How to Sell a Car at a Dealership

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If your current vehicle no longer suits your needs and you are looking for a way to immediately lower the cost of your next vehicle, you may be interested in selling your car to a dealership like Mercedes-Benz of San Antonio. If you have never gone through the process before, you may be wondering how to sell a car at a dealership. Fortunately, Mercedes-Benz of San Antonio has created this helpful guide outlining how the process works. 

How Does Selling Your Car to a Dealership Work? 

If you are interested in selling your car around San Antonio and Alamo Heights, it is a stress-free process here at Mercedes-Benz of San Antonio. How does selling your car to a dealership work? Simply following the steps below. 

  • Clean Up Your Car: Looking for an affordable and easy way to increase the value of your vehicle before trading it in? Have the car washed and detailed. It can also be beneficial to replace small parts like windshield wipers or floor mats. 
  • Record the Benefits of Your Vehicle: Providing a detailed maintenance history is another way to ensure that you get the most for your vehicle. It is also advantageous to create a list of its additional features as well as its accessories like extra key fobs. 
  • Have the Car Title on Hand: Save time at the dealership by having the car’s title handy. 
  • Find the Value of Your Vehicle: Use our trade-in tool to see how much your car is worth. This can be helpful if you decide to negotiate on price. You can also do further research using tools from industry experts like and Kelley Blue Book. 

What to Expect When Selling Your Car to a Dealership 

  • Make an Appointment: If you are looking to sell your car at a dealership, it is best to make an appointment so the dealer is prepared and the proper documents are ready when you arrive. 
  • Inspection: Your vehicle will be inspected in person before an offer is given. 
  • Consider the Offer: Based on what the dealership offers you, you can try and negotiate, accept the offer as is, or reject the offer. The choice is yours. 

Sell Your Car to Mercedes-Benz of San Antonio!

Now that you know how to sell a car to a dealership like Mercedes-Benz of San Antonio, why not start the process today? We can also help you find a luxury vehicle that better suits your needs. Contact us today for more information.

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