The Most Cash For Cars in Montana

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Looking for the best cash for cars in Montana? Look no further than The Clunker Junker!

Montana has some of the most natural beauty of all the 50 states. With natural wonders like Glacier National Park and parts of Yellowstone, it’s hard to find a more pristine place, untouched by man. However, that old car you’ve got sitting in front of your house isn’t helping to preserve that majesty. No one wants to look at a rotting old clunker of a car taking up space. Luckily, The Clunker Junker pays cash for cars in Montana! That’s right, we buy cars, trucks, Vans, and SUVs. We’ll even head out to your location and pick them up free of charge.

The “Last Chance Gulch”, or modern day Helena, famously made the Four Georgians very rich in 1864. You can think of The Clunker Junker as the “last chance” for your car! Selling your car in Montana might not make you a gold rush billionaire overnight, but it will certainly help fill your pockets with some extra money. As a bonus to finding gold in Montana, miners used to also find sapphires as well. As a bonus to our cash for cars service, we also always include free towing and pickup!

You have a few different options when you’re looking for a car buyer in Montana, but you won’t find any better than The Clunker Junker. When we buy your car, you know you’ll be working with an established and reputable company who cares deeply about its customers and its reputation. There are many shady characters in the junk and used car buying industry, we pride ourselves on transparency and integrity. If you are looking to sell a car in Montana, we have you covered.

The Clunker Junker is trusted by Montanans for Junk Car Removal

We’re one of the top car removal services in Montana for one simple reason: we’re known all across The Treasure State for giving top dollar cash for old rides. Ready to get rid of your junker? Reach out to The Clunker Junker today, accept your cash offer, and we can get you the cash you need—ASAP!

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

Hi there, it’s Eric Mitz from The Clunker Junker, your go-to guy for cash for cars! As I was reviewing the latest offers from our Montana region, I couldn’t help but notice some fascinating trends. On an average, we’ve been shelling out around $420 for various types of vehicles. To get more specific, compact cars like the Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla have been fetching around $289, a bit on the lower end. On the flip side, pickup trucks, such as the sturdy Chevrolet Silverado or the robust RAM 1500, are bringing in top dollar with an average offer of about $726. As for the SUVs and crossovers, think Ford Explorer or Honda CR-V, they’re nestled somewhere in between, commanding an average price of $501.

Now let’s talk a bit about our acquisition volume. Over the recent period, The Clunker Junker has purchased nearly 1478 vehicles, sweeping over a whopping $600,000 off the streets of Montana! The star of our show was undoubtedly the ever-popular Ford F-150. Belonging to the pickup truck category, this vehicle is renowned for its versatility. However, it’s not uncommon for F-150 owners to face some recurring issues, such as transmission failure or power window problems. The maintenance for those can be pretty steep, hence it’s often beneficial to sell the vehicle to cash in before repair costs start piling up.

You know, being in the “cash for cars” industry, I’ve become quite practiced at forecasting used car prices. From my observation deck, it seems Montana’s car prices have been very consistent, just edging downwards by a negligible 0.7% per month. In fact, prices are pretty much the same as they were a year ago. This makes the current market state remarkably stable, presenting an opportune window for you to sell your car. However, markets are dynamic, and I am always on watch for any shifts or fluctuations. I promise to keep you posted with all the latest trends and updates!

How to sign your Montana car title

Required: The state of Montana requires that all titles are signed in front of a notary public!

We have put together a simple guide and example for how to sign your Montana 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. You'll want to sign and notarize the front of your Montana title in the section that says "Seller completes in ink". Don't put anything in the buyer section or the dealer sections on the back.
  2. First sign the front of the title where indicated by "Signature of owner or agent owner". This needs to be done in front of a legal notary.
    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 reads "Printed name".
    Always include any and all middle names or initials that are used in the owner section.
  4. Make sure your notary signs and stamps the title in the notary section.
Front of Montana title
Front of Montana Title
Back of Montana title
Back of Montana Title

How to get a duplicate Montana title

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

  1. Fill out the Montana Application for Replacement Certificate of Title.
  2. Bring your duplicate title application to the local MVD office, or mail the application and payment to:
    Title and Registration Bureau
    Motor Vehicle Division
    Montana Department of Justice
    1003 Buckskin Drive
    Deer Lodge, Montana 59722
  3. Please note that there may be a waiting period before a duplicate title can be issued and the cost is $10.00. (Paid to the MT DoJ motor vehicle division).

How to get rid of an abandoned vehicle in Montana

Getting rid of an abandoned vehicle in Montana 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 Montana 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 Montana

  1. Attempt to locate the legal owner of the vehicle using the VIN 17-digit number.
  2. To have a vehicle removed from your private property, you must first contact your local law enforcement office.
  3. If the vehicle is has not been claimed by the last registered owner and/or lienholder within (30) thirty days, the vehicle may be sold at public auction.
Frequently Asked Questions

Can you buy cars or trucks with no title in Montana?

Sorry, we can’t buy cars with no title in Montana. Getting a replacement title is fairly simple with a trip to your local MVD office. Once a replacement title is received, we would be able to buy your vehicle. Reach out to us if you need help or more information.

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

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

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 MVD 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?

You may need to notify your local MVD office that you have sold the vehicle. You can contact them with any additional questions or concerns about the transfer of your title.

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