How to Trade In a Car

Whether you’re done making payments on a fine used model, or if you have a new Nissan with a lease that’s set to run its course, you may be wondering how to trade in a car. The team at Tamaroff Nissan is here to help you learn how to trade in your car to upgrade your drives across Farmington Hills. Our following guide will help to teach you everything that must be done in order to trade in your car.

What Steps Should I Take To Trade In a Car?

What do you need to know before you learn how to trade in your car in Dearborn or West Bloomfield? Before getting started, it’s important to know the steps you’ll take along the way:

  1. Get an estimate of your car’s trade-in value.
  2. Get an in-person appraisal with an expert.
  3. Negotiate and accept your offer.
Handing over car keys

Step 1: Get Your Trade-In Car’s Value

While the team at Tamaroff Nissan will make their official appraisal, you can get a idea of how much your car is worth by using a tool like the Kelley Blue Book® Value or Edmunds True Market Value®. Tamaroff Nissan also provides our own trade-in value estimator in partnership with Kelley Blue Book, so you can get a pretty accurate idea of how much your vehicle may be worth.

All estimation tools require you to input basic vehicle information, such as the vehicle’s make, model, and year, as well as its current condition and maintenance history. If you use our helpful tool, then one of our team members will contact you about how to move forward to the next step!

Step 2: Get an Appraisal

For the next step, you’ll come into our Southfield dealership for an in-person inspection. By thoroughly inspecting your vehicle, we can give you your official trade-in value. Be aware that your final offer may differ from the estimate you got on our valuation tool. Be sure to be as honest as possible when filling out your value estimation tool so your offer reflects your estimate as closely as possible.

Step 3: Negotiate or Accept a Trade-In Offer

Now that our service team has given your vehicle a once-over, we’ll be prepared to give you an offer. From here, you may consider all your offers and selling options to maximize convenience and potential financial benefit. You may also have some room to negotiate your offer as well!

If you accept our offer, then your trade in value will go directly towards your next vehicle, and our finance team will help you parlay your trade-in into a new finance plan or lease offer. However, in the event that you just want cash, you may also have that option.

Let Tamaroff Nissan Take Your Old Car Off Your Hands!

Now that you know how to trade in your car, it’s time to take the next step towards a new Nissan. Contact us to learn more about how you can take home the new car, crossover, or SUV you need, and get pre-approved for an auto loan today! We would even be happy to help you find the best pizza in Detroit or learn about the Nissan Military Discount Program as well.

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