealt with was professional and friendly. The pickup truck driver was also extremely helpful.

- Stewart / Ford Laser / Eastwood

Excellent automated service

It’s very user friendly…. Car was picked up by 11am next day.

- Mr. Vardis

Great helpful service

Everything happened in a prompt professional manner. Efficient and friendly driver who called to let me know pickup time. I would definitely recommend your business.

- Mr M Kemp

Seamless and fast

Received the quote. The following day the car was picked up and a check was in my hand. Thank you!

- Rachel - Holden Commodore

Great service

Fast and polite. Very communicative and great service.

- Mr C for Rexton

Fast service

Professional service, highly recommend.

- L.Griffiths

Very professional and super helpful

The tow truck driver was professional and efficient. Knew what he's doing. Great company. Good offer of money.

- Tu Nguyen - Holden Astra 2000 ts

Friendly service

I would strongly recommend to give your car to CarTakeBack for scrap/recycling as I found them very professional and friendly.

- Dino - Daihatsu Sirion

Hassle free

This service was completely hassle free! 3 day turn around. Very happy with the service. Thanks!

- Mrs Kent - Nissan XTrail

This was an excellent service

Quick, great price. Most efficient service. Very happy with their whole procedure.

- Mrs Smith - Holden Asra


Appreciated the simplicity from contact to pick up to admin.

- Glenn M - Peugeot 207

Very professional

Very professional, very competent, a nice guy, fast job, no fuss, and a nice surprise to have the money transferred into my account on the spot within 10min. I’d recommend you guys for sure, thanks again.

- Chris P

Quick and efficient

Staff answering the phone was pleasant didn’t rush me when asking questions. The driver was quick and efficient. Service was efficient from beginning to end...

- Sally in Packenham, Victoria

Happy to recommend

I would be happy to recommend to anyone wanting to retire their car who has seen better days.

- RJ - Huyundai 2000

Very satisfied

I had a very professional and informative conversation with the agent over the phone, I was very satisfied with the service I received. The engineer was very helpful and informative.

- Mr K.

Fantastic overall experience

I found your representative most helpful, he even called me with updates. Fantastic overall experience.

- Tom Morrish

Quick, easy and impressive

Quick, easy and impressive. The money was in my account before the car left my driveway and I wasn't even home.

- Keren

Very helpful and polite customer services

Very helpful and polite customer services team on the phone. Very happy - would use it again if needed and would recommend it to others.

- John B

Pleasure to deal with

Efficient and paid quickly. Pleasure to deal with.

- Peter

Would highly recommend

Your business offered the chance to improve the amount by providing photos. I did this and the offer was increased - higher than the other 3 quotes I received. The staff, when I called, were extremely patient and helpful. Would highly recommend your business to anyone in my situation.

- Kevin O

The price l got was the best around

I would like to thank you for the way you managed the sale of my car. On all phone calls l had with you guys, you were very professional. I would have liked more money for my car (who doesn't) but the price l got was the best around and the payment went in within 30 minutes. I would recommend your service to my friends and family.

- Diane

Happy with Every aspect

Totally recommend your Company!!! Happy with Every aspect of selling my car to your Company!!! Driver who picked up my car was so nice too!!! I would give 5 out of 5 star rating!!! Thank you So much! 😊

- Debbie

Good service

Thankyou, a good service, prompt, efficient and friendly service.

- Peter

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CarTakeBack scrap car price updates

We’re committed to getting you the best price for your scrap car.
We track the latest scrap car metal prices in Australia and compare them to previous months, helping you to scrap your car at the right time.

Head on over to our monthly scrap car price updates to read more >

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Last month's most frequently scrapped car

Holden Astra

Average price


Your car could be worth more than the average!

Various factors contribute to the value of your scrap car, including, the demand for scrap metal and reusable car parts, plus the age, weight, condition, and even your location.

We buy cars in any condition

We buy old cars, trucks, vans and SUVs, and you can sell your car with CarTakeBack no matter the condition. You can sell your car, even if it doesn’t start! No matter how old your car is, what condition it’s in, if it’s got high kms – if your car has been damaged, or it’s ready to be recycled – we’ll find you the best price to scrap your car. Top prices paid for all makes and models of cars!

Is your car too good to scrap? If your car’s in better condition and too good to scrap, we can pay more money for your used car.

See how much your scrap car is worth

Simply enter your car car details and postcode into our instant quote form. You’ll have seven days to think over your quote – even if scrap metal values fall.

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