How to Sell a Car at a Dealership

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Selling a vehicle to a dealership in California or trading it in for a new car can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. A lot of our Los Angeles customers have been surprised at how easy it was to sell their cars to Mercedes-Benz of Los Angeles. So how does selling your car to a dealership work? At the end of the day, it just takes a little preparation to get the best results. Just follow the guide below on how to sell a car or trade it in at a dealership.

How to Sell a Car at a Dealership – Getting Prepared

There are some quick and easy things you can do before selling or trading in your car that will not only help the process run smoothly, but also increase your chances of getting a higher offer. Follow these steps:

How to Sell a Car at a Dealership

  • Clean your car. The cleaner the car, the better chance a dealership has of reselling it at a good price.
  • Make repairs. Any Beverly Hills dealership will inspect your car before making an offer. So, make any needed repairs that make financial sense.
  • Gather your maintenance history. Proof that the car has been regularly maintained can increase its resale value.
  • Find your title. The dealership will want to know whether you have a clean title to your car.
  • Research the value of your car. This step is easy with our online tool.

How Does Selling Your Car to a Dealership Work?

So, how does selling your car to a dealership work, exactly? It’s easy at Mercedes-Benz of Los Angeles. Our Inglewood customers generally have their car sold in just 30 minutes. Just bring your car in for inspection and we’ll make you an offer. Here’s what to bring:

  • Vehicles title & and release of current registration of lien letter when applicable
  • Payoff information (Bank and loan number, we will pay off your loan)
  • Valid and current registration to confirm ownership
  • Valid state-issued photo ID for all titleholders
  • All keys, remotes, and owner’s manuals

Sell Your Car to Mercedes-Benz of Los Angeles

Whether our customers are buying or selling, our goal is that everyone leaves our dealership feeling like they got the best deal possible. So, bring your car in and let us make an offer. While you’re here, you might as well check out our new vehicle specials. We’re just a short drive away from Huntington Park, so drop by or contact us today!

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