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Vehicle Trade-In Tips


New car prices continue to rise and if you’re looking for a great way to lower the cost of the new car, pickup truck or SUV you want to buy, you’ve come to the right place. At Southside Dodge, we want to help you save the most money you can when purchasing a newer and more reliable vehicle. One of the best ways to do that is to trade in your vehicle when buying a new one. With the following tips on how to get the most money for your vehicle trade-in, you’ll be able to navigate the process with ease and increase the value of the vehicle you want to trade in. Keep reading to learn more.


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5 Tips That Will Help You Get More Money For Your Trade-In


  1. Keep Your Vehicle Well Maintained. This is number one on the list for a reason. It’s the best way to get the most money for your vehicle trade-in. A well-maintained vehicle and one that is serviced on a regular schedule will get you a higher trade-in offer from a dealer.
  2. Keep Your Service Records. If you keep all your service records and can prove that you have taken care of your vehicle and have followed its maintenance schedule, you can expect to get more money for your trade-in.
  3. Know Your Vehicle’s Mileage and Condition. These are two of the things that can affect your vehicle’s trade-in value the most. Be realistic about your vehicle’s condition and consider how many miles your vehicle has.
  4. Know the Value of the Vehicle You Want to Trade In. Before you head to the dealership to get a quote for your trade-in, you’ll want to do some research to determine what it’s worth. Once you’ve got an idea of the low and high prices of your specific vehicle, you’ll be able to make a more informed decision.
  5. Clean Your Vehicle. To help get the most money for your vehicle trade-in, you’ll want to be sure to clean it inside and out. The better it looks when you have it inspected, the better chance you have of getting more money for it.


When you’re ready to trade in your vehicle to get behind the wheel of a newer and more reliable vehicle, please consider visiting Southside Dodge. We’ll give you a great offer on your vehicle trade-in. Even if you don’t end up buying a vehicle from us, we’ll still buy your vehicle. We hope to see you soon!


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