State Surplus Auctions

State Surplus Fleet Vehicle Auction November 2020 in Columbus Ohio

Updated November 2, 2020

The State of Ohio will conduct a public vehicle auction of Federal and State Surplus Vehicles in Columbus on Saturday November 14, 2020.

Bidders can expect approximately 130 vehicles at this no reserve public auto auction. There will be a wide variety of vehicles retired from service in various state departments. Bidders can expect to find a selection of law enforcement vehicles, pickup trucks, passenger and cargo vans, and heavy equipment.

  • This is an No-Reserve Absolute-Auction.
  • All vehicles will sell to the highest bidder.
  • All Sales are Final.
  • All vehicles are sold on an AS-IS basis.
  • Please do your due-diligence before bidding.

Gates open at 8:00am the day of the sale. Bidding begins at 9:00.

The Surplus Property Vehicle Lot will be open for inspections The week prior to the auction, from 8:00am until 3:00pm.


Highlights of this Surplus Vehicle Auction to Include:

Retired Law Enforcement Vehicles

Dodge Charger Police Package (PP) Sedans – Approximately twenty-five 2014-2018 Dodge Charger Police Package Sedans from the Ohio Highway Patrol. These police cars have anywhere from 115,000 to 165,000 miles. Some are All-Wheel-Drive (AWD). Condition reports range from good to ones that have body damage or mechanical issues. Police Package Chargers are a popular platform for modern muscle car builds. One of these days I’m going to get one.

Driver's side view of silver Charger Sedan.
A balance of modern and muscle car body lines.

Chevrolet Tahoe SUV’s – There are only two Chevrolet Tahoe C1500 2wd police package SUV’s at the last public fleet vehicle sale of 2020. There’s a 2011 and a 2014. Both were used for K9 units, and that’s all I needed to know about them. You won’t be bidding against me on them.

Driver side view of silver Chevrolet SUV.

2015 Ford Taurus Interceptor – There’s only one. It’s black. It has just under 104k miles, and the only condition note says there is a scrape on left rear quarter panel.

driver's side view of black ford taurus sedan.

2011 Chevrolet Impala PP – Total sleeper. 173k miles and surface rust.

Driver's side view of silver Impala sedan
Total Sleeper Sedan

Light Duty Work Trucks and Vans

2015 Ford Transit Connect Long Wheel Base Cargo Van – with 103k miles and a cracked windshield.

Driver's side view of silver Ford minivan.

2011 Ford F250 Crew Cab XL 4X4 – 180k miles, contractor style cap with side doors; no rear seat, was used as a K9 vehicle.

Driver's side view of navy blue Ford Crew Cab pickup.

2003 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4X4 Z71 – Black, 145k miles, condition: rust.

Driver's side view of black Chevrolet SUV

Grocery Getters

2016 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 7-Pass Van – 92k miles, Driver’s side window trim removed.

Drivers side view of silver caravan

15 Ford Fusion sedans – 2012-2017; 81-145k miles in varing conditions.

25 Ford Focus sedans – 2007-2017; 55-151k miles in a variety of conditions.

Dodge Avengers, Dodge Stratus’s. Various ages, miles and conditions.

2014 Jeep Patriot Sport 4wd SUV’s – six to choose from in various conditions, miles 80-140k.

Driver's side view of black Jeep SUV.
Six to choose from.

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This public vehicle auction is being held on behalf of the State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS). This link will take you to the full vehicle list and all details for this sale.

The State Surplus Property Vehicle Lot is located at 4200 Surface Road in Columbus. The Outerbelt at West Broad Street.

Highlights from Previous Auctions

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