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Re: Is my car probably a write off?

First off sorry to hear about your car being rear ended, secondly its going to be a close call wether or not they write it off I think. Are the rear quarter panels distored at all. If they are bent at all then it will definitely be a write off Im afraid in my opinion.

It is my experience (of late) that insurers would rather write a car off than pay to have it repaired.

If I was you I would start looking around for similar model / mileage Clio's for sale in autotrader etc just incase they do write it off. Then when the insurance company offer you an amount (normally a low one to start off with), you can reject it and ask for more cash, as you have proof that the car is worth more.
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