Mercedes-Benz of Portland Will Buy Your Car!

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At Mercedes-Benz of Portland, we believe in making car shopping and car buying as easy as possible. One way we make that goal achievable for our customers is by offering a hassle-free way to sell their used cars. Not everyone has the time or desire to become a private party seller — and that’s where Mercedes-Benz of Portland comes in. We will buy your car, so you don’t have to worry about posting ads or screening buyers. Then, we’ll help you put your car’s value toward the new or pre-owned vehicle you truly want.

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We Buy Cars in Portland, Oregon

Where can you sell a car for cash in Portland? Why here at Mercedes-Benz of Portland, of course! At our Portland Mercedes-Benz dealership, we’re a premier source for you to purchase a new Mercedes-Benz or quality Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz. But did you know that we’re also a great place where you can sell your car? Whether looking to trade-in your car or sell it outright at our Beaverton area dealership, we buy cars in Portland, Oregon, and that includes yours if you want!

What is the Trade-In Value of My Car? 

If you’re wondering, “What is my used car worth,” the answer is just a few clicks away! So, while there are many places where to sell your car in and around Vancouver, if you’re looking for an easy and convenient solution when already upgrading to one of our vehicles for sale, then you can simply trade-in your vehicle.

Using our handy trade-in estimator, you can get an estimated car trade-in value from the comfort of your home or office. Simply input some information about your car into the trade-in value calculator, as well as your contact information, and you’ll have an estimate right away. Keep in mind, there are a few factors that affect trade-in value, including: 

  • Mileage 
  • Mechanical condition 
  • Car features 
  • Exterior/Interior condition 
  • Market landscape 

How Do You Trade in a Car?

Now that you know more about where to sell, or rather, trade-in your car, it’s time to figure out the actual process. First, you want to get a trade-in estimate, which is as simple as utilizing our trade-in estimator tool. Next, it’s time for an appraisal of your vehicle! Our Portland dealership can take of this step for you. We’ll examine the condition of your car and make sure it’s a good fit for our used car inventory. When you visit for your car’s appraisal, be sure to bring your trade-in estimate! 

Once we’ve examined your car, you can negotiate or accept our offer and finalize the sale. We pride ourselves on offering the fairest possible offer on trade-in vehicles, aiming to make the trade-in process transparent and simple. In fact, there are a couple of major advantages to selling your car to a dealership, including:

  • You can haggle at a dealership. We encourage our customers to always do their own research to make sure they’re getting the most reasonable trade-in offers. 
  • Can you trade in a car you still owe on? You can with a dealership. If you’re upside down on your car loan, you can consolidate what’s owed on your current car with the price of your new ride. 

Value Your Trade-In: FAQs

Q: Can you trade in a financed car?

A: Yes, you can. If you have positive equity on the car (as in it’s worth more than what you currently owe), you can trade it in easily. The dealer will purchase the car and pay off the loan, then they’ll put what’s left toward the new vehicle price, giving you a major advantage. If you have negative equity on the car (as in it’s worth less than what you currently owe), the dealer may still buy the car and pay off the loan, but the difference will be rolled into your new car loan — meaning you’ll still need to pay it off eventually. 

Q: How soon can you trade in a financed car? 

A: There’s no time limit that’s set in stone, but it’s a good idea to wait until you have positive equity. 

Q: What does it mean to be “upside down” on a car loan?

A: Being “upside down” on a car loan is the same thing as having negative equity. If, for example, you owe $30,000 on a car that’s worth $25,000, you have negative equity. 

Q: Can I trade in my car for a cheaper car? 

A: If you still owe money on the car, you can trade it in for a cheaper one. If, for example, you owe $15,000 and the car is worth $20,000, the dealer can purchase the car as a trade-in, pay off the loan, and put the $5,000 toward your new auto loan as equity. If you don’t owe money on the car and own it outright, there’s nothing stopping you from trading it in for a cheaper car; you can do what you’d like with it. 

Q: Can I Sell My Car for Cash at Your Portland Dealership? 

A: You absolutely can sell your car to us for cash without trading it in for something else! We’ll make sure to build you a fair deal and get you a competitive market price!

Q: Where is the Best Place to Sell Your Car?

A: While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, trading in your car or selling it to a dealership is undoubtedly easier than selling it on your own to a private party in the overwhelming majority of circumstances, especially if your vehicle is financed and has outstanding payments to make.

Make Mercedes-Benz of Portland Your Automotive Partner Today! 

If you have questions about how to trade in a car that is paid off, or how to get the best possible offer, don’t hesitate to contact us online or give us a call at 503-928-8470. While you’re here, be sure to browse our current new and pre-owned car specials to start shopping for your next great offer near Beaverton