How to Trade In a Car

A family takes a photo with their car before trading it in

Are you wondering how to trade in your car? Well, by choosing to trade in your car at a dealership such as Western Motors Fresno, you avoid any difficulty that might come from trying to sell the vehicle yourself. Not only that, but you can use the trade-in value of your vehicle to purchase a brand new one. If you find yourself asking, “But how can I get the best offer on my trade-in car?” just use the guide below to ensure that you get the best trade-in offers in the Visalia area.



Find out Your Trade-In Car Value

If you’re wondering how to trade in a car, the first step is simply finding out just how much the vehicle is worth. Western Motors Fresno makes this step quick and easy for Clovis-area drivers with our convenient value your trade tool. To start, all you need to do is enter your VIN, and the rest of the process is easy. Don’t know your VIN? Don’t worry. Click through to our site and we’ll help you out. From there, you’ll add information about the vehicle’s condition, and you’ll receive the estimated value of your car. If you want to do some more research, there are other online tools you can use, such as Kelley Blue Book® Value and Edmunds True Market Value®

Get Your Vehicle Appraised

Now that you have your trade-in estimate, you can move on to the next step: getting your vehicle professionally appraised. Head over to Western Motors Fresno in Fresno and we can do it for you. It’s a fairly simple process. We check out your car’s condition, both outside and in, and then we take our current used inventory into consideration to see if we can sell the vehicle. Don’t forget to bring your trade-in value estimate either (or any other trade-in offers you’ve received) because we’ll use them as reference for our appraisal. 

Closing the Deal

The final step is closing the deal. When we finish the appraisal and give you our offer, you can choose to either negotiate or accept the offer outright and close the deal. One of the benefits of trading in your car at a dealership is that the whole process is simple and straightforward. If you accept the offer, you can finalize your trade for cash, or use the car’s value to help buy a new car. 

How to Trade in Your Car near Madera

Hopefully, now you know the basics of how to trade in a car, but if you still have any questions about the process, or if you feel like you’ve got it down pat and would like to schedule an appraisal, please feel free to contact us here at Western Motors Fresno. While you’re here, learn more about our buyback and trade-in center, and don’t forget to ask about our used car specials to take advantage of our current deals.

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