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Selling your vehicle can be a stressful event, and quite a hassle. Whether you’re selling privately, part-exchanging at a dealership as part of buying your next vehicle or selling to a specialist buying service, it’s difficult to know whether you’re getting a fair price for your van, pick-up or commercial vehicle.

The Van Expert has partnered with Motorway to help you sell your vehicle for the best price and least hassle.

Motorway finds the highest offer for your van or pick-up from its nationwide network of more than 5,000 verified dealers​. The service is free and you can organise the whole thing from your sofa. Most of the dealers will even arrange to collect the vehicle from your home. We pride ourselves on being independent and impartial when it comes to advising you on anything to do with your van, and we’re happy to recommend that you try Motorway to see if you can get a better price than any other offer you may alreayd have. There’s absolutely nothing to lose and potentially hundreds of pounds to be gained.

Why should I sell my vehicle with Motorway?

Motorway offers you a safe, convenient and free way to sell your van, pick-up or commercial vehicle from home, completely online. From its network of more than 5,000 car dealers, Motorway enters your vehicle into a daily auction where the dealers compete to buy it for the best price. You remain in control of the process at all time, and you’re not under any obligation to accept the offer that Motorway comes up with. The winning dealer will pay you via bank transfer, so you’ll get your money quickly. In most cases, they’ll either collect the vehicle from your home, or in some instances you may be asked you to drop it off at a local dealership.

Will I get a better price than selling my vehicle privately?

Whether the best price available is better than what you could get selling your vehicle privately depends on a number of factors. These factors include level of damage, service history, specification and mileage of your vehicle. Selling privately means you have to take photos of your vehicle, write an appealing advertisement and pay to place it on one or more sites to try and find a buyer. The process will inevitably take longer and there is no guarantee of success.

It also means relying on either cash payment or a bank transfer from a random stranger, with no assurances of whether their money is legitimate. It’s worth comparing your offer from Motorway with private sale sites on this basis. Another thing to bear in mind is that you can see what other private sellers may be asking for their vehicles, but you can’t see what price they end up accepting from a buyer. What you will always gain from Motorway or any other professional car buying service is safe and secure payment from a verified buyer, and you’ll also save the hassle of selling the vehicle yourself. Motorway finds the dealer in its network that is willing to pay the most, and its service is quick and hassle-free.

Will I get a better price than part-exchanging at a dealer?

Motorway often beats part-exchange prices through its nationwide network of dealers. In fact, it’s one of the main reasons sellers visit the website after receiving a low part-exchange quote. Another big advantage in selling your vehicle separately instead of part-exchanging it is clarity and transparency on what you’re really being paid for your vehicle. When part-exchanging, you’re basically negotiating the price of your current vehicle as well as the price of the new one, and the dealer can play one of those prices off against the other to make it look like you’re getting a better deal than you really are. By using Motorway, or any other specialised car buying service, you’re getting a transparent price for your current vehicle, which means you can then negotiate the best price with a dealership on your next vehicle.

What are the downsides of selling my vehicle with Motorway?

None. If you’re not happy with the price offered on your vehicle, you don’t have to accept it. There are zero obligations to proceed with the sale, so you remain in charge of the process at all times.


Motorway Online Ltd is a commercial partner of The Van Expert. If you click on any Motorway banner on this site, you will be taken to the Motorway website. If you proceed to sell your vehicle through Motorway, we may receive a commission. This does not affect the price you receive for your vehicle.