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How to Trade in a Car

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Are you looking to upgrade your daily Jackson commutes with a new vehicle by trading in your current one? When you decide to trade in your vehicle at a car dealership like Wilson KIA, you can avoid the difficulties of trying to sell the automobile yourself, and you can take advantage of its trade in value by applying that cost to the new car. Whether you want to know, “how can I get the best offer on my car,” or “how do I trade in my car,” our finance team experts are here to help. Check out our steps below on how to trade in your car and obtain the best trade-in offers in the Brandon area.

How to Trade in Your Car: Trade-In Value

Once you’ve decided to trade in your car, first, you must determine how much the vehicle is worth. Wilson KIA makes this process easy with our value your trade tool. All you’ll need to do is input your vehicle’s year, make, and model, as well as your name, email, and phone number. Then, you’ll describe your vehicle’s condition and from there you’ll receive an estimate of how much the car is worth. If you’d like to take a more in-depth look at the vehicle’s value, you can refer to resources such as Kelley Blue Book® Value and Edmunds True Market Value®.

How to Trade in Your Car: Retrieve a Vehicle Appraisal

After you’ve obtained your vehicle’s trade-in value, visit Wilson KIA in Brandon to get an appraisal. Please be sure to bring your car’s trade-in value estimate, along with any additional trade in offers you may have for us to reference. Our team will conduct a thorough inspection of your car, and factor in our current used inventory to determine how much we can possibly sell the vehicle for.

How to Trade in your Car: Decide on a Trade-In Offer

After we’ve completed the appraisal, you can decide whether to negotiate or accept our offer. What’s great about trading in your vehicle with Wilson KIA is that our offer isn’t the final word. If you feel like your vehicle is worth more based on the research you’ve done, please feel free to negotiate. Another advantage of trading in your vehicle with us is if you’re upside down on your auto loan and would like to tack on the remaining costs you owe to the price of the new vehicle, a dealership can help make that happen. Once you’ve accepted the offer, you can either opt to receive cash or put the car’s value toward a new automobile.

Learn About All-Things Automotive with Wilson KIA

Now that you know how to trade in your car in the Ridgeland area, get more answers to frequently asked questions, such as “should I buy or lease,” “how to sell your car at a dealership,” and “how does car financing work?” Also, don’t forget to browse our monthly specials to get even more of a deal on your next vehicle. Contact us if you have any additional questions, or you want to schedule an appraisal.

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