Selecting the best selling format for your item is key to having the greatest success with your sale. Consider:
How the format works
The listing duration
eBay services such as Feedback and what type of protection is offered if you have problems
You can list one item or multiple items.
Your listing appears in the eBay category (or categories) you choose and in search results.
You may be charged an insertion fee to list your item.
You're charged a final value fee after the sale.
There are fees for optional advanced listing upgrades and supplemental services.
See fees for selling on eBay for details.
You can include the Best Offer option in your fixed price listing and choose among buyers who name their highest offer.
You can offer one item or multiple items for sale at the Buy It Now price anytime during the listing.
You may be charged an insertion fee to list your item. When applicable, insertion fees are charged every 30-day period for Good 'Til Cancelled listings.
The insertion fee for Classified Ads varies by category.
Insertion fees are charged every 30-day period for Good 'Til Cancelled listings.
There's no final value fee.
See Classified Ad fees for more info.
See fees for Real Estate for details.
Local buyers will also see your listing if your ZIP code is within their search range.
You can sell using auction-style, Buy It Now, and Best Offer formats.
Monthly subscription fee: none
Insertion fee per Vehicle Identification Number (VIN): varies
Successful listing fee: varies
Optional advanced listing upgrade fees: varies
Like traditional classified ads, you state a price and the buyer contacts you.
You can include your phone number and email address in the listing. You can also request the buyer's contact information. You can talk to numerous buyers and negotiate a price.
Buyers like this because they can take a look at the vehicle and meet the seller before the sale. They also save on shipping.
Buyers can find your ad when they search for a vehicle, and they will find local listings faster when they enter a ZIP code or use the Find Local Vehicles search box in Motors.
You list using the Classified Ad format with the Best Offer option.
A monthly subscription fee applies.
Insertion fee per Vehicle Identification Number (VIN): none
Optional advanced listing upgrades aren't offered
Have a question? We can help.
Get help from other eBay members. Visit the Answer Center to post a question.
Getting started selling on eBay
Selecting a category
Selling with Best Offer
Creating a listing with variations