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How to Prep Your Car for Sale

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Are you ready to trade-in your used car? Fortunately, selling your car with Bosak Chevrolet is a simple process. Also, you can save money on the new or pre-owned car you truly want. Keep in mind that a trade-in is a great way to upgrade to a new car you really desire. Also, it’s a quick way to pay your loan down. Wondering how to prep your car for sale? Bosak Chevrolet has you covered in the guide below!

 

 

Car Selling Checklist

The demand for cars is high. But, if you follow the checklist, there should be no problem in selling your car:

  • Conduct a personal inspection: Take your car for a test drive of your own, and focus on any issues. After your inspection, it’s time to estimate the value. Tools like Kelly Blue Book can give you an accurate number of what to expect when you go to the dealership.
  • Cleaning inside and out: A spic and span wash for the exterior followed by a wax. Inside, remove all of your personal belongings and vacuum like a clean freak. If you can’t be bothered with this chore, get it detailed. Making a great first impression will increase the odds of getting a good offer.
  • Sweat the small stuff: Check the car’s lights, even the interior dome lights, and replace them if needed. All the fluid levels should be full (brake, coolant, washer, etc.). If there’s major work to be done, consult with the dealer. It’ll likely lower the value of your car, but the salesman can get it fixed for less.
  • Collect all documents: Collect the title, service records, and registration. If you can demonstrate careful attention to car maintenance, that’ll help boost your car’s value. If you lost the title, you can request a duplicate copy from the local registry of motor vehicles. Bring any extras, such as keys or accessories. Dealers won’t issue a credit if these items are missing.

Once you have an estimate, head to our Chevrolet dealership in Burns Harbor to get an appraisal. Also, feel free to get a second opinion and get it scrutinized by someone else.

Learn More About Selling Your Car at Bosak Chevrolet

Even if you’re uncertain of what kind of car you want at Bosak Chevrolet, we’re here to help. Not attached to any model in particular? Browse our inventory, check out our new specials and pre-owned vehicle specials, then contact us online or by phone at 219-706-4773. We can help you schedule a test drive in Burns Harbor.

 

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