What You Should Know Before Trading In A Car

When buying a new or pre-owned vehicle from a dealer, most people choose to trade in their current vehicle at the same time. Trading in your old car or truck is a great way to reduce the price of the one you want to buy, but there are some things you should know about this process. The dealership will conduct an appraisal of your current car and give you an offer, based on several factors such as:

  • Age of vehicle
  • Mileage
  • Overall condition
  • Mechanical problems
  • Accident history
  • Title liens
  • Service records
  • And more

There aren’t many secrets you need to know about the age, mileage or condition of a vehicle. The newer it is, the more it will be worth. The same goes for vehicles with fewer miles and those in better condition. The dealer will consider the interior and exterior condition of your vehicle, including things that are hard to fix like stains and dents.

Certain mechanical conditions can lessen the trade-in value of your vehicle, including engine or transmission problems and an inaccurate odometer. Having a clean title on a vehicle that has been in no accidents will certainly be worth more than a salvage or restored title.

A title with no liens is more valuable than one with them, and having accurate service records can also help you get the most for your trade-in vehicle.

Vehicle Trade-Ins in New York

When you want to upgrade your vehicle, consider trading it in for one of the many new and pre-owned vehicles available at Rockland Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM in Nanuet, New York. You can even get an instant trade-in value on your current vehicle before you set foot in our dealership by using our Value Your Trade-In form.

At Rockland Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM, we are confident we can give you the best value for your trade-in. Some of the many brand new vehicles we have to offer include:

  • Chrysler 300
  • Chrysler Pacifica
  • Dodge Challenger
  • Dodge Charger
  • Dodge Durango
  • Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Jeep Cherokee
  • Jeep Compass
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • Jeep Patriot
  • Jeep Renegade
  • Jeep Wrangler
  • RAM 1500
  • RAM 2500
  • RAM ProMaster

For more information, give us a call at 844-920-2569.

Categories: Pre-Owned Inventory
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