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Sell my car in Essex the BIG way

Want to know how much your car is worth? Just grab your car’s registration number and snap a couple of photos – that’s all you need at BigWantsYourCar.com. We’ll handle the car valuation for you, completely free of charge. It’ll be done in no time, quicker than brewing up a cuppa, and no need to step out of your home.

Enter your reg number at the top of this page and provide a few photos. Sit back and relax while we take care of the rest. Our valuation, valid for 7 days, is sure to knock your socks off and seal the deal there and then.

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It’s as simple as this

Just 3 simple steps to sell your car in Essex through BigWantsYourCar.com



Enter your registration number

To get started, simply input your vehicle’s reg on our website and you’ll get a valuation range of what your car could be worth compared to other similar cars for sale in Essex.



Send us images for a guaranteed offer

This means that you are always getting a competitive, fixed offer price for your car for sale in Essex, at your home, without needing to travel to a dealership or appraisal centre. All offers come with a 7-day guarantee too!



We arrange convenient, free collection and instant payment

We transfer the money directly, safely, and securely when you sell your car in Essex, and it will enter your account instantly.


It’s easy to sell your car in Essex

Enter your reg number and attach pictures of your car at your home or office in Essex.

Using our appraisal tool, a real person will give you the best offer for your car, guaranteed for 7 days.

We come and pick up your car in Essex, whenever it suits you.

Sell your car in Essex and get your money transferred directly into your account – no fuss, no faff & no fees. Our transactions are always safe and secure.

Sell your car in Essex with BigWantsYourCar.com to get a fair fixed price and instant cash in the bank.

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Over 1220 customer reviews. We are rated ‘Excellent’

Benefits of selling your car in Essex with Big


Guaranteed valuation

Using the images that you send over to us, one of our appraisers will use our appraisal tool to tell you what your car is worth in no time at all.



Fuss-free collection

We will come at a time that suits you and appraise the condition of your car for sale in Essex, it’s as simple as that.



Competitive offers

You’ll get a guaranteed quote for selling your vehicle in Essex based on the latest market prices, just by sending us images of your car and supplying basic additional details.


Protects resale value

Get paid fast

Funds typically enter your account within a few minutes. There couldn’t be a quicker or easier way to sell your car in Essex.


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Finance settled

We clear your outstanding finance so you can start on a clean slate once you have sold your car in Essex. Clearing your previous car loan could give you more finance options for your next one.


How we compare

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Market Leader

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Guaranteed valuation

Free car pick up

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Online appraisal

Instant video appraisal

Unlike our competitors, we charge zero admin fees

Comparison data correct at the time of publication (March 2023)

The car conditions we accept in Essex

We like to keep it straight-up about what cars conditions we can accept in Essex:

  • Up to 3 dents, chips, or scratches that go through the paint
  • Up to 6 minor dents chips or scratches that don’t go through the paint
  • No mechanical issues or warning lights
  • No chips or cracks in the windscreen
  • Minor scuff / scratch to 4 alloy wheels
  • Minor interior scuffs – no rips or tears
  • All tyres with minimum 3mm tread
  • Up to 2 dents, chips or scratches that go through the paint
  • Up to 2 dents, chips or scratches that go through the paint
  • No mechanical issues or warning lights
  • No chips or cracks in the windscreen
  • Minor scuff or scratch to 2 alloy wheels
  • No interior damage
  • All tyres with minimum 3mm tread
  • No aftermarket parts or modifications (e.g. no OEM wheels)
  • Up to 4 minor dents, chips or scratches that don’t go through the paint
  • No mechanical issues or warning lights
  • No chips or cracks in the windscreen
  • Minor scuff or scratch to 1 alloy wheel
  • No interior damage
  • All tyres with minimum 3mm tread
  • No aftermarket parts or modifications (e.g. no OEM wheels)
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The BIG way to sell your car in Essex online

Looking for a zero-stress sale for your car in Essex? We’ve got you covered. Just shoot over your car’s reg number and a couple of pics, and bam—you’ll snag a fair, free valuation before you know it.

You’ve got a full week to mull over our offer, giving you plenty of breathing room to decide without missing out on a sweet deal. Ready to roll? Let us know, and we’ll pick up your car for free – in some places we can even be there in less than 24 hours.

Or, if you’d rather, book a slot and drop off your car at one of our convenient locations. Whatever works best for you – we’re here to make selling your car as easy as possible.

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The trusted way to sell your car in Essex

For an online car sale in Essex, the Big way is the golden ticket. But hey, don’t just take our word for it—our 1,200 ‘Excellent’ Trustpilot reviews and a shelf full of awards do the talking:

  • Dealer Website of the Year 2022, Motor Trader Industry Awards
  • Used Car Supermarket of the Year 2021 and 2020
  • Digital Initiative of The Year 2023
  • Used Car Dealer Group of The Year 2023
  • Dealer Website of The Year 2023

So, why wait? Shoot us your details, and we’ll take it from there.

How To Sell Car Privately

Get ready to sell your car in Essex

To make sure everything goes smoothly, have these ready:

  • Your V5 logbook/registration certificate, in the current keeper’s name.
  • Any service history or service books.
  • Photo ID, like a driver’s licence or passport.
  • Proof of address, such as a recent utility bill.
  • All car keys, including spares.
  • The date of your last MOT – we can’t accept cars with less than 3 months left.
Get The Best Price

Get the best price when selling your car in Essex

Thinking of parting ways with your car in Essex? Take the Big leap, and you’ll be crossing this off your to-do list in no time. With our quick online valuations that mirror the current market trends, you’re set to pocket the best price for your ride.

Big Wants Your Car Drop Off Centre

Easy car drop-offs in Essex

Out and about? No stress—you can drop your car at any of our locations. Check out where you can find us below:

  • Gillingham, Kent
  • Blue Bell Hill, Kent
  • West Malling, Kent
  • Enfield, London
  • Wimbledon, London
  • Peterborough Fengate
  • Peterborough Werrington
  • Cannock, Staffordshire
  • Leeds, Yorkshire
"It was a great experience, we were very happy with the service from the BigWantsYourCar.com team."

Sally Edwards

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"BigWantsYourCar.com made selling my car so easy. They were very professional and took care of everything, and I got paid the same as the quote."

Stewart Macauley


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Sell your car in Essex easily


Why BigWantsYourCar.Com?

You’ll get a free car valuation quote for a guaranteed price along with all the help you need to sell your car in Essex quickly. This puts you in a stronger position to put down a cash deposit on your next vehicle.

Get a free valuation

This lets you plan for your next car effortlessly. Check out our sister business, Big Motoring World, for available vehicles you might love.

The road to selling is smooth

No haggling and no pushy salespeople - just friendly guidance every step of the way. Share car pictures for a guaranteed valuation and a smooth process. We've got you covered.

Set yourself up with a cash deposit for your next car

Clearing your previous finance lets you avoid unwanted surprises. We're here to help you through the entire process, beyond just selling your car.

No waiting around for a decision

Value your time? We do too. That’s why we make swift decisions, so you can start planning your next car sooner.

We collect your car for you

We understand that life can be busy. We’ll save you time by picking up your car for you, so you can get back to doing what you love.

Quick and secure money transfers

Get your cash the hassle-free way with an instant payment directly to your bank account that has no hidden fees or delays.

Get the best price when selling your car in Essex

Thinking of selling your car in Essex? Choose the Big way and you’ll breeze through the process. With our spot-on online valuations that mirror the latest market trends, you're set to snag the best deal for your ride.

Hassle-free home collections in Essex

Our car collection service in Essex is completely free. Just let us know where and when, and we'll be there. We’ll carry out a quick inspection to make sure it matches your description. After everything is confirmed, we'll send the payment straight to your bank account, ensuring a smooth and quick transaction.

Working with BIG brands

We buy cars from some of the biggest brands out there. If you are looking to sell your car from any of these manufacturers, don’t delay! Get your free valuation today


Essex car selling FAQs

How can I sell my car fast in Essex?

Ready to sell your car in Essex? It’s easy! Just follow these simple steps:

  • Enter your registration number in the box at the top of this page.
  • Provide us with a few photos.
  • Sit back and relax.

We’ll take care of the rest. You’ll receive a valuation from us that’s valid for 7 days, giving you plenty of time to consider our offer. Trust us, though, once you see how great our valuations are, you won’t want to pass them up!

How much is my car worth in Essex?

When valuing your car, we consider some important factors to get you the fairest and best price possible, including:

  • Make and model
  • Age of your car
  • Current mileage
  • Number of previous owners
  • Fuel type
  • The state of the auto market in Essex

Naturally, the better the car’s condition and the more supporting paperwork you have, the higher the valuation will be. A well-maintained car with all the necessary documentation will always command a higher price than one that has been neglected and lacks service history.

Who will buy my car in Essex?

We will, it’s in our name after all! If your vehicle has under 70,000 miles and is newer than 2015, we’ll buy it, no matter the make, model, shape, size, or condition. Want to know its worth? Enter your reg details now for a free, no-obligation quote. Selling your car in Essex is made easy at BigWantsYourCar.com!

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