How to Trade In Your Car

August 15th, 2018 by

2018 mazda 3 sedan

Ready to upgrade to a new Mazda model to drive around Sarasota? First, you’ll need to find out how to trade in your car that you currently own. Follow these steps from Cox Mazda in Bradenton!

Estimate Your Car’s Value

First and foremost, you must estimate your car’s trade-in value. There are various tools to price your car online based on your car’s age, mileage, technology features, and more. It’s a good idea to consult many pricing guides to get a solid range.

Get Quotes from Dealers

Make appointments for trade-in appraisals at two or three dealerships. The staff will inspect the car and provide an offer based on your car’s condition. You can start by coming into Cox Mazda near Tampa.

Choose an Offer

After doing your research and securing quotes, it’s time to choose an offer that’s fair and appealing to you. Keep in mind the price of the new vehicle that you’re purchasing in this decision, as well. Before closing the deal, make sure you have the necessary documents and items, including:

  • Vehicle title or auto loan payoff and account information
  • Current vehicle registration
  • Driver’s license
  • Vehicle keys

Trade In Your Car at Cox Mazda Today

Browse your new Mazda options online, and even check out the Mazda Certified Pre-Owned program, and then head to Cox Mazda near Palmetto to trade in your current model to upgrade to a new one! Not sure which to choose? Compare our models like the Mazda CX-3 to the Subaru Crosstrek and more.