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How Much Does Ebay Charge To Sell A Car?

If you are trying to sell a car or a car part, by placing an ad on eBay Motors, your chances of quickly selling the car increase dramatically. Although you can’t list the car for free, the fees aren’t that high. To convince you, I’m going to let you know how much eBay charges for an ad meant to sell a car.

First of all, you should know that you can list the vehicle you want to sell in one of four possible categories: Cars & Trucks, Motorcycles, Boats, Powersports and Others. To actually list the vehicle you will be required to pay an insertion fee and also a successful listing fee. Depending on what services you choose the cost can also include a PayPal fee or a fee that is charged for certain listing upgrades. What you will be happy to know is that the successful listing fee won’t have to be paid if you don’t set a reserve price and you are willing to accept bids for your car on an auction-style bid, if you manage to convince a bidder to offer you the reserve price (if you choose a reserve auction), if one of the potential buyers uses the option “Buy It Now” and offers a fixed price for the car you listed or if you are willing to sell the car to a buyer that was found because of the “Best Offer” feature.

On the other hand, the successful bidding fee is mandatory and the amount you will have to pay depends on the money you will be offered by the last bidder. You will have to pay the fee no matter if you don’t plan on going through with the sale. In the case of a car sale, if the final bid is below $2,000 you will have to pay a successful bidding fee of $60 and if it exceeds that amount the fee goes up to $125. This pricing is valid only if between January 1 and December 31, you submit a maximum of 6 listings. Those who exceed this number will fall in the category of high volume sellers and will be the subject of other fees. For those interested in selling cars, if they exceed 6 listings they will have to pay an insertion fee that is of $50 per listing. Even if you re-list the same car you will still have to pay this insertion fee. In addition, the smaller fees don’t apply for maximum six listings per calendar year, but for maximum 6 listings made over the years you used their services.

There are some other rules you should also know about the fees involved by an eBay Motors listing. If you’re account is suspended, you will still have to pay the money you owe for the services provided. You will have to pay fees for every listing you make and the money you pay is nonrefundable. Even if you create identical listings you will still have to pay the fees involved, but you shouldn’t expect a search to return your listings, as a result, multiple times. eBay Motors also offer the option of “Good ‘Til Cancelled” listings, so the listing will be renewed automatically every 30 days and the mentioned fee will be charged as long as you don’t cancel the listing and the car doesn’t sell.

If you are interested in knowing how much money you have spent on eBay listings you can find out the figure from the “Your fees so far” section (when you create the listing) or from the “Review your listing” section.


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