Turn a profit with our cash for cars Adelaide specialists

The moment your junk car becomes unroadworthy, it becomes a burden. If it’s not dumped in front of your house, blemishing the community, it’s taking up valuable commercial space in your garage or lot.

1800 Salvage can take your old or wrecked car off your hands within 24 hours. And we’ll pay instant cash, too.

Our Adelaide car removal team can reach any location in a matter of hours. With quick and free car removals, and our professional and friendly service, you’ll soon be free of your unwanted cars.

Give our team a call today, or simply fill out our online form. Our Adelaide junk car salvage team will contact you as soon as possible to start the process.

Cash for cars of all conditions

Free car removal service in Adelaide and South Australia

Our free car removal service is available for individual and commercial car sellers anywhere in Adelaide. Once our towers have picked up your vehicle, our office will pay cash into your account via Osko.

Whether your unwanted vehicles are up on bricks in the backyard or sitting at the back of your business lot, we’ll pick them up. You are not required to be present for pick-up — get on with your day, and trust our scrap car removal experts to handle everything.

We offer instant cash for all unwanted cars in Adelaide

Our highly-experienced vehicle towing partners have a 10-tonne towing capacity. That’s more than enough to transport any vehicle.

From bikes to boats to machinery, we will buy your Adelaide vehicle no matter how severely damaged it is.

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We buy and responsibly salvage all of


unwanted vehicles. These include:

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South Australia’s leading cash for junk car services

Our car removal services extend far beyond Adelaide. With an expansive vehicle towing network, we can quickly access scrap cars in any location in South Australia. 

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How it works

We are a fully digital Adelaide car salvage and removal company. By working digitally, your junk cars can be evaluated quickly, and your paperwork and payment can all be processed and completed within 24 hours. 

We turn your Adelaide car into cash in 3 quick steps:

  • Vehicle assessment & pricing
  • Digital paperwork signed
  • Payment made & car towed
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1800 Salvage offers Adelaide’s best cash prices for cars

One person’s junk car is another person’s treasure.

As a leading vehicle salvage business, our responsibility is to see the salvage possibilities in every vehicle. We have partnered with various component and material recycling companies to ensure your car is responsibly reused and repurposed. 

1800 Salvage sees value in every vehicle, and we will pay highly-competitive rates to buy it. 

Maximise your car’s cash value by providing us with the following information:

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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Vehicle brands we buy

Our Adelaide cash-for-cars team will buy all brands.

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1800 Salvage Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide

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Looking to speak to one of our team members in person? Head to our 1800 Salvage Adelaide headquarters in Hindmarsh Square for all your car removal needs. We’ll talk you through our process and answer any questions you may have about our cash for cars process. 

1800 Salvage Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide

l2/70 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide, 5000, SA

Onsite parking available

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The best cash for cars service in Adelaide

Thanks to our fast and easy vehicle collection, we make it easy for you to sell your vehicle. Choose a time for pick-up that suits you best, whether it's the very next day or a scheduled appointment. We’ll get rid of your old car at a time that’s convenient for you. 

  • Free vehicle towing 
  • Fast, convenient vehicle collection
  • Customer service and support at every stage 
  • Australia-wide service 
  • Licensed motor car trader (LMCT:12802)
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Australia wide partners

1800 Salvage have towing partnerships with some of the largest towing companies in Australia, Our partners cover all metro and regional areas to ensure we can pick up your vehicle as fast as possible and make your payment instantly.

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Community contributions

1800 Salvage has grown over the years to become a reputable auto salvage company.
We have formed many strong relationships with professionals in the automotive and towing industry, making it easier for us to service the local community.

We are proud to support Variety - The Children's Charity. Supporting kids and families facing many challenges through sickness, disadvantage or living disability.

Please contact us for more information about our Adelaide community initiatives.

Frequently asked questions

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How will I be paid for my salvage car in Adelaide?

Our secure and easy process ensures that cash for your unwanted vehicle is deposited directly into your bank account. 

All of our paperwork is digitally signed to enable the fastest turnaround possible. We pay you electronically before pick up, and transactions are generally completed by the next business day.

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Will you buy an unregistered car for cash in Adelaide?

Yes. Vehicles are not required to be registered for our team to buy and pick up. 

Once we have purchased your unwanted vehicle, you can collect any reimbursement by taking your licence plates and paperwork to Service SA.

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Can you pick up my vehicle from a multi-storey car park?

Yes. We have the facilities to pick up vehicles from anywhere in Adelaide, including multi-storey car parks. Contact us today, and we will arrange a time convenient for you.

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What information does your Adelaide team need about my car?

We need your contact details, vehicle address, registration status, and a brief description of the damage. 

So we can give you the best price possible, also include your vehicle's make and model, registration number, and odometer reading along with some photos. Photos of all four corners of your vehicle, the interior seating and dash, and any points of damage or scratches are most helpful. Fill in our straightforward form, and we'll do the rest for you.

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My Adelaide vehicle is still under finance. Will you still buy it?

1800 Salvage is a licensed motor car trader, so we cannot purchase vehicles under finance. 

To help free you of your damaged, unwanted, or scrap vehicle, we can submit a salvage tender to your finance company on your behalf. Give us a call, and a member of our reliable team will talk you through this simple process.

Doug Whiffin

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Doug Whiffin

Doug began his career in the automotive industry at age 18. He has worked in several dealerships and has since become an expert valuer buyer. Doug serves a broad spectrum of clients including car dealerships, independent dealers, automotive wholesalers, and automotive salvage dealers, helping sellers obtain top cash for their unwanted cars. Additionally, he seamlessly transitions into the role of second-in-command manager in the general manager's absence, showcasing his proactive nature and leadership skills.

At 1800 Salvage, we ask humans to write our content, not AI. One of our salvage specialist employees wrote this page which contains accurate information from our virtual location in Adelaide and our internal sales system.

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Whether you want to buy or sell salvage vehicles, we are here to help. Get in touch and we will get back to you soon with the information you need.

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