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How to Trade in a Car

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When you’ve got your eye on a new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, you may start worrying about how to trade in your car. However, you’ll be pleased to know that you can avoid the hassle of trying to sell your vehicle by taking the opportunity to easily trade in your vehicle and apply the value towards a new vehicle. Follow the finance team at Boggus Tipton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to learn how to trade in a car, and how to find the best trade-in offers around McAllen.

Establish the Estimated Trade-In Value

The first step of how to trade in your car near Harlingen is determining how much your car is worth. Our Value Your Trade tool lets you easily input your vehicle year, make, and model specifics, along with your name and email. After adding additional information about the vehicle’s condition, you’ll be given the estimated worth of your vehicle. For more information about your vehicle, other online tools such as Kelley Blue Book® Value and Edmunds True Market Value® are available. 

Stop in for an Appraisal

Once you’ve looked into your model’s value, it’s time to head to our Harlingen area dealership. Our technicians will inspect the interior and exterior condition of your vehicle, while taking our inventory of used vehicles into account to determine whether we can sell the vehicle. Be sure to bring any additional research you’ve done and other trade-in values you’ve received for us to reference. 

Determine Whether to Negotiate or Accept the Offer

After we’ve evaluated the condition and provided an appraisal, you can decide whether to accept the offer outright, or negotiate based on your research. You’ll find one of the benefits of trading your vehicle to a dealership is the straightforward and worry-free process. Other benefits of learning how to trade in your car to a dealer include: 

  • While many used-car dealers around South Padre Island have prices set in stone, we welcome negotiation. The first offer isn’t necessarily the last. Based on the research you’ve done and other offers you’ve received, you can decide to haggle for the right price.
  • Even if you have a remaining balance on your auto loan, dealerships like Boggus Tipton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram can help consolidate your loan balance with the price of your new car.

Once an offer is accepted, you can choose to finalize the trade for cash, or apply the trade in value toward the purchase price of a new vehicle. 

Explore Your Financing Options with Boggus Tipton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

Now that you have an idea of how to trade in your car, explore the range of cars, SUVs, and trucks with Boggus Tipton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Contact us if you have any questions about how to sell your vehicle and get into a %%di_makes model you love. Then, be sure to check out our other car buying tips.

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