Sell my car online

Selling your car has never been easier. Just enter your VIN or license plate number to start your online offer. Then bring in your vehicle to get your check.


How it works

Enter VIN or license plate

Enter VIN or license plate

Just answer a few questions about your car. No personal info needed.

See your cash offer

See your cash offer

Get a redeemable offer for your vehicle — good for 7 days.

Get Paid

Get paid

Bring in your vehicle to get a cash payment.


Edmunds vs. private party

Drive straight to the sale. We'll help you skip the rest.

Selling processEdmundsPrivate party
Self advertising requiredNoYes
Negotiation and hagglingNoYes
Average time to sellSame day30 days+

Selling privately takes work

It involves researching the market rate, creating ads, screening shoppers and more. With Edmunds, you can get an offer in just minutes — without paying a fee or dealing with paperwork. It's fast, free and simple.

Cut the haggling

Buyers may want to negotiate a significantly lower price when you sell privately. Our redeemable cash offer is good for seven days.


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Resources for selling privately

Quick Guide to Selling Your Car

All You Need to Know in 5 Easy Steps

by Ronald Montoya

September 18th, 2020

Selling your car today is a different experience than it was 10 or 15 years ago thanks to the tools available on the internet. Online appraisal tools and internet classified ads have made the process faster and more convenient.


How to Set the Right Price to Sell Your Used Car

Choosing the Right Price Will Bring a Quick Sale

by Edmunds

September 18th, 2020

Setting the right price for a used car is almost an art — a blend of research and intuition. Set the right price and you will quickly get the full value of your vehicle. Set it the wrong way and you'll wait weeks for a call or email from a buyer.


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