The Most Cash For Cars in Colorado

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Junk cars for cash in Colorado with free pickup.

The Clunker Junker is the number one buyer of cars in Colorado. We pay cash for cars in Colorado at the time of pickup, and we make the process straightforward by allowing you to get an instant and accurate quote for your vehicle online. We pride ourselves on being the best buyer in The Centennial State by offering competitive prices and picking up your vehicle at no cost to you; sometimes the very same day after you receive an offer.

While most tourists know Colorado for its beautiful Rocky Mountains, skiing villages and chalets, the majority of Coloradans are struggling to get by just like the rest of America. At the Clunker Junker, we understand that, and we recognize that one of the main reasons why our customers choose to sell us their cars is because they need money and quickly. You might not be able to wait two weeks to receive cash or a check, which is why we aim to pick up cars in less than three business days in most cases and pay when we collect the vehicle.

Your junk car just doesn’t fit in with the beautiful scenery of places like the Garden of the Gods, Pike’s peak, or Mesa Verde. It’s time to get that rotting hunk of metal out of your driveway and free up some valuable space in your garage or driveway. If you need cash for junk cars in Colorado, The Clunker Junker has you covered with the best offers and the fastest, friendliest, and most professional service available.

We Buy Junk Cars in Colorado Fast and Free

We’re not here to nickel and dime you. We want you to be out there enjoying the Rocky Mountains, rather than driving up and down the highway looking for the best junkyard to sell your car to. Which is why we make it our mission to give you a fair price the first time around and to pick up your car free of charge within three working days, rather than making you drive it to a collection location. That’s the Clunker Junker promise, which is why so many Coloradans choose us when they want to sell their cars. Fill out the quote form on this page and sell your car in Colorado today.

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Colorado Cash For Cars By The Numbers

We buy cars. A lot of cars.

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Eric Mitz

Eric's Expert Take

Eric is our founder and CEO and has nearly 15 years of experience buying and selling used and junk cars in the state of Colorado. He is also a data nerd with a finger on the pulse of the cash for cars industry and salvage vehicle values.

Hey, this is Eric from The Clunker Junker. We’ve recently been making offers to sellers in Colorado, and the average amount we’re offering is around $646. Small cars, such as the Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla, are at the lower end of the spectrum, with an average offer of $588. Our highest offers are for pickup trucks—think Chevrolet Silverado or Ford F-150—which tend to be around the $800 mark. SUVs and crossovers, like the Ford Escape or Mazda CX-5, are in the middle at an average of $728.

Here at The Clunker Junker, we have recently purchased a total of 13879 cars and paid out over 9 Million dollars for them! Our most popular vehicle in Colorado was the Jeep Grand Cherokee, a mid-size SUV. Common problems reported by owners of the Grand Cherokee include transmission failure, leading to expensive repairs; electrical and fuel pump issues; and radiator and air conditioning malfunctions. These issues can be costly to fix and, in many cases, it is more cost-effective to sell the car instead of repairing it.

It looks like prices for “cash for cars” used vehicles in Colorado remain consistent. Over the course of the past month, the values have only changed by a small 2.1%. This is very similar to where we stood with pricing a year ago and I think these changes will remain static for a period of time. Now is a great opportunity to get the most out of selling your car when the market is as steady as it is now. I’ll be keeping an eye on the market to keep you informed of any changes so you can stay ahead of the curve!

How to sign your Colorado car title

We have put together a simple guide and example for how to sign your Colorado title when you are selling your vehicle. If there are multiple owners listed on the title, they must all sign the title unless the names are separated with "OR".

  1. Be sure you are using the "Assignment by owner(s)" section on the top of the back side of the title. Do not sign or print in the dealer reassignment sections!
  2. Sign your name on the back of the title where indicated by "Seller(s) Signature" (see image).
    Always sign in pen on the seller line, and never sign in the dealer section.
  3. Hand print your name on the back of the title, where it says "Seller's hand printed name(s)". Always include any and all middle names or initials that are used in the owner section.
Front of Colorado title
Front of Colorado Title
Back of Colorado title
Back of Colorado Title

How to get a duplicate Colorado title

The process for getting a duplicate or replacement Colorado title is fairly simple. If the vehicle was last titled in a state other than Colorado you must apply for a duplicate title in the previous state. The registered owner should do the following:

  1. Fill out the Colorado Duplicate Title Request and Receipt form.
  2. Obtain a Secure and Verifiable Identification for vehicles purchased after July 1st, 2006.
  3. Bring your application for duplicate title to your local DMV office.
  4. The fee for a replacement Colorado title is $8.20. Please note, there may be a waiting period before a duplicate title can be issued.

How to get rid of an abandoned vehicle in Colorado

Getting rid of an abandoned vehicle in Colorado can be a difficult process. Unfortunately, you cannot just sell any junk car that ends up on your property if you do not own it. You'll need to follow the Colorado abandoned vehicle removal procedures. We have given a general overview of what that entails below.

You can read more about selling an abandoned vehicle in Colorado

  1. The vehicle can be removed by private tow
  2. To apply for the title, you must first attempt to locate the legal owner of the vehicle by using the 17-digit VIN number.
    If no known registered owner is found, you must publish a listing in attempt to locate the owner in your local Colorado newspaper. The listing must include: make, model, color, approximate year, vehicle identification number and license plate number.
  3. If no owner or lienholder steps forward to express interest in the vehicle, you may apply for a Colorado state title.
Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions about selling your car in Colorado?

Can you buy my car without title in Colorado?

Yes! We can buy many vehicles in Colorado, even if you do not have your title. You may need to present a valid insurance and or registration that matches your photo identification (license, passport, etc.) to prove that you own the vehicle. Prices for vehicles without title may be significantly lower.

What if my title doesn’t look like the one pictured?

Colorado often changes their title documents from year to year. If you have questions about your specific title, please contact your Colorado DMV.

Do I need to turn in my license plates?

Yes, unless you are transferring the plates to a new vehicle. You can return the plates to your local DMV office.

What should I do about my auto insurance?

You will need to notify your auto insurance company that you have sold the vehicle, so they can either cancel your policy if the vehicle was sold, or transfer/renew the policy on your new vehicle.

Is there anything else I need to do?

You may need to notify your local DMV that you have sold the vehicle. You can contact them with any additional questions or concerns about the transfer of your title.

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