Value Your Trade-In Today with Oakridge Ford
When looking to upgrade to a newer model, trading in your current vehicle can be a simple process. At Oakridge Ford, we offer a seamless trade-in estimate process, where you can sell your car to our dealership to facilitate the purchase of your dream car.
Curious about your car's value? Our easy and simple online tool can provide a basic estimation, but for a more comprehensive assessment, we invite you to visit us for a professional inspection. Our experts consider various factors influencing your car's worth, ensuring you get the best value possible.
Unlock the True Worth of Your Car - Schedule a Visual Inspection and Test Drive Today! You might find that your car is worth more than you anticipated with a thorough examination of your vehicle's features and functionalities. Trust Oakridge Ford to give you an accurate and fair car value estimate to make your upgrade a reality.
What determines Your trade-in car value?
During the vehicle appraisal process, several factors come into play that can influence the value of your car.
- Make and Model: Certain brands and models hold value more effectively than others.
- Age: The older your vehicle is, the lower your trade-in value.
- Trim: The vehicle's trim level plays an important role when looking to get a good trade-in value, as it refers to the specific specifications of the engine, standard features, number of doors, colour, and other available options.
- Condition: Rust spots, dents, and improper repairs can all reduce the car's value. However, a well-maintained and cared-for vehicle will positively impact its overall value.
- Options: The value of a car can be influenced by a range of features, some of which can elevate its worth, while others might have a negative impact. For example, leather seats add more value than standard cloth seats, and power windows are considered more desirable than manual ones. Additionally, factors like the type of transmission, navigation options, sunroofs, and the choice of wheels and tires all play a pivotal role in determining the overall value of a car.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How can I increase the trade-in value of my car?
A: Boosting the trade-in value of your vehicle is achievable through diligent upkeep, attending to any cosmetic imperfections like dents and scratches, maintaining a detailed service history, and verifying that all features are functioning correctly.
Q: Does having your maintenance records essential to get a good trade-in value?
A: While maintenance records are not mandatory, they can substantially bolster your trade-in value. Our team conducts a comprehensive assessment of your vehicle during the trade-in evaluation. However, keeping records can demonstrate the exceptional care your vehicle has received and potentially lead to a higher value during the appraisal process.
Q: What factors influence the trade-in value of my vehicle?
A: Multiple factors, such as the make, model, age, mileage, condition, features, and the current demand for that specific vehicle, influence the trade-in value of a car.