Selling a Car

Buying or Selling a Car with Abbeys Auctions

Abbeys Auctions is a licensed motorcar trader LMCT 11384. We regularly offer vehicles for sale by public auction on behalf of private vendors and deceased estates.

If you have any queries or would like to organise an appointment please contact:

Tom Farrelly

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Selling a Car at Auction

Our vehicle auctions expose you to thousands of potential buyers both locally and online through our live bidding service, allowing us to sell the car in its current condition, quickly and with minimal fuss.

What do I need to sell my car?


  • Driving licence or photo ID
  • Spare keys (preferred)
  • Car registration certificate
  • Insurance
  • Any maintenance information
  • Charges
  • Service books

A Vendors Commission will be charged based on the hammer price. Commission of $550 (inc GST) will be applied to motor vehicles sold with a hammer price of $4999 and below. Commission of 11% (inc GST) will be applied to motor vehicles with a hammer price of $5000 and above. Additional costs may be incurred in order to best present your vehicle for sale including mechanical checks, cleaning, towing, repairs and preparation of vehicles for sale so please discuss a selling plan with us.

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Buying a Car at Auction

Buying a car at Auction a great way of finding a used car at a very good price.

Important Information

Buying a used car from a licensed trader.


  1. Vehicles shown on this website are NOT covered by a Statutory Warranty under section 54 of the Motor Car Traders Act 1986. The trader has no duty under the Motor Car Traders Act 1986 to repair or make good any defects after delivery. The trader may have obligations under other legislation.
  2. Vehicles NOT covered by the Statutory Warranty under section 54 of the Motor Car Traders Act 1986:
    • used cars which are MORE THAN 10 years old OR which have been driven
    • 160 000 km OR MORE;
    • motorcycles;
    • commercial vehicles;
    • cars bought at public auction.
  3. Licensed traders may offer a warranty on vehicles which are not covered by the Statutory Warranty under section 54 of the Motor Car Traders Act 1986.
  4. For most used cars there is a 3 day cooling off period commencing the day after signing the sale agreement. This reference to 3 days means 3 clear days not including Saturdays, Sundays or days that are wholly or partly observed as Victorian public holidays. If a purchaser decides to cancel the sale agreement, the purchaser must notify the licensed trader in writing, before the close of business on the third day. The licensed trader can withhold 1% of the purchase price or $100, whichever is greater. The cooling off period applies to all used cars except commercial vehicles, used cars bought at public auction and vehicles sold to a body corporate.
  5. A buyers Premium of $550 will be added to the hammer price. Please note that additional costs including permits, registration, roadworthy and stamp duty may be required before vehicles can be taken on road.

AHJO Pty Ltd trading as Abbeys Auctions. LMCT 11384