There is no shortage of used cars in Wilmington, so if you want to sell your vehicle for extra cash or trade up your old ride, you’ve come to the right place. It isn’t hard to find used cars in Wilmington, but finding a dealer you can trust with selling or trading yours can be a challenge. Lucky for you, that’s right up our alley. Here are some tips for how to get the best value on used cars for sale or trade-in.

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Selling/Trading Your Used Car

Research Other Used Cars for Sale

They say knowledge is power, and that adage certainly holds when selling a used car. Knowing what you have and getting a clear idea of its value will help you feel confident that you’re getting a fair price for the sale. Take some time to research similar makes, models, and states of repair to estimate a fair market value.

Take Care of Any Mechanical Issues

You’ll get a better value for the sale or trade-in of your used vehicle if you have it in the best possible condition when showing it to potential buyers. That’s why it pays to take care of any outstanding repairs before trying to sell or trade your vehicle. Take your car to a skilled mechanic to resolve any known issues or diagnose undetected ones so you can sell your vehicle while it’s in optimal condition.

Clean the Vehicle Before Bringing It to Sell

As one last step before selling or trading your vehicle, take a moment to get your car looking its best. Clean the exterior and interior of the vehicle thoroughly, ensuring you check any easily-overlooked areas (under seats, between seats, and under floor mats.) You will also want to apply a fresh coat of wax to the body of the vehicle to get it looking its best.

Find Used Cars in Wilmington

Our selection of used vehicles is second to none, giving you a wide array of options when using our Trade In, Trade Up program. Our helpful team will help you get the full value on your sale or trade-in so that you can drive home knowing you got a great deal.

We’re standing by to assist with your used vehicle needs. See us at Matthews Motors Wilmington today!