The Most Cash For Cars in Missouri

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We buy junk cars, vans, SUVs, and trucks and pay cash in Missouri!

From Mark Twain National Forest to Kansas City, The Clunker Junker buys cars in Missouri. We are a full service car buyer who not only pays the most cash for cars in Missouri, but also provides the fastest service. Many cars that we buy are picked up within a few business days, and some even on the same day! Of course, our car removal service never has any hidden fees or charges, and that means you don’t have to pay for towing! So let us show you how easy it can be to sell your junk car in the Show Me State.

If you’ve got an old car rotting away in your driveway or garage, we’ll help you get rid of it. You might feel like the easiest way to get rid of it is to roll it straight into Lake of the Ozarks, but we have a better way. Tell us about the car you are trying to sell in Missouri, and our website will generate an instant offer for you in many cases. You won’t have to wait for any callbacks, you get instant gratification instead.

The Pony Express famously delivered mail at lightning speed to and from St. Joseph. Our Missouri car buyers will pay you cash for cars and pick them up even faster. That leaves you more time and more money to pig out on some of Missouri’s world-famous BBQ or hit up a Royals or Cardinals game with the family. Whatever you choose to spend your car cash on is up to you, but you’ll never have to worry about how you’re going to get rid of your car ever again.

We Buy Junk Cars in Missouri Without the Hassle

We’re able to provide a quick and easy quote and can come to you with cash or check in hand. It usually only takes minutes to get a quote. Once you’ve accepted the quote, we’ll pick up your car for you – usually within 48 hours. Once we have the car, keys, and paperwork, you’ll have your cash or check and can be on your way. We can also tow the car away for you without any extra fees or charges.

The quote we give you is the amount you’ll get – there are no hidden fees or other charges. Contact us today for a quote for your used car.

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

Hello there, Eric from The Clunker Junker here! Let’s dive into the car market trends in Missouri over the last 30 days. At present, we’re offering approximately $484 for vehicles in your area. For instance, if you own compact vehicles like the Nissan Versa or Hyundai Accent, you’re looking at an average rate of around $433. However, SUVs and crossovers such as the Hyundai Tucson or Ford Explorer fetch a higher price, averaging around $581. And if you’ve got pickup trucks like the Chevy Silverado or RAM 1500 in your garage, you can expect to pocket about $548.

Now, let’s talk about our performance and some of the vehicle’s we’ve dealt with lately. Recently, The Clunker Junker has bought nearly 11327 vehicles, resulting in an impressive payout of over 5 million dollars! In Missouri, the Ford F-150 holds the title of the most popular vehicle. As a pickup truck, the Ford F-150 is famed for its durability and strong performance. However, it can be hit with typical truck problems like brake wear and electronic system failures. Although these issues can be fixed, the repair costs can often outweigh the value of the vehicle itself. At this point, it becomes more financially sensible to sell the truck rather than hold onto it.

Drawing from my expansive “cash for cars” experience, let me share some insights about the current used car prices. If we look at the market data from Missouri, we see that the prices are pretty much stable with only a slight fluctuation of 0.3% each month. Indeed, the market landscape is very similar to what we experienced last year. Based on these trends, I foresee prices remaining steady for a while longer. This makes it an ideal time to sell your car and secure a good return whilst market stability lasts. Rest assured, I’ll keep my finger on the pulse of the market and bring you updates on the latest trends as they happen.

How to sign your Missouri car title

We have put together a simple guide and example for how to sign your Missouri 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. On the top of your Missouri title is a section that says "Assignment". This is the section you should sign and print. Make sure you don't put anything in the license dealer only sections!
  2. First sign the back of the title where indicated by "Signature of all seller(s)".
    Always sign in pen on the seller line, and never sign in the dealer section.
  3. Print (don't sign) your name on the back of the title, where it reads "Hand printed name(s) by seller(s)".
    Always include any and all middle names or initials that are used in the owner section.
Front of Missouri title
Front of Missouri Title
Back of Missouri title
Back of Missouri Title

How to get a duplicate Missouri title

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

  1. Complete the Application for Missouri title and license.
  2. Bring your duplicate title application to your local license office or mail the application to the MO Motor Vehicle Bureau at:
    Motor Vehicle Bureau
    301 West High Street, Room 370
    PO Box 100
    Jefferson City, MO, 65105-0100
  3. Please note that there may be a waiting period before a duplicate title can be issued and the cost is $8.50 plus an additional $2.50 processing fee.

How to get rid of an abandoned vehicle in Missouri

Getting rid of an abandoned vehicle in Missouri 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 Missouri 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 Missouri

  1. To have an abandoned vehicle removed from your private property, you must submit a Crime Inquiry and Inspection Report/Authorization to Tow (form-4569) your local law enforcement office unless you have a posted notice prohibiting drivers from leaving their vehicles parked on the private property.
  2. To apply for the title to an abandoned vehicle, you must also complete Application for Missouri Watercraft or Outboard Motor Title and Registration (form-93) and a General Affidavit (form-768)
  3. (30) thirty days before applying for a Missouri State Title, you must send the last registered owner and/or lienholder of the vehicle Notice To Owner(s) and Lienholder(s) Regarding Abandoned Vehicle (form-5227) sent through certified mail.
    You may attempt to locate the legal owner of the vehicle using the VIN 17-digit number.
  4. The vehicle must also have a Vehicle Examination Certificate (form-551).
  5. You may then apply for a Junking Certificate.
Frequently Asked Questions

Can you buy junk vehicles without a title in Missouri?

Yes, we can sometimes buy vehicles without the title. Vehicles are worth less if they don’t have a title, and we can’t guarantee we’ll be able to purchase every vehicle. Our buyers will at minimum require photo identification that matches your registration or insurance to complete the sale.

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

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

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 DoR 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?

Complete a notice of sale or transfer for your vehicle and return it to your local department of revenue office.

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