How to Sell a Truck Fast

by Jonra Springs ; Updated July 27, 2017
Private truck sales can take a long time, but there are alternatives.

Some people have time to sell a truck by parking it in the front yard with a sign in the window. Newspaper and online advertisements in the classifieds may generate some interest in a truck for sale. It may prove more convenient to give up some of the potential profit to get the truck sold quickly. There are places to sell your truck without advertising, taking calls or meeting members of the public for test drives. Some businesses will offer a price to take the truck off your hands immediately.

Step 1

Sell your truck to a used auto dealership. Drive the truck to a lot that buys vehicles from the public. Give the dealer time to drive the truck and have the mechanics inspect it. The price the dealer offers will be lower than a private buyer would pay, but the sale is final right away.

Step 2

Sell a truck to an advertising cash buyer. Several automotive businesses offer to buy cars and trucks for cash instantly. The price they offer is always below a vehicle's market value, but there are no delays in the selling process.

Step 3

Drive a truck for sale to an auto salvage lot. Salvaged parts dealers commonly offer a flat rate sale price for vehicles that are running. This may be comparable to the asking price for an older truck.

About the Author

Jonra Springs began writing in 1989. He writes fiction for children and adults and draws on experiences in education, insurance, construction, aviation mechanics and entertainment to create content for various websites. Springs studied liberal arts and computer science at the College of Charleston and Trident Technical College.

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