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Phone Numbers:Online Showroom Hours:
  • Mon - Sun12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    (Always Open for Online Shopping)
Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Sat8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
  • SunClosed
Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • SunClosed
Sprinter Service Department Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat - Sun8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Can I Trade-In A Vehicle With Problems

trading in a car with issues

Are you considering trading in a car with problems? As if the basic questions weren’t sufficient: should I finance or lease? get an SUV, truck or sedan? trade it in or sell it on your own? One question that may be giving you more than its fair share of anxiety is whether I can sell my older vehicle with troubles or not? There are a number of primary factors to consider when you wish to trade-in a problem vehicle.

Should I Trade In My Vehicle or Keep It?

Whether deciding to trade in a car or not, really depends upon your individual requirements.

There are many reasons why trading in your car or truck can be a good idea, such as minimizing the loan amount by utilizing it as a deposit, potential tax savings along with conserving money on on-going repair services and maintenance costs of having an older automobile. Maintenance cost alone is one of the biggest factors many people trade in their automobile when purchasing a brand-new one.

Although several vehicles can easily pass 100,000 miles (with proper maintenance); but at what cost? As the automobile gets older; its integrity when driving decreases also. Of course there are regular wear and tear maintenance such as replacing tires, brake service or oil changes related to even newer cars; nevertheless, older vehicles might require more significant repair work like air conditioning, changing your transmission, engine and other electric problems.

Where Can I Trade In a Vehicle with Issues?

Trading in an issue cars and truck is generally an option. Lots of people trade in pre-owned cars precisely due to the issues. Your dealer will certainly need to do an assessment of your vehicle to offer you a precise trade-in value, yet the basic rule of thumb is almost any dealer will trade-in any type of vehicle as long as it is drivable. If they can’t repair it and sell it on their lot, chances are they know another dealer that will.

There are two large things to understand when trading in a car or truck with problems:

You will certainly have a tougher time selling it on your own than selling or trading it in at the car dealership.

Most likely you are trading in your vehicle because you don’t wish to spend the cash to get it repaired correctly. In a similar way, a private party will certainly not wish to take the risk of acquiring a vehicle with problems but a dealership can.

Always bring your automobile to the dealership for an in-person assessment.

When you bring your vehicle into the car dealership, you get an exact car value along with the opportunity to test drive the car you intend to get. Your presence is additionally your leverage as the dealership will be a lot more inclined to provide you the best value for your trade.

What is My Car’s Trade-In Value

When it comes to trading in a troublesome automobile, knowledge is power. Understanding your automobile’s approximate worth can be essential to obtaining an excellent rate for your trade-in. While there are numerous online car evaluation tools around, we suggest we recommend using our Value Your Trade tool. This hassle-free tool can give you a quote for trading or selling a vehicle with troubles in just a few minutes. Simply enter your vehicle’s make, model, accessories, gas mileage, and condition, and you can get an approximate quote based on current sales information. Obviously, any kind of car will require an assessment prior to a final offer can be made.

Best Trade-In Value Vehicle Dealership

As you can see, there are numerous methods to sell or trade your troublesome car or truck. You can sell it online, take it to a pre-owned automobile lot, or bring it to us. Selling it on your own can often produce even more cash for you but you have to take care of the sale yourself and after that hope that the automobile you wanted didn’t already sell. A local pre-owned car lot may have the ability to provide one-stop shopping but they might additionally be restricted in how much they can give you for your car. We are positive in stating that Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake is your best place to trade-in your vehicle. Not only will we provide you a competitive offer, but you can drive in your old car and drive off in a new car.

Can I Trade-In A Vehicle With Problems | Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake

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Cars Mar 29, 2020

Patrick Williams was amazing. He was extremely professional and knowledgeable. He showed us exactly what was done and what still needed to be done. Would highly recommend Mercedes of Clear Lake

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Google Mar 18, 2020

Great experience as always with Clearlake MB, I have other MB dealers that are closer but I’ve always gotten superior service from Clearlake. And that service starts with the call to the dealership all the way down to the concierge! Service advisors are awesome!

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Google Mar 18, 2020

Great service! Will be back!

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500 Gulf Fwy S • League City, TX 77573

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Open Today! Sales: 8:30am-7:30pm

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Open Today! Parts: 7am-6pm

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Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake
Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake
500 Gulf Fwy S
League City, TX, 77573 United States
(281) 554-9100
Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake 29.4976798, -95.1096518.