Selling my stolen/recovered car?

My Zafira was stolen in January and my insurance company wrote the car off as soon as I reported the theft. The car was recovered with no damage a few weeks later by which time I had another car. A check on the car shows it as stolen and an insurance theft write off. I wish to sell the car but I am not sure how to proceed and will I get a reduced price due to it being a write off? The car is perfectly sound and it has just passed it's first MOT

Asked on 21 April 2013 by Jim Walsh

Answered by Honest John
It will be classified as an insurance Cat D write off and its value will be reduced, but not by much.
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