Cash For Junk Cars in Los Angeles, CA

Do you need to sell your junk cars for cash? We buy cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans of any year, make, model, and condition in Los Angeles, whether you need to sell a luxury vehicle or an old, broken-down junk car.

No matter where you are in Los Angeles County – we likely cover your area!

Selling Your Junk Car in Los Angeles Might Be More Profitable Than You Think!

If your car needs costly repairs or is more than 10 to 15 years old, you may have a tough time selling it. It will take time to find the right buyer, and chances are this is time you don’t have if you are in LA. You may assume you’ll make more with a private seller than you would with a company that buys junk cars, but the truth is, we may offer you much more than you think.


Whether your damaged car is causing you problems with your HOA in Santa Clarita or it’s sitting in your backyard in El Monte, we can come pick your deteriorated car up for free – and usually on the same day! Anywhere in Los Angeles County you are, from Lancaster to Long Beach, we are ready to provide you with a seamless experience.

We Pay Cash for Junk Cars Everywhere in Los Angeles  – See How It Works!

What Is Required to Junk a Car in Los Angeles?

To junk a car in Los Angeles, you will need to have its title, and you will also need to register it as junk with the DMV prior to the vehicle being dismantled. In addition to this, you will need to turn in the pink slip and license plates.

Family Car Buyers buys junk cars regardless of their condition. If you have a clean title, salvage title, a title with a lien, or no title at all, we can help. Once you have your paperwork together, we can help guide you through the process of selling your junk car to us for money via our easy three-step buying process.

Why Should You Consider Family Car Buyers When Junking Your Car in Los Angeles?

Are you ready to learn how to sell your old cars for cash? We may give you from $500 to offers to no ceiling  for your old, unwanted vehicle! We are fully certified and bonded in the State of California, so we know how to handle this the right way. Here are some reasons you may want to get an instant quote from us in Los Angeles:

  • Your parking tickets are worth more than your car. (We’re looking at you, West Hollywood.)
  • You are tired of spending your time searching for parking spots – and paying for parking.
  • Your vehicle has been booted or towed and it’s not worth it to pay the fines.
  • You are ready to stop spending so many hours in traffic that it feels like the 101 or the 405 freeways are your second home.
  • You are ready to stop paying registration fees in LA, which has the highest car registration costs in California.
  • You want to be more environmentally friendly and bike it or take the LA Metro instead.
  • You are tired of trying to decipher confusing parking signs and setting yourself up for more parking tickets in the process.
  • You are overwhelmed by potholes and torn-up roads around LA County, and you don’t know how much more of it your beat-up car can take.
  • You need to replace your stolen catalytic converter, and it’s going to cost almost as much as your vehicle is worth.

According to the Los Angeles Municipal Code SEC. 80.71.3. PARKING IN FRONT YARDS, in the city of LA, you are not allowed to park your junk vehicle in your front yard. So if you’ve got an old, unrepairable, or totaled car or truck that’s just taking up space, let us take it off your hands before it becomes a violation.

Regardless of Condition, Make, or Model, You’re Sure to Get Cash for Your Cars Anywhere in Los Angeles

Holding on to Old Clunkers in Los Angeles Is Just Not Worth It!

As vehicles age, you can expect more frequent maintenance and breakdowns, along with more expenses. You can also expect lower fuel efficiency compared to newer models and a lack of the newest safety features. In addition to this, you can expect your junk car to continue depreciating over time.

In addition to this, Los Angeles County is often struck by disasters that can leave you with damaged vehicles. Like the burned cars after the 2018 Woolsey Fire and the damaged vehicles after the mudslides in Studio City and Baldwin Hills. If tragedy strikes and ruins your vehicles, you have options.

Selling a Bad Car to Random Buyers Is a Headache – We’re Here to Help You Skip the Hassle

Let’s face it: If someone wants to buy a crashed, trashed, or flooded vehicle, they are going to try to get it for nothing. If you’ve ever been a private seller online, you know that no matter how clear you make it that the price is firm, someone will try to talk you down.

Answering texts and emails, meeting potential buyers, and negotiating may take time, energy, and patience you don’t have – especially if you’re in a hurry and you need cash fast.

From Pacioma to El Segundo, wherever you are in LA County, we will offer you a fair price and a streamlined transaction.

Junk Car Disposal Services in Los Angeles Are Expensive, and When You Rely on Them, You’re Only Losing Money

You don’t have to pay an expensive junk car removal service to dispose of your crashed car, because we will take your vehicle and give you cash on the spot.

Los Angeles is one of the most expensive cities in the United States, but the average income here is only slightly above the national average. Why not put some extra money in your pocket by reaching out to us to learn more about getting cash for junk cars in Los Angeles.

What Is the Most You Can Get for a Junk Car in Los Angeles?

If you have a vehicle with rust damage from living by the ocean in Santa Monica or your spouse is saying it’s you or your collection of jalopies, we give cash for junk vehicles, and we are just a phone call away. But how much can you get for it?

How much you can get for your junk car in Los Angeles will depend on a number of factors, including its condition. You may be able to get a few hundred, a few thousand, or even tens of thousands. You’ll never know until you get your free quote!

Just give us some basic vehicle information and we’ll get you a fast quote, without any of the headaches you’d expect if you’re trying to unload your junk scrap car as a private seller.

Vehicle Title Transfer in Los Angeles – Let Us Support You Through the Process

If you’re ready to junk your car in Los Angeles, we will guide you through each step of the process. We can help you transfer a title in California or give you lost or damaged title replacement instructions. Let us explain the documentation you’ll need and how you can get it so we can transfer ownership of your junk car to us.

We Come and Collect your Junk Car Anywhere in Los Angeles for Free – Check out our Cash for Cars in LA Service

At Family Car Buyers, we have servicing and pick-up points throughout Los Angeles County and the rest of California. You spend hours in traffic, so don’t spend what little free time you have left over hustling and haggling over your junk car on your own.

We will offer you a fair quote for your vehicle, no matter how much of a clunker it is – even if it’s been wrecked, burned, or water-damaged!

Ready to get cash for your clunkers? We give money for junk cars, and we’re ready to schedule your junk car pick-up.

Frequently Asked Questions About Getting Cash for Junk Cars in Los Angeles

Do I need to go to the DMV to sell my car in Los Angeles?

There are more than 25 DMV offices in Los Angeles County, and if you live here you already know every one of them has a long line. There’s no way around it: all vehicle transactions in LA have to go through the DMV.

To sell your junk car in Los Angeles, you will need to take the signed title to an LA DMV office to submit an ownership transfer application.  However, knowing there’s a payday at the end of the line once you get rid of your junked vehicle will make it well worth the time and effort.

Can I sell a car in Los Angeles without smog?

You can’t do anything in Los Angeles without smog, and that includes breathing and selling your car. With a few exceptions, you will need a smog certificate to sell your car in LA. One of those is that if your car is fewer than four years old, the vehicle’s new owner will be responsible for the smog transfer fee.

If you want to sell your old car in LA, you will need to provide a current smog certificate to the new buyer. But if you are selling your junk car to be disassembled or demolished, you’ll be exempt from the smog inspection.

Do you need a junk slip to junk a car in Los Angeles?

According to the Los Angeles DMV, the requirements for disposing of a junk vehicle aren’t any different from those for registering or transferring ownership of any other car. You will need a Certificate of Title to prove that you own the vehicle if you want to transfer ownership to a salvage or junk yard.

When you choose Family Car Buyers to buy your junk car, we’ll handle the documentation for you – including transferring the Certificate of Title. You can count on us to make sure your transfer is handled correctly so you will no longer be legally responsible for that old clunker. You will finally be able to wash your hands of it once and for all!

What should I know about California’s abandoned vehicle abatement and public nuisance rules?

The Abandoned Vehicle Abatement (AVA) Program, run by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), intends to remove abandoned vehicles from public or private property (with a few exceptions) that are a public nuisance and a health or safety threat. The program operates in thirty-seven counties in California, but more are currently applying.

A public nuisance in the eyes of CHP is any abandoned, damaged, or dismantled vehicle that reduces the value of a private property, fosters blight and desolation, inspires theft, poses a fire risk, is an attractive nuisance that risks children’s health and safety, harbors pests, or endangers public welfare.

If you’re from Los Angeles, you have even worse luck. Junk cars cannot be kept on private property in Los Angeles unless you store them inside a structure (garage). You could pay hefty fines for a junk car that is visible from the roadway. If you keep paying fines but don’t do anything about the pile of trash in your yard, you can be subject to legal action.

So contact us now, as we buy your junk car for a good price and help you avoid unnecessary problems with your neighbors or the authorities regarding your heap of useless metal!

You don’t have to live in Beverly Hills  to consciously uncouple with your old car or truck.  We will come to you, anywhere you are in Los Angeles County, pay you, and get rid of your junk vehicle. Don’t wait one more day to get an instant quote to sell your car for cash – it might be more than you expect!

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Jacob Powers
Jacob Powers
Fairly quick and easy. Offered me more than i thought I'd get for a dead car taking up driveway space.
Kimberly Pedersen
Kimberly Pedersen
Easy and fast, offer for my car was mote than any others. Highly recommend
Mario Aviles
Mario Aviles
Process was super easy, Family Car Buyers was available at every part of the process to make sure that everything went smooth. They gave me a more than fair price for my car that had a blown transmission and a flat tire. Glad to have found them and been able to get a great deal! Thank you for your service!
Rick Bagwell
Rick Bagwell
This was our first time selling a used car on any platform. Using Family Car Buyers was a fantastic experience. Professional and efficient from the beginning to the end of the process. They paid top dollar, they organized towing, and I got paid in full immediately. I will definitely sell any other used/junk car to Family Car Buyers in the future.
Tom Hickey
Tom Hickey
Family Car Buyers were great to work with in disposing of our car that had been damaged in an accident and written off by the insurance company. They were quick, efficient and very professional, I would recommend their services and deal with them again
James Yost
James Yost
Easy to work with, fair price, quick pick up
Andi Chandler
Andi Chandler
Our old car had a couple of problems we didn’t want to bother with fixing, but it was challenging to find the right buyer for a fixer upper. Family Car Buyers was great! Super easy to work with and they were quick to respond. I would definitely work with them again.