Trade In & Trade Up With Sewell Cadillac of Midland

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Are you in the market for a new vehicle or a used vehicle? You can trade in your current car at Sewell Cadillac of Midland and get a new sedan, truck, or SUV for your Odessa commute! We’re always looking to buy quality used vehicles from Texas drivers and set them up with a new or gently used vehicle that will help them make the most of their daily drives. Learn more about the benefits of selling your car and how to trade in and trade up below. Then, contact our team to set up a time to trade in and trade up your vehicle!

The Sewell Cadillac of Midland Trade-In Tool 

If you want to lower the cost of your next vehicle purchase, trading in your vehicle to Sewell Cadillac of Midland is a great way to save some money and get rid of your old vehicle without the hassle of selling it privately in Big Spring. Learning how to sell your car in Texas is easy when you come to Sewell Cadillac of Midland. Appraise your vehicle by entering its information into our trade-in car calculator:

  1. Enter the make, model, year, and mileage of your vehicle
  2. Enter your vehicle’s condition
  3. Enter your vehicle’s VIN
  4. Add an exterior and interior photo of your vehicle
  5. Add a comment about the vehicle’s overall condition, its basic features, and any additional systems or accessories it has
  6. Add your personal contact information

Once submitted, one of our friendly team members will contact you to give you your vehicle appraisal and continue the car buying process. We can answer any of your questions about the trade-in process, as well as go over your financing options. 

Why You Should Sell Your Car to Sewell Cadillac of Midland

There are two ways to sell your car in Texas: you can either bring your vehicle to a dealership or sell it privately. While there are benefits to both options, we’ve found that many Andrews drivers prefer the stress-free experience of selling their car to a dealership. When you trade in and trade up your vehicle at Sewell Cadillac of Midland, all you need to do is complete a few steps to get into a new vehicle. Read how to sell your car to a dealership like Sewell Cadillac of Midland below:

  • Find the value of your car. Do some online research with websites like Cars.com, Edmunds, or Kelley Blue Book to find the approximate value of your vehicle. This will help you see what your vehicle is worth and help you negotiate later on. 
  • Bring your vehicle to our Midland dealership. You can call in advance and make an appointment or walk-in the same day!
  • Have your vehicle appraised by our staff. We’ll look over your vehicle to see what condition it’s in, what features it has, and how it performs. To increase the value of your vehicle, make sure it’s clean and replace small things like floor mats or windshield wipers. 
  • Negotiate or accept our trade-in offer. After we’ve inspected your vehicle, we’ll make you an offer. You can apply that amount to your new vehicle purchase if you’d like. You can also negotiate the price with our team or decline the offer. 

If you decide to accept our offer and upgrade to a new vehicle, our team will help you find the right new vehicle at a great price for your budget. Selling your vehicle to a dealership is a great way to save on your new vehicle purchase and avoid the hassles that come with selling a car privately in Texas. 

How to Sell Your Car in Texas Privately?

You can also choose to sell your car privately in Texas as opposed to a dealership. In order to do this though, you’ll have to follow a set of steps and adhere to Texas DMV regulations. Keep in mind that when you sell your car privately in Texas, you may have to wait longer to sell your car as you field through potential buyers. 

  • Clean and prepare your vehicle. Clean your vehicle to the best of your ability, or have it professionally cleaned. This will make your car more appealing to a buyer.
  • Take photos of the exterior and interior of your car. Take a variety of photos from different angles to show buyers what they’re getting.
  • Post an ad. Most drivers post vehicle ads online, but you can also post an ad in the newspaper or put a sign on your lawn or in your vehicle. When you post the ad, make sure to include as much information about your vehicle as possible. 
  • Field potential buyers. Go over potential buyers and their offers. You may also have to take a test drive with them. Keep in mind that you may have to wait a few months before you’ll find the right buyer. 
  • Document your vehicle’s history. Make sure to write out your vehicle’s history, including maintenance, part changes, and if it’s been involved in an accident. 
  • Have your car inspected by a mechanic. Your buyer may want to have the car inspected by their own mechanic, but you should have yours do the same for extra security. That way, you know exactly what the buyer is responsible for when they take ownership of the vehicle. 
  • Complete the buyer’s application for the title. Once you’ve found a buyer, you then need to get the vehicle’s title in order and sign the buyer’s application
  • Remove the plates and registration sticker. The plates and registration sticker for the vehicle stay with you. The new owner will need to acquire temporary plates and registration. 
  • Report the sale to the state. Once the car has been sold, you’ll need to report the sale to the state by filing a Motor Vehicle Transfer Notification form. This is important as it frees you of any responsibility for the vehicle in the future. You have thirty days from the date of sale to report to the state of Texas. 

As you can see, there are a lot of steps that come with selling your car in Texas. Save time and avoid complicated paperwork by selling your vehicle to Sewell Cadillac of Midland! 

Trade In or Sell Your Car to Sewell Cadillac of Midland

Avoid the hassles that come with selling a car privately in Texas by selling your vehicle to Sewell Cadillac of Midland! Our team will handle all the paperwork and get you behind the wheel of a new vehicle the same day. Visit our Midland dealership to explore our inventory and take a test drive. Then, sit down with our team to begin the trade-in and trade-up process. We look forward to seeing you! 

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