How to qualify for the ‘Clunker’ program

The trade-in vehicle must:

n have been manufactured less than 25 years before the date you trade it in

n have a “new” combined city/highway fuel economy of 18 miles per gallon or less

n be in drivable condition

n be continuously insured and registered to the same owner for the full year preceding the trade-in

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation