WeBuyAnyCar or Auto Trader?
Where’s the best place to sell your car online? Here, we compare online marketplaces WeBuyAnyCar and Auto Trader.
* All data below is accurate as of 28/09/2021
How is WeBuyAnyCar different to Auto Trader?
WeBuyAnyCar has more than 350 branches that you can visit for in-person inspection and test drive, after which you can give your car in.
With Auto Trader’s Instant Offer, our representative comes to your house or office to check and buy your car, and pay you the final valuation price.
Finding the best deal
Both WeBuyAnyCar and Auto Trader provide you with a price valuation for your car you want to sell.
To sell your car with WeBuyAnyCar, you need to get an instant valuation from their site. This valuation price is fixed and takes the car’s market value, demand and seasonality into consideration.
Choice of stock
Valuing your car
Both WeBuyAnyCar and Auto Trader provide a free online car valuation to sellers.
For your car’s valuation, WeBuyAnyCar asks for a specific set of information while Auto Trader allow you to provide as much detail as you like.
Data-backed valuations for fair price
We provide the valuation; the choice is yours
Checking vehicle history
An in-person check is done to check your car’s condition and its background information provided by you.
WeBuyAnyCar inspects the car at one of their car buying centres. With WeBuyAnyCar, you need to arrange bringing the car down to their inspection centre.
Also, once the sale is done, you need to arrange your return journey home.
WeBuyAnyCar focuses solely on buying cars and buys thousands of cars through their platform every single week.
Negotiating a price
Once the deal is done, WeBuyAnyCar transfers the money to the seller via standard electronic bank transfer service within four days.
If the seller wants to receive the money by the next working day, WeBuyAnyCar charges an additional fee of £24.75, or £29.75 for same day payments.
Auto Trader benefits
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