How to Trade In Your Car With Trade-In Form
and Car Calculator


Are you ready to trade in your current car and get behind the wheel of a new one? Do you have questions about the car trade-in process?

Well, that’s where we come in. The team at BMW of Westchester is here to answer your questions and help streamline the trade-in process. We’re committed to getting our friends in the Westchester County, Yonkers, and Hartsdale, New York, areas the information they need.

Read on to learn about the trade-in process and how our online tools—such as our car payment calculator and Value Your Trade tool – can help you get ahead of the game.


How to Trade In Your Car Our Payment Calculator

Whether you’re ready to buy your next car and are looking to estimate your payments or are still deciding what you can afford, our car payment calculator can help.

Start with the price of the car you’re planning to buy—or the prices of several you happen to like—and input the following information:

  • Interest rate
  • Loan term
  • Down payment
  • Trade-in value

For example, say you’re looking at a vehicle valued at $80,000. You want a 5-year loan term at an interest rate of 3.6% and are willing to put down a 20% down payment, or $16,000. You’d input this information into our calculator and voila! Your estimated payment is $1,167.

Remember—this is an estimate, not a guarantee.


How to Trade In Your Car Trade-In Process

You want to trade in your vehicle, which can lower your monthly payments. If you want to trade in your vehicle, speak with the salesperson and let them know that you want to do so. They’ll likely run a vehicle history report—so be prepared for that—and will want to get a professional appraisal done.

Once all this is done, you’ll be quoted a dollar amount. At that point, you can speak with our professional team of financers about applying that value to your next car. You don’t have to go with the first offer you’re given either—you can shop around as well.

You can also use our online Value Your Trade tool from the comfort of your own home to get an estimated value for your car.


How to Trade In Your Car Factors in Valuing Your Trade

Several factors are involved with valuing your trade—some you can control and others you can’t. You can do your best to keep your car in pristine condition by having regular maintenance performed and keeping up to date on its service. This will definitely help improve your car’s trade-in value.

However, there are other factors, such as supply and demand. You can’t control whether or not your car is in demand in today’s market or how many of that make and model the dealership already has on hand.

Remember—just like anything else, you can’t control everything. So, just concentrate on the things you can.

Trade In Your Car With Us

After you’ve spent time adjusting the variables on our payment calculator, trade in your vehicle with us. Our team at BMW of Westchester will help you get the best value for your current ride and get back out on the road in your new vehicle.

Don’t hesitate! If you’re in the Westchester County, Yonkers, and Hartsdale, NY, areas, we’re excited to meet you and get you into your next car.

 


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