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CarSwitch offers an easy & safe alternative to dealers and classified sites. We manage the whole process for selling your car while you sit back and relax. You set the price so you get the best value, without doing any of the work!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I sell my car in the UAE?
There are 3 ways to sell your used car in the UAE. A managed service (CarSwitch.com) - where you can sell your car for maximum value without doing any of the work; Dealerships - where you can sell your car quickly but you get less; or Classifieds - a cheap alternative, but you have to deal with the painful, high risk process starting from coordinating with strangers to transferring your car on your own. A managed service (CarSwitch.com) The option that best captures value and convenience is leveraging a professional and experienced service to sell it for you! CarSwitch.com offers an easy and safe alternative to car dealerships and classifieds. You set the price so you get the best value for your used car! Additionally, Selling a car in the UAE is a complicated and time consuming process so the best part is that we manage the whole process for selling your car while you sit back, relax and get the best price for your used car. With 15,000+ car buyers visiting daily and CarSwitch advertising your car on our platform along with other sites and social media platforms, CarSwitch gives you the best chance to sell your car for maximum value in a short period of time. 70% of cars sold on CarSwitch sells within 2 weeks and most sellers receive atleast 1 offer in the first 24 hours of advertising! Additionally, CarSwitch provides you with several features to boost your ad FOR FREE and guides you on pricing so you can sell your used car as quickly as possible. Tell us about your ride in a few clicks and a Switcher will contact you shortly so we can handle the process from there! You can also read up on how to get good value for your car to learn more on selling your car for the highest price in UAE. Dealership A trip to the auto market or visiting UAE’s many used car dealerships will get you offers for your used car in minutes. However, the biggest drawback with used car dealerships in UAE is the value you won’t get the best value for your car (as they need to cover overheads and profit margins) which makes this an unattractive option if you want to sell your car at the best price. Advertising through classifieds or Social Media Another option for sellers is to sell their used car in UAE through social media platforms or listing it on classified websites. The advantage of this option is it’s very often free of charge, though a major drawback with selling through these channels is the hassle of coordinating and hassling with strangers while making sure you don’t get ripped off. You’ll also see your car listing along with thousands of others thereby not attracting the strong attention of many buyers.
How do I sell my car for the best price in Dubai?
There are 3 ways to sell your used car in the Dubai:
- A managed service (CarSwitch.com) - where you can sell your car for maximum value and don’t need to worry about the complicated process of selling your car.
- Dealerships - where although the process of selling is relatively simple, you will have to settle for a low value for your car (as dealers need to cover overheads and profit margins) making this the least attractive option to sell your car for the best price.
- Classifieds - where you will have to manage the entire process on your own and therefore highly recommended that you read the guide below before you start selling your car!
Looking for someone to take care of the process for you? A managed service CarSwitch.com makes it super simple to get the price for your car, without doing any of the work!
How do you get the best price for your used car? Simple, you set it! Our Switchers will provide guidance on pricing, and you can change it at any time through the app (Andriod & iOS) so that ultimately you’re in full control. From there on, we handle all the chaos. Our partner network of banks, insurers, and specialists will handle it all from visiting you, wherever you are in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah to photograph and inspect your car, to figure out how to sell a car already on loan. We then advertise your car online through CarSwitch.com, our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin), and other sites, line up buyers and enable show times to show off your used car. You will sell your car in no time, and for the price that you want! Once we sell your car, we even guide you with the paperwork. The best part? You sell straight to end-user buyers so you get the best car prices.
Sell cars in Dubai for the best price with ease!
How long would it take to sell my car in Dubai, UAE?
70% of used cars on the CarSwitch sell within two weeks, though many within a few days of posting and others within several weeks. Your price is the primary determinant of how long it will take to sell your car, which you control completely through your CarSwitch seller portal. This portal displays a ton of guidance to help you set the best price, from recommendations based on a thousands of real transactions conducted through CarSwitch to live comparisons of views, calls, and price drop requests versus other comparable cars on the website. Here you can set your price and change it at any time, as well as set your last price to help in any negotiations, and enter our auction platform for instant cash sale if you run out of time. Throughout, our team works tirelessly using this information to filter buyers and sell your car as quickly as possible.
How do we set car prices and make sure the car sells?
With CarSwitch you set your own price! However, we provide concrete recommendations that account for your specific make, model, mileage, historical data from thousands of transactions conducted through CarSwitch. Ultimately, we aim to get the best price for your used car for sale in Dubai, UAE and the testament to that is we let you control it fully. We do strongly recommend that you follow the price guidance that our Switchers provide. In addition, you can review the performance of your ad compared to other cars on the platform, and reduce your price to get more traction at any time through your seller portal.
How do I transfer ownership of my car in Dubai?
Transferring Ownership of your car is a tricky process hence a managed service (CarSwitch.com) is here to help. Sell your car with CarSwitch and we will guide you through the entire process from bringing you serious buyers to transferring ownership of your used car. Still interested in transferring your car on your own? Below are the steps and documents you require to do so.
Before transferring ownership, sellers must ensure the buyer has a valid UAE resident visa, a UAE driver license, and an insurance certificate. The seller needs to have the mulkiya, Emirates ID, passport with residence visa, and confirmation of loan payment/transfer of loan if the car is on loan. Once these documents are attained, an RTA appointment can be scheduled.
At the RTA:
- Sellers should clear any outstanding fines - please note whilst most fines can be dealt with at the RTA quickly, there are some fines such as violations that have received black points in another Emirate which will need to be cleared before you organise a visit to the RTA.
- Buyers should fill out a vehicle permit application form at the typing centre.
- Get your car inspected - A successful basic inspection is a prerequisite by the RTA before transferring ownership. Therefore, sellers should consider fixing major faults before the RTA visit. 2 main reasons for failing the inspection are worn down tires or brakes. It’s highly recommended that the buyer does a comprehensive inspection at RTA to have a good understanding of the car condition at the point of purchase.
- Transferring the car - Once the above steps are cleared, a vehicle registration fee must be paid in order for the new registration card to be issued. A further license plate printing fee must be paid if applicable for this to be issued. Sellers can hand over their existing license plate to the RTA for a fee if they want to hold it for future car registration.
- Salik Tag - Seller’s should remove their salik tag from the car to avoid the buyer using their tag. Buyer’s can purchase a new salik tag at the RTA.
CarSwitch will guide you through the transfer with free access to our partner lane at Tasjeel and provide step-by-step instructions to ensure you’re well prepared. For more information, you can also read up on how to transfer your car at the RTA.
What happens to my insurance if I sell my car?
If you sell your car, you have to cancel the car insurance. There is also an alternative option of transferring this to the new owner. However, you will need to confirm if this is possible from your insurance provider. To cancel your insurance policy, all you need is a copy of the new registration card from the new car owner. It is also worth checking if your insurance is refundable as you might get some money back on your original premium depending on your insurance provider. On the other hand, to transfer your car insurance to the new owner, you will need: Existing policy document No objection letter from the seller New application form Registration certificate Car Inspection Report This should be done immediately after transferring ownership of the car because failure to do so would mean any insurance claims will not be paid by the insurance company if there is an accident. Sounds like a complicated process? A managed service (CarSwitch.com) is here to help! Our experts will guide you through the WHOLE transfer process with free access to our partner lane at Tasjeel and provide step-by-step instructions to ensure you’re well prepared and no time is wasted.
What is the CarSwitch inspection and why do I need it to sell my car?
CarSwitch arranges for a specialist to run a 1 hour assessment of your used car to gauge its condition. During the inspection, the Specialist will take professional photos, examine the interior & exterior, assess the condition of the engine and go on a test drive with you to make sure that the main components in your used car works as they should. The results of the inspection are displayed online which helps us answer most buyers` questions and only refer you serious buyers! In addition, transparency on the fantastic condition of your car increases your car`s price! Please note, CarSwitch does not warranty inspection results, particularly as the results may change from the time of inspection, and so buyers may request their own inspection at their own expense with your approval. The process is easy and hassle-free. The Specialist will visit you anywhere in Dubai, Sharjah or Abu Dhabi and you only need to be present for 10-15 mins, of the full hour, to answer some questions and go for a test drive. Car selling made easy for the busy UAE residents.
Is it worth repairing my car before selling?
The better the condition of your used car, the higher the chances of selling for a higher value! With a managed service (CarSwitch.com), a specialist will visit you for a car inspection and snap high quality pictures of your car. This will give you a good idea of the condition and our specialists can even guide you on issues that need to be addressed. It is crucial that tires and brakes meet the RTA standards as you won't be able to sell your car otherwise. The following are a few other points you should consider fixing when selling your car: Change/refill oil, brakes, transmission fluids. Address oil leaks and engine noise issues if applicable Replace headlamps and clean foggy headlights Fix scratches/dents Ready to sell your used car? Tell us about your ride in a few clicks and a switcher will give you a call to schedule your car inspection. You can also read up on tips to retain your car’s resale value.
How much do you charge for used car sale in Dubai?
We charge AED 150 (+VAT) admin fee which includes organizing a specialist visit to inspect / photo, handling calls, filtering car buyers and arranging test drives. When we sell your car a success-based fee of AED 1,000 up to 3% (+VAT) will apply (depending on the value of your car but agreed with you up-front) which you can build into your car price. This fee is applicable only if we are able to help you sell your car. We take all the headaches for selling your car while you get the best price! Your Used Car for Sale in Dubai will go quickly and without hassle!
What if I end up selling my car on my own?
We will work hard to help you sell your car in Dubai or anywhere in UAE. However, if you end up selling your car on your own then our success-based fee won’t apply. In addition, we will still guide you through the process to make sure that the transfer of car ownership at the RTA is a hassle free experience. We only ask that if you post your car on another platform, that you match the listing price you select on CarSwitch to give us a fair shot. Selling car couldn`t be easier!
Can you sell a car if it's on finance?
Still paying off your car loan? A car under finance can be sold, although this is a complex process with a high level of risk involved. Looking for a managed service you can trust to take care of this instead? - CarSwitch.com can help you through the entire process whilst you sit back and relax!
To sell your car which is currently under loan - first, you will need to contact your bank to find out the outstanding loan amount as well as the early settlement fee if applicable. Once you know the exact outstanding amount, the 2 options you have to sell your car is:
Find a buyer willing to clear your auto loan
In order to guarantee the buyer that the transfer of ownership will be done to their name once the auto loan is cleared, a “Seller's Agreement” will be required to be signed. The buyer will then need to visit the bank with the seller for the loan payment. The safest method to make this payment is via cash or manager's cheque.
Search for a buyer who is willing to buy the car on finance
In this scenario, the buyer has to agree to use the same bank as the seller. Once the buyer agrees to this and approval for auto loan transfer has been received by the bank, the buyer needs to present a car valuation certificate against the loan amount. CarSwitch can organize this certificate for a cost starting from AED 300. Once this certificate is obtained, the seller can settle the owed amount with the bank. The buyer will need to provide the bank with the new registration card along with insurance papers to complete the transfer and close the loan.
Sounds complicated and want a safe and secure way to sell your car which is currently under loan?
Will CarSwitch buy my car?
Our primary motivation is to get you the absolute best price possible, and so if you have a couple of days of time we always encourage you to post the car at an attractive price and we’ll secure an end user buyer in no time at all hassle free (as we’ll handle it all from fielding phone calls to attending test drives in your location). In case you simply don’t have the time, we’ll arrange an instant cash offer through our auction platform so you get over and done with in the same day.
How to Sell Cars in Dubai
Looking for ways to sell your car in Dubai? CarSwitch offers a safe, transparent, fast and hassle-free way to do so. We manage the whole process for selling your car while you sit back and relax. Now you can get the best price for your car without any hassles.
Common challenges faced by sellers
While it has become easier than ever before to buy and sell any car in Dubai, you can still face many challenges during the process. If you are planning to sell your car online in Dubai, then be sure to keep the following factors in mind.
- Setting the right price: From depreciation to competition and demand in the market, you have to consider multiple factors while figuring out the price tag for your car. This means that it’s often challenging to set the right price without some help from experts. That's why we've made our proprietary car valuator available for free.
- The time factor: Selling a car involves multiple steps such as making calls and dealing with used car buyers who might not even be serious. It goes without saying that it can prove to be a very lengthy process.
- Negotiating the price: It takes practice to master the art of negotiation, and unless you’ve sold multiple cars, you might not be able to get the right amount of money from buyers.
- It’s a complicated process: You may need guidance to complete some of the steps. For example, sellers need to understand the steps involved in clearing their auto loan, refunding insurance, and transferring their car at the RTA. If the car is under bank financing, then a seller’s agreement can be used to protect both the seller and the buyer.
Why use CarSwitch
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could just relax and let someone else take care of everything for you? No matter what the make and model of your vehicle is, we can help you sell any car in Dubai. Are you wondering “How can CarSwitch help me sell my car in Dubai?” We’ll do all the heavy lifting, including photographing your car, lining up potential buyers, negotiating the price, and advertising through various channels. What's more, the test drive can be managed at the location and time that suits you. CarSwitch will also guide you to set the right price for your used car and through all the paperwork to close a deal. We can even guide you when you go through the process of transferring your car at the RTA. Now you can sell car in Dubai with confidence and peace of mind. If you are pressed for time and need to sell your car in Dubai immediately, CarSwitch will arrange for your car to be bought within a day through our online auction platform. All in all, we help you sell any car in Dubai as fast as you want, by enabling you to set the price for your vehicle.
New and exciting features to help you sell any car:
Is there any price guidance to help me sell my car in Dubai?
Using Artificial Intelligence techniques for analysis of thousands of real transactions on CarSwitch, we offer real time price advice to you. This way you are able to set the right price when you sell any car in Dubai and can sell it as quickly as possible. Our recommendations and guidance can help you understand instant cash dealer deals as well as what a private buyer would offer for your car.
Free car valuator
We’ve put all our knowledge in an online car valuator tool you can use to quickly get an estimate for the value of any used car in Dubai . It’s available for free and uses a proprietary algorithm to help customers estimate a fair value for any GCC-spec vehicle in the UAE.
Wondering ‘how can I attract more buyers when I sell my car in Dubai?’ Now you can leverage these seller badges, free of charge, to make your car listing more prominent:
- Price dropped: This badge is a quick and easy way to tell buyers that you’ve dropped the price of your car.
- Negotiable: If you’re willing to bargain while selling your car, then let buyers know this. All you have to do is set the last price in the seller portal and CarSwitch will handle everything else.
- Urgent sale: Pressed for time? This seller badge can make the process quicker by letting you set a countdown of days you have left to sell it.
- Top condition:
If you have maintained your car over the years, then why not let buyers know about it. We automatically activate this badge when selling your car if you receive a high inspection score from our inspection.
It has become easier than ever to sell any car in Dubai at the best value without any hassles!