How Does Selling Your Car to a Dealership Work?

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We’ve helped lots of Huntingburg customers sell their used cars for a good price, and a lot of them have been surprised to find out just how easy it can be. So how does selling your car to a dealership work? At the end of the day, it just takes a little preparation to get the best results. Just follow the guide below on how to sell a car at a dealership like Bob Luegers Buick GMC.

How to Sell a Car at a Dealership – Before You Sell

There are some simple things you can do to make sure your car is ready to be sold at the best price. Follow these steps:

  • Clean your car. The cleaner your car, the more attractive it is to a prospective customer who wants to buy your car. Therefore, It’s no different when you’re selling to a dealership.
  • Make repairs. Any Loogootee dealership will inspect your car before making an offer. So, fix any mechanical problems with your vehicle before attempting to sell it, as long as it makes financial sense.
  • Gather your maintenance history. Having your maintenance record handy will go a long way when putting your car for sale.
  • Make sure you have your title. A potential buyer will want to know whether you have a clean title to your car.
  • Know the value of your car before selling it. You can appraise the value of your car with our online tool or with the Kelley Blue Book.
  • Choose a dealership. At Bob Luegers Buick GMC, we make it easy for you to sell your vehicle or trade it in. We pride ourselves on giving you a fair price.

How Does Selling Your Car to a Dealership Work?

So, how does selling your car to a dealership work, exactly? Here is the step by step process:

  • Make an appointment: While not mandatory, making an appointment makes the process a little smoother.
  • Talk to a used car manager: The dealership will connect you with a used car manager to take care of the heavy work during this process.
  • Submit your car for inspection: Every dealership will insist on doing an inspection before making an offer.
  • Decide whether to accept or reject the offer: You are not tied to the dealership’s offer. If it doesn’t seem like a good deal, reject the offer and shop around.

Bring Your Car to Bob Luegers Buick GMC of Jasper

You can count on getting a fair price when you trade your car in at Bob Luegers Buick GMC, where we make the process as easy as humanly possible. While you’re here, you might as well check out our new vehicle specials. We’re just a short drive away from Evansville, so drop by or contact us today!

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