Q: Is Trinity Public Auto Auction open to the public?
A: Yes. You do not need a Dealer License to buy a car. If you can't wait for the auction, we also have a CASH CAR LOT. These cars available for sale TODAY at deep discounts. Cash Lot Hours are: Monday - Friday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Q: When are your auctions?
A: 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month. Gates open at 10:00 am and the auction starts around 11:00 am. You must register at our office before every auction. We are located at 241 W Commerce St., Dallas, Texas 75208. (214) 747-7653.
Q: When can I preview the cars?
A: Vehicle may be previewed the 1st & 3rd Fridays of the month (the day before the auction)from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and 1st & 3rd Saturdays at 10:00 am before the auction.
Q: How can I pay for my car?
A: We accept CASH ONLY for the $200.00 deposit. We accept Cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover Card to pay the balance. (no checks/money orders of any kind)
Q: What if I didn't bring enough money with me to pay in full the day of the auction?
A: You must put at least 25 percent of the balance due down before leaving the Auction Company's location. You may pay the balance the next banking day after the auction.
Q: Can I take my car if I still have a balance due on my bill?
A: No. You must leave the vehicle at Trinity Public Auto Auctions sale site until the vehicle is paid for in full. The Auction Company is not responsible for damages to your vehicle.
Q: Can I get a good deal at your auction?
A: Our vehicles sell for up to thousands under Kelley Blue Book Values. (retail values) (www.kelleybluebook.com)
Q: What do I need to come to your auction?
A: Anyone can attend our auction for free. If you want to bid on a vehicle you must register at our office before each auction. You must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid drivers license, state or US government issued ID, or a passport. You must put down a $200.00 CASH deposit that will apply toward your purchase (refundable if you do not purchase a vehicle).
Q: Can I purchase more than one car?
A: You can purchase as many vehicles as you like. You must pay for all vehicles that you purchase. You may be required to place extra deposits on the vehicles as you
Q: Where do your cars come from?
A: We obtain vehicle from Charitable Donations, Bank forfeitures, and Consignments.
Q: Are there warranties available for the cars?
A: All vehicles are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS, WITH NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE".
Q: Can you finance my vehicle?
A: Not at this time. If you have a financial institution that will finance a vehicle for you, we do work with them to make your purchase go as smooth as possible.
Q: How long does the auction take?
A: Our auction lasts between 2 to 3 hours but it takes only 2 to 5 minutes to sell a vehicle.
Q: What happens if I don't want the car I purchased?
A: Once the auctioneer says "Sold" and gets your bidder number you are required to pay for your purchase. If you choose not to, you will loose any money you deposited towards your purchases. Remember, if you buy more that one vehicle, you must pay for all of those vehicles.
Q: What if I purchase a car with a bad motor or transmission, can I get my money back?
A: All vehicles are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS, WITH NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE". All of the vehicles we sell are used and some will need repairs. When bidding
at an auction you assume the risk when you make a purchase. All repairs are your responsibility.
Q: Can I sell a car through your auction?
A: Yes, you can sell a vehicle through our auction. The title must be in YOUR name. The vehicle must be at our location (241 W. Commerce St., Dallas, Texas 75208) by the Tuesday before the auction. You must be 18 years of age to sign our consignment contract.