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February 12, 2024

How to get the most money for your trade-in vehicle

  • Maximizing your car's value can add thousands to the bottom line in a new-car transaction.
  • By JOSH JACQUOT
    Edmunds

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    Clean your car. Vaccuming the Cheerios out of the crevices will save you both dollars and dignity when the appraiser makes the final decision.

    Most car shoppers focus their time and energy on getting the best sale price during a vehicle purchase. This is understandable considering the purchase price is the biggest number in the transaction. But a lot of these shoppers fail to consider another key factor that can help save money: getting the best value for their trade-in vehicle.


     
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