CarGurus or Free Trader UK?
Where’s the best place to sell your car online? Here, we compare online marketplaces CarGurus and Free Trader UK.
* All data below is accurate as of 03/08/21
How is CarGurus different to Free Trader UK?
Finding the best deal
CarGurus ranks their search results by “best deal” sorted by an algorithm, which is based on CarGurus’ own instant market value alongside dealership ratings submitted by site users.
On Free Trader UK, you can choose which criteria matter to you most by selecting from a range of filters available.
Filter your search according to your needs
Find the best priced deals
Choice of stock
Free Trader UK
Valuing your car
CarGurus offers a car valuation tool that is based on their instant market value, which compares data points including make, model, trim and year to estimate a fair retail price.
Free Trader UK offer a free online car valuation to help buyers understand how much their car is worth.
Checking vehicle history
CarGurus offers AutoCheck from Experian on car listings to check a vehicle’s history, with prices starting at £14.95.
Every car listed on Free Trader UK has a basic vehicle check before it goes live to make sure it hasn’t been recorded as stolen, scrapped, imported, exported, or written off.
Saving and comparing adverts
You can save searches on both CarGurus and Free Trader UK.
On Free Trader UK, you can save and compare up to four cars without an account. If you have an Free Trader UK account, you can save and compare as many as you like!
Compare key features
Get notified when a specific car is listed
How do we compare?
How do we stack up against other automotive websites?
* Please note this is a non-exhaustive list.
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