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6006 West 19th, Lubbock, TX, 79407

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Phone Numbers:Online Showroom Hours:
  • Mon - Sun12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    (Always Open for Online Shopping)
Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Sat9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • SunClosed
Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • SunClosed

Why Trade-In Your Vehicle at the Dealership

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A dealership trade-in is commonly the easiest means to get a new car. You can attempt selling your car on your own, however, if you’re going for quick and easy then bringing it to us is your best alternative. Even if you are trading in a car, truck, or SUV with problems we can work with you to get you the very best bargains.

Are There Dealership Trade-In Deals?

Yes, there certainly are such things as dealership trade-in deals. A car dealership trade-in deal will be one where the dealership buys your vehicle when you get one of ours. For one reason or another, some car models are much more popular than others. Maybe it’s an odd color, does not have the technology buyers want, or perhaps an upgraded version just came out, regardless of the reasons it’s better to sell the vehicle and get something that is likely to sell. If you’re seeking a trade-in deal, your best choice is to check out the brand-new designs from last year. The brand new models are beginning to roll in and we need to make space for them. So, if you do not need to have the most upgraded version of an automobile then we might be able to get you a trade-in bargain.

Will a Car Dealership Do An Even Trade?

We will certainly do a straight-up trade for your automobile. The important things to keep in mind when seeking ‘even swaps’ is that you might find the retail worth of your automobile and match it up with an automobile we’re offering, but we aren’t able to provide retail on a trade-in. Every trade-in will need to be examined for possible issues and safety concerns. In most cases, there will likely be costs associated with making sure the trade-in is prepared to be sold in a safe condition. In addition, if your automobile isn’t paid off you’ll need to ensure that the car dealer will pay off your trade-in balance on any type of deal. Every one of those things costs money, so your best option is to determine the trade-in value, and browse our cars for something near that value. Keep in mind online websites can only offer a quote on what your car’s value is. A precise value can only be given with an evaluation. We make use of an industry-standard automobile evaluation system to establish the value of your trade-in.

Should I Trade In My Vehicle or Sell It Myself?

The conventional wisdom is that you’ll obtain even more cash if you sell your automobile outright and then buy a car from the dealership. However, that might not really be true because in most states the sales tax obligation collected on an automobile purchase is calculated after your trade-in has been factored in. For example, the automobile you wish to acquire is $30k and if you purchase it outright you pay tax obligations on the complete $30,000 price. If we give you $15,000 for your trade-in, then you would be responsible for the taxes on the $15k remaining on the price. The tax obligations would be essentially be cut in half. So, while you may be able to get more cash by selling it on your own, the reduced tax obligations and simplicity of trading it here can offset any added money acquired.

How Do I Get The Best Trade-In Value?

There are a couple of simple tricks to make certain you get the very best trade-in value for your car. If you follow these easy pointers, it’ll help you get the best deal.

Clean Your Car

No one will buy a gross vehicle. If your car is filled with trash and is filthy, we’ll have to pay somebody to clean it. Clean automobiles are simpler to sell, make it simple for us to buy yours.

Prove You’ve Taken Care Of It

If you have maintenance documents then bring them along to show that you’ve taken care of your vehicle. Unless your vehicle still has a service warranty, potential customers will surely be worried about reliability. Having records highlighting routine upkeep makes a vehicle much easier to sell.

Why Trade-In Your Vehicle at the Dealership | Gene Messer Kia

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Cars Jul 29, 2020

Chris,got me in and took care of my daughters car. He checked on me and keep me informed every step of the way. Walked me out and asked about my concerns

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Cars Jul 28, 2020

Came in today for the scheduled maintenance on my vehicle. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. They answered all my questions and took care of some minor issues covered by warranty. When it was finished they were even kind enough to drive my car home for me and drop it off. I will definitely be back.

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Cars Jul 28, 2020

It was the easiest time I had when buying a car. The people were all so nice and friendly. The office was clean and all were wearing a mask.

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Cars Jul 27, 2020

Great job always,low time for oil change. Rotated tires in ample amount of time...clean break room , but no cokes.. plenty of water... thanks for the excellent job

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Cars Jul 27, 2020

been with you guys 6 yrs you all are the best. The first time I bought 2 cars over the phone . I have bought 4 cars Kia all

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6006 West 19th • Lubbock, TX 79407

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