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Trade it in, sell it to us

or consign for more cash.

 

Why Sell With Us


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more money for your car


Our sellers make thousands more than trade-in value in an average of 30 days.

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no hassle selling


No more interruptive buyer calls, after hours test drives, strangers at your home, or haggling on price.

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you’re in control


We provide you with access to an online portal to track the sale’s progress, so you are always in the know.

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we’re local


With stores in major retail areas, drop-off is easy, & thousands of potential buyers pass by daily.

Consignment Process


price

We’ll walk you through how to best price your car so that it’s attractive to buyers and you feel good about the number.

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prepare your car

We inspect, detail, & take pictures so your car looks it’s best for potential buyers.

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advertise

We put your car on all the big sites – cars.com, Car Gurus, Auto Trader, and of course our own – so your car gets maximum exposure.

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manage buyers

We answer buyer questions 24/7, schedule showings, go on test drives, & negotiate on your behalf. Don’t worry you always have a final say on the sales price; we just do all the work in the meantime.

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get paid

Once your car sells, we send your money directly to your bank account. Easy peasy.

price

We’ll walk you through how to best price your car so that it’s attractive to buyers and you feel good about the number.

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prepare your car

We inspect, detail, & take pictures so your car looks it’s best for potential buyers.

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advertise

We put you car on all the big sites – cars.com, Car Gurus, Auto Trader, and of course our own – so your car gets maximum exposure.

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manage buyers

We answer buyer questions 24/7, schedule showings, go on test drives, & negotiate on your behalf. Don’t worry you always have a final say on the sales price; we just do all the work in the meantime.

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get paid

Once your car sells, we send your money directly to your bank account. Easy peasy.

Seller FAQ


If you have a vehicle to sell, you’ve traditionally had two choices: (1) sell to a dealer, which can be convenient but generally leads to a low price; or (2) sell it yourself, which can generate a higher price than trading-in but is a time-consuming hassle that involves dealing with strangers. At CarLotz, you get the best of both worlds: more money for your vehicle than trade-in without the hassle of selling it yourself. Our sellers make more than wholesale trade-in value, and we do all the work.
Just bring us your vehicle, and we’ll help you pick the selling price. We inspect, detail, and photograph your vehicle so it looks its best for potential buyers. We then list it for sale on our website and major vehicle buying websites like AutoTrader, Cars.com, and CarGurus. In addition, we stage it for sale at our facility, which are located in high-traffic retail areas. We manage buyer inquiries 24×7, conduct test drives, collect payment safely from the buyer when we sell it, and do all the DMV paperwork. Once your vehicle sells, we cut you a check.
Every situation is different, as pricing, condition, and supply of similar vehicles all impact the sales process, but the typical CarLotz vehicle sells in about 30 days. We promote all vehicles aggressively nationwide, follow up on buyer questions 24×7, and offer easy financing options, ensuring we sell your vehicle as quickly as possible.
We are experts at pricing vehicles. We’ll price based on real-time sales listings for similar vehicles, auction sales data, and trusted vehicle pricing sources like NADA and KBB.
Of course! Many of our sellers’ lease or have outstanding loans on their vehicles, which is one of the reasons they are drawn to us. We obtain more value for the vehicle to pay off loans or leases and hopefully a little leftover. Once we sell your vehicle, we will pay the lease or lien off directly and write you a check for any difference.
Yes, we ask that you leave your vehicle with us because it meaningfully increases your chances of a successful sale. Our online marketing efforts will drive nationwide exposure for your vehicle, but our retail locations are in high traffic areas that receive a significant number of local walk-in customers. Having your vehicle available for sale on the lot makes it easy for prospects to view and test drive, maximizing sale opportunities.
We take an up-front listing fee of $299, which covers the work we do to prepare and market the vehicle for sale, including a 133-point inspection, complete interior and exterior detail, a vehicle history report, professional photographs, ad copywriting, and various online classified listings. After we sell your vehicle, we take a $799 success fee directly from the sales proceeds. Our incentives are completely aligned.
A flat-fee drives two important behaviors: (1) it ensures that CarLotz is equally motivated to sell ANY of our vehicles regardless of price so that all are treated equally; and (2) it ensures a positive buying experience since we have no incentive to push a certain vehicle on a buyer.
To get started, we will need a copy of driver’s license for all registered owners, a current registration, proof of insurance, title (or lienholder information, if applicable), all keys/fobs, and any available service records.

guest reviews


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Google Apr 18, 2021

Very nice and Chase is an awesome salesman, I'll be back!

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Google Apr 17, 2021

Everyone who helped in the process was very knowledgeable and answered any questions I had. It was a super easy process. In and out in a few hours! I highly recommend!

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Cars Apr 14, 2021

Car was as advertised and came in about 3k under Blue Book. Brittany was great. They even had an Uber for me at the airport. Would by again.

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Google Apr 14, 2021

Quick and painless just like they advertise. One of the better experiences I’ve had in buying cars. Would recommend to anyone. No hidden fees everything straight forward. Would come back when in need of another vehicle. Chase and Kayla were great. All staff members acknowledge me and greeted as I walked in. Great customer experience. Thanks to all.

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Google Apr 12, 2021

Easy experience, friendly staff, and a good deal.

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Google Apr 10, 2021

Easy experience. Friendly service. Would sell with Carlotz again.

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Google Apr 10, 2021

Every experience from this dealership was excellent from start to end. The staff was so friendly, helpful, and very patient as we viewed all multiple vehicles. They happily answered any and all questions we had about the vehicles we viewed. They were also very happy to pull cars around for us to view and/or test drive. Overall, the level of quality in service was excellent! I will definitely be referring this particular place to our friends and family.

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DealerRater Sep 1, 2020

Great experience today at Carlotz. I live near a CL hub and saw a car we liked last night online. I test drove the car around 10am, talked through details with Ned who was super helpful, returned home, and had credit paperwork in my inbox minutes later. After filling out details with help from Alex, and uploading pics (via my phone & computer which amazed me), the application was approved less than 30 min later. Other paperwork came quickly and by mid afternoon, my car was personally delivered to my front steps by the CL team. Amazing job to make buying ...

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DealerRater Aug 16, 2018

Such a friendly staff and easy purchase. I felt at home the moment I walked in and would recommend this store to anyone looking for a quality used car!

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DealerRater Mar 5, 2016

I absolutely loved my experience here. They sold my 2008 Honda Accord in 3 weeks, and after their fee, I ended up with $2,300 more than the trade-in offer another dealer gave me. As a single mother, I would never have sold the car myself due to time constraints and the hassle of dealing with strangers but did not want to settle for a low-ball trade in number, so I was thrilled when a friend told me about CarLotz. If you have a car to sell, I highly recommend you consider using this service. I personally will never sell a car another way.

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DealerRater Jan 28, 2016

After searching for the right car for weeks, I came across a fine-looking BMW at CarLotz. I had not heard of this dealership, but they had many positive reviews online, so I decided to check them out. I sent a few questions about the car, and one of their client support reps Cody got back to me within 15 minutes. Off to a good start. Cody set an appointment for me to come take a test drive the next afternoon, and from the moment I walked through the door, this place felt different. Everyone was so welcoming, and the space had ...

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DealerRater Jan 3, 2016

I can now recommend Carlotz because they carefully review and respond to both positive and negative customer feedback and put into place processes to build on positive experiences and prevent negative experiences from reoccurring. Keep up the hard work, Carlotz!

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DealerRater Jul 31, 2014

We were searching for a replacement for our daughter's VW recently totaled by another driver. We wanted to get her another Saab 9-3 and found a nice one at CarLotz. Frankly, we were unaware the business operated as a consignment operation, but their salesperson, Ralph Geilker walked us through the operating model and they had some explanatory lit. on hand too. As it turns out, we really liked the car, and after some back-and-forth with the owner, we bought it about a week later. Bottom line, the overall experience was very relaxed but professional...not once did I get ...

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