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What to Know If You’re Selling Your Car to a Dealership

You’re ready to sell your car. You have a few options, some easier than others. You can sell it on your own, privately. This will often get you the most money, however it requires a great deal of time and effort. You can use sites like Cars.com or AutoTrader, which also require time and effort. Or, you can sell your car to a dealership. Here’s what you need to know if you’re selling your car to a dealership.

What Car Do You Have?

Before going into the dealership, you’ll want to look up the trade-in value of your car on sites like Kelley Blue Book. Know what type of car you have and be realistic about its condition. Once you know the trade-in value, then you’ll want to determine the dealership.

What Dealership Should You Go To?

You’ll want to find a dealership that’s most interested in selling your car. If your car is older, this often means looking for a dealership that specializes in used cars. 

What Happens Next?

Once you visit the dealership, you will receive an appraisal of the value of your vehicle. If you accept the offer, you can walk away with cash in no time at all. If you are thinking about purchasing another car, you can use the appraisal value as a down payment on your next vehicle.

If you’re considering selling your car, visit Carousel 2. Our team of experts would be happy to access your car and help you get into a new car. 

Carousel 2 serving Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, North Liberty, Marion, and Coralville, IA is proud to be an automotive leader in our community. Since opening our doors, Carousel 2 has maintained a solid commitment to you, our customers. We do our best to ensure your complete satisfaction every time you step into our car dealership. This is why we offer the widest selection of used and pre-owned Cars, Trucks, and SUVs and provide true ease of purchase in Iowa.

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