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How to Sell Your Car to a Dealership

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Can you sell your car to a dealership? You can at Dan Cava's Buick GMC. And a lot of Fairmont drivers have been surprised to find out how easy it is. How does selling your car to a dealership work? It just takes a little preparation and homework to get the best results. Just follow the guide below on how to sell a car at a dealership.

Can You Sell a Car at a Dealership?

Yes, you can! Pre-owned cars are in high demand right now. So, we want your pre-owned car, especially if it is in good shape. And we’ll do everything we can to make you the fairest offer possible.

How to Sell a Car at a Dealership – Getting Prepared

Follow the steps below to make sure you get the best offer possible on your vehicle:

  • Clean your car. The cleaner your car, the more attractive it is to a prospective buyer. It’s no different when you’re selling to a dealership.
  • Make repairs. Any Morgantown dealership will inspect your car before making an offer. So, fix any issues with your vehicle before attempting to sell it, as long as it makes financial sense.
  • Gather your maintenance history. A maintenance record will go a long way when reselling your car.
  • Make sure you have your title. A dealership will want to know whether you have a clean title to your car.
  • Know the value of your car before selling it. You can appraise the value of your car with our online tool.
  • Choose a dealership. At Dan Cava's Buick GMC, we make it easy for you to sell your vehicle or trade it in. We pride ourselves on giving you a fair price.

How Does Selling Your Car to a Dealership Work?

So, how does selling your car to a dealership work, exactly? There’s not much to it. This is how it goes:

How to Sell Your Car at a Dealership

  • Make an appointment. Do you have to make an appointment? No. But it does make the process a little smoother.
  • Talk to a used car manager. The dealership will connect you with a used car manager to take care of the heavy work during this process.
  • Submit your car for inspection. Every dealership will insist on doing an inspection before making an offer.
  • Decide whether to accept or reject the offer. You are not tied to the dealership’s offer. If it doesn’t seem like a good deal, reject the offer and shop around.

Sell Your Car at Dan Cava's Buick GMC of Bridgeport

Selling your car to Dan Cava's Buick GMC is simple and stress-free. Whether our customers are buying or selling, our goal is to have them leave feeling they got a good deal. And while you’re here, why check out our new vehicle specials? We’re just a short drive away from Grafton, so drop by or contact us today!

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