The Most Cash For Cars in Idaho

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We buy junk cars for cash in Idaho!

Looking to turn your car into cash fast? At The Clunker Junker, we pay cash for cars in Idaho! We’ll come to your home or place of work, hand you a check, and haul away your car completely free of charge. In some cases, we’ll be able to meet you and pay you in just a day or two – and sometimes even faster. We buy all types of cars, trucks, Vans, and SUVs; even the biggest pieces of in the state! Get an instant price quote right now to learn exactly how much cash you can get for cars in Idaho.

Idaho is known as the Gem State because 72 different gemstones have been found in the state! Unfortunately, that old car sitting around in your yard or driveway isn’t one of those gems. Maybe you consider it a diamond in the rough, but your family and neighbors are sick of looking at it. It’s time to sell your car to The Clunker Junker and turn that rotting hunk of metal into some cold hard cash.

So rather than try and drive your car into Hell’s Canyon, the deepest gorge in North America, give us a call or submit the details of your vehicle through the easy-to-use quote form on our website. You might be surprised how much we will buy your car for in Idaho!

Here’s How Easy It Is to Get Cash for Your Junk Car in Idaho

Even if your car has potatoes growing through the floorboards, we’re still interested in buying it. We buy cars all across Idaho, from Lake Pend Oreille to Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve and everywhere in between. For the right cars we’ll even drive out to smaller towns such as Wallace, Challis and more. If you want to sell your car anywhere within the Gem State, we’ll get you cash fast.

We’re Idaho’s Junk Car Removal Specialists

We buy cars in Idaho, and we offer fast, competitive payments with no hidden fees. We’ll arrange for fast pick-up at whatever location is convenient for you. Plus, we always pay fair prices with no hidden fees. After all, treating the customer right is the Idaho way. Contact us today to get cash for your junk car – the process if fast, easy and profitable!

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Idaho 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 Idaho. He is also a data nerd with a finger on the pulse of the cash for cars industry and salvage vehicle values.

Hey, I’m Eric with The Clunker Junker! Recently I’ve been looking at our offers in Idaho, and it looks like we’re paying about $396 on average for vehicles in the area. If we look at smaller cars specifically, such as a Ford Focus or Toyota Yaris, the average offer is closer to $305. We’re seeing some of our highest offers for pickup trucks like a Ford F-150 or Chevy Silverado, with an average offer of around $778. SUV’s and crossovers like a Honda CR-V or Hyundai Santa Fe are right in the middle, with an average offer of around $428.

At The Clunker Junker, we’ve purchased a considerable amount of vehicles in the past few months - a whopping 2696 - and given out over a million dollars in payments! The most sought-after vehicle we acquired in Idaho was the Ford F-150, a strong and reliable truck. Although the F-150 is a reliable vehicle, it’s not immune to issues. Common problems affecting the F-150 include transmission failure due to fluid leakage, an inability to start, and loss of power brakes, among others. In many cases, these issues are too costly to repair, and it’s often a smarter choice to sell your F-150 as opposed to investing in costly repairs. It looks like the “cash for cars” market in Idaho is finally seeing an uptick after the COVID slump. Prices have been increasing steadily, with an average 4.3 percent increase each month over the last year. This means that if you want to sell your car, now is a great time to take advantage of this booming market while supply and demand is in your favor! I’ll keep an eye on the market and make sure to keep you informed about any new developments or trends as they arise.

How to sign your Idaho car title

We have put together a simple guide and example for how to sign your Idaho 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. In Idaho you'll need to sign the front of your title in the section that says "Assignment of title". Do not write anything in the lien holder section or anywhere on the back of the title.
  2. Sign your name on the front of the title where it says "Seller's or Representative's signature"
    Always sign in pen on the seller line and never sign in the dealer section.
  3. Print (don't sign) your name on the front of the title where it says "Seller's or Representative's printed name" Always include any and all middle names or initials that are used in the owner section.
Front of Idaho title
Front of Idaho Title
Back of Idaho title
Back of Idaho Title

How to get a duplicate Idaho title

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

  1. Fill out the Duplicate Idaho Title Application. (Form ITD 3367)
  2. Either bring your duplicate title application to your local Idaho DMV, or Mail your application to the ID division of motor vehicles at:
    Ada County Processing Center 
    PO Box 140019 
    Garden City ID 83714
  3. The fee for a replacement Idaho title is $14.00.

How to get rid of an abandoned vehicle in Idaho

Getting rid of an abandoned vehicle in Idaho 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 Idaho 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 Idaho

  1. If a vehicle has been abandoned on your property, you may contact your local law enforcement office and they will dispatch a towing company to remove the vehicle.
  2. To apply for ownership of the abandoned vehicle, you must first attempt to locate the legal owner of the vehicle using the 17-digit VIN number at your local DMV office.
    You must claim an exemption under the Driver Privacy Protection Act to receive this personal information. The fee for this service is $7.00.
  3. If the owner is found, you may request and begin applying for the title. If they do not have the title and do not wish to apply for one, they may sign a Power of Attorney to allow you to apply for the title.
    If the owner is unknown, you may wish to acquire an attorney to guide you through small claims court and to see if you may apply for a quiet title.
Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions from our Idaho customers

Can you buy vehicles in Idaho without a title?

Sorry, we probably won’t be able to buy your vehicle if you don’t have a valid title. However, we would be more than happy to help you through the process of obtaining a duplicate title through the Idaho DMV.

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

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

Fill out a notice of release of liability form within five days of the sale of your vehicle.

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