Buying a salvage truck is a cheap way to find adventure. There are people who like to get adventurous sometimes. And there are adventurous people, who are not afraid to get dirty. There are also people who own 4×4 trucks but are afraid to take them to Earth’s most extreme terrains. Moreover, there are vehicle owners that can’t wait to take their new car for a spin in the wild.
Hail damaged trucks! Before we talk about this type of salvage trucks for sale we should talk a little bit about a vehicle that is loved by pretty much every American.
Chevrolet has been selling trucks for more than 100 years. The pickup truck sales rose in 2016 while the car sales dropped around 9% in the same year. 18% of the United States fleet is composed of trucks, which is a lot if you compare to Europe’s 1%. These are just numbers but you can see the truck love every day on the road.
How Do Car Dealers Get Great Prices on Salvage Trucks?
Ever wonder where used car dealers, wholesalers find all those used trucks they advertise? How about those neat looking trucks with salvage titles? Insurance companies, fleets and dealerships put up hundreds of thousands of cars and trucks at these auctions. They are usually limited to dealers and wholesalers. However, through brokers it is now possible for the general public to bid on these vehicles. You can find salvage and used trucks at prices that dealers and other licensed auto retailers pay.
You want a pickup truck. Could be a Ford F-150, Dodge Ram, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier, just to name some popular brands and models today. On the other hand, it might be an older classic like the Ford’s, Chevy’s, International Harvester, Dodge, Toyota, etc., from the ’50s to the ’80s. If you are the “do-it-yourself” kind of person who wants to buy and fix your project truck, the objective is to buy a cheap pickup to fix. Solution: buy a salvage title pickup as a project truck from an auction site.
You’ve seen salvage trucks for sale online but do you know how they got there? When a truck is considered to be a total loss insurance companies are often stuck with them.
The insurance company has no use for the vehicles so they typically auction them off. You can find salvage truck auctions in person or online.