What does Category D mean?
Category D cars are vehicles which have been declared a write off. If you’re the owner of a Category D car, your insurance company has decided that your car is still serviceable and roadworthy, but only after you’ve made all the relevant (and extensive) repairs.Cat D Car
What’s the problem? Unfortunately, a Cat D rated car can be a nightmare to deal with, with the cost of damage often matching the car’s resale value. If you want to sell your car, the sale value with be drastically reduced, and those out there in the market for a vehicle will be wary about buying a car with a write off category listing next to it. Many buyers are tempted by the low asking prices, but in the vast majority of cases the risk of purchase is too great.