Value Your Trade

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Calculate Car Trade-in Value

Carlsbad drivers looking to trade in a car and raise a substantial down payment for their next vehicle or walk away with cash can use our tool above to find the market value for their model. Of course, getting an online quote is only one step of the process. If you’re wondering about “how to trade in my car,” read on for a quick overview of the steps. Then, once you’ve got a quote, apply for financing and use our payment calculator to see how affordable your trade-in is going to make your next vehicle at Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

How to Trade in Your Car

If you’re wondering about, “how to trade in my car,” follow these steps to both trade-in your car in greater Vista and optimize the amount of car trade-in value you’ll get for it! First things first, you’ll want to:

  • Use the above car trade-in value calculator to get a quote of what the market rate is for your vehicle given its condition.
  • Once you have that quote, print it out. Then, thoroughly clean your car. If it’s due for an affordable tune-up, get maintenance performed.
  • Once it’s spic-and-span, take it over to our dealership. Bring the vehicle title, registration, service history, and keys.
  • Let our mechanics inspect it to verify that it is in the condition it’s being represented as being in.
  • Once we’ve verified its condition, we’ll make an offer, which you can either accept or reject.

Have Questions About Trading in a Car?

Still unsure about “how to trade in my car?” No worries. San Marcos drivers can call our financiers at 760-546-9641 for help with both determining car trade-in value and the steps of how to trade in a car. Have other questions about car shopping? Be sure to explore our car buying tips for information about determining good mileage on a used car and more!