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We’ve been buying junk cars in Evanston, IL for a long time, so we know what our customers really want. You want top dollar for your junk car, and you want it out of your hair as quickly as possible. That’s why we pay cash for cars in Evanston,IL and pick them up at no charge, often within 48 hours or less. We’ve been paying cash for junk cars for years, but for some reason customers still won’t bring their autos to us. They’d rather wait for eons for somebody to show up to honor a Craigslist ad. They’d rather spend their valuable time fixing up a clunker to try to sell on the side of the road with a window sign. They’d rather do all these things when the perfect answer to selling a junk car is right in front of them: Let us buy your junk car for cash in Evanston, IL!
Here at The Clunker Junker, we want to buy your junk car, truck, van, or SUV. You might be wondering if your car that doesn’t run or is wrecked and damaged is actually worth anything? The answer is a resounding YES! Almost all cars have some value, regardless of how bad of a condition they are in. We buy cars that are completely wrecked or have a blown engine. We also buy cars that are newer and in great condition. For the latter, we can usually offer 20 times more cash for cars that are in good working order compared to a local Evanston, IL junk yard.
If you have an old clunker taking up space in your driveway, it’s time to sell your junk car in Evanston, IL to The Clunker Junker. We can give you the cash you need on the spot, and you can spend it however you like. You can use your money to pay bills. You can make small Investments. You can use it to make a down payment on a new car. Our job is to pay you cash for junk cars in Evanston, IL. Your job is to spend it!
We have gone to great lengths to make the process of selling your junk car easy and stress free as possible. We remove all the headaches and all the risk, leaving you with a fast, safe, and pleasant experience. So how does this magic work?
What kind of junk car are you selling? To make you an offer, we’ll need to know some information about your junk car. How old is it? What model is it? Does it run or have any body damage? Remember, we’re buying junk cars so we don’t expect them to look or work like they just came off the showroom floor.
Accept our offer. In most cases, you’ll be presented with an offer for your junk car in seconds if one is available. If you choose to accept it and move forward with the sale, let us know where we should pick up the vehicle and how to reach you to schedule a time and day.
Get paid! Here’s where the magic happens. Our local Evanston, IL junk car buyer will arrive on time and do a quick inspection of the vehicle to make sure the stated condition was accurate. They’ll then pay you cash or check for your junk car right then and there and load it up on the tow truck. If you’re not too distracted by your payment, you can waive goodbye as it drives off into the sunset.
You will need to have a few things handy when we come to pick up the car, but it’s no big deal. You need a clear and free title that establishes you as the owner of the vehicle. You’re going to have to sign it over to us. You need to provide us with a set of keys so that we can access the car and remove it from your property. The only other thing you’ll need when we come is a car and a big ole smile. The big ole smile is for the money that you’re going to get for a car that you’ve beat down to the ground. The fact that you get cash for that is a definite reason for a celebration.
Now you’re probably asking the question why us? Why do we think you should sell your car to us over a similar company? Well, there are multiple reasons that you should do that, but the biggest one is that we have an outstanding reputation. We’re kind. We’re considerate. We’re accommodating. People in many states across the nation know that about us because they’ve done business with us. We are a perfect example of a business with integrity. The question isn’t why should you deal with us. The question is why wouldn’t you deal with us?
Are you ready to get that junk car moving off your driveway? Well, all you need to do is fill out a little bit of information on our website, and you can receive a quote right away. It’s up to you how you want to handle the rest of the process. If you accept the offer, you can have that check in your hand today. And you know that you can do whatever you like with the funds. That’s about it. Start entering your information so that you can sell your junk car right this moment to us and receive cash for junk cars promptly.
If you prefer to get a quote over the phone, you can reach us at (888) 383-4181 during our normal business hours.
Today's average value for vehicles near Evanston, Illinois is $323 with free pickup. If you have a big truck like a GMC Sierra or SUV such as a Lincoln Navigator, the average value is a bit more at $403, but is only $274 for small and mid-size cars like a Nissan Maxima. Of course, your vehicle's real value depends on a lot of factors:
Yes! In many cases (though not all) we can buy junk cars in Evanston, 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 Evanston, 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 usually pick up most vehicles in Evanston within 1 to 3 business days. However, your local buyer or carrier manages all their own pick up 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 policies of the local buyer who places a bid on your vehicle. While some of our buyers do pay cash for cars, a lot have started using checks for the safety of tow drivers and better record keeping. When you are paid by check, keep in mind that The Clunker Junker fully guarantees all payments and will pay you in full if there is any issue with the local buyer!
"The car has a problem with engine sludge. It does run and will start but it needs major repairs in order to be used regularly. Also, the paint is peeling off of the car in several places."
"Throttle cable sticky, leaking differential fluid, cracked windshield, lots of new parts, can provide receipts, excellent condition inside and very good on the outside, in garage out of the elements."
"It's been sitting in the driveway since we moved in March and, with the fact that we have moved three times in two years, the title went missing. We were planning on selling it but, without the title, it's hard to sell to a private party. Therefore, just having someone come pick it up would be a lot less stressful. "
"It was a drag car I tore down. I do have the transmission to go with it but the motor will not. It is must the chassis with an adjustable rear end, 3.73 gears, holley fuel pump. I am junking it to make room. I just need it gone."
"There was a mystery problem a year ago. I hung onto it in hopes of fixing it but I just need the cash now. There is a little mold inside from sitting but otherwise it's a nice looking rig. After I bought this car from a dealership, I got about three weeks out of it. "
"This Volvo is a very safe and reliable vehicle. Engine is well taken care of. Periodic oil changes and check ups. Exterior does have a couple of dents. Upgrading my vehicle and want to find something different. Had this car for twelve years, no major problems."
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