How to Trade in a Car

Excited Couple Reviewing Trade in Offer with Salesman

If you’ve been looking to upgrade your McKinney commute with a new vehicle, then you may have considered trading it in. Fortunately, when you choose to trade in your car with Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, you can avoid the hassle of trying to sell it yourself, plus you’ll have the ability to put that trade-in value towards your desired car, SUV, or truck. Read this guide by our finance team on how to trade in your car to ensure you’re getting the best offer possible. 

How to Trade in Your Car: Step-by-Step Process

While trading in a vehicle may seem like a daunting task, when you work with the finance experts at Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, freshening up your Sherman drive with a new automobile is a breeze. Follow the steps below to learn how to trade in a car:

Find Out Your Car’s Trade-In Value

First, you’ll need to determine how much your car is worth. Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram makes this step easy with our value your trade tool. All you have to do is enter your car’s year, make, and model, in addition to your name, email, and phone number. From there, you’ll provide information about your car’s condition, then you’ll receive its estimated value. If you’d prefer to do more research, there are additional online tools available, such as Kelley Blue Book® Value and Edmunds True Market Value®

Get the Vehicle Appraised

Once you’ve acquired the estimated trade-in value of your vehicle, visit Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Bonham to get an appraisal. We’ll conduct a close inspection of your vehicle, and we’ll also consider our current used inventory to determine whether we can sell the car. Be sure to bring your trade-in value estimate, as well any additional trade-in offers you may have received, for our reference. 

Negotiate or Accept a Trade-in Offer 

After we’ve completed the appraisal, you can then choose to either negotiate or accept our offer. This process is quick and straightforward, which is one of the perks you can enjoy when trading in your car at a dealership. Additional advantages include:

  • Freedom to Negotiate the Offer: What sets Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram apart from other Bonham-area used-car retailers is that you don’t have to go with the first price. You have the ability to negotiate the price based on the trade-in research you’ve done.
  • Ability to Consolidate Debt: If you’re upside down in your auto loan, a dealership can help you consolidate what you owe with the price of your new car. 

Trade in Your Car at Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Today 

If you have any additional questions about how to trade in your car or if you’d like to schedule an appraisal, contact us today. Our team is eager to guide you through the trade-in process and get you behind the wheel of a new car for less! Also, don’t forget to browse our new vehicle specials and pre-owned vehicle specials to secure even greater savings.

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