eBay Motors Group or Auto Trader?
Where’s the best place to sell your car online? Here, we compare online marketplaces eBay Motors Group and Auto Trader.
* All data below is accurate as of 01/02/23
How is eBay Motors Group different to Auto Trader?
Auto Trader offer a single destination for buying, selling and leasing vehicles. eBay Motors Group employs various platforms for different audiences.
eBay Motors Group
How you can find and buy a car varies depending on which platform you use. Gumtree Motors and Motors.co.uk act as traditional classified models, while you can bid on cars on eBay.
Finding the best deal
Both eBay Motors Group and Auto Trader offer various filters to refine your search results. Auto Trader also show how fairly priced each deal is and whether the dealer has purchased a vehicle check, so you can shop with added confidence.
Filter your search for quick results
Find key information directly on the advert
Choice of stock
eBay Motors Group
Valuing your car
Of the three companies in eBay Motors Group, car valuations are only available on Motors.co.uk.
Auto Trader offer a free online car valuation to help buyers understand how much their car is worth.
Checking vehicle history
eBay and Gumtree provide paid history checks in partnership with HPI. Motors.co.uk, through HPI, run identity and basic background checks before listing cars on their site.
All cars on Auto Trader undergo history checks before they are listed. These ensure the vehicles aren’t stolen, scrapped, imported, exported, or written off.
Saving and comparing adverts
All three sites in eBay Motors Group allow you to save and shortlist cars while you search.
Similarly, you can save and compare up to four cars without an account on Auto Trader. If you have a free Auto Trader account, you can save and compare as many as you like!
Get notified when a specific car’s listed
Compare features to decide the best car for you
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