What to do with your old car once you buy a new one?

The moment you buy a new car is surely an exciting one which you have waited for a lot of time until you have saved enough money to afford to buy it. However, before buckling your seatbelt and get too excited about enjoying driving your new car, you surely have to decide what to do with your old one because you will not be using it anymore and this will make it get damaged in your garage.

Sell it as fast as possible

One of the available options which you have in order to get rid of your old car is to sell it fast and get a part of the money you have spent on your new car back. However, selling your car can be a stressful and long process for which you might not have the necessary amount of time and energy. In order to save a lot of time and effort, you can search online “how to sell my car” and use free valuation services. All you have to do is to enter your vehicle registration mark and some other details about your car and wait for the offers of the interested dealers.

Keep it locked in the garage

Even if you have a brand-new car and you think that you are never going to use your old one, keeping it locked in your garage for emergency situations is also not such a bad idea. it is a scary thought but it can happen that your car will get damaged because of a traffic accident or a technical problem which will give you a hard time to commute from home to your job without a car to drive. Your old car can be a good replacement for a short period of time until your new car is functional again. However, if you decide to keep your old car in case of an emergency, you need to make sure that you maintain it in good conditions, keep it clean and well-functioning.

Give it away to charity

If you feel like you already have enough and you wish to make others happy, instead of selling your car, you can consider giving it away for a good purpose. Whether you find a poor person who needs a car but cannot afford to buy one or you contact an organization which can collect your old car for free and take care of selling it and donate the money to a charity, you are surely going to receive a big amount of personal satisfaction knowing that you have put a smile on someone’s face.

Scarp it

If you believe that your old car has reached the end of the road and it is no longer practical or safe to prolong its life because it is damaged beyond repair or it would cost you a fortune, you should consider scarping it. Moreover, scarping your car will ensure the fact that your old car will be recycled properly without bringing any damage to the environment. 

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