Where to Sell Used Rims: 13 Local & Online Options Explained

There are several options for selling used rims, including in-store, online, and through a virtual marketplace. Below, we list the best options in these categories and provide details on the selling process for each. We confirmed this information by contacting customer service at the companies listed below.

We’ve Done the Comparing for You — Here’s What We Recommend

Here are our selections for the best in-store location, online-only location, and virtual marketplace to sell your used rims. Note that all the in-store locations we contacted except for one will also provide free shipping of your used rims once an offer is made and accepted.

  • Best in-store: The best in-store options will vary depending on where you live since in-store options are typically regional or local. On our list, we give preference to Wheels America based on ease of use, convenience, and target market reach (in-store presence in three states).
  • Best online-only: Auto Rim Shop, based on ease of use and convenience for the seller
  • Best virtual marketplace: eBay Motors, based on its broad target market reach and best chances of sale

Comparison Table: Places That Buy Used Rims

You can use the table below to compare the places that buy used rims. Click the arrows at the top of each column to sort the table. You can click on a store name or scroll down to our list for more details.

Company In-store or online? What It Buys Payout Fees to Sell Market
A&A Tire & Wheel In-store only OEM only Varies N/A Dallas area
Corporate Tire In-store; may ship Truck rims only Varies N/A East Coast (mostly SC)
Santa Ana Wheel In-store and online OEM only, no after-market Varies N/A CA
Wheels America In-store and online OEM only Varies N/A TX, CA, and PA
American Factory Wheels In-store and online OEM stock factory original aluminum alloy and steel rims Varies N/A Provides used rims to locations nationwide
Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions Online-only OEM only, no custom or after-market Varies N/A Nationwide
Auto Rim Shop Online-only OEM only with no structural damage Varies N/A Nationwide
eBay Motors Virtual marketplace Any Seller sets price 10% of sale price, plus PayPal fees of $0.30 + 2.9% of total sale price Nationwide
Craigslist Virtual marketplace Any Seller sets price None Nationwide
Facebook Marketplace Virtual marketplace Any Seller sets price None Regional
Mercari Virtual marketplace Any Seller sets price 10% of sale price Nationwide
Sell My Tires Virtual marketplace Any Seller sets price $0 to $20 Nationwide
Nextdoor Virtual marketplace Any Seller sets price None Local

The List of Where to Sell Used Rims

We have ranked the locations listed below based on types of used rims accepted, ease of use, convenience, flexibility, fees to sell, and potential market reach. We’ve divided our list into three categories: in-store, online-only, and virtual marketplace. Within each category below, we’ve listed locations starting with the most highly recommended.

Where to Sell Used Rims In Stores

Below we’ve listed where you can sell your used rims in-store. We’ve also noted the stores that provide the option for you to ship your used rims rather than drop them off in-person.

1. Wheels America (Texas, California, and Pennsylvania)

  • Types of rims accepted: OEM only
  • How much you are paid: Depends on quality and demand
  • How to sell:
    • Call (214) 330-6751 or email orders@wheelsamerica.com with photos and descriptions of your rims. You can also visit a Wheels America location.
    • If Wheels America makes you an offer and you accept, you are paid through PayPal or by check.
  • Shipping option: Wheels America will provide you a shipping label.
  • Find out more

2. Santa Ana Wheel (California)

  • Types of rims accepted: OEM only, not after-market
  • How much you are paid: Depends on quality and demand
  • How to sell:
    • Text (949) 478-2033 and send photos of the rims. You can also visit the local store or submit Santa Ana’s online form to receive an offer.
    • Santa Ana Wheels will reply in as little as ten minutes with a potential offer.
    • If you accept, you can drop the rims off at the local store or ship them. You will be paid by check or via PayPal.
  • Shipping option: Santa Ana Wheels will provide you a shipping label.
  • Find out more

3. American Factory Wheels (California)

  • Types of rims accepted: OEM factory original aluminum alloy and steel rims
  • How much you are paid: Depends on quality and demand
  • How to sell:
    • Text a photo of the rims to (619) 889-0236 or contact the company through the American Factory Wheels website.
    • If they make you an offer and you accept, you are paid through PayPal or by check.
  • Shipping option: American Factory Wheels will provide you a shipping label.
  • Find out more

4. Corporate Tire (East Coast)

  • Types of rims accepted: Truck rims only, not passenger rims
  • How much you are paid: Depends on quality and demand
  • How to sell: Call Corporate Tire at (864) 915-9999 or (864) 655-5082 or contact the company through the Corporate Tire website.
  • Shipping option: If you are selling a large number of rims, Corporate Tire may arrange for shipping at its discretion.
  • Find out more

5. A & A Tire & Wheel (Dallas)

  • Types of rims accepted: OEM only. A & A is generally only interested in buying used rims if you sell the wheels and rims together. It may buy used rims only depending on quality, condition, and current demand.
  • How much you are paid: Depends on demand and quality
  • How to sell: Visit A & A Tire & Wheel location, or call (972) 247-5522. You can also email info@aatireshop.com, or use the contact form on A & A’s website
  • Shipping option: A & A may pay for shipping at the company’s discretion.
  • Find out more

Where to Sell Used Rims Online

6. Auto Rim Shop

  • Types of rims accepted: Factory-original (OEM) rims with no structural damage
  • How much you are paid: Depends on quality and demand
  • How to sell:
    • Email photo of rims including the year, make, and model to purchasing@autorimshop.com.
    • Auto Rim Shop will respond with a potential offer within 24 hours.
    • You ship the rims and get paid by mailed check.
  • Shipping: If an offer is made and accepted, Auto Rim Shop will provide you a prepaid shipping label.
  • Find out more

7. Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions

  • Types of rims accepted: OEM only, no custom or after-market rims
  • How much you are paid: Depends on quality and demand
  • How to sell:
    • Call (800) 981-8321 x127 or email Bobp@blackburnwheels.com and provide photos and description of the rims.
    • Blackburn will provide you a Bill Of Lading (BOL). You should make copies of the BOL and include a copy with your shipment.
    • Once the rims are received at Blackburn’s facility, they are registered in inventory and a check-in manifest with the total sale amount is sent to you.
    • You create an invoice using the total sale amount and email it to Blackburn at Bobp@blackburnwheels.com.
    • Blackburn issues a purchase order and sends payment within 2-3 weeks.
  • Shipping: If an offer is made and accepted, Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions will schedule a carrier to pick up the rims.
  • Find out more

Selling Used Rims on Virtual Marketplaces

Below, we’ve provided you the details on selling used rims through virtual marketplaces. You will post photos and ads for the rims and respond to potential buyers. You set your own sale prices on these sites, so note the prices at which rims are currently selling on these marketplaces to competitively price yours for sale.

Make sure you post photos that show the quality, condition, and manufacturer marks and labels. Detail all the makes and models that the rims will fit to increase your chances of a sale. The more details you provide, the better your chance of finding a buyer will be.

8. eBay Motors

  • Rims you can list: Any
  • Fees charged to seller:
    • Insertion fee: No fee on the first 50 items you list per month; after that, $0.35 per listing
    • Final value fee: 10% final value fee on the sale price of the item, with a maximum fee of $750
    • PayPal fee: 30 cents plus 2.9% of the total selling price (including the sales tax and calculated before payment of eBay fees)
  • Shipping: Seller and buyer can decide who pays for shipping. You can also list for local pickup only if you do not want to ship.
  • How you get paid: When a buyer purchases your rims, you are paid immediately via PayPal. Verify that eBay has paid you before you ship. You can transfer the money directly from PayPal to your bank account.
  • Find out more

9. Craigslist

  • Rims you can list: Any
  • Fees charged to seller: None
  • Shipping: The seller generally meets the buyer for local pickup. If you ship, you can determine how much you charge for shipping. You arrange for shipping on your own.
  • How you get paid: Seller and buyer agree on how you are paid, whether via cash, check, or PayPal.
  • Find out more

10. Facebook Marketplace

  • Rims you can list: Any
  • Fees charged to seller: None
  • Shipping: The seller generally meets the buyer for local pickup. If you ship, you can determine how much you charge for shipping. You arrange for shipping on your own.
  • How you get paid: Seller and buyer agree on how you are paid, whether via cash, check, or PayPal.
  • Find out more

11. Mercari

  • Rims you can list: Any
  • Fees charged to seller: 10% of the sale price
  • Shipping: Sellers decide what to charge buyers for shipping or can pay for shipping themselves.
  • How you get paid: When a buyer buys your product via the Mercari app, you ship first. When the buyer receives it, you are paid. The Mercari app credits your payment in your account. You can then transfer your balance to your bank account directly from the app.
  • Find out more

12. Sell My Tires

  • Rims you can list: Any
  • Fees charged to seller: Sell My Tires does not take a cut from your sale price. Instead, it charges the following fees for ad placement:
    • List an ad for 30 days: Free
    • List an ad for 60 days: $5
    • List an ad for 90 days: $7
    • List an ad for 120 days: $10
    • Pay an extra $10 for a featured listing, where your listing appears in the featured slider section at the top of the front page of the website.
  • Shipping: Shipping is arranged between the buyer and seller.
  • How you get paid: Seller and buyer make arrangements directly for payment.
  • Find out more

13. Nextdoor

  • Rims you can list: Any
  • Fees charged to seller: None
  • Shipping: The seller generally meets the buyer for local pickup. If you ship, you can determine how much you charge for shipping. You arrange for shipping on your own.
  • How you get paid: Buyer and seller agree on how you are paid, whether via cash, check, or PayPal.
  • Find out more

Need to get rid of used tires along with your rims? See our research on where to sell used tires.