How to Sell A Car On Ebay Motors

By Techwalla Internet Editor

Did you know you can use eBay to sell a car? In fact, eBay is one of the top places in the United States where people purchase used vehicles. Selling a car on eBay Motors is not as difficult as you may think. With some careful planning and a little know-how, you can have your car up for sale on eBay Motors in no time.

Things You'll Need

  • Used car you wish to sell
  • Access to the Internet
  • Computer
  • Current registration at eBay

Sell Your Car on eBay Motors

Step 1

Sign in to eBay (see Resources below).

Step 2

Click "Sell."

Step 3

Select "Sell an eBay Motors Item."

Step 4

Pick a category. You can choose to sell a car or truck, a motorcycle, a sports vehicle, vehicle parts or another type of vehicle that does not fall into one of these categories.

Step 5

Choose a sub-category. This will normally be the make or model of your car.

Step 6

Hit "Save and Continue."

Step 7

Purchase any special features you want for your listing. Special features--such as borders, highlighting and bold text--are not required, but they can help make your listing more visible and attractive to potential buyers.

Step 8

Click "Save and Continue."

Step 9

Enter your car's Vehicle Identification Number. However, you only have to complete this step if your car is a 1992 or newer model.

Step 10

Design a great listing. Enter all of the important information about your car by selecting the appropriate responses from the many drop-down menus. This way you can let potential buyers know such things as how many cylinders your car has and what color it is. Do not forget to include a catchy listing title and a comprehensive and accurate description of your car.

Step 11

Add the financial details. Enter the minimum opening bid you will accept for you car and a "Buy It Now" price (if you want to have one). Also provide your shipping charges and methods by which you will ship. If you will only sell your car to someone who can pick it up in person, you must include this in the listing.

Step 12

Hit "Save and Continue."

Step 13

Preview your item listing. If everything is correct, click "List Your Item."

Tips & Warnings

  • For additional information about selling a car on eBay Motors, visit the Help page at eBay (see Resources below).
  • Help eBay to help you. Keep your log-in information secure and change it often. This helps reduce the chance of hackers or identity thieves accessing the personal information you store on eBay.