Vehicle Valuation Get your free, quick valuation in a matter of minutes.
Enter your vehicle details to receive a free valuation.
How It Works
Step 1 Vehicle Details Enter your registration and we'll find your vehicle, simply confirm we've found the right one and enter your mileage.
Step 2 Your Details Complete our short form with a little about you, so we can easily provide your valuation.
Step 3 Your Valuation Get your guide price of what you can get for your vehicle, subject to our usual terms detailed below.

Value My Vehicle

Use our free valuation tool to get a quick, free value for your vehicle in seconds.

Whether you're thinking of selling your vehicle, or part-exchanging it for a new vehicle, you'll want the best price possible. Our easy to use tool will give you a good idea of what it's worth from the comfort of your sofa, so you can spend more time doing the exciting part, looking for your next one.


How do we calculate the value of your vehicle?

Our vehicle value tool will check your vehicle against the current market value of similar vehicles to bring back what you can expect for your vehicle in a few seconds.

Factors that affect the value of your vehicle:

  • Age of the vehicle
  • Trim level or specification
  • Mileage
  • Condition of the vehicle
  • Any modifications made, if applicable

Our value checker is powered by CAP HPI, who have an extremely extensive database of car values from across the UK, so you can trust that the value you’ll receive is a true representation of what your vehicle is worth. 

Our valuation tool will give you three price options for your vehicle, to help give you an idea of how the condition will affect the price:

  • Showroom condition: Your vehicle is in fresh condition with no work required to bring it up to scratch; with at least 6 months MOT and a full service history.
  • Average condition: In need of just a little work to bring it up to standard for its age and mileage; with an MOT and full service history.
  • Below average condition: In need of some mechanical and paintwork repairs and may have a limited service history.


​Why should you value your vehicle?

Whether you’re looking to part-exchange your current vehicle or you’re just feeling a bit curious as to what your current vehicle could be worth. Our vehicle value checker will give you a brilliant idea of what you could get for your vehicle, helping you budget for your next one or even just giving you a bit of extra cash if you don’t need it any more.

How can I find out how much my vehicle is worth?

How can I find out how much my vehicle is worth?

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Simply enter a couple of details about your vehicle in our checker up above and let us do the work for you. Our vehicle value tool will bring back the true market value for your vehicle in seconds, leaving you more time to do the exciting stuff – decide what to part-exchange your vehicle for.

How accurate are free vehicle valuations?

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It will depend on the tool you use and what data the valuation is based on. For example a valuation tool based on a limited set of data will be less accurate than one with a bigger database to compare to. That’s why Swansway’s vehicle valuation tool uses the expertise of CAP HPI, who have a vast database of vehicles and their market values, providing the most accurate online vehicle valuation for you. 

What factors can increase a vehicle’s value?

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The biggest factor in determining a car’s value is its mileage so it’s best to keep it as low as you can. Another factor that can increase the value of your vehicle is the condition, if you’ve maintained a regular service schedule and kept the vehicle free of bumps and scratches you’ll receive a higher value than the same vehicle that hasn’t received the same care.

What factors can decrease a vehicle’s value?

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With mileage being one of the biggest considerations in the value of your vehicle, it’s no surprise that if you regularly travel a lot of miles it will negatively affect the value of your vehicle. A full service history is ideal when part-exchanging your car, as it’s proof that you’ve maintained the car and reduced wear and tear. The overall condition of your vehicle is also important, if you’ve got a few bumps and scrapes that will need repairing before resale it will decrease the value you’ll be offered for your vehicle.

How much does mileage affect vehicle value?

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Mileage is considered to be the biggest influence on a car’s value, this is for a couple of reasons, extensive or high mileage to a vehicle can cause more wear and tear to other parts of the vehicle, meaning it will need more service work for the future buyer. Secondly mileage is one of the most important factors to second hand car buyers, making a car with higher mileage less desirable.

What is high mileage for a vehicle?

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An average mileage for a vehicle is around 10,000 to 12,000 miles per year, so if you’re doing more than this it will affect the value. Obviously mileage isn’t the only thing considered when valuing a vehicle, and sometimes high mileage can’t be avoided, so try not to worry if you can’t reduce your mileage.

How does part-exchanging your vehicle work?

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Part-exchanging a vehicle is where you trade your current vehicle for a new one and pay the difference. So for example, if you’re looking at a car that costs £6,000 and your current car is valued at £3,000, you’ll just need to pay the difference of £3,000. You can use your part-exchange as part of a cash purchase, like the example mentioned, or as part of a deposit for a finance agreement.