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Total Loss Car Value Calculator

What Is A Totaled Car?

A totaled car is a vehicle that has been damaged to the point where it is not worth repairing. This can be due to severe physical damage, making the car unable to be driven, or it can result from cosmetic damage that is not worth fixing.

How to Use our Calculator

Enter the current vehicle value and the cost to repair into the calculator to determine the total loss percentage. This calculator can also determine the cash value or repair cost, given the loss percentage and one of the other values.

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Total Loss Formula

The following formula calculates the total loss percentage of a damaged car.

TL=RC/ACV∗100
6000/10000*100

Where:
TL% is the total loss percentage (%)
RC is the repair cost ($)
ACV is the actual cash value ($)

To calculate the totaled car value, divide the repair cost by the total loss percentage.

Example Problem

How to calculate a total loss?

First, determine the repair cost of the vehicle in an accident. For this example, the total repair cost comes out to $6,000.00.
Next, determine the actual cash value of the vehicle. In this case, the actual cash value is determined to be $10,000.00.
Finally, calculate the total loss percentage.

Using our calculator with the formula above, the total loss percentage is calculated to be:
TL%= RC/ACV*100
TL%= 6000/10000 *100
TL%= 60%

Total Loss Definition. What is a total loss?

A total loss of a car is when the cost of repairing the vehicle is more significant than its value. An insurance company can determine this after the car has been in an accident or sustained significant damage. A car that is considered a total loss is typically not worth repairing and is considered a total loss. The insurance company will typically pay the owner the current value of the car, minus any deductible, and the car will be sold to a salvage yard or junk car buyer.
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FAQ

What Makes a Car Totaled?

A car is typically considered totaled when the cost of repairing it is higher than its value. An insurance company can determine this after the car has been in an accident or sustained significant damage.

What Happens When the Car is Totaled?

When a car is totaled, it is often not worth repairing and is considered a total loss. The insurance company will typically pay the owner the current value of the car, minus any deductible, and the car will be sold to a salvage yard or junk car buyer.

When Airbags Deploy, is Car Totaled?

The deployment of airbags does not necessarily mean that a car is totaled. The extent of the damage and the cost of repairs will determine whether the car is considered a total loss.

What to do With a Totaled Car?

If your car is considered a total loss, you may be able to sell it to a salvage yard or junk car buyer for the value of the car's parts and scrap metal. You can also check with your insurance company to see if they offer any additional options for disposing of the car.

How Much Will i Get For My Totaled Car?

The amount you will receive for your totaled car will depend on the car's value, the damage's extent, and other factors. A salvage yard or junk car buyer may offer you a cash payment for the car, which you can use to help pay for a replacement vehicle.

How to Sell a Totaled Car?

As a UsJunkCars buyer, we offer a convenient and easy way to sell a totalized vehicle. We will provide a highest offer for your vehicle and can often pick it up within 24 hours. Contact us today to receive a free quote and learn more about our services.