The Most Cash For Cars in Pennsylvania

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

Is there a more patriotic state in the USA than Pennsylvania? As one of the original thirteen colonies, it is quite literally the birthplace of our great nation. In 1776 our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia and created the freest and most powerful nation the world had ever seen.

If you’re ready to declare independence from that old car you have sitting around in your driveway, it’s time to call The Clunker Junker. We pay cash for cars in Pennsylvania and pick up more cars in the state than any other car buyer, period. We buy cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs in all conditions from complete junkers and clunkers to well taken care of used cars. As long as the vehicle is complete, we’ll make an instant offer on it right on our website. Just answer a few short yes or no question, and you’ll be off to the races!

We buy cars all across the Keystone State

From Philly to the Poconos to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanians trust The Clunker Junker when they want to sell a car in Pennsylvania. That’s because we pay top dollar for cars, and provide the very best customer service in the industry. In fact, we are so proud of our reviews and reputations, we strongly encourage you to check them out. We’re not always perfect, but when things go wrong, we always make things right one way or another. Other car buyers hide their reviews and make it difficult to research them, but we wear our reputation like a badge of honor.

Whether you spend your new cash infusion on some Cheese steaks or tailgating at a Steelers game, one thing is for sure: You won’t have to worry about that ugly old car ever again! There are no hidden fees for towing the car or any other service. We want to make sure it’s fast, easy, and free.

We Buy Junk Cars in Pennsylvania with No Hidden Fees

It’s easy to sell your car for cash with The Clunker Junker. Our online tool makes getting a quote quickly a snap. There’s no obligation to sell once you get a quote. Find out how much your car is worth today!

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

Hi there, I’m Eric Mitz, the CEO and founder of The Clunker Junker. I’ve been digging through our recent transaction records for Pennsylvania and thought I’d share my insights. It seems that we typically dish out approximately $609 for an average vehicle. Compact cars such as Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla have a slightly less average offer price that hovers around $562. For pickups like Ford F-150 or Chevrolet Silverado, they are fetching more value, and we ensure top offers averaging about $708. As for people movers like SUVs and crossovers including the likes of Ford Explorer or Hyundai Santa Fe, our offer prices are a bit more generous, coming to an average of $673.

Moving onto some impressive numbers, The Clunker Junker has successfully helped about 15,389 customers offload their unwanted vehicles recently. Doing the math, our payouts have crossed the 9 million dollar mark, and the journey has been incredible. The most favored vehicle among our Pennsylvania customers appears to be the mid-size sedan, Nissan Altima. Now, while the Altima is a top-notch choice for daily commuting, there can be issues like transmission and sensor problems that pop up as the vehicle ages. These repairs might take a toll on your pocket, so selling it to companies like us can be a smart alternative.

As an industry veteran in “cash for cars” scene, I have a finger on the pulse of used car market trends as well. Based on the current scenario, prices in Pennsylvania appear to be holding their ground, with a rather insignificant fluctuation of -0.5% each month. The prices are pretty much where they were, about a year ago. So, it seems like we’re in for a stable market phase. If you’re toying with the idea of selling your car, it’s a prime time to do so while the market seems steady. But keep in mind that the market can be unpredictable. Rest assured, I’ll ensure you’re updated on the latest trends and shifts in this industry.

How to sign your Pennsylvania car title

Required: The state of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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. Find the "Assignment of title" section on the back of your PA title, that's where you'll want to sign, print, and have the notary stamp. Ignore any section that says "Reassignment by registered dealer", you won't be needing that.
  2. First sign the back of the title where indicated by "Signature of Seller". This may need 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 back of the title where it reads "Seller and/or Co-Seller Must Handprint Name Here".
    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 Pennsylvania title
Front of Pennsylvania Title
Back of Pennsylvania title
Back of Pennsylvania Title

How to get a duplicate Pennsylvania title

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

  1. Fill out the Pennsylvania Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title by Owner.
  2. Bring your duplicate title application to your local DMV office or mail your application to the PA division of motor vehicles at:
    PA Department of Transportation
    Bureau of Motor Vehicles
    1101 South Front Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
  3. Please note that there may be a waiting period before a duplicate title can be issued and the cost is $22.50. (Paid to the PA division of motor vehicles).

How to get rid of an abandoned vehicle in Pennsylvania

Getting rid of an abandoned vehicle in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

  1. To have an abandoned vehicle removed from your private property, you may first contact your local law enforcement office.
    They will use up to (5) five days to investigate the abandoned vehicle. If the vehicle is confirmed abandoned, law enforcement will dispatch a tow truck to remove the vehicle.
  2. The tower responsible for the vehicle has (60) sixty days to locate and contact the last registered owner of the vehicle. If no owner and/or lienholder expresses interest, the vehicle will be sold at public auction.
  3. If you would like to apply for the title to the vehicle, you must enlist the assistance of an attorney and acquire a court order to claim ownership of the abandoned vehicle.
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions in PA

Do you buy cars without title in Pennsylvania?

Yup! We buy many cars without title. That doesn’t mean we can buy every car submitted to us, but many of our PA buyers are willing to make offers with no title. They will ask you to prove ownership, however. You’ll need a photo identification that matches your insurance card and or registration. Also, don’t be surprised if your offer is a bit lower without title.

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

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

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 DOT 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 DOT 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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