Facebook Marketplace or Free Trader UK?
Where’s the best place to sell your car online? Here, we compare Facebook Marketplace and Free Trader UK.
* All data below is accurate as of 03/08/2021
How is Facebook Marketplace different to Free Trader UK?
Free Trader UK
Finding the best deal
Free Trader UK and Facebook Marketplace allow users to search by price, vehicle type, condition, make and model, mileage and other filters.
Facebook Marketplace’s search results are usually ‘close to you’, but you can change your location and expand your search.
Refine your search with our extensive filter options
Find the best priced deals
Choice of stock
Facebook Marketplace haven’t made public how many cars are listed on their site.
Free Trader UK have hundreds of thousands of listings from dealerships and private sellers.
Free Trader UK
Valuing your car
Facebook Marketplace don’t offer a car valuation service, though they state that they’ll “suggest a price range based on similar items in your area” if you upload a vehicle.
On Free Trader UK, online car valuations are free.
Checking vehicle history
When listing a vehicle on Facebook Marketplace, they ask for a car’s year, make, model and mileage, and transmission. So, the buyer must do a vehicle history check independently.
Before cars are listed on Free Trader UK, they have a mandatory basic vehicle check.
Saving and comparing adverts
You can save Facebook Marketplace listings, including vehicles, to your profile.
On Free Trader UK, you can save and compare unlimited cars with an account, or save up to four vehicles without one.
Save adverts and never lose a good deal
Compare your saved searches
Get notified when a car of your choice is listed
How do we compare?
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