Is trading in a car worth it? Yes! When you trade in your ride, you can create a path toward financial flexibility and an ungraded driving experience. It's especially worthwhile when you trade in your ride at Maguire Kia.

There's a lot to do around Ithaca, Corning, and Cortland, NY. You can cruise Cayuga Lake on a summer day or catch a basketball game at Newman Arena in the winter. Read below to learn how the perks of trading your road companion can provide the flexibility to fully enjoy the Finger Lakes.

Why Trading in Your Vehicle Is Worth It

If you're thinking about getting a new ride, a trade-in creates financial flexibility.

The value of your trade-in can represent your down payment. If you've saved up for your next set of wheels, you can package the trade-in together and pay cash for your next ride.

A trade-in can also secure an upgrade that fits your lifestyle. You can use its value toward a down payment on a set of wheels with an elegant blueprint that fits your dreams. The value of a trade-in may be enough to create lower monthly down payments and peace of mind.

If you've not been saving up for your next ride, a trade-in can be used in lieu of cash. Trading makes it easier to get behind the wheel of your next model and secure a path forward.

Raise the Value of Your Trade-in

Did you know you can raise the value of your trade? You can give its worth a boost with a few easy steps. Following these steps can create more trade-in value and result in a smaller down payment:

  • Buy a scratch repair kit
  • Clean upholstery stains
  • Find all related service records

A first impression goes a long way toward increasing the value of your trade-in. If you buy a scratch repair kit or clean stains on your ride's upholstery, you can create a better-looking trade and increase its value.

You can also show why your model is unique. Find service records that showcase a consistent level of care for your ride. You can also identify why it's unique. If you've installed any accessories, verifying those upgrades can create a unique marketplace for your model.

Our Finance Center

If you wonder if trading in your ride is worth it, the team in our finance center can help you learn more about swapping your current model for your next ride. They can also evaluate its worth and help you plan the financing of your next ride.

Did you know you can even do some planning from home? Our handy online tools make it easy to do the research you need.

Speaking with a member of our team can help you learn more. You can find out about the benefits of trading in your current ride when you sit down with a member of our team and review your options.

Contact Our Team to Learn More

Is trading in a car worth it? If you live near Ithaca, Corning, or Cortland, New York, you can find out about trade-in benefits by speaking with one of our finance experts at Maguire Kia.

Contact our team to learn more about trading in your current set of wheels.

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Maguire Kia of Ithaca

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