The Best Ways to Sell Your Car

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ferewrgeWhen it comes to selling your car, there are a number of different ways you can do this. And the method you choose will depend on how much money you want for it and how quick a sale you’re looking for. From selling to a dealer to selling it privately, here are some of the best ways to sell your car:

Selling to a Dealer

If you’re thinking about buying a car from a dealer, one of the easiest ways to sell yours is to use it as a part exchange. This may mean that you’ll get slightly less for it than if you sell it privately, but it also removes the hassle and expense with having to advertise your car, getting people round to view it and taking them on test drives.

You’ll probably find that you’ll be offered a higher price if you part exchange with a dealer as opposed to selling it outright, but it’s worth getting a few different quotes to see who comes out best.

Online Websites

There are a number of online car buying sites, such as Unbeatablecar and these are designed to offer you a stress-free way of selling your used car. All you need to do is pop your registration number and a few other details into the website and they’ll provide you with a valuation of what your car’s worth.

In most cases, this will be the trade value of the car, and it will be subject to them conducting a physical inspection of the vehicle. If they do find faults, your valuation may be reduced significantly.

Privately

Even though you’re more likely to get a better price for your car when you sell it privately, it can be quite time consuming, so be prepared! You’ll need to use an online website or national/local newspaper to advertise the car, or you may find that social media sites are the best way of attracting potential buyers.

When selling your car in this way, be sure to provide an accurate description of it. You’ll also need to respond quickly to any queries or interest you receive on it, arranging test drives and viewings with keen buyers. And, most importantly of all, always arrange a safe way of paying, so you can be sure you’ve received the money before you hand over the keys.

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