Q. Should I donate my car?
A. Many people believe donating their car benefits them while making a goodwill gesture. But the I.R.S. has stringent guidelines regarding the vehicle donations. Click here for rules pertaining to Vehicle Donations and Valuations. The amount allowed as a tax deduction is limited and the process can be complicated. The tax deduction can be insignificant compared to the cash value you will receive for your vehicle.
Q. How long will it take to sell my car to Car
A. We will normally respond to your request in 24 hours or less.
Upon agreeing on a purchase price, we will be prepared to purchase the vehicle immediately.
Q. Can I sell my car if I have a loan on it in MA, RI or CT if the bank has my title?
A. Yes, even if you have a loan and still owe money on you car, truck, or motorcycle you can sell your vehichle to us. If the bank has the title we will prepare all necessary paperwork required to release the lien and complete the transaction quickly. We do all the work.
Q. What type of vehicles do you purchase?
A. We will buy any type of car or truck from the current model year down. We will also purchase some construction equipment IE: bobcats, backhoes,etc.
Q. Will Car Connections fill out the back of the title before I sign it?
A. Yes, we will complete the assignment of title. Signing the back of the title without filling in the buyers information leaves you open to liability. The individual you sold the car to can resell it by putting the buyers name where their name should have been written in. This makes it appear that you sold the vehicle to the third party. This is an illegal act often carried out by unlicensed individuals looking to fly under the radar of the DMV and IRS. Avoid any dealer who will buy a car without completing the assignment of title.
Q. Can I sell my motorcycle to Car Connections?
A. Yes, We are also motorcycle buyers. We prefer stock bikes with low mileage. We buy sport bikes, touring bikes and cruisers. If your bike is not currently registered, we can arrange pick up.
Q. Will you buy vehicles with body damage or mechanical
A. Yes, we are prepared to buy vehicles in any condition, running or not.
Q. How long have you been in business?
A. Car Connections was founded by its present owner in 1983.
Q. How do I know you are reputable?
A. Since 1983 we have never had a complaint filed against us with the Better Business Bureau and we have never had legal action brought against us. We take a great deal of pride in what we do.
Q. Do you pay with cash?
A. Cash transactions are limited to small dollar amounts. In most cases we will provide you with a certified bank check.
Q. Do you pay book value?
A. Our appraisals are based on wholesale book value and current dealer auction values. No dealer can pay retail value for a vehicle. But remember the sale is quick and easy and you release yourself from any possible liability.
Q. Should I donate my car?
A. Many people believe donating their car benefits them while making a goodwill gesture. But the IRS has stringent guidelines regarding vehicle donations. Click here for rules pertaining to Vehicle Donations and Valuations. The amount of the tax deduction is insignificant compared to the cash value you would receive for your vehicle.
Q. If my car is unregistered will you come out to purchase it?
A. Generally we require vehicles to be brought to us. Under certain circumstances we will come to you to purchase and remove the vehicle after we have agreed on an approximate value based on your description.
Q. If I sell you my car how do I get home?
A. If you need a ride home we will check the local bus schedule for you and try to schedule your appointment around a convenient time. We will provide you with a ride to the local bus station or simply give you a ride home if you live locally.
Q. Do you offer Online Quotes?
A. We do not offer online quotes. It is impossible to offer an accurate online quote due to the many variables associated with a pre-owned vehicle. After discussing many factors regarding your vehicle we can generally provide you with a very close approximation of what we would be willing to pay. Of course, we will need to see the vehicle to confirm a purchase price. While some sites will provide you with a computer generated trade in value, rest assured that is only a method of luring you in the door and then informing you that your car is not worth that much. Some things still need to be handled in person. We keep it simple and straight forward with No Gimmicks or misleading tactics.