Sell My Van

Sell my van on MotorHype

Sell my van

MotorHype makes advertising and selling your van privately simple.

Creating a listing for your free van advert can take less than five minutes. Just fill out your van’s details such as make model and other specifications. Ensure to insert a couple of images as this will really help with gaining interest in your van advert.

Listing on MotorHype allows you access to thousands of potential buyers just from one listing and better yet, you can sell your van for free.

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Van selling guides

Why use MotorHype to sell your van?

Connecting you to potential buyers is what we do best. Our sophisticated search function allows buyers to search by make, model, location, and price range.

We make it easy to create a professional-looking advert without much effort. Allowing you to sell your van online and with ease and to bring in more potential buyers for your van.

By using MotorHype you can get multiple people interested in your online van advert, meaning you can compare offers to make sure you get the best price for your van.

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Van advert FAQ

Yes, it’s completely free to sell your van with the free listing option. 

You can also feature your advert and extend it for a longer period of time to attract even more potential buyers with the paid listing options.

You can upload up to 10 images per van advert.

You can hide your phone number by clicking the hide your phone number checkbox on your account page.

Yes, dealers can advertise vans, cars and motorbikes on our website.

We have 4 options to choose from:

FREE Vehicle Listing
Duration: 14 days

MINI Vehicle Listing
£14.99
Listings: 1 x
Duration: 30 days

STANDARD Vehicle Listing
£19.99
Listings: 1 x
Duration: 30 days
Featured: 14 days

MAX Vehicle Listing
£24.99
Listings: 1 x
Duration: 30 days
Featured: 30 days

Van adverts usually appear instantly however it can take up to 24 hours if it needs to be manually approved.

The maximum image size is 6MB.

Classifieds profiles are only available to dealers.

Yes, your dealer profile page will be displayed once you have set your seller type to dealer in your account.

You can value your van by entering your registration on the Instant Car Check website.

Tips on advertising your van online

Gather all your van’s information before selling it

Before creating your free van advert, you will need to find out some information about your van. You will need to know your van’s specification, the miles it has done, and when it last had its MOT. Potential buyers might ask to see proof of these things, so make sure you have got all the relevant information at hand before you sell your van in case someone asks.

Set the price to sell your van

You probably have a price in your head that you want to sell your van for. However, you need to think about whether it is realistic and whether it is worth that price. If you set the price too high then you could miss out on buyers who wouldn’t be willing to pay that. You are able to value your van by entering your registration on the Instant Car Check website. This will give you an idea of how much you can sell your van for.

Take good photos of the van you’re selling

You may be asking yourself how am I going to sell my van by taking photos myself? You can take professional-looking photos by making sure the lighting is good, the images show off the van in a positive light, and that you have images from all angles. If you do not have enough photos, it can be off-putting for potential buyers who think you might have something to hide. Before you take the photos ensure that your van is clean and tidy. Photos with mess or dirt might put off people and have a negative impact on your online advert.

Sell your van with a free van advert

The best way to sell you van online is with a free van advert, you need to remember to be as descriptive as possible in it, to ensure that potential buyers are aware of everything they need to know. Do not give any false information and ensure that the specification information you put is correct. Sometimes sellers choose to leave out information about the van as they believe this will make it seem more valuable to buyers, however, this will just waste your time when the potential buyer sees something they were not expecting and is no longer interested. Be truthful and then you know that everyone who contacts you knows exactly what condition the van is in.

Clean up your van before you sell it

You may be thinking to yourself should I clean my van now or before I sell my van? Sometimes potential buyers want to see the van before buying it and will ask to come for a viewing. If you allow them to then make sure that you have cleaned your van thoroughly inside and out, to appeal to the buyer more.

Sell your van fast by answering enquires quickly

When you do get interested people, you need to ensure that you are replying to any questions or queries promptly to sell your van as quickly as possible. Try to be as professional as you can, to put the buyer’s mind at ease and ensure they will continue with the sale.

Share your van advert to help sell your van

Once your van advert is up and ready to go, be sure to share your van advert with not only friends and family, but also your social media networks. You will be surprised by how effective this can be to sell you van. Even if your followers and friends are not looking for a van themselves, they might know someone who is. People are far more likely to buy a van from someone they know, even if it is only over social media, so you could get a lot more interest from just a simple share.

MotorHype is the UK’s leading online car selling website that advertises used cars for sale, motoring news, car shows and hosts an extensive car forum.

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