Vehicles Trading FAQs
Here at Dane County Auto Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we not only sell and service cars, WE BUY THEM, too! We take trades/buy cars of any makes, models, age, mileage or condition. When people are in a hurry and want to sell their car fast, many rely on local and online classified ads or other unreliable ways to market their vehicle. Dane County Auto Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram eliminates all the cost and headaches fielding phone calls and getting multiple offers. Get top dollar for your car from us--without the hassle!
How much is my car worth? What can I expect for my trade in?
Your car value depends on the year, make, model, overall physical and mechanical condition, drive, whether it is a one owner or not, etc.
Can I get my car appraised online?
Yes. Fill in a no risk, no obligation online appraisal and we will get you the value. Click here to get your vehicle appraised.
Do I need to schedule an appointment for the appraisal?
No you don’t need to. After completing the online appraisal, simply come in with your vehicle and one of our friendly sales managers will assess its condition and explain how your car is being evaluated and give you a free written appraisal.
How do you determine my trade in offer?
Our Sales Manager will put your car through a detailed evaluation. The appraisal includes:
- A test drive
- A thorough inspections of
- Year, make, model, and mileage
- Interior and exterior condition
- Options and features
- Any aftermarket modifications
- Structural/Frame or flood damage
- Check your vehicle’s history report
- Check vehicle title for a lien against your vehicle
- Compare your vehicle against current market conditions such as national sales trends and auction data
Is your written trade in offer negotiable?
No. We will make sure that we make an accurate, fair offer for your vehicle that represents your vehicle’s value in relation to mileage, condition and equipment. The trade offer is good for 7 days after the appraisal takes place.
Will you take my trade in if I still owe money on it?
We do take any trades whether it is paid for or not. If you still have a lien on your vehicle, we will need to contact your lien holder and pay off the lien.
What if I owe more on my trade than the amount on the offer?
If what you owe is more than the offer for your trade, the difference can be included in your financing when you buy from Van Horn Chevrolet or you can pay us the difference directly.
Will you buy my vehicle outright?
We will buy your car, even if you don’t buy from us. No pressure! In most cases, we can have a check sent out to you on the same day.
What benefit do I get for selling my car to Van Horn?
You don’t have to buy a car from us. What you will get is…
- Top dollar for your vehicle
- Time and money saved by not having to fix up your car or purchase expensive advertising
- No hassle in having to show and sell you vehicle to stranger
What should I bring to sell my car to Van Horn?
You will need to bring the following items with you:
- Your vehicle
- All keys, remotes, and owner’s manuals
- A valid photo ID
- Title or pay-off information