Are There Cars for Sale Under $300?

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Some private sellers do sell cars for less than $300 as of 2015, as do some junkyards and used auto dealers. The reliability of such an inexpensive car is likely to be questionable, and there is a good possibility it may not run at all without significant mechanical work.

A car sold for less than $300 is likely to be an older car with significant mileage or significant mechanical issues. In some cases, the car may be a previously wrecked salvage car or modified in a way that makes it difficult to resell, such as a minivan with a convertible conversion.