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!
Kansas City Missouri isn’t exactly known for its public transportation options, so it’s important to have a reliable car to get to and from work in the city. Unfortunately if you have a car that is on its last legs and isn’t really worth fixing anymore, your options for selling that car can be somewhat limited. That’s where The Clunker Junker comes in! We are a cash for cars Kansas City company and we will buy your car regardless of what condition it might be in. Broken down? Wrecked in an accident? It doesn’t matter, we’ll still be happy to make an offer and purchase it from you. The best part is that when you sell us your junk car you won’t even have to leave your house. We’ll come pick it up for you free of charge, and pay you cash for junk cars right on the spot!
Kansas City is the most centrally located big city in the United States, and The Clunker Junker is located right in the heart of it all. We service all of KC, from River Market to East and West Bottoms to Brookside and everywhere in between. No matter where you are or what kind of car you have, we’ll come out to you and pick it up at no cost whatsoever. We work fast, too! The large majority of the cars we buy are picked up withing two or three business days, and sometimes even quicker than that!
The American Royal livestock show put KC on the map at the turn of the 20th century and is so central to the city’s history that the Royals MLB team is named after it! We have been buying cars in Kansas City for over 10 years, so you can be sure this isn’t our first rodeo either! We’ve built our business around three simple concepts:
We have found that by sticking to our guns on these business practices we have been able to grow into the #1 junk car buyer in Kansas City. Don’t believe us? Just check out our amazing reviews online or our long standing A rating with the BBB. Better yet, give us a call at and talk to one of our industry leading customer service representatives. If you need to sell your junk car in Kansas City, MO, you won’t find a better company than The Clunker Junker!
Kansas City BBQ is the best in the world, and that is not up for debate! BBQ legends like the king of ribs, Arthur Bryant, have been perfecting KC Barbecue recipes for decades. While the exact ingredients are a closely guarded secret, The Clunker Junker is happy to share our cash for cars KC recipe. It doesn’t get any easier than this to sell your car in Kansas City:
Unfortunately Kansas City, MO is full of swindlers and thieves just waiting to take advantage of you. In fact, infamous outlaw and bank robber Jesse James once lived in Kansas City! Whether you’re trying to sell your junk car online in a private sale, or working with a KC area junk yard there are scams you should be aware of. Private sellers are known for wasting your time, or worse, giving you a bad check in a well known scam. Junk yards aren’t too much better, as they will often give you one offer for your car online or on the phone and then try and give you a lower offer when they come to pick up the car.
The Clunker Junker solves these and other problems you’ll face when trying to get cash for your junk car in Kansas City. We are an established, licensed, and insured business with over 10 years experience buying junk cars in KC. When our junk car buyers come to pick up your car, you can be sure they will be professional, friendly, and safe. We also guarantee that our offers will never change at the time if pickup as long as you answered our condition questions honestly and accurately.
This is by far the most common question we receive from our customers. Everyone wants to know how much cash we will pay for your car, and we don’t blame you! However, this is not an easy question to answer without information about the car itself. If you have ever seen those signs around town saying they will pay $300 for any car in any condition, what you might not realize is that they are using the lowest common denominator to set their pricing. Your car might be worth a lot more than $300!
In general, when selling a used car, you can use something like Kelly Blue Book to get a rough idea of how much it’s worth. But what if that car doesn’t run or has a bunch of rust or body damage? KBB doesn’t usually account for these kinds of things. At The Clunker Junker we value each junk car individually because every car is different. Here are some of the things we take into consideration:
When you need cash for cars in KCMO, there is no better choice than The Clunker Junker. We have the highest offers, fasted pickup times, and best customer service. What more could you want from a junk car buyer? We’ll buy just about any car, truck, van, or SUV that is complete too, so don’t worry if your car is a real clunker. Got a used car that is still usable? We’ll buy that too! Every offer even includes free towing and removal so the amount you accept is the amount you’ll walk away with. There are never any hidden charges or fees. Get started at the top of the page and get an instant offer in 60 seconds!
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 in Kansas City, Missouri is $337 with free pickup. If you have a full size pickup like a GMC Sierra or SUV such as a Ford Excursion, the average value is at $421, but could be $286 for small and mid-size sedans like a Honda Civic. 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 Kansas City, MO 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 Missouri. 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 Kansas City, MO 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 pick up most vehicles in Kansas City within 1 to 3 business days. However, your local carrier or buyer takes care of all their own pick up scheduling, so we can never fully guarantee a specific pickup window on their behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by cash or business check depends on the requirements of the local buyer who places a bid on your vehicle. While many of our buyers do pay cash for cars, a lot have moved to check for better book keeping and the safety of truck drivers. If you are paid by business check, don't forget that The Clunker Junker fully backs up every payment and will pay you the full amount if there is any issue with the local buyer!
"The truck stopped running and we found oil in places where it was not supposed to be. The engine needs a rebuild. There are a few small parts taken off, but still with the engine is still under the hood."
"The battery is dead because I haven't driven it in a year. Just getting rid of it because it won't pass inspection and I do not want to put the money into it."
"The radio is missing, but everything else is still intact and well kept. It has a brand new battery. "
"The brakes need adjusting, but has new pads on it. There is no front bumper on it, and the passenger headlight is not fully in tact, but works. There is great except the radio is missing. The air conditioning does not work. Everything else is in good shape."
"It needs a heater core, battery, and passenger side view mirror. The windshield is cracked. All panels and interior parts are still there and in great shape. "
"It has intermittent starting problems. The vehicle may or may not start. It has very light hail damage to the hood. There's a small crack on driver's side view mirror."
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