The Clunker Junker and most of our partners are still operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, customer dropoffs have been suspended until further notice. Our staff is also working remotely, please excuse any background noise in phone calls! We are doing our best to keep things running as smoothly as possible. Thank you for your business, and stay safe!
Are you tired of having a junk car or clunker rotting away on your lawn? Has your wife been nagging about too much clutter? If you’re ready to sell your junk car, turn an eyesore into quick cash, and end your ongoing tinkering project, then The Clunker Junker is the place for you! We pay you cash for cars in Champaign, IL! Our process is so quick, easy, and painless you might think it’s too good to be true. But it is good, and it is true! Simply accept our cash offer for your junk car and supply some basic information. You’ll walk away with deeper pockets than you’ve had in years. We’ll schedule a junk car removal appointment and hand you cash or check on site!
Get ready for the quickest and easiest interaction you’ve ever had with a Champaign,IL junk car buyer. With free vehicle pickup and no hidden fees or charges, we’ve been giving cash for junk cars in Champaign, IL since 2009, and customer satisfaction has only gone up in our nearly 10-year run! We buy junk cars, and we are the best at what we do.
Check out just how easy we have made it to sell your junk car:
To start the process of selling your junk car in Champaign, IL, simply plug in your information, including the year, make, and model of your junk car. Be sure to use the zipcode in Champaign where your vehicle is located. This is not always your home address! Let us know what condition it’s in and if you have the title for your junk car.
After answering a few short yes or no questions, you’ll have our offering price immediately so you can sell your junk car faster than you can say “Scrap!”. Accept our offer, and we will buy your junk car in Champaign, IL for the price you see on our website. All the answers to any questions you may have can be found on our website. Don’t worry, only a few steps remain before you can be junk free!
When our Champaign junk car buyers arrive to give you cash for your junk car, we require only three things. Firstly, we need the keys to the vehicle. Secondly, we need the title (in some cases). We do buy junk cars with no title in Champaign, but cannot always guarantee it. Thirdly, and most importantly, we need the car itself. It’s that easy! After the scheduled FREE junk car removal, don’t forget to notify the DMV to cancel your registration because we bought your junk car! You’ll also need to cancel any car insurance on the vehicle.
We know it’s hard to believe it could be that simple to sell your car, but we guarantee it!
You may be asking yourself, “Isn’t selling through a classified site online cheaper, easier, and faster than selling through junkyards these days?” The answer, of course, is a resounding NO. We are a trusted Champaign junk car removal company that has a heavy emphasis on fast, reliable, and easy service - every time!
Getting cash for junk cars in Champaign, IL isn’t always easy, and posting an advertisement on Ebay or Craigslist definitely has its difficulties. These types of sites have no enforcement of rules, no guarantee of payment, and often are buyer- rather than seller-oriented. They are also anonymous, often communicating only through text or email, which can lead to uncomfortable or unsafe situations. It can take weeks or months to get even a low offer on a vehicle on Craigslist; especially for a damaged, inoperative car or vehicle. However, we guarantee to give honest cash for cars without any of the scams, waiting, or self marketing required for online sites.
Most junk and salvage yards are not maintained and are without a proper business structure, leading to environmental and toxic hazards linked to real health risks. Countless junkyards across the nation are illegal, unregistered, and thus unregulated. Furthermore, many will try to talk down your price or find a way to cheat you out of what you deserve, accompanied with general poor customer service. We are a highly regulated junk car buyer that adheres to all guidelines, with an unerring and honest pricing system. Not only that, but we have locations in Champaign and all over Illinois for your ease and convenience, happy sellers accepting hundreds of offers every single day. We buy junk cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans. Not only that, we pride ourselves on being the biggest, best, and most trustworthy in the industry.
If you have a junked-up car in your life that is damaging your lawn or home aesthetic and you need some quick, easy cash for that anniversary coming up, our services are for you! Tired of pulling your hair out in frustration over the technicalities of classified sites or the outdated tactics of run-down, overused junkyards? Our hassle-free, easy-to-use website keeps your hair where it belongs - on your head! Simply enter your information, make an account, and receive an offer from the comfort and privacy of your home, no strings attached. With us, you can rest assured that your beat-up old vehicle has been hauled away safely, in exchange for a padded wallet. It really is a win/win! Accept your quote today!
If you prefer to get a quote over the phone, you can reach us at (888) 383-4181 during our normal business hours.
The current average value for vehicles in Champaign, Illinois is $345 with free towing. If you have a big pickup like a Chevy Silverado or SUV such as a Nissan Armada, the average value is a bit more at $431, but is only $293 for smaller and mid-size vehicles like a Ford Fusion. Of course, your vehicle's exact offer depends on various factors:
Yes! In many cases (though not all) we can buy junk cars in Champaign, IL with no title. In all cases you will need to be able to prove you own the vehicle. That is usually done by showing a photo ID matching a valid registration for the vehicle. In some cases additional paperwork is also needed. Contact us if you have any questions about what is needed to sell your car with no title in Illinois. Note that we can never buy abandoned vehicles under any circumstance.
If needed, the legal owner of the car should be able to easily obtain a replacement title through your local Champaign, IL DMV as seen below. Most states require a small fee for replacement and turnaround time can be anywhere from instantly to a couple of weeks:
We can often pick up most vehicles in Champaign within 1 to 3 business days. However, your local buyer or carrier handles all their own scheduling, so we can't ever guarantee a specific pickup window on the carrier's behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by cash or check depends on the requirements of the local buyer who makes an offer on your vehicle. While some of our buyers do pay cash for cars, some have started using checks for the safety of truck drivers and better book keeping. If you are paid by check, don't forget that The Clunker Junker fully backs up all payments and will pay you the full amount if there are any issues with the local buyer!
"Here are all the details. All panels are on the car except the back bumper, which is attached with metal twist ties. It was in a wreck which beat up the bumper, broke the right taillight, and caused damage to the back right panel. There is some rust. The antenna is there but broken. The lock to the trunk has been popped out. The driver's side door handle has broken off. The turn signal/utility handle inside is still attached by wires but is dangling and therefore non-operational. It does still work to turn on/off the headlights. Seats inside are all worn but in good condition. We simply don't have the time or cash to fix the car up and we can't keep letting it sit in front of our house unable to start."
"Car doesn't run, could be the alternator. I just purchased a new battery in December. The car lost all power and doesn't have juice, even for the door locks. Could be alternator, just don't want to put any more cash into the vehicle."
"Collision into snowbank. Cheaper to buy a new car than repair the Chrysler. Parts under the hood are present but have suffered damage, uncertain as to which parts due to unfamiliarity with cars."
"A/C does not work, the passenger side mirror is off, and passenger side front fender is dented. Has four good tires and no missing parts. All windows work and interior is like new. It's a standard and has a rebuilt transmission in it. "
"I am getting rid of the car because it needs a new axle wheel bearing hub. The back driver's side tire cannot be put on as a result, but it is there. "
"There is a problem with the exhaust, so the RPM's run high and the car doesn't move very fast. The body is in very good shape and there is little to no rust. The muffler is only a year old and the trunk won't stay closed as there is a problem with the latch. The interior is in very good shape as well."
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