Frequently Asked Questions about How to Sell a Car
If you are wanting CashNow (a cheque right away) this depends on a number of factors, and we must appraise the vehicle in your local dealership before an offer can be made. You need to book an appointment to have your car appraised. You can do this online form here, or call us on 0800 887 637. If you want to sell through auction, what you get for your car will depend on the outcome of the auction, and the reserve you set.
CashNow is great if you’re in a hurry to sell or don't want to sell by auction. Book an appraisal, bring your car in at the agreed time and we'll make you an offer on the spot.
You need to talk to your finance company about your current finance contract and if you can sell the vehicle before your loan is paid off. If you can, then we can help.
When you bring your car in, we’ll give you a free appraisal. Appraisals are done by our experienced consultants, to book an appraisal, call or email your nearest Turners dealership.
All of the cars we sell are advertised on Turners website and on many other major car sales websites in New Zealand.
Selling a car at Turners is really easy. Just book an appraisal, come in at the agreed time and we’ll do the rest. All we need you to do is set the reserve – we take care of advertising, buyer negotiations and change of ownership. And of course, sending you the cheque! There are fees to sell by auction find out more here).
Our auction consultant will help you decide on a fair reserve price. Before you set your reserve, it pays to do some research. Here are a few tips:
Research on our website: There are hundreds of cars on our website, with estimated auction prices and Buy Now prices for you to review.
Get an appraisal: We offer auction sellers a free appraisal to help set their auction reserve. You must bring your vehicle on site to get this appraisal done.
Clean, tidy cars get a better price at auction. Make sure you have removed rubbish and personal belongings, cleaned the car and vacuumed it. You can also pay for valet service at any of our dealerships – contact your local Turners dealership for details.
Unfortunately, no. This is due to respect the privacy of the purchaser.
There are a number of Terms and Conditions that apply to sale by auction.
View our Vendor Terms and Conditions.
An offer is valid for 7 days but is dependent on the vehicle being in the same condition, and traveled no further than 100km’s since appraisal.
Please bring your drivers licence and your bank account details.