Car Auctions in NY / NJ
Finding a low priced used car or truck is easy in New York and New Jersey at a public auto auction. Car auctions are an exciting way to buy a cheap used car and save lots of money in the process.
Most locations allow you to arrive early to look over the vehicles and decide on which ones you are interested in. Find auctions in NYC, Trenton, upstate, Jersey City, and more. Always be sure to take advantage of any opportunity to look over the auction cars before the auction starts.
Use the list below to find auto auctions in New York or New Jersey that are near you. Be sure to contact each location before arrival to familiarize yourself with their rules for public buyers.
Wholesale auctions listed below are usually held weekly or monthly. Police auctions tend to be held less frequently although it is usually possible to bid online. Most cars sold at these auctions run and drive without any previous wrecks. However, be sure to always investigate the VIN history online to make sure before bidding.
Do not be shy when it comes to car auctions; they’re much easier than you may think. Just take your time and read over the rules. Remember to ask as many questions as you need to before the auction starts.
Wholesale Used Car Auctions in New York & New Jersey
Queens Auto Mall Auction House
134-01 Atlantic Ave
Queens, NY 11418
(718) 523-9090 theauctionhotline.com
Statewide Auto Auction
39 Windsor Pl
Central Islip, NY 11722
(516) 349-0007 maltzauctions.com
New Jersey State Auto Auction
406 Sip Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 200-1100 njstateauto.com
Car-Tech Auction Inc.
528 Morristown Rd
Matawan, NJ 07747
(800) 868-4700 ctaa.com
Manheim New Jersey
Bordentown, NJ 08505
(609) 298-3400 manheim.com
Copart Auto Auctions (Salvage Auction)
108 N Main St
Windsor, NJ 08561
(609) 918-1720 copart.com
City Surplus and Impound Auctions in NY and NJ:
These are government auctions that are open to the public. They include both police seizure cars and also state fleet surplus vehicles for sale. They will have smaller inventories than wholesale auctions, but the prices can sometimes be much cheaper. Surplus auctions will also sometimes have equipment, boats, ATVS, etc. for auction in addition to cars.
Read Our Guide: How to Buy a Used Car in New York and New Jersey