Is Now a Good Time to Sell a Car?

July 12th, 2021 by

salesman passing over new car key

You’ve probably seen a lot of coverage in the news about inflation in Houston. One of the fastest accelerating sectors of the economy is used cars, so is now a good time to sell a car? It certainly is! “Should I sell my car to a dealer?” is probably a question you’re asking, and we have to say, the answer is “yes” if you’re looking for a great price for your used car. Do you need to know how to get a car ready to sell? Baytown Hyundai covers everything you need to know about getting your trade-in estimate and selling your used vehicle in Baytown. 

Why There’s a Chip Shortage & What This Means for You

Lots of recent news reports have been talking about a shortage of computer chips. Why is there a chip shortage? Due to COVID, the supply chains of electronics manufacturers have slowed down despite demand being at an all-time high. This translates to a chip shortage, and as a result, to higher used car values for available vehicles on the market.

Should I Sell My Car to a Dealer?

There are several reasons you should consider selling to Baytown Hyundai when preparing to sell your used car. For one, it saves you a trip if you get your car sold and your next one bought from the same place. In addition, you can avoid the hassle of a private party sale and having to haggle on prices. What’s more, you can count on Baytown Hyundai to give you an accurate valuation based on the finest objective measures of a car’s value.

How to Get a Car Ready to Sell

Ready to sell your car? Here’s how to get a car ready to sell:

  1. Be sure that you’re completely up to date on your car’s maintenance. That includes an oil change, tire rotation, wheel balancing and alignment, and the rest. Remember that Baytown Hyundai can cover your basic service needs or any service problem you may face.
  2. Get the car detailed by a professional to make sure it’s fully clean. The condition of your car’s interior will affect its valuation.
  3. Be sure you have all the original parts for the vehicle, such as the keys, owner’s manual, and other essential equipment.

Baytown Hyundai can give you an instant cash offer, and we’re always willing to look at your car!

Sell Your Used Car at Baytown Hyundai

Got some questions about trading in your car for a new one or selling to us outright? For instance, is trading in a financed car possible? Baytown Hyundai can help! We’ve got a knowledgeable sales staff ready and waiting to walk you through the process of selling your car. And when it’s time to get the new one, we have a great selection of new and used cars for you to look through. Contact us today to get started!


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