Car Selling Apps Cars.com - Find Cars For Sale vs Cheap Cars For Sale - Autopten vs eBay - Buy & Sell ... and 12 more

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If you're looking to sell your car and want to have a hassle-free, easy going experience, you may want to consider using a few apps to get the job done. Instead of painstakingly posting your car on multiple sites, you can install a couple of apps that can have your listing in front of millions of people in, in just a few minutes.

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In addition to the time-saving convenience, a lot of the apps below offer valuable tools for sellers that can increase the potential for a sale.

Remember always to use caution when exchanging personal information with people you meet over the internet. Some of the apps we discuss offer verification options that provide both buyers and sellers with a greater level of security.

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Method 1: Cars.com - Find Cars For Sale

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The Cars.com app is an all-in-one car selling and buying mobile tool that connects users with vehicles nearest to their location.

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Whether buying or selling, Cars.com has an extensive set of search filters that can populate vehicles based on even the smallest of details.

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    1. Sellers can list directly on Cars.com's main site with a sell it yourself listing.
    2. Users can set an appointment with a dealer to sell their vehicle in-person.
    3. Using their QuickOffer app, users simply upload images and information on their vehicle and dealers will make bids.
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    1. The Cars.com mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 2: Cheap Cars For Sale - Autopten

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Autopten for Android is a mobile optimized app that focuses on affordable, lower budget vehicle listings within the United States.

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Autopten may prove to be a great selling solution if your car is an older model or your asking price is geared for lower budget buyers.

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    1. Post a listing for your car, for free with no signup or registration required.
    2. Receive instant alerts and notifications when buyers enquire or comment on your listing.
    3. Full-functioning selling tools allow users to make edits to their ads on the fly, directly from the app.
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    1. Autopten can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 3: eBay - Buy & Sell

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eBay is another excellent way to sell a car, and with their mobile app, users have access to a variety of tools to assist in posting their vehicles for sale.

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Because of the sheer volume and popularity of eBay, sellers can be sure their vehicles will be seen by possibly millions of potential buyers.

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    1. Barcode scanner available for scanning a VIN which pulls up and fills in information on the vehicle instantly.
    2. List both new or used cars, big and small, expensive or cheap.
    3. Users can also list automotive equipment, parts, and gear.
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    1. eBay's mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 4: CARFAX - Find Used Cars for Sale

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CARFAX for Android and iOS is the mobile app for the main site and offers detailed vehicle accident reports, along with thousands of used car listings.

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Providing the most information on your vehicle will only increase the likelihood of selling it at or near your desired price. Having a fully detailed accident and history report goes a long way with interested buyers.

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    1. Vehicles history reports are FREE for all cars listed for sale.
    2. Advanced search tools and filters help buyers find cars with ease.
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    1. The CARFAX mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 5: letgo - Buy & Sell Used Stuff

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The letgo app is a mobile marketplace where users can buy and sell items locally, directly from their smartphone or tablet.

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As one of the quickest growing places to sell and buy items online, it's certainly a great resource for individuals selling their vehicles.

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    1. Post a car listing in seconds with automatic image recognition that helps auto-fill information for you.
    2. Buyers and sellers can communicate via the app without the need for any additional messaging platforms.
    3. 10 million plus buyers and sellers use letgo.
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    1. Free version.
    2. In-app purchases ranging from $1.49 - $2.79 per item.
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    1. letgo can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 6: Kijiji Free Local Classifieds

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Kijiji Free Local Classifieds app is Canada's number one spot to buy or sell anything, new or used, right from the convenience of a mobile device.

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Sellers can post ads for free, or they also have a variety of paid options, to get their listing in front of more potential buyers.

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    1. Sellers can share their postings via various social media channels.
    2. Messaging between buyers and sellers is handled via Kijiji's internal system.
    3. Buyers can call sellers via the app with a single tap.
    4. Easy to follow profile section for managing and promoting your ads.
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    1. Free version.
    2. In-app purchases available.
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    1. Kijiji's mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 7: Kelley Blue Book

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Kelley Blue Book for iOS and Android is the mobile optimized version of their main online site and gives users information on the value of their vehicle.

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Understanding the value of your car is important to ensure your listing price is reasonable, and that you don't lose too much on the sale.

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    1. Users can compare vehicles.
    2. Get accurate current value information on your car.
    3. Search and locate dealers.
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    1. Kelley Blue Book can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 8: CPlus for Craigslist

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CPlus for Craigslist is a mobile tool that brings all the power of the massive web-based classified site, directly to your iPhone, or iPad.

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Sellers have never had it easier, posting ads is quick and painless and users can manage everything from one easy-to-read page.

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    1. Users can search multiple cities simultaneously.
    2. Get notifications on all the latest listings.
    3. Create, renew, edit and manage all postings from your iPhone or iPad.
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    1. CPlus for Craigslist can be downloaded from iTunes.
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Method 9: OfferUp - Buy. Sell. Offer Up

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OfferUp is another large online marketplace that's growing in popularity and provides local buyers and sellers with a user-friendly platform right on their mobile device.

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With OfferUp's marketplace seeing millions of users browsing every day, it's a perfect place to post a vehicle for sale.

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    1. Buyers and sellers communicate through the app's secure messaging system.
    2. Sellers can build up their reputation with a personalized profile page and good user feedback.
    3. Users can browse by images and filter based on location and category.
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    1. Free version.
    2. In-app purchases ranging from $0.99 - $5.99 per item.
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    1. OfferUp can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 10: Gumtree - Australia

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Gumtree is one of the largest and most visited classified sites in Australia and is an excellent place to buy and sell used vehicles.

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The Gumtree app provides users with a mobile optimized version of the main classified website, with all the important functions easily accessible with a few taps and swipes.

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    1. Users can create ads right from their mobile device.
    2. Upload images directly from the phone's camera folders.
    3. Post as many ads as you wish, completely free.
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    1. Gumtree - Australia can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 11: Carousell

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Carousell Motors for Android and iOS gives users thousands of vehicle listings to browse through right from their smartphone or tablet.

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Users can narrow their search based on various things such as location, price, year, model lifestyle and more.

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    1. Sellers can add their car to their personal inventory, which can then be grabbed any time for listing or selling purposes.
    2. Edit your contact information instantly at any stage via the app.
    3. Keep an eye on your listings with custom notifications and alerts.
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    1. Carousell Motors can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 12: Blinker - Buy and Sell Cars

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The Blinker mobile app is a great little tool for both buyers and sellers interested in finding the best vehicles in their local area.

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Sellers can have their listing up in a matter of seconds by simply taking a few photos of their vehicle with their smartphone's camera, then adding some details about their vehicle.

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    1. Users can sell a car that has an outstanding balance on a loan, provided they list through the app.
    2. Blinker goes to great lengths to verify each seller which gives buyers more confidence in your listings.
    3. With a quick photo users can instantly get the black book value of their car.
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Method 13: Gumtree - UK

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Another great mobile optimized app from Gumtree, only this version specifically focuses on the UK market.

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With the daily volume of traffic Gumtree receives, it only makes sense to list your car for sale if you live in the UK. Sellers only need their smartphone and the app installed, and they can have their vehicle posted for sale in minutes.

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    1. Sellers can list ads for free with no hidden costs.
    2. Contact local sellers directly from the app/device.
    3. Ads can be shared via all the popular social media communities.
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Method 14: CarDekho

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As one of India's largest and most active car buying marketplaces, CarDekho is a valuable mobile resource for both buyers and sellers.

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Because of all the handy tools provided for potential buyers, CarDekho attracts a lot of people looking to sell their used vehicles.

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    1. Prospective buyers can be pre-screened before contacting sellers.
    2. Selling is easy to do, take a few photos and enter some details, and your vehicle will be added to the marketplace.
    3. Users can leave and browse through reviews to help guide their buying decision.
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Method 15: CarGurus

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CarGurus for Android and iOS gives users a range useful tools for both buying and selling, such as price and market value checking.

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Users can check out different dealer ratings and reviews to ensure they'll get a fair price for their car.

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    1. Get IML (Instant Market Value) on your car to ensure your listing price is accurate.
    2. Pricing tools provided to sellers.
    3. Sellers can have their vehicles seen by over 8 million people.
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Selling a car these days is far the easiest since they've been on the road. Take a few pictures, enter some details, and your vehicle can be listed on multiple sites within minutes, and it all can be handled from your trusty mobile device.

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