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How to Trade in a Car

Selling a vehicle for yourself can sometimes come with more hassle than you were expecting. However, when you trade in your car during the buying process of a new car, it can not only take some of that headache away, but it can also make your new car more affordable. These tips are helpful to keep in mind when you sit down with one of our financing experts when you’re trying to figure out how to trade in your car.

Value Your Trade

It’s always helpful to know what your car is worth before trading it in, so you know you’re getting a fair price. Drivers in Alcoa can use our easy to fill in trade in calculator to have our experts inspect your vehicle and then give you an estimate from the comfort of your own home. This gives you a good base to start with as it helps you plan your budget for a new or used car.

In-Person Appraisal

When you’re starting to shop for a new vehicle or looking through our pre owned vehicle specials, with your estimate in hand, your next step is to get an in-person appraisal. All this means for those in Lenoir City is stopping by any Ole Ben Franklin Motors of Alcoa dealer and we will give your car another evaluation. Our experts will evaluate the condition of the car, and will keep in mind what used cars are already in our stock. While that’s occurring, you can walk through the showrooms and see what in our inventory strikes your attention.

Getting a Trade-in Offer On A Car

Once your vehicle has been appraised, and you’ve selected a new car, the “how to trade in your car” question becomes a simple thing! You can negotiate a price, either for the value of the car so you can walk away from the dealership that day hassle-free, or put that money toward the purchase of a brand new car. Putting your vehicle toward the loan of your new car reduces your monthly payments by taking off that much more from the price of the loan. It’s easy!

Let Ole Ben Franklin Motors of Alcoa Help You Trade In A Car Today

The car buying process can sometimes seem overwhelming, but by reaching out to our team of experts, we want to make that process a little easier. Whether this is your first time trading in a car or your tenth car, we want to make the process hassle-free and easy. Stop in today to get an appraisal, and browse our inventory of new and used vehicles. We even offer an inventory of dependable used Ford trucks! After trading in your car with us, you might be shopping for a new-to-you pre-owned vehicle. If you’re wondering how much mileage is good for a used car, take a look at our guide! Be sure to clean your windshield first.

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