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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 a digital 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.

Why Dealer Auction?

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 buyer fees

An average saving of £250 on buyer 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.

Sign up today and get a 30-day free trial! 

 Just three quick steps to get you online.

To qualify for an account, you’ll need to provide us with a valid VAT number and be a full-time motor trader.

    Your details

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    Company position*

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    Company details

    Are you a Manheim Auction account holder?*

    Your Manheim Auction account number*

    Are you already an Auto Trader customer?*

    Your Auto Trader DID number*

    Company type*

    Do you sell LCVs, cars or both?*

    Website address (optional)

    Company name*


    Trading address


    Line 1*

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    VAT registration number*

    Company status*

    Company registration number (optional)

    Directors details

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    Company registration number*


    Home address

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    I certify that I am an adult, 18 or over and have authority to complete this form on behalf of the company

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    We are required to complete checks on all of our customers.

    By ticking these boxes you are agreeing for Auto Trader / Manheim to share information with Dealer Auction to enable these checks to be completed. If you are not an existing customer or do not provide consent a member of the team will be in touch to obtain the required information.

    Please note that auction fees apply when purchasing vehicles. At the end of your free trial you will be automatically charged a monthly subscription of £99 per month thereafter unless cancelled.
    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Please note that auction fees apply when purchasing vehicles. At the end of your free trial you will be invoiced for your annual subscription of £199 per year thereafter unless cancelled.
    Terms & Conditions apply. Subscriptions are billed annually in January. If you join before or after January you will be invoiced on a pro-rata basis until the following year.