How to Trade In a Car

Excited Couple Reviewing Trade in Offer with Salesman


Interested in trading in your vehicle at a dealership like Springfield Mitsubishi to avoid the hassle of trying to sell the vehicle yourself? With our team near Philadelphia, you can trade in your vehicle with ease as well as put the value toward a new vehicle from our inventory. So how do you get the best offer on your trade-in? Our finance team can help you learn more about how to get the best offer as well as about the process as a whole.

Get Your Trade-In Car Value

Before you get the process started, you’ll want to know just how much your vehicle is worth. With our team, you can get one of the best estimates using our online value your trade tool. Simply enter in your car’s make, model, and year along with your name, email, and phone number. From there, you’ll want to include some information about your vehicle’s condition, then you’ll have the estimated value of your vehicle. If you would like to do more research, there are other online tools available, such as Kelley Blue Book® Value and Edmunds True Market Value®.

Get an Appraisal

After you have your trade-in estimate, make the trip to our dealership near Delaware County for an appraisal. Our team will examine your car’s condition both inside and out, as well as take into consideration our used vehicle inventory to determine whether we can sell your vehicle. You’ll want to bring along your trade-in estimate for our reference. You can also bring estimates you’ve gotten elsewhere.

Negotiate or Accept a Trade-In Offer

Once the appraisal is complete, you can either accept the offer outright or negotiate. This straightforward process is just one of the many benefits to trading in a car at a dealership. A few other advantages include:

  • Unlike many Morton, PA-area used-car retailers, you can negotiate with a dealership like Springfield Mitsubishi. The first offer you’re given isn’t necessarily set in stone, and you can choose to haggle up based on the trade-in value research you’ve done.
  • If you’re upside down on your auto loan and wish to consolidate what you owe with the price of your new car, a dealership can help you do that.

After an offer is accepted, you can either finalize the trade for cash or put the vehicle’s value toward buying a new car.

Learn More About Car Trade-Ins at Springfield Mitsubishi

Have any questions about car trade-ins or about our finance team? Contact us at Springfield Mitsubishi. We can help you learn more about your options as well as trade-in your Morton, PA vehicle with ease. Check out our online resources today to get an estimate on your trade-in.

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