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Merlin Car Auction

  • 05-05-2010 8:37am
    Closed Accounts Posts: 4 Moorea8

    Hi guys, has anyone had any expirience with the car 2 cash scheme with merlin car auctions. I was gonna bring my car down for a valuation but do they give terrible prices?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 20,009 ✭✭✭✭ Run_to_da_hills

    I guess so, you would get a lot more on DoneDeal provided you are willing to put up with tyre kickers.

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 4 Moorea8

    Yeh the problem is i have my next car picked out. I suppose Il give it a go and if i dont get the right money Il go on done deal and gumtree.

  • Registered Users Posts: 50,294 ✭✭✭✭ bazz26

    These type of places are like pawn shops, they will give you next to nothing for it. I would only sell it to them if I exhausted all other methods of selling it or really desperate for cash quickly.

  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 9,687 Mod ✭✭✭✭ stevenmu

    I went to them a while ago to get rid of my last car. I needed to get rid of it in a hurry (I'd already bought it's replacement and only one parking space), and the gearbox was on the way out and I didn't have the cash or the time to put into it. Given the circumstances their offer wasn't too bad and I was delighted with it. I'd say go in with a minimum price in mind and see what they say, it'll be far less than you'd get if you've the time to sell it properly though.