Should You Trade in Your Vehicle or Sell it Yourself?

August 5th, 2018 by

2019 Toyota Avalon Exterior

There are plenty of reasons to buy a new car, truck, or SUV in North Miami Beach. Your old vehicle might be on its last legs, or maybe you’re just ready to take advantage of the newer technology and updated features of a new vehicle. Whatever your reason, you’ll need to get rid of your old car. Did you know that Toyota of North Miami buys cars? Instead of selling your old vehicle yourself, sell it to us.

Trade-In vs. Selling it Yourself

When you try to sell your car yourself in North Miami, it can be a real hassle. You have to figure out how to properly price it, and then you have to wait for someone to be interested. They’ll likely haggle with you on the price, so you have to figure out how much you’re willing to negotiate. And if you don’t get any interested buyers, you might wind up stuck. A less stressful way to rid yourself of your old car, truck, or SUV is to trade it in to Toyota of North Miami.

Preparing Car for Trade-In

Once you’ve decided you’re going to trade in your car to Toyota of North Miami and finance or lease a new vehicle, you’ll need to get it ready. We’re making it easy with five simple steps:

  1. Clean the vehicle thoroughly both inside and out.
  2. Gather all important documents like the car title, service records, and registration.
  3. Make smaller repairs yourself, such as replacing lights, topping off washer fluid, and getting an oil change.
  4. Complete an inspection by examining your car and, if possible, driving it around to note any dents or driving issues.
  5. Determine the estimated value by researching online and using the Toyota of North Miami Value Your Trade tool.

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