Auction or webuyanycar?

You tell us we buy any car is in fact the old sure sell people. So presumably the we buy bods need to make a profit so where do they sell their cars? If at auction would the private punter be better off selling at auction cutting out the we buy profit and getting a better price ourselves?

Asked on 29 June 2015 by Jaydeef

Answered by Honest John
British Car Auctions used to run Sure Sell as a service to private vendors (because most cars sold at auction are ex-fleet or trade). Then BCA bought webuyanycar.com and now uses webuyanycar to source auction stock for the UK Car section at its auctions. This has resulted in a far greater variety of cars coming up for sale at auction than in the past, but leaves no special service for private vendors to sell their cars at auction. If you want to take the auction route, better to use one of the smaller auction companies.
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