2021 Ford EcoSport in DeKalb, ILBuying a new car is an exciting endeavor. However, you still must deal with your old car. While you can go through the hassle of selling it yourself, trading it in to a dealership can save you a lot of time and effort. Here are some of the benefits of trading in your car at Brad Manning Ford in DeKalb, Illinois.

Saves you money

When you trade in your car at the same dealerships where you are buying your new car, the value of your trade-in will help reduce the cost of your new car. Many people use their trade-in as their down payment for their next vehicle. (At Brad Manning, we'll even send you on your way with cash in your pocket if you don't want to trade for another vehicle.) When you sell your car on your own, this will not reduce the loan amount of your new car. 

Cuts out the hassle

If you try to sell your old car on your own, you must take time to advertise it, set up appointments for people to test-drive it, and negotiate a purchase price with any potential buyers. This process could take a few weeks or even a few months. This is time you will never get back. The trade-in process at Brad Manning is usually fast and convenient and is over within one day.

Eliminates stress

Sometimes when you sell a car to a private party, mechanical issues with the vehicle could pop up shortly after the sale. Buyers may sometimes come back and demand that you pay to fix these issues. When you trade in at the dealership, you will not have to worry about this.

Dealerships are welcoming

At Brad Manning, we love trade-ins and will even buy back a car we sold to you. Whether you still owe money on your old car or think it is worthless, we will work with you. We can handle any remaining loan balance and pay it off either with the trade-in value or through a new loan on your new car.

For more information on how a trade-in can save you time and money, contact us here at Brad Manning Ford in DeKalb.

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