Salvage Vans


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2004 black Vauxhall Vivaro 1.9 Dti taxed and mot spares or repairs reconditioned engine. New clutch new fitted new turbo fitted 16 months ago got the receipt to prove sadly now spares  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Vauxhall
Model: Vivaro
Body: Panel Van
Color: Black
Mileage: 130,000 miles
Year: 2004
Fuel: Diesel

Selling my Vauxhall Vivaro spares and repairs starts and drive the only issue is no mot it was parked up someone put petrol in it it's got electric windows radio and cd player it's  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Vauxhall
Model: Vivaro
Body: Panel Van
Color: White
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 143,000 miles
Year: 2007

Runs and drives, cat S viewing and collection by appointment only please call 07757114210.  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Transporter
Color: Red
Mileage: 228,608 miles
Year: 1997
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Diesel

2008 ( 08 reg). 2.5 diesel. 2 previous owners. 2 keys. 226,000 mile. No mot. Vans starts and drives has gearbox problem gearbox has whine. Specification. White. Manual. MWB. High roof  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Renault
Model: Master
Body: Panel Van
Wheel Base: MWB
Color: Grey
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 226,000 miles

Do not waste my time inquiring about this van if you don't have recovery/tow vehicles or trade plates. It is located in the far west of Cornwall. MWB high top 2 seats. Bought 2014 as  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: Sprinter
Seats: 2 Seats
Mileage: 251,463 miles
Year: 2000

2008 Peugeot expert 1.6hdi 5sp. Spares or repair as none runner.213km on clock so below 140000 miles.1.6hdi (dv6) 5-speed manual. Swb version. Twin sld. Originally believed timing belt  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Peugeot
Model: Expert
Body: Panel Van
Wheel Base: SWB
Color: White
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 144,000 miles

If it is still listed it is still available, so do not ask this as I will not reply. Ford transit 2014 non-runner. The oil pump failed so would need a rebuild or replacement and would  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Transit
Body: Panel Van
Color: White
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 195,822 miles
Year: 2014

Hello there We have recovery Volkswagen Lt 35 2.8td engine manual 5-speed gearbox looks nice drives good, no mot sorry, private sale no vat, for inspection please pop into ML15PB Wishaw  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Volkswagen
Model: LT
Mileage: 1 miles
Year: 2005

Hello there, we breaking ford transit vans, all parts in good condition for a cheap price, anything you need please call me, thank you very much ML15PB unit23j Wishaw auto breakers  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Transit
Mileage: 1 miles
Year: 2005

Mk7 ford transit 2.4 diesel. Lwb hightop.2009 (59). No mot… ran out in May this year. Mileage is. 173000. Selling as. Spares/repairs. NOT DRIVABLE DUE TO. 1, the clutch has totally  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Transit
Body: Panel Van
Mileage: 173,000 miles
Year: 2009
Fuel: Diesel
Engine: 2400cc

Vauxhall Vivaro 2.0. Good clean van. Full roof rack. Needs a new window screen. The reason for the sale is I bought a new van also needs a new turbo. Will need recovery for collection  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Vauxhall
Model: Vivaro
Body: Panel Van
Wheel Base: LWB
Color: Silver
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 100,008 miles

2010 Vauxhall Vivaro van 2.0 Cdti short wheelbase 2700 done 140,000 miles from new in average condition inside and out being sold for spares or repair due to clutch slave cylinder no  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Vauxhall
Model: Vivaro
Color: White
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 140,000 miles
Year: 2010
Transmission: Manual

2011 Nissan Primastar for spares or repair. Needs a new engine but I just don't have the time to get it sorted as the last mechanic messed me around for months. Has sat for 9 months  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Nissan
Model: Primastar
Body: Panel Van
Color: White
Mileage: 165,504 miles
Year: 2011
Transmission: Manual

No VAT. GOT it on part exchange. Too old to give any warranty so is sold with a written consent spare or repair. Starts and drives make a sound on. one Injector. MOT until February  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Transit
Body: Panel Van
Color: White
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 185,500 miles
Year: 2008

Ford Transit LWB high roof euro5 Motd 130000 miles good clean van inside and out. Starts and drives. Many new parts fitted. Bad points. Van has developed a knock from the engine. unsure  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Transit
Body: Panel Van
Wheel Base: LWB
Color: White
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 130,000 miles

Ford Transit 2007 long wheelbase medium roof done 122000 miles, it's being sold for spares or repair due to probably timing chain has snapped. Lots of work has been done in December  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: Transit
Body: Panel Van
Color: White
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 122,000 miles
Year: 2007

2012 Peugeot partner 1.6 HDI 92bhp tepee 5 seaters. Came to us as main dealerships px. The faults you see in the last photo is what faults they picked up on. The engine starts and does  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Peugeot
Model: Partner
Mileage: 1 miles
Year: 2012
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Diesel

Renault Master MWB. 2008 ( 08 regs). 2.5 diesel. 2 previous owners. 2 keys. 226,000 mile. No mot. Vans starts and drives have gearbox problem gearbox has to whine. Specification. White  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Renault
Model: Master
Color: Grey
Mileage: 226,000 miles
Year: 2008
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Diesel

I bought this van in August 2020 to use for some residential maintenance work that I had taken on, at possibly the worst time in the history of the world. (Apart from maybe August 1939  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Peugeot
Model: Expert
Body: Panel Van
Color: White
Mileage: 115,000 miles
Year: 2004
Transmission: Manual

Spares or repair due to clutch about to fail and hard to get in gear will need to be trailered away. Engine starts on the button with no warning lights displayed. Clean van inside and  Show more

Seller: Private
Condition: Used
Make: Renault
Model: Trafic
Color: White
Seats: 3 Seats
Mileage: 220,000 miles
Year: 2006
Transmission: Manual


As recent estimations and statistics show, there are around four million vans on the British roads. Interestingly enough, a percentage of them have been once deemed as salvage vans, but someone enthusiastically conquered the idea of buy salvage vans, repair them, make them road-worthy once again. It may sound like a lot of hassle and stress, but believe it or not, giving a second chance to salvage vans can be a great opportunity. A great opportunity to purchase a van without breaking the bank, if you are on a limited budget. A great way to give salvage vans a second chance if they are not struggling with major damage beyond repair. Also, a great way to explore a new business opportunity of fixing, repairing, and then re-selling salvage vans that are road-worthy. So if you know a thing or two about vehicle repair and you want to DIY a project or explore a new business opportunity, salvage vans auctions can turn into your next favourite place to browse.

Why Consider Salvage Vans?

Why consider salvage vans?
Could salvage vans be a worthy investment?

Vans help daily a lot of businesses and industries to run smoothly by transporting goods and delivering services on time every day. It may be a big corporation or a small business, it really doesn’t matter, as vans are needed for all sorts of endeavours. Almost all sorts of businesses need at least one van for work, including decorators, florists, handymen, catering, delivery drivers, flooring specialists, and so much more. Vans are hardy and versatile vehicles that can contribute a lot to the efficiency and good performance of your business, ensuring the comfort and functionality no other vehicle can. So maybe you already run a business, or you are considering to start one and a van will be of much help. However, investing in a new and even a second-hand van could be too harsh on your budget. Instead of spending your last penny on this project, here is an alternative solution for you. Salvage vans, despite the fact that they are often titled so by insurance companies due to big damage beyond repair, can often be given a second chance. If only you know how to shop for salvage vans properly and wisely, you will be able to find salvage vans that can actually be repaired on not that high of a cost and can be road-worthy once again, helping your business, deliver your goods and services. Alternatively, purchasing, repairing and re-selling salvage vans can turn into a great business opportunity for you, in case you have the set of skills needed for individually repairing salvage vans. No matter the reason why you might be interested in salvage vans, the whole project narrows down to the fact that first, you should be aware of how properly shop for salvage vans and choose the best vehicles with minimal damage and maximum chance to be like brand-new.

How Vehicles Become Salvage Vans?

How vehicles become salvage vans?
How are vehicles titled salvage vans?

It is pretty self-explanatory, however, salvage vans are titles this way usually because they have damage beyond repair or damage that is so big and serious that the previous owner or insurance company consider the cost of service not worth the investment or bigger than the price of the van. Salvage vans are often vehicles that have been through an incident or accident. With that been said, auctions for salvage vans are not necessarily selling a pile of scrap for pennies. Interestingly enough, sometimes you are able to find salvage vans for a great price and not that much of serious damage that can be repaired without a big cost. However, in order to find such salvage vans, you should be aware of how and where to look for them.

Understanding Categories of Salvage Vans

Understanding categories of salvage vans
Guide to categories of salvage vans

The best way to understand whether is it worth it to buy salvage vans is to make sure you know their history so you can eventually evaluate the kind of damage and if it can be repaired completely and at a reasonable price. After all, there is no point in investing into salvage vans that cannot be fixed to the point of being road-worthy again or the repair cost is too high. The various categories of salvage vans bellows will tell you more about the possible structural and aesthetic damages the salvage vans you are considering may have. Knowing and understanding these categories will help you to make more successful purchases when shopping for salvage vans.

  • Cat A – Includes salvage vans that cannot be repaired and they are titled as scrap, therefore these salvage vans should be destroyed along with all parts. These salvage vans are often crushed.
  • Cat B – This category includes salvage vans that have been categorized as broken. In this case, salvage van cannot be repaired entirely, their body shells are destroyed to stop the vehicles from going back on the road. However, parts of these salvage vans can be used.
  • Cat N – This category includes salvage vans that are non-structurally damaged, therefore these salvage vans can be repaired and are allowed back on the road.
  • Cat S – This category includes salvage vans that are structurally damaged, which means these salvage vans are considered repairable and when fixed properly can be back on the road.
Considering all categories, when shopping for salvage vans you want to invest your money mainly in salvage vans categorised with Cat N and Cat S.

Do You Need a Mechanic When Shopping for Salvage Vans?

Do you need a mechanic when shopping for salvage vans?
Is a mechanic required for when you shop for salvage vans?

Of course, if you don’t feel confident in your knowledge, or you don’t understand nothing at all about vehicles and their repair, the best thing to do when looking for salvage vans is to hire a mechanic, who can come with you and provide you with an in-depth evaluation of the condition of the vehicles you are interested in. These specialists will be able to assess the condition of salvage vans both of the structure, internal damages, and the more obvious damages that are noticeable at first glance. They will be able to advise you on whether it is worth to invest your money, or the salvage vans offered don’t worth the repair since it will cost too much.

Where to Go When Looking for Salvage Vans?

Where to go when looking for salvage vans?
Where to shop for salvage vans?

You can start by browsing online when you are looking for all the opportunities the salvage vans market in the UK is offering. It is not necessarily to make an instant purchase, sometimes finding salvage vans in a repairable condition takes a lot of time. However, you will be able to get used to the idea and understand more about what the salvage vans market is currently offering. Once you are ready to make a purchase, you are recommended to start visiting auctions for salvage vans. It won’t cost you a single penny, yet you need to take your time and invest it in a process that can take longer than you may expect. However, you never know what treasure you will be able to find there.

Why consider salvage vans?
How vehicles become salvage vans?
Understanding categories of salvage vans
Do you need a mechanic when shopping for salvage vans?
Where to go when looking for salvage vans?
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