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Where should I sell a 35-year-old Honda Accord?

I have been asked by a friend to dispose of his one owner Honda Accord which has been off the road for a number of years. It has 35000 miles on the clock and has been garaged throughout its life. Bodywork is excellent but work will be needed on the engine and other perished parts. Presumably its age precludes annual road tax and it would qualify as a classic car. How would you recommend I should proceed to obtain the best price available bearing in mind that it would likely need a trailer to get it to an auction?

Asked on 25 February 2019 by Fetchamite

Answered by Keith Moody
Under the current system, a car has to be 40 years old before its tax class can be changed to historic (and therefore take advantage of free road tax). The good news is that the body is in good condition - the bad news is that the market for Japanese classics is small, compared to - say - performance Fords. Prices for early Accords are currently all over the place. We've seen some optimistically pitched above £3k while others languish around the £600 mark. You'll need to take stock of the market and price yours accordingly. Maximise its chances of a sale by getting it seen in as many places as possible - shows, eBay, newspaper and magazine classifieds.
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