How do I get an extra $250 for my car?
It’s simple! Just bring us your car within 48 hours of receiving your offer email. Yes, we make it that easy.
Please note: Car must be in the same condition as described.
How are EchoPark's prices so low?
By selling quality used cars that have already depreciated, you get a great car at a great price—always up to $3,000 less than the competition. Plus, you won’t incur the cost of home delivery with our network of locations coast to coast.
What is an EchoPark Vehicle Buying Center?
EchoPark Vehicle Buying Centers are your go-to destinations for selling your car for a great price. These locations provide free appraisals, competitive offers, and will have you leaving with a check in hand for your used car in no time.
Does EchoPark deliver to my house?
We do not offer home delivery. Instead, we save you money with stores located coast to coast, keeping shipping costs low and making picking up easy.
What do I need to sell my car?
State requirements vary, but here are a few items you'll need when you arrive:
• Valid photo ID for everyone listed on the title (be sure they come with you, too!)
• Car title, loan payoff, and/or lienholder info
• All keys and keyless remotes
• Nice to have: service & repair records
Make sure to remove your favorite fuzzy dice before you turn in the keys!
Can I buy a car at an EchoPark Vehicle Buying Center?
Our Vehicle Buying Centers are designed to provide you with a quick, competitive offer for your used car so you can be on your way with a check in hand. We do not sell cars or accept trade-ins at these locations. Please visit our Experience Centers for the full purchase experience.
Does EchoPark offer car insurance?
Yes! EchoPark has partnered with Matic Insurance to be your one-stop shop for buying and insuring your next dream car. They shop over 40 auto insurance companies to find you your ideal match, making sure you have coverage that fits your needs.
What’s different about the used cars at EchoPark?
By selling quality used cars that have already depreciated, most under 60,000 miles, you get a great car at a great price—always up to $3,000 less than the competition. The cars at our stores undergo a quality inspection process, are equipped with new technology packages, and most are eligible for a 5-year/75,000 extended service plan.
What is EchoPark’s 7-Day Money Back Guarantee?
All of our cars come with a 7-Day Money Back Guarantee. If you change your mind about your car purchase within 7 days or 250 miles (whichever comes first), return the vehicle to EchoPark in the same condition for a refund of the purchase price.
Please note: If your financing included negative equity from your trade-in, you can either repay the negative equity or finance it with a different vehicle, subject to financing approval.
What work does EchoPark perform on vehicles prior to sale?
EchoPark cars go through an intensive 190-point quality inspection to get a comprehensive look at how the car operates and looks. Our technicians fix issues uncovered in the inspection, perform needed maintenance, and every vehicle is thoroughly cleaned and detailed. Every car meets or exceeds state inspection requirements, and we ensure it is road-ready and looks like new. You can also ask your Experience Guide for details of the work completed on your specific vehicle. For more information see our quality inspection page
Can I sell my car to EchoPark without buying a car from EchoPark?
Of course! Our offer to buy your car will be the same whether you're buying a car from us or not.
What is Matic insurance?
Matic is an insurance agency and works with over 40 A-rated carriers to provide coverage to their customers. As your agency, they will match you with the carrier that best suits your auto insurance needs.
What does EchoPark’s quality inspection actually inspect?
Our 190-point inspection includes a road test and detailed inspection of the interior, exterior, under hood, tires, wheels, brakes, underbody, and any major electric systems. For a detailed breakdown see our quality inspection page.
How does EchoPark make car buying fast and simple?
At EchoPark it’s your car, your way. You can buy your car 100% online - you’ll get the lowest price (no haggling!), competitive financing terms, great trade-in offer and a complete Carfax vehicle history report. If you love getting in the driver’s seat before you buy, schedule a test drive instantly online. In store, we pair you with an Experience Guide (EG), who walks you through the process from start to finish. They answer your questions, match you with the perfect car, set up a test drive and break down the finance process. From researching your dream car to keys in your hand, we have you covered.
What is an Experience Guide?
An Experience Guide (EG) is your personal guide to buying a car, no matter where you are in your car-buying journey. They answer your questions, match you with the perfect car, set up a test drive, and break down the finance process. From researching your dream car to keys in your hand, they have you covered.
What can I expect when I pick up my new car?
Park in one of our guest spots and meet your Experience Guide inside. We’ll give you some time to check out your car and give it a test drive before driving it home. If you haven’t completed your paperwork online, our team will be ready to finalize everything on-site and get you on the road in your new ride.
I bought my car online, what do I need to bring with me when I pick up?
A few things to remember to have with you when you arrive:
• A valid driver’s license & proof of insurance
• If you have a cosigner, bring them and their valid photo ID with you
• If you have a trade, make sure your remove all personal items from your car and bring a valid photo ID for everyone listed on the title (be sure they come with you, too!), the car title, loan payoff, and/or lienholder info (state requirements vary—check with yours first!), and all keys and keyless remotes. Bring service & repair records, too, if you have them.
Do I need an appointment to sell my car?
No, you don't need an appointment. Just stop by any of our convenient Experience Center or Vehicle Buying Center locations coast to coast, and we'll take care of you! You can always expedite the in-store process by getting an online offer first from our Sell/Trade page
Do I need to have insurance for my new car?
Yes. You will need to have proof of insurance for your new car at the time of your pickup. You can either print off the proof of insurance or show it to us on your smartphone. Some states may require you to provide proof of insurance prior to picking up. If this is necessary, we will reach out to you to go over these requirements to ensure everything is registered correctly for state-specific guidelines.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept cash, debit cards, and cashier’s checks in store. We accept credit, debit, Apple Pay, and Google Pay online. Credit card, Apple Pay, and Google Pay are not available for down payments above $500.
Why is EchoPark working with Matic?
At EchoPark Automotive, it’s your car, your way. You can buy your car 100% online or in one of our coast-to-coast locations. We pair you with an Experience Guide, who walks you through the process from start to finish. They answer your questions, match you with the perfect car, set up a test drive, and break down the finance process. They shop over 40 auto insurance companies to find you your ideal match, making sure you have coverage that fits your needs. From matching you with your dream car to protecting it down the road, EchoPark and Matic have you covered.
What lenders does EchoPark use?
We work with top lenders to get you the most competitive financing terms. Our lenders span from big names like Ally and Wells Fargo to smaller credit unions to get you the best offer. Your financing agreement is subject to the lender’s contractual loan terms and conditions.
Can I finance through my own lender?
Our preferred lender network allows us to offer you the most competitive rates. However, if you’d prefer to use your own lender, we can accommodate lenders that provide a cashier’s check without drafting instructions. We also accept draft checks from USAA, PenFed, and Navy Fed.
Do I get to test drive the vehicle before I buy?
We always encourage guests to test drive their car before they buy. You also get 7 days or 250 miles (whichever comes first) to make sure you love your car. Try it out on your commute and see if the kids’ car seats fit . . . make sure it’s right for you. If not, we’ll take it back and refund the purchase price.