How to Sell

SMD is a quick convenient way to dispose of your vehicle. We buy:

  • Accident damaged vehicles from private individuals
  • Pre-owned vehicles (Second hand)
  • Fleet vehicles
  • Rental vehicles

SMD will make an offer on most vehicles, subject to specific conditions.

Getting started

Getting an offer to purchase your vehicle is free, and you are under no obligation to sell until you sign the contract. Remember, all offers to purchase are subject to your final authorization.

Simply enter your vehicle details and upload photos, and SMD will contact you with a preliminary offer.

Completing the sale

Once an offer has been made on your vehicle, and you have accepted it, the following will be standard procedure.

  1. Take your vehicle to the nearest SMD branch for an inspection
  2. SMD will make a final offer on your vehicle
  3. If you accept this offer, you can sign the contract. Should you wish to walk away at this stage, you still can.

On signing the Contract Sale of a Motor Vehicle the vehicle is considered sold, and buyers will no longer be able to go back on the deal.

Information pertaining to the vehicle and owner will be collected, including and not limited to the following:

  • Verification of ownership (eNaTIS)
  • FICA – owners RSA ID and/or valid traffic register and current passport, and proof of current residence
  • Proof of banking (bank profile or bank statement)
  • Settlement letter from your financial institution
  • Registration documents
  • Proof of purchase (where necessary)

Please note that at any verification check point above, SMD can cancel the offer to purchase, relinquishing them from the sale.

Payment will be effected to the owner once we receive the registration documents, and after settling any outstanding amount to a financial institution.