How to Get The Best Trade-In Value For Your Used Toyota - Toyota Parts Blog

dollar signDo you know how to get the best trade-in value for your used Toyota?

A lot of people don’t know where to start.

If you’re one of these people, you should follow the tips below.  You’ll learn how to maximize your used car’s trade-in value.

  • Know the Value of Your Vehicle: Many people do not know the current value of their used car.  If you’re thinking about trading-in your Toyota, do some research on its value. This will help give you an idea of what it’s worth.
  • Clean Your Car: You want your car to look its best when you go to trade it in.  Take some time to clean your car.  It helps show that you took care of the car.  Spending $25 to clean your car can go a long way on improving its value.
  • Be Honest: If there’s problems with your used car, be honest.  Tell the dealer up front about major and even minor problems.  They’re going to find out about them, so you might as well be honest.  It may help with the trade-in.
  • Keep Maintenance Records: If you’re not looking to trade in your car any time soon, be sure that you keep good maintenance records.  Follow Toyota’s recommended service schedule and be sure to keep track of all repairs.  When installing new parts, use genuine Toyota parts.

Following these four tips will help you get the best trade-in value for your used Toyota.

Once you buy your new Toyota, take good care of it and be sure to use Toyota OEM parts.

Written by Tom Blackman