Comeback for car boot sale in wake of comeback

Fri, 11 Jul 2008
The humble car boot sale is making a comeback thanks largely to the financially dehabilitating affects of the credit crunch, an automobile manufacturer has stated.

According to Chevrolet, there are some 19.4 million people in the UK who are planning to have a clear-out for cash in the back of their car this summer.

It revealed that £142 on average is made by sellers at such events - an amount that could come in handy paying off expensive car insurance or road tax bills.

Antiques Roadshow star Eric Knowles remarked that car boot sales are "fabulous".

He said: "Trust me, there are some great value goodies still waiting to be discovered in the nation's car boots. You never know you could even come across a hidden treasure worth tens of thousands of pounds."

Eric Knowles has also been involved in television programmes such as Going for a Song and Going, Going, Gone.

Are you buying or selling? Click here to find out what Honest John has to say.ADNFCR-1081-ID-18680986-ADNFCR


Add a comment


Ask Honest John

Value my car

Amount to borrow
Sorry. The minimum loan amount is £1000
To pay back over

My credit score

Best available rate 9.20%

Total repayment £9,304.93

Total cost of credit £1,804.93


60 monthly payments

Apply now

Representative example

The Representative APR is 13.2% (fixed) so if you borrow £7,500 over 4 years at a rate of 13.2% p.a (fixed) you will repay £199.21 per month and repay £9562.20 in total.

CarFinance 247 Limited is acting as an independent credit broker