We Buy Used & Junk Cars in Tucson

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Have questions for Sell Us Your Car’s junk car buying team or want to get an offer on your used vehicle in Tucson? If so, use the form to send SUYC a message or call us directly. During normal business hours we pick-up and respond to emails right away!

    We do not share/sell your personal information.

    How It Works

    Contact our team today to see how much your car may be worth. To sell your junker, simply call the number provided or use the form to send us your vehicle info. When a price is agreed upon, we’ll send out a driver to pick your vehicle up. It’s that easy!

    #1 Get an Instant Online Estimate

    #2 Schedule a Pickup / Dropoff Time

    #3 Get Paid Cash in Hand!

    We pay more, because we value you and your business more!
    Average price paid for junk cars in Tucson


    4 Tips for Selling a Used Car in Tucson to a Scrapyard

    At SUYC, we want our customer experience to be second to none. So if you’re planning on selling a junk or used car in Tucson, here are a few tips for dealing with buyers like us:

    #1 Do Your Research

    Don’t just take the first offer you get. Call around and see what other buyers in your area are willing to offer. Be sure to ask about any fees, such as for towing or processing paperwork. Keep in mind that not all clunker buyers are the same. You have direct buyers, like SUYC, you have lead generators, then you have corporate giants who buy the leads and sell them back to companies like ours.

    #2 Prepare Your Vehicle

    You’ll want to make sure that your vehicle is ready to be sold by gathering all of your personal effects, including any paperwork you keep in the glove box, and coins you may have collected. Your vehicle is not worth any more or less to SUYC if it washed and detailed, so please don’t put any unnecessary work into cleaning ‘er.

    #3 Gather the Necessary Documentation

    It’s illegal to sale a vehicle that doesn’t belong to you and even more so for a company like ours to buy one without the proper paperwork. Because of this, you must have the title or bill of sale in your name and you must have a valid, state-issued ID to work with cash for cars companies.

    #4 Be Honest About the Vehicle’s Issues

    Tell us about the vehicle’s condition and any missing parts prior to our tow truck driver showing up to pick it up. Otherwise, if, for example, the vehicle doesn’t have certain OEM parts, it may not be worth as much and our offer may be reduced or retracted altogether. Be sure to be honest and upfront about your car so that we can make a fair market price offer for it.

    Sell Us Your Car Company Logo About Sell Us Your Car

    Sell Us Your Car is one of the largest buyers of used cars in the Tucson metro area. We want our customers to feel good about selling their vehicle to us, which is why we always make fair and honest bids to buy them. One reason we’re able to offer more than the other guys is because we see more value in your clunker than they do. Here are a few reasons why:

    • We don’t just send your vehicle of to the smelter. We extract the parts that are still good and sell them on the resale market.
    • Most other buyers in Tucson are either middlemen or lead generation companies, unlike SUYC who buys directly from consumers. This means that we don’t have to pay middlemen and can offer you more.
    • We make offers based on current market values for certain metals. Unlike others who use an algorithm to make a tentative offer, at SUYC, you get to speak to a hooman!
    • We value our customers and the business they bring to SUYC and we want to be the most trusted name when it comes to junk car buyers. We won’t lose a deal over a fair counter offer!
    • We’re a local business in Tucson and we want to see our community thrive; doing what we can to contribute. This is a commitment that isn’t shared by larger, nation-wide operations who, unfortunately, may treat you more like a number than a neighbor.

    In addition, our operation is designed to make the entire process of selling your car to us as easy for you as possible. Here are a few of the ways we work to get this done:

    1. We provide instant quotes over the phone (during normal business hours) and quickly reply to contact form submissions.
    2. We can often arrange to pick-up your car around your schedule – same-day pick-up is possible.
    3. We buy junk cars for cash. You don’t have to wait on a check to clear.
    4. We never charge for towing, while many of the middlemen in the business will apply a fee for pick-up.
    5. SUYC handles all of the paperwork so you don’t have to stress. We provide copies of the transaction for your records and file the needed paperwork for ADOT. All you have to do is prove ownership and collect your money.

    These are just a few of the things that separates Sell Us Your Car from the other guys. We’re very confident in our ability to make appealing offers, but we back it up by encouraging you to call around. As they say, we’ll keep the light on!

    Please keep in mind that we buy all types of vehicles – cars, pickups, SUVs, fleet trucks, construction equipment, RVs, motorcycles, and everything in between. We don’t care if your ride’s been in a wreck, won’t start, or is missing parts. Give us a call today to see what it’s worth.

    Our Services

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    Our scrapyards process over 200 vehicles every week and our vehicle compactor is always hungry for more! Ask about our junk cars pick up service.

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    Junk Car Buyer

    Have a junker taking up space that you want to get rid of? If so, click here to see how much your car’s worth! We pay the most for cash for cars in Tucson.

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    Used Cars

    In addition to paying cash for clunkers, SUYC buys and sells used cars. Contact our team today for a cash offer on your used car.

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    Auto Recycling

    We collect scrap metal that we pull from cars, including steel, aluminum, and lead, then send it to a refinery to be recycled.

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    Part Salvage

    Nothing goes to waste when recycling cars and all good condition parts are pulled to be assessed and resold.

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    Vehicle Removal

    Have a junk car on your property that needs to go? Give us a call, we do junk cars removal and we’ll gladly send out a truck to tow away an abandoned vehicle.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Below you can see our most commonly asked questions about selling a car to SUYC. If you don’t see the answer to your question, please reach out to our team directly.

    How Much is My Junk Car Worth in Tucson?

    When it comes to buying scrap cars in Tucson, the value of your vehicle is dependent on the condition of the car and its parts, its drivability, and the current market price of metal. Currently, folks selling junk cars to SUYC in Tucson are getting $694 on average. The only way to know what your vehicle is worth is to give us a call or fill out our online quote form.

    May I Choose the Specific Day and Time for the Car Retrieval?

    Yes. We’ll pick up and pay you for your car around your schedule – mornings, evenings, or weekends. Please note that it usually takes one business day to arrange the pickup.

    When Can I Expect to Be Paid?

    You get paid immediately upon the arrival of our tow truck drive and his inspection of your vehicle. Depending on volume, we can sometimes facilitate a deal on the same day you call. Otherwise, we’ll get a drive out to you within 24 hours.

    How Can I Sell My Junk Car in Tucson if I Don’t Have the Title?

    If you don’t have the title to your vehicle, you must produce proof of ownership, i.e., a bill of sale. This documentation must be in the vehicle owner’s name and the owner must be present with a valid ID when our driver arrives to complete the transaction. Keep in mind that you can get a copy of your title online from ADOT.

    Do You Require Payment for Removing Junk Cars in Tucson?

    We do not charge for junk car removal. In fact, we pay you for junk cars, not the other way around. We have absolutely zero hidden fees.

    Do You Accept Broken-Down Fleet Vehicles for Purchase?

    We welcome local business who are replacing their fleet cars/trucks. Partnering with SUYC means we’ll take care of transportation and pay fair market value for each vehicle.

    What Sets a Junker Apart from a Second-Hand Vehicle?

    If you’re wondering whether you have a junk car or a resale vehicle, the condition of your car should clue you in. If the car won’t start or drive, if it has broken windows or missing wheels, or has major mechanical issues, it’s a junker.

    Alternatively, a used car is one that most dealers will take in trade or has monetary value, as is, to a third-party buyer. This means there are no major mechanical failures and the vehicle runs and drives as expected.

    Which Types of Cars and Trucks Do You Buy in Tucson?

    We buy every type of car and truck you can imagine – pickups, semitrucks, tankers, refrigerated trucks, carriers, and flatbeds. We buy every type of car style imaginable too – wagons, minivans, convertibles, supercars, roadsters, and electric cars. We also buy heavy equipment, like that found on farms – tractors, plows, sprayers, and more. And equipment used in construction – bulldozers, loaders, backhoes, excavators, and forklifts.

    Will You Buy Clunkers in Tucson No Matter Their Shape?

    We buy cars that are in disrepair, missing parts, been in a crash, fire, or flood, won’t start, won’t run, you name it, we buy it. Keep in mind that if you can’t sell your vehicle privately and if a dealership won’t take it in trade, we’ll make a fair offer to acquire it.

    Is it Legal to Sell a Car With a Lien in Tucson?

    It’s not legal to sell a car with a lien in Tucson or any place else in Arizona. You must have a free and clear title in order to sell your car and in order for SUYC to buy it.

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    About Tucson

    Pima County, Arizona

    Tucson, being a little bit higher in elevation than Phoenix, is also a little bit cooler. While the average summer temperature in the Valley of the Sun is approximately 90 to 95 degrees, Tucson engines a noticeably cooler 85 to 88. This is still hot enough to increase the rate in which cars break down and components fail, including batteries, tires, air conditioning, belts, and hoses. Be sure to regularly maintain your vehicle to avoid unexpected issues and costly repairs.

    Engine failures and parts breaking is just one way the heat impacts Tucson drivers. The sun itself can cause extreme heat and damage inside the car too. One way to keep the Arizona sun from damaging your vehicle and to keep cooler, is to install tint, park in the shade, and use window shades to reflect the heat when not in use. In Arizona, the law lets you have a VLT of 33 percent on front windows and 35 percent on back and side windows.

    Every year Tucson goes through extreme weather patterns, commonly known as monsoon season. These storms bring haboobs, heavy rains, and wind. All of which can lead to vehicle damage. Wind regularly blows trees over and causes branches to fall. Heavy rains and dust storms reduce visibility and increase road accidents. If caught in heavy rains or dust, pull over at a safe spot and turn your lights off (to avoid other drivers mistaking your car for the road).

    When it comes to registering a vehicle in Arizona, it must be done by the owner and insured to operate on our roadways. Out of state vehicles are subject to a level one inspection before they can be registered. When selling your car in Tucson, you must complete a transfer-of-title form with Arizona Department of Transportation (which can be done online).

    Like its state capital counterpart, Tucson is subject to vehicle emission testing. Gas cars that are more than five years old must pass emissions every other year.

    Tucson is a major city with more than half a million residents; all of which equates to traffic and plenty of it. While rush hour will congest the I-10, which runs right through the middle of Tucson, it’s not usually a snail’s pace like surface streets tend to be. In addition to the 10 freeway, state route 77 connects drivers to northern cities, the 86 takes you on a southwest route to the town of Why, and the I-19 takes you straight to Nogales.

    As with any red-blooded American city, car culture is strong in Tucson. Here are a few of the most exciting clubs and meetups in town: Tucson British Car Registry, 54 Ford Club of America, Antique Automobile Club of America (Tucson), Arizona Corvette Enthusiasts, Classic Chevy Club of Tucson, and Door Slammers Car Club.

    Owning an EV in Tucson is a great way to get around town. The city boasts that it has more than 400 charging stations, great for locals and those passing through. Tucson freeways also have carpool lanes that allow for alternative fuel, hybrids, and fully electric vehicles.