8 FAQs about Selling Cars in Dubai

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If you’re someone who has zero knowledge of selling a car in Dubai, you have arrived at the right place. We have compiled a list of usual questions which people have regarding the car selling in Dubai. For example, the method, place, ownership and insurance matters that are related to the cars needs to be understood before selling the car.  After reading the article, you will be able to say: “I know how to sell my car in Dubai“. 

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Selling Cars in Dubai
  1. Where can I sell my car in Dubai?

It is very easy to remotely sell your car in Dubai. All you need to do is post ads on reputable automotive websites and deal with the offers. You should set your asking price and not lower it. Alternatively, you can visit showrooms, pay them a small commission and sell your car there. 

If you want to hand over the matter to a power of attorney, you need to visit courts for that purpose. 

  1. Which is the best site to sell a car?

Most of the Emiratis trust CarSwitch because it’s the biggest automotive platform. It offers a hassle free procedure to sell cars and their professional team seals the deal in a short time period. You can easily sell the vehicle at your demanded price. 

  1. How can I get the most money for selling my car?

The best way to have the most money for selling a car is to trade it for a new car or sell it to a private party. Any outside dealer or a showroom are good options too for having maximum money. 

  1. How do I sell my car online?

Most people choose to sell their cars remotely because they do not want to go outside for the dealings. For this purpose, post advertisements on all the top auto websites of UAE and sell the car within your Emirate. The procedure is simple, quick and professional. 

  1. How do I transfer ownership of a car in Dubai?

The ownership should be done at RTA licensing center or the Dubai Traffic Police HQ. Both the current and new owner should be present with the needed original documents and their copies. A vehicle permit application form needs to be signed before the transfer. 

  1. What is the best way to sell my car?

There are various ways of selling a car such as giving it to your power of attorney, a local showroom or posting it online. You can choose the method which suits you best as all are effective. However, for making another person the power of attorney, courts should be visited which can be hectic for some. The showroom asks for a commission too for displaying your car.

  1. How can I sell my car fast?

The fastest way of selling a car is to post it online. Alternatively, you can sell it to a third party or exchange offers at any showroom certified by the RTA such as Al Futtaim. This is a secure, straightforward and quick process. 

  1. How much is car insurance in Dubai?

It’s obligatory to have car insurance in Dubai. The price of car insurance can be calculated by the cost of a car. If the car is priced more than AED 300,000, the expected insurance premium is 2.75%. If the car is priced between 100,000 AED to 300,000 AED, the insurance will be 3%. And if the car is less than 100,000 AED, the minimum premium will be 3.25%. 

This is the average insurance premium that has to be paid to the insurance provider. However, the factors of the driver’s age, additional features, type of vehicle and benefits also influence the cost of the car insurance. 
This concludes our answers to the basic FAQs regarding selling the car in Dubai.

If you want to know more, you can visit CarSwitch and ask the experts. On the other hand, if you want to purchase or view the used cars for sale in Dubai, you can see the inspected and certified range of vehicles on our website. You can see any model, version, and trim level of your favorite car. Our deals will suit your preferences.

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