What Do You Do With A Totaled Car??

Here are a few:

  • Take the Money. After an auto accident, your insurer or the driver at fault will let you know the value of the vehicle.
  • Keep the Car and Repair It.
  • Sell Your Car to a Salvage Yard.
  • Keep the Car, but Don’t Repair It.
  • Donate the Car.
  • Keep the Car and Sell for Salvage.

How do you get rid of a totaled car?

Method 2 Selling Your Totaled Car

  1. Consider selling your car to a dealership or junkyard.
  2. Obtain a salvage certificate for the vehicle.
  3. Take your car to a dealership.
  4. Contact junkyards in your area for offers.
  5. Arrange for the junkyard to take possession of your vehicle.
  6. Sign over the title of your car to the junkyard.

Do you get money for a totaled car?

– We Buy Totaled Cars! If you get in an accident or your vehicle is otherwise damaged extensively, beyond the ability or reasonable cost to repair it, it’s branded as a total loss car by your insurance agency — that is, if the damage is reported.

Can I keep my car if it is totaled?

Keeping a vehicle that your car insurance company has totaled. If you decide to accept the insurer’s decision to total your car but you still want to keep it, your insurer will pay you the cash value of the vehicle, minus any deductible that is due and the amount your car could have been sold for at a salvage yard.

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