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dealerships buying used cars...


do most dealerships buy used cars outright, without taking a trade at all?? just giving you cash for them?


what if you trade in a more expensive car for a cheaper car? Do they pay you the difference in cash??










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iwyLSUiwy
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do most dealerships buy used cars outright, without taking a trade at all?? just giving you cash for them?


No. Not that I know of.

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what if you trade in a more expensive car for a cheaper car? Do they pay you the difference in cash??


I would imagine they'd have to. But if your buying a much cheaper car they arent going to give you jack for your nice one.






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Prolate Spheroid
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do most dealerships buy used cars outright, without taking a trade at all?? just giving you cash for them?


they may be willing to give you wholesale if they think they can turn it for a profit, but that is mainly small car lots not dealers






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FT
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Yes to both, depending on the dealership.





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ljhog
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When shopping for a car and the salesman, person gives you a price for your car ask him if that is a "bid to buy price" meaning what the dealership will give you even if you don't buy a car from them.
If they won't quote you a bid to buy price, move on. That's how you determine the value of your trade and therefore, what to offer for their car.



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Steauxn
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With the market the way it is nowadays, most used car lots will look into purchasing from a private owner simply because they won't have to pay auction fees and may be able to "steal" a decent car. Dont expect trade in value if you want a dealership to buy it though.





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Steauxn
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what if you trade in a more expensive car for a cheaper car? Do they pay you the difference in cash


you'll normally get a dealership check.






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zippyputt
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Many dealers buy used cars at auction because they make such a good profit on them.





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hawkster
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Selling your used car directly to a dealership will result in a more thorough reaming than than that fat chucklefrick on Pawn Stars will give you.





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