The vehicles you’re looking for are right here

Why wait for the next physical vehicle sale when you can snap up the used car stock you need now?

With an online car auction closing every few minutes and ‘buy it now’ stock available 24/7 from a host of trade and auction sources – including fleets, manufacturers and franchised dealers – Dealer Auction lets you replenish your forecourt on demand.

With that much pre-owned car stock just a click away, you’ll want to know that we’ve made finding the vehicles that are relevant to you a doddle. In fact, you don’t even need to seek them out – we’ll tell you when they become available.

Spoilt for choice


fresh vehicles added monthly


auctions ending daily


sellers registered

Not just a pretty face

Stock policy matching

Get the right vehicles sent straight to your inbox. No need to trawl the listings.

Advanced filtering

Refine your search queries on the spot, in greater detail than ever before and save the searches you use most often.

Buying options to suit you

Buy immediately with ‘Buy it now’ or bid on the auction. With our intelligent bidding system, place ‘your maximum bid’ and we will bid up to this on your behalf.

Low buyers’ fees

An average saving of £400 on buyers’ fees compared to our physical auction competitors.

Retail Rating insight

Identify the best second-hand car stock for your forecourt using Auto Trader’s unique market data, consumer demand, and historical sales data.

Save time

Trade from wherever you are, whenever suits you. Use alerts to be first to the cars you want.


All vehicles are overlaid with ‘Auto Trader’s Retail Rating’ and ‘days to sell’ – supporting your instinct with insight and helping you concentrate your efforts on profitable vehicles.

So, if drivers are searching for used Ford Focus models ‘near me’ or preowned Honda Civic models in your area, you can make sure that you’re right there when they need you.


Dealer Auction is designed for digital. That means you can source the stock you want, when you want, wherever you are.

Set stock policies for the vehicles you’re looking for and the vehicles will find you – we’ll alert you as soon as a matching vehicle is available.


With over 4,000 registered sellers, 11,000 vehicles added each month and 600 auctions ending daily, you’re literally spoilt for choice.

With used car stock from auction houses, franchise dealerships, independents, private listings, manufacturers and more, we draw from more stock sources than any other digital marketplace.

Take us for a test drive.

Curious about what you see? Then why not try Dealer Auction for free for 30 days?