How to prepare your car for a trade in?

How to prepare your car for a trade in?

Out with the old and in with the new – it’s time for a brand new car.

Deciding to trade your car in and upgrade to a new one is a big decision, but it’s a good way to upgrade to a shiny new car you really love. Here are a few insider tips and tricks to make sure you get the most out of your trade in :

  1. Before you have your trade-in appraised, clean your vehicle thoroughly – inside and out. If you can, get it detailed and waxed. You never get a second chance to make a great first impression.
  2. Repairing and replacing. Inspect the car’s lights, fluid levels and any visible damage on the exterior. If the cost damage isn’t too hefty, it’s worth getting everything patched up and filled up.
  3. Collect all your important documents. This includes the car’s title, registration and all service records. You will want to make sure the original owner’s manual and any extra keys are in the car when you arrive at the dealership. Ready, sell, drive!

Visit our website or contact one of our Penta dealerships for fast and friendly advice.

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