How Do I Get My Used Car Ready to Sell? - Precision Auto

How Do I Get My Used Car Ready to Sell?

Properly getting your Used Car ready to sell will help you get more money. Here are some steps you can take to help sell your used car.
  • Thoroughly clean the outside including the wheels and tires. Put a coat of wax on the car to make it shine. Clean the interior including dash, instrument panel, and doors. Vacuum carpets, shampoo if needed. Don’t forget the windows, inside and out. Look up and check out your headliner. What kind of shape is it in?
  • Get your used car serviced at Precision Auto with a free 30-Point Inspection. We will check out lights, fluid levels, tires, brakes, etc. Prioritize the information you receive and decide what to fix.
  • Get all your documents about the car together. This will include the title, registration, emission testing, service tickets, recall notices.
  • Take all your personal items out of the car. Don’t forget the center console, glove box, trunk, under the floor in the trunk area, around the spare tire.
  • Do you have any accessories or parts that would convey with the used car? Like an extra set of floor mats, light bulbs, remotes for the entertainment center.
  • Go online to Kelley Blue ( and check out the estimated value of your used car. Be honest with yourself about the condition of the car and how many miles it has been driven.
  • Decide if you are going to sell the car yourself, trade it in, or take it to a Used Car Dealer who may what to purchase it from you.
  • Search “Used Cars Near Me”. Precision Auto in Germantown, MD buys and sells Used Cars! Call us at 301-428-3447 for more information.
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