What is the Process of Selling My Used Semi-Truck?

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Understanding the process of selling a used semi-truck can be daunting. At State Line Truck Sales, operating also under our online brand SellYourBigRig.com, we specialize in simplifying this process. Our approach is designed to make selling your semi-truck as straightforward, quick, and transparent as possible.

We pride ourselves on providing a service that not only streamlines the selling process but also ensures you receive fair and optimal value for your vehicle. Whether you’re a seasoned truck owner or new to the world of truck sales, our goal is to guide you through every step of the process of selling your used semi-truck with ease and confidence.

Information Submission Process

The First Step: Providing Essential Details

To kickstart the sale of your semi-truck, you need to provide six key pieces of information. This can be done through a phone call or by filling out a form on our website. The required details include the truck’s year, make, model, miles, engine, and transmission type. Once we receive this information, we can present you with an instant buy offer, similar to the services provided by CarMax or Carvana.

Convenience and Accessibility

We understand that not everyone is comfortable with online transactions. Therefore, we offer various communication channels, including phone calls, text messages, and emails. The important aspect is to communicate those six critical pieces of information about your truck or fleet, after which we can extend an offer.

Inspection Process

Ensuring Quality and Compliance

Once you accept our offer, the next step involves a detailed inspection of the truck. We either send a third-party inspector or our own personnel to examine the vehicle.

The focus of this inspection is to confirm the truck’s condition, including checking for tire and brake wear (they should be at least 50% or better), ensuring there are no active fault codes or check engine lights, and verifying that the body damage does not exceed $250. We also ensure that the truck is safe for road use and free of major fluid leaks.

Post-Inspection Process

Finalizing the Sale

After the inspection, you will need to send us a front and back copy of the truck’s title. Following this, we will wire the funds directly into your bank account, completing the transaction swiftly and securely.

What Happens to the Trucks

Distribution and Resale

A common question we get is about the fate of the trucks after purchase. Most of the trucks we buy are channeled into our dealer network. We have connections with hundreds of Freightliner dealers and major truck buyers across the country.

Our expertise lies in knowing where these trucks are in demand, who needs them the most, and where they can fetch the best value. Whether it’s integrating them into another dealer network, selling them to a different truck company, or adding them to our personal retail inventory, each truck is evaluated and placed where it can yield the highest return.

Maximizing Value for Our Clients

Our service is not just about buying your truck; it’s about ensuring you get the most out of the sale. While local dealers might offer a certain value for a trade-in, we often provide a more advantageous deal, thanks to our extensive network and market knowledge.


At State Line Truck Sales and SellYourBigRig.com, we’re committed to making the process of selling your used semi-truck as effortless and profitable for you as possible. From providing key information to finalizing the sale, we guide you every step of the way.

For any queries or to start the process, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to ensure you get the best deal for your vehicle.