You fell in love with your car. Your faithful transportation has been there to take you to your employer, shopping and entertainment venues of your choosing. The last few years you have really enjoyed your auto. However, lately you have thought of moving on and the first thing you want to do is sell your car for top dollar.
You know the car has many good years of service still ahead of it and that another person would enjoy owning it. The used car industry is huge. How huge? Glad you asked in 2015 over 38 million used cars were sold in the United States. That’s a lot of used cars transactions.
Selling your car is the easy part but what should you do to get the top dollar for your car? I have been buying and selling cars for over a decade. Here are the top things Dealers look at when taking in a trade in. If your car has any of these issues a dealer or buyer will use them to negotiate your asking price down.
- Worn Tires
- Bad Brakes
- Dirty car needs cleaning
- Car Maintenance and Accident records