Frequently Asked Questions

We’ll happily answer any questions.


Q: What are the benefits of selling my car to CarZar?

If only everything in life was as simple as choosing CarZar! Traditionally, if you were selling your car, you’d have to post an ad (in print or online) and wait for potential buyers to contact you. You’d have to set up meetings, test drives and inspections, not to mention worrying about the safety risks of meeting complete strangers on short notice. Your other option is to sell your car to a dealer, which means having to negotiating trade in values and being offered ‘discounts’ which don’t actually give you much.

CarZar removes this uncertainty, and replaces it with a simple, convenient and quick alternative. Using the website, you can get a free, obligation-free evaluation. If you decide to continue with the process, you can book a free car inspection with one of our experts - after which you’ll get a guaranteed offer to purchase your car. Accept, and you’ll get a instant cash payment! No worrying about scams, frauds and bouncing checks.

Q: I no longer want to receive your emails.

We’ll be sad to see you go, but we understand.

If you don’t want to receive any more emails from us, all you have to do is click on the Unsubscribe link in our emails footer, and we’ll take you off our mailing list.

If you’re still receiving emails after unsubscribing, send an email to [email protected] or call us on 087 470 0436, and we’ll get you sorted!

Q: Why do you need my personal details?

Don’t worry - we only need your email address to send you your car’s valuation, and to confirm your appointment! Your private details, including your email address, are for internal purposes only. As for your contact details, we only use those to get in touch with you about your inspection. Your personal information is encrypted, and we won’t share it with any third party. And don’t worry - we won’t be sending you any spammy marketing material either!

Q: What are your opening hours?

Our offices are situated at 37 Bree Street, in the heart of Cape Town. We’re open every Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, and all our contact details are available on our Contact Us page. You can also click on the Live Chat icon and leave us a message!

How To Find The Contact Page:

Step 1: On the Desktop version of the site, scroll down to the bottom of the CarZar homepage and click on the link titled ‘Contact Us’. For mobile users, click on the menu tab in the top right hand corner of your screen and click on the ‘More’ tab - you will see a ‘Contact Us’

Step 2: All our contact information will appear on the left side of the screen.

Step 3: If you have any other questions, you can leave us a message on our Live Chat, every Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Just click on the Chat icon on the bottom right hand corner of your screen.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions!

Q: How does CarZar calculate the value of my car?

CarZar’s unique algorithm considers a number of factors when calculating your quote, including your car’s age, model and the number of kilometres it’s driven. We refer to current market trends and historical data, as well as your car’s current market value, to give you a comprehensive, obligation-free quote.

We then calculate any reconditioning costs your car may incur in order to get it into ‘selling condition’ - this includes fixing dents and scratches, and replacing worn tyres - and factor those into your final cash offer.

Depreciation also plays a role in determining your car’s value - so the sooner you sell, the bigger your offer will be!