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Looking to
scrap your car?

Simply enter your rego and postcode to see how much you can get for your scrap car!

Highly Rated 5 Stars Car Take Back
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Scrap my car with CarTakeBack

Are you ready to sell your car for scrap? CarTakeBack will find you the best price for your scrap car, instantly! CarTakeBack take the hassle out of selling your scrap car by finding you the best price for it – whether your old car is ready to be recycled, used for parts, or is still roadworthy!

It’s quick and easy to see how much your car is worth. Just tell us your rego and postcode and you’ll see how much cash you can get for your scrap car. With us, there’s no need to call multiple wreckers and wait around for quotes, just get the best price instantly and have your car picked up at a time to suit you.

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Sell your scrap car for the best price

Across New Zealand, selling your scrap car with CarTakeBack can be done and dusted in just 3 easy steps:

Number 1
Get an instant
scrap car quote

Our online quote system shows you the best scrap price for your car

Number 2
Arrange free
car collection

Our wreckers are ready to collect your car at a time to suit you

Number 3
Get cash in your

When your car is collected our local wrecker will arrange payment for it

It’s as simple as that! Plus, your quote is guaranteed for seven days, giving you time to think about it. When you get a quote you’ll also get the option to upload photos, which if you do, could mean you get a better price for your car!

Our Customer Service team is on hand to help with any questions you have along the way.

More about how it works >

View all of our happy customer reviews

4.9/5 stars based on service ratings from our customers

Smooth service

It was a smooth trouble-free experience, the call was prompt and the driver was friendly and courteous. Finding your service online made the process of removal very simple, quick and stress-free. Many thanks!

- Ms N Fuamatu - Subaru Legacy - Auckland

Best price

Quick and easy, everything is simple and easy to understand and the price I got the best in Auckland.

- Benjamin Paparoa - Daihatsu Charade

Thank you

Awesome experience, keep up the great work... the lady on the phone and the truck driver are true assets to the team.

- C Dunn - Honda Accord - Auckland

Easy to use

The website was easy to use and gave me more confidence than I have been getting from calling phone numbers and not getting any reply. The text also gives me confidence you are not just taking information without converting that to action.

- Michael Restieaux

Trouble free

Very easy and trouble free process to get the job done.

- Daryl Ives - Honda Accord - Pukekohe


Like the convenience of getting a quote and accepting it online.

- Hannah McCoy - Mitsubishi Legnum - Christchurch

Excellent customer service!

Your Customer Service Team have excellent communication skills and were a delight, and the chap who collected my car was so lovely and so helpful.

- Ms T Miles - Subaru Legacy

Quick and reliable service

Thank you for your quick and reliable service on the contact and collection of my vehicle. Would recommend your services 😊

- Angela M

Will use again

Thank you for your quick and easy service of removal of my old car, will use again in future and will recommend to anyone looking to scrap their cars. The driver was really friendly and helpful.

- G Holmes

Very good company

CarTakeBack is a very good company that ensures you will get the best possible outcome for your car and the staff are very helpful... making sure that your queries/questions are answered and any help you need will be met. Thanks again to Hayley for helping me out... I recommend CarTakeBack for your quoting or scrapping needs.

- James - Auckland

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The best scrap car prices

We are committed to offering you the best price for your scrap car.

There are many factors that influence the value of a scrap car, such as the demand for metal and reusable car parts, as well as the make, model, age, weight, condition and even location. As the value of cars varies depending on these elements, yours could be worth much more than average!

Find out how much your car is worth with a free quote >

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We buy cars in any condition

Our wreckers buy old cars, trucks, vans and SUVs, and you can sell your car with CarTakeBack no matter the condition. You can sell your car, even if it doesn’t start! No matter how old your car is, what condition it’s in, if it’s got high kms – if your car has been damaged, or it’s ready to be recycled – we’ll find you the best price to scrap your car.

Is your car too good to scrap? If your car’s in better condition, we can pay more for your used car.

Top prices paid for all makes and models of cars!

See how much your car is worth

Simply enter your car rego and postcode into our instant quote form. You’ll have seven days to think over your quote – even if scrap metal values fall.

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