Compliance - Vehicle Auctions

Looking for a used vehicle? You might find what you're looking for at Salt Lake City's bi-weekly vehicle auction.  The City auctions approximately 20 vehicles every other Friday, excluding holidays. Vehicles that have not been removed from the impound lot are sold at auction. Vehicles vary from standard and midsized cars, vans, luxury cars, SUVs, trailers, etc. 

See below for photos of featured vehicles and a list of all vehicles at auction that day. Information will be updated as it becomes available. 
 
Click here for more information and auction rules. For an official legal notice of the vehicles being auctioned or other information, contact the Impound Lot at 801.974.2430 or impound@slcgov.com.
 

Upcoming vehicle auctions

 

REVISED RULES!!!!!

SALT LAKE CITY CORPORATION AUCTION RULES
www.slcgov.com/compliance/compliance-vehicle-auctions

1. You must have a valid United States driver’s license to register for a bid number. NO LEARNERS PERMITS. Visitor passes will not be issued! No person is allowed inside the auctioned vehicles during inspection. If you violate you will be asked to leave!! No Pets, except service animals. NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 16 IS ALLOWED ON THE LOT!! NO EXCEPTIONS!!

2. Registration is from 11:00 am -12:00 pm in the auction parking lot east of the auction lot at the walk-in gate. No bid numbers will be given out after 12:00 PM. No exceptions. Inspection is from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm the day of the sale. Selling starts at 12:15 PM. THE NAME A PERSON IS REGISTERED UNDER WILL BE THE NAME ON THE BILL OF SALE! (See #15 below.)

3. During the auction that you must prominently display your bid number. KEEP IT UP UNTIL YOU ARE DONE BIDDING, NOT UP AND DOWN OR HALF UP. If we think you are still in, you will be the winning bidder. DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED AND MAY RESULT IN YOU BEING REMOVED FROM THE LOT. DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, LOUD TALKING, AUDIBLY PLAYING MUSIC, ARGUING, FIGHTING, OR INTERRUPTING THE AUCTIONEER.

4. Any active solicitation/marketing/sales by a private business during the time that the auction is in progress (including pre-auction preparation) and within the confines of the auction location must not be carried out in such a manner that interrupts the auction process and/or disturbs the auction employees and/or participants.

5. All purchases are final and sold AS IS!! NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN! Buyer is responsible for cash or credit card payment by 2:00 PM the day of the sale. We do not accept checks. If payment is late the bid will be voided and #9 will apply. Starting bids (except for airport vehicles) begin at one hundred dollars. Any higher bids must be in increments that are multiples of $20 (such as $40, $60, or $80).

6. Purchased vehicles must be removed from the lot by 5:00 PM on the day of the sale. Any vehicles or property left inside the lot will be charged a $25.00 per day storage fee payable to the City Treasurers Office.

7. All contents inside the purchased vehicle belong to the buyer. If there are any items not wanted, you may dispose of them in the trash cans located throughout the auction lot. If you throw items on the ground you will not be able to bid at the next auction.

8. Purchased vehicles may be parked outside of the north fence for a short time. SLC CORP. is not responsible for damage or loss of property after purchase. Do not park purchased vehicles on the west side of the auction lot. Any purchased vehicles left overnight will be subject to tow.

9. If a purchased vehicle is not removed by the following Monday morning, the successful bidder will not be able to register for a bid number the following Friday.

10. If you are the successful bidder and do not pay for your vehicle, you will be prohibited from bidding at auctions with Salt Lake City Corporation for a period of one year.

11. Some of the purchased vehicles may not have keys. There may be a locksmith on the premises or you may call one of your choice. Locksmiths that may be available at the auction are not affiliated with the Salt Lake City Corporation and use of these locksmiths is at the buyer’s expense and risk.
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12. Buyers are responsible for jumper cables, air tank, gasoline and any other tools needed to remove a vehicle from the lot. NO MECHANICAL WORK IS ALLOWED INSIDE THE LOT.

13. A CERTIFICATE OF SALE OF ABANDONED VEHICLE is not a permit to drive the vehicle. We strongly suggest that you have the vehicle towed by a commercial tow truck to its destination.

14. A duplicate copy of a Certificate of Sale is available for $25, payable to the City Treasurers Office before the printing of the duplicate bill of sale.

15. The name you are registered under is what will appear on the bill of sale. If you want registration under a business name, register that name at the time of entry. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!

16. Some vehicles may have a “BRANDED TITLE” this may be a “SALVAGE” or “REBUILT/RESTORED”. For more information go to www.DMV.UTAH.GOV

17. Consequences for violating any of these rules will be administered progressively as follows: “First violation - verbal warning; Second violation – you will not be allowed into 2 auctions; Third violation - one year ban; Fourth violation - permanent ban.

HB_ATTY-#37411-v1-Auction_Rules.DOC Document last reviewed/approved: 27 March, 2014

Please read these revised rules.
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April 25th Auto Auction
NOTICE OF SALE is hereby given that on Friday, April 25, 2014, the following described vehicles will be available for inspection at 11:15 a.m. and sold at public auction at 12:15 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Impound Lot, 2150 West 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104.
 
1. Audi 1991, case 13-96030, 100, silver, Utah license 247YKH, vin:  WAUBC5441MN010407.  Registered owner Dona Burdick, no lien holder.  Impounded June 25, 2013 due to being involved in a traffic accident.  
 
2. Boat, case SC37, blue, no license number, hin:  558PS007.  Registered owner Jay Petersen, no lien holder.  Impounded January 3, 2014 for streets for storage.
 
3. Buick 1998, case 13-87610, Regal, blue, Utah license Z275PH, vin:  2G4WF5217W1437143.  Registered owner Joseph Maciel.  Lien holder American Title loans.  Impounded June 7, 2013 due to driver arrest.  
 
4. Chevrolet 1991, case SC1072, Camaro, red, New Mexico license 563PRM, vin:  1G1FP23T2ML108589.  Registered owners Sam Melvin, Melinda or Renee Deruche, no lien holder.  Impounded February 21, 2014 due to being a nuisance.  
 
5. Chevrolet 1991, case 10-187397, van, Utah license Z100NT, vin:  1GBEG25K3M7100098.  Registered owner June Davidson, no lien holder.  Impounded October 26, 2010 due to being involved in a fatal traffic accident.
 
6. Chevrolet 2001, case 08-174497, Blazer, white, Utah license A921GJ, vin:  1GNCS13W112152993.  Registered owner Enrique Herrera.  Lien holder Crest Financial.  Impounded September 4, 2008 due to being involved in a fatal traffic accident.
 
7. Dodge 2008, case SC873, Caravan, white, Utah license Y309KG, vin:  1D4GP24383B286749.  Registered owner Mateso Martine, no lien holder.  Impounded February 9, 2014 due to having outstanding parking citations.
 
8. Ford 1993, case SC769, Tempo, teal, Utah license C564YE, vin:  1FACP31X8PK225518.
Registered owner Salina Spigner.  Lien holder Loan Max.  Impounded February 5, 2014 due to being a nuisance.  
 
9. Ford 1994, case SC938, pickup, white, Utah license P003059469, vin:  1FTCR15XXrPA08383.  Registered owner Jose Rangel, no lien holder.  Impounded February 13, 2014 due to being a nuisance.  
 
10. Ford 1996, case 14-39003, Explorer, white, no license plates, vin:  1FMDU34X5TZB46231.  Registered owner Carmen Ortiz, no lien holder.  Impounded March 10, 2014 as evidence.  
 
11. Ford 1998, case 13-174938, Windstar, white, South Dakota license 64L243, vin:  2FMDA5145WBA27467.  Registered owner Gaylen Vance, no lien holder.  Impounded November 2, 2013 due to driver arrest.
 
12. Ford 2001, case Sc766, Taurus, white, Utah license Y378UL, vin:  1FAFP53221A239311.  Registered owner Alberto Muller.  Lien holder Titanium funds.  Impounded February 5, 2014 due to having outstanding parking citations.
 
13. Honda 1992, case SC856, Civic, black, no license plates, vin:  JHMEG8647NS022596.  Registered owner Abigail Friese. Lien holder Cyprus Credit Union.  Impounded February 8, 2014 for streets for storage.
 
14. Honda 1998, case 08-174497, 1998 Honda Accord, 829XUZ, vin:  1HGCG5657WA146005.  Registered owner James Martinez.  Lien holder America First Credit Union.  Impounded September 4, 2008 due to being involved in a fatal traffic accident.
 
15. Mercury 2002, case 13-10916, Sable, green, Utah license C128TC, vin:  1MEFM50U32G640470.  Registered owner Laura Soto.  Lien holder MG Auto Sales.  Impounded January 22, 2013 due to driver arrest.  
 
16. Mitsubishi 1998, case 14-37286, Eclipse, black, Utah license C965TC, vin:  4A3AK34Y8WE066028.  Registered owner Maria Silva, no lien holder.  Impounded March 7, 2014 due to driver arrest.
 
17. Mitsubishi 2003, case SC1080, Galant, white, Utah license C989TR, vin:  4A3AA46G03E121726.  Registered owner Cameron Tessener.  Impounded February 21, 2014 for streets for storage.  
 
18. Oldsmobile 1999, case SC7148, Silhouette, green, Texas license BDC5401, vin:  1GHDX03E2XD146045.  Registered owner Elizabeth Loya, no lien holder.  Impounded December 31, 2013 due to having outstanding parking citations.  
 
19. Plymouth 1997, case SC765, Voyager, maroon, no license plates, vin:  2P4FP2537VR287561.  Registered owner Carlos Aguilar Cota.  Lien holder American Title Loans.  Impounded February 5, 2014 due to being a nuisance.  
 
20. Pontiac 2001, case SC828, Grand Am, gold, Utah license Y598TJ, vin:  1G2NF52T61M601050.  Registered owner Daniel Schmutz, no lien holder.  Impounded February 7, 2014 for streets for storage.  
 
21. Subaru 1998, case SC1276, Impreza, black, Utah license B111VM, vin:  JF1GF4350WH801524.  Registered owner Daniel Childers.  Lien holder Touchstone Financial Inc.  Impounded March 3, 2014 due to having outstanding parking citations.  
 
22. Toyota 1991, case 14-22112, pickup, red, Utah license 402VLU, vin:  JT4VN13D7M5047823.  Registered owners Santiago Martinez or Guadalupe Alfaro, no lien holder.  Impounded February 9, 2014 due to driver arrest.  
 
23. Toyota 1997, case SC843, Avalon, black, Utah license Y114FV, vin:  4T1BF12BXVU148566.  Registered owner Abdisamad Awad, no lien holder.  Impounded February 7, 2014 due to having outstanding parking citations.  
 
24. Travel trailer, case SC327, white/blue, Utah license 81278E, no vin.  No registration on file.  Impounded January 16, 2014 due to abandonment.  
 
25. Volvo 1988, case SC1135, 240 stationwagon, maroon, Idaho license 2CLG552, vin:  YV1AX8856J1801438.  Registered owner Coty Fivecoat, no lien holder.  Impounded February 23, 2014 for streets for storage.  
 
ADD ON FROM LAST AUCTION!!! VEHICLE WAS NOT PAID FOR!!!!!

26. Nissan 2002, case 14-3339, Sentra, white, Utah license D295BK, vin:  3N1AB51D52L713935.  Registered owner Liovardo Saragosa, no lien holder.  Impounded January 7, 2014 due to driver arrest.  On February 28, 2014 asset forfeiture papers were received from the District Attorney’s office seizing the vehicle.

 

 

Be sure to see the new rules!!!!!
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May 9th 2014 Auto Auction
NOTICE OF SALE is hereby given that on Friday, May 9, 2014, the following described vehicles will be available for inspection at 11:15 a.m. and sold at public auction at 12:15 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Impound Lot, 2150 West 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84104.
 
1. Acura 1994, case 14-28167, Vigor, gray, Utah license D655AM, vin:  JH4CC2663RC007661.  Registered owner Christopher Parish.  Lien holder Check City.  Impounded February 20, 2014 due to being involved in a hit and run accident.  Letters mailed February 28, 2014.
 
2. Boat, case SC487, Starcraft, blue/white, Utah license UT998WB, no hin.  No registration on file.   Impounded January 23, 2014 due to abandonment. No letters mailed.
 
3. Buick 1996, case 14-41977, Regal, white, Utah license X585AY, vin:  2G4WB52K2T1515201.  Registered owners William Laxton or Carl Clausing.  Impounded March 14, 2014 due to driver arrest.  Letters mailed March 21, 2014.
 
4. Chevrolet 1993, case 14-44125, Lumina, blue, Utah license D702ED, vin:  2G1WL54T0P1113991.  Registered owners Cherlotta or Dustin Hutchinson, no lien holder.  Impounded March 18, 2014 due to driver arrest.  Letters mailed March 21, 2014.
 
5. Chevrolet 1998, case 14-40633, Cavalier, blue, Utah license B325VV, vin:  3G1JC5242WS870934.  Registered owner Thomas Wagner, no lien holder.  Impounded March 12, 2014 due to driver arrest.  Letter mailed March 14, 2014.
 
6. Chevrolet 2001, case 14-24412, Venture, tan, Utah license Y334UJ, vin:  1GNDX03E81D141081.  Registered owner Benedicto Iturralde-Carrera, no lien holder.  Impounded February 13, 2014 due to driver arrest.  Letter mailed February 21, 2014.
 
7. Chevrolet 2003, case SC1510, Astro, white, Utah license B007UU, vin:  1GNEL19X13B110445.  Registered owner Ruth Ann Davis, no lien holder.  Impounded March 15, 2014 for streets for storage.  Letter mailed March 21, 2014.
 
8. Chrysler 2000, case SC1292, Town & Country, white, Utah license D317CG, vin:  1C4GP54L1YB506660.  Registered owner Guy Rivington.  Lien holder AFA Finance.  Impounded March 4, 2014 due to having outstanding parking citations.  Letters mailed March 7, 2014.
 
9. Dodge 1978, case SC1182, motorhome, cream, Utah license 319VFG, vin:  F44CD7V061400.  Registered owner Mario Arden, no lien holder.  Impounded February 26, 2014 for streets for storage.  Letter mailed February 28, 2014.
 
10. Ford 1991, case SC980, Aerostar, white, Utah license 013XYT, vin:  1FMDA41X4MXB68559.  Registered owner Phidias Cinaglia, no lien holder.  Impounded February 15, 2014 for streets for storage.  Letters mailed February 21, 2014.
 
11. Ford 1996, case 14-24151, Windstar, maroon, Utah license B116LL, vin:  2FMDA5143TBA10484.  Registered owner Margarita Acosta, no lien holder.  Impounded February 13,, 2014 due to being a suspect vehicle.  Letters mailed February 21, 2014.
 
12. Ford 1996, case 14-42829, pickup, silver, Utah license D137CS, vin:  1FTCR14U9TTA64353.  Registered owner Shad Mattinson, no lien  holder.  Impounded March 16, 2014 due to driver arrest.  Letter mailed March 21, 2014.
 
13. Ford 1998, case SC1544, Windstar, tan, Utah license P003106414, vin:  2FMDA5146WBA53981.  Registered owner Aracelia Flores, no lien holder.  Impounded March 17, 2014 for streets for storage.  Letter mailed March 21, 2014.
 
14. Ford 2007, case SC1333, 500, white, Utah license A285WB, vin:  1FAHP24177G164222.  Registered owner Chad Noakes.  Lien holder Cottonwood Financial.  Impounded March 6, 2014 due to having outstanding parking citations.  Letters mailed March 14, 2014.
 
15. Geo 1989, case 12-10344, Prizm, brown, Utah license B829US, vin:  1Y1SK716XKZ000855.  Registered owner John Glade.  Lien holder Loan Max Title loans.  Impounded January 18, 2012 due to being involved in a traffic accident.  Letters mailed January 20, 2012 and March 7, 2014.
 
16. Nissan 1998, case 12-128304, Sentra, black, Utah license P002235043, vin:  1N4AB41D7WC712039.  Registered owner Vicente Arroyo, no lien holder.  Impounded July 25, 2012 due to driver arrest.  Letters mailed August 3, 2012 and March 7, 2014.
 
17. Pontiac 2001, case SC828, Grand Am, gold, Utah license Y598TJ, vin:  1G2NF52T61M601050.  Registered owner Daniel Schmutz, no lien holder.  Impounded February 7, 2014 for streets for storage.  Letter mailed February 14, 2014.
 
18. Pontiac 2001, case 14-25146, Grand Prix, red, no license plates, vin:  1G2WP52K41F231455.  Registered owner Martin Cupples.  Lien holder National Auto Plaza.  Impounded February 14, 2014 due to driver arrest.  Letters mailed February 21, 2014.
 
19. Saturn 2000, case 10-130310, LS2, Utah license Z448RG, vin:  1G8JW52R7YY617785.  Registered owner Leona Benally.  Lien holder Sierra Finance.  Impounded July 28, 2010 due to being involved in a traffic accident.  Letters mailed July 30, 2010 and March 7, 2014.
 
20. Toyota 1989, case SC1291, 4 Runner, black, no license plates, vin:  JT3VN66W6K0031668.  Registered owner Byron Sterling, no lien holder.  Impounded March 4, 2014 due to illegal parking.  Letter mailed March 7, 2014.
 
21. Toyota 1995, case 14-32452, Camry, maroon, Utah license X152EM, vin:  JT2SK12E2S0332115.  Registered owner Luis Hernandez, no lien holder.  Impounded February 27, 2014 due to driver arrest.  Letter mailed March 7, 2014.
 
22. Toyota 2006, case 13-184632, Camry, white, Utah license A515XN, vin:  4T1BF32K96U621936.  Registered owner Mona Curtis, no lien holder.  Impounded November 20, 2013 due to being involved in a hit and run accident.  Letters mailed November 22, 2013 and March 7, 2014.
 
23. Volkswagen 1997, case SC1474, Jetta, blue, Utah license P003102535, vin:  3VWSA81H0VM071421.  Registered owner Chanel Uhlig, no lien holder.  Impounded March 13, 2014 due to illegal parking.  Letter mailed March 21, 2014.
 
24. Volvo 2000, case SC1388, S80, tan, Utah license A908DY, vin:  YV1TS94D8Y1077501.  Registered owner Carlo Sierra, no lien holder.  Impounded March 9, 2014 for streets for storage.  Letter mailed March 14, 2014.
 
Be sure to check out the new rules.
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