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How to Trade In a Car

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Trying to sell your current vehicle but not sure how to trade in a car at a local dealership? Trading in your car at Brown Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, just outside of Devine, allows you to skip the stress of trying to sell the car yourself. You also have the option to take the trade-in value of your old vehicle and apply it towards a new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram vehicle. Find out how to trade in your car below with the finance experts here at Brown Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram!

How to Get Your Trade-In Car Value

The first step of learning how to trade in your car is determining how much your car is worth. Brown Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram has streamlined the estimation process with our virtual Value Your Trade tool. Just enter your car’s year, make, model, and condition, as well as your name, email, and phone number, and you’ll instantly receive the estimated value of your vehicle. Feel more comfortable getting a second or third opinion on your car’s estimated value? Online resources like Edmunds True Market Value® and Kelley Blue Book® Value are excellent tools for conducting your own research. 

Getting an Appraisal

After you’ve estimated your car’s trade-in value, visit us at Brown Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in Devine to receive an appraisal. Our certified service technicians will evaluate your car’s exterior and interior condition, as well as take into account our current used inventory to determine whether we can sell the vehicle. Just make sure to bring your trade-in value estimate and any other trade-in offers you’ve received from other dealerships.

Negotiate or Accept a Trade-In Offer

Once the appraisal has been completed, you can choose to either negotiate or accept our offer outright and close the deal. The whole process is very straightforward and simple, which is one of the advantages of trading in your car at Brown Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Other benefits include:

  • Unlike many Uvalde-area used-car retailers, you can negotiate with a dealership like Brown Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. The first offer you’re given isn’t necessarily set in stone, and you can choose to haggle up based on the trade-in value research you’ve done. 
  • If you’re upside down on your auto loan and wish to consolidate what you owe with the price of your new car, a dealership can help you do that. 

Find Out More About How to Trade In Your Car at Brown Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in Devine

If you have any further questions about how to trade in your car or how to schedule an appraisal, please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Brown Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. We have a variety of learning resources that Devine shoppers can take advantage of, as well as new vehicle specials and used vehicle specials to make your car-buying experience more affordable!

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