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Online car auction

How does it work?

CarsOnTheWeb is an online car auction website that offers professional car traders and dealers a choice of over 2,000 vehicles every day. From cars and passenger vehicles to vans and light trucks, as well as damaged cars, you’ll find automobiles from major leasing companies, car rental companies, fleet owners and even manufacturers on our website.

Bidding on and buying vehicles through CarsOnTheWeb is easy, convenient and the perfect way to save a bundle of money. For every vehicle you find on CarsOnTheWeb, you’ll also find a highly detailed vehicle description. Which means you know exactly what you’re investing in. Feel free to take a look at our car description movie and learn how to consult our extended car descriptions.

Search auctions or vehicles

Are you looking for a specific vehicle? Or just hunting for a bargain? Both are easy on CarsOnTheWeb. All it takes is a few clicks of your mouse. There are three ways to find the vehicle you’re looking for:

1.   Quick search
From our homepage, do a quick search by selecting a handful of criteria. Click the Search button and you’re on your way.

2.   Advanced search
If you haven’t found what you’re looking for, try the Advanced search option. Click on Find cars and use the most appropriate search criteria: the make, model, fuel type or perhaps your price range … You decide what’s most important and best for helping you find what you’re looking for. Plus, you can log in and save the search filter to make everything even quicker and easier next time around.

Extra helpful: When you save a search, we will email you whenever a similar vehicle becomes available. Go to your MyCOTW account and under the My Account settings, make sure email notification is turned on.

3.   Auction overview
Go to Auctions. Set your filters on the left-hand side of the screen and you’ll find the vehicle you’re looking for quickly and easily. You can also save these searches for later.

Learn how to search through our selection of vehicles

In the movie below, we’ll show you 3 different ways to search efficiently for vehicles on CarsOnTheWeb. Moreover, we will show you how you can be notified about future car offers on our website. Watch and learn!

Finding the right auction

Maybe you're interested in a particular auction or a particular type of auction? You can search for it using the Auction overview or the advanced search. Choose the right filters and you’ll soon have exactly what you’re after.

In the movie below, we will show you in about 3 minutes how the CarsOnTheWeb auctions are structured, what auction types you can choose from and how you can use specific auction features to your benefit. Finally, we will show you how to search for specific vehicles in our auctions.


Watch auctions or vehicles

You found an interesting vehicle or auction. And you don't want to forget and miss out. Click the binoculars, to watch the vehicle or auction. The system will now notify you when there are only five minutes left on the clock. Enough time to make a bid at the right price!

Favourite vehicles and auctions

Like a vehicle or a particular auction? And you'd like to be notified when we'll have something similar? Click on the heart icon to quickly save this type of vehicle or auction as a search and get an email reminder every time similar vehicles or auctions appears online.


Do you have any questions? We are here to help. Don’t hesitate to contact us.

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