If you’re in the market for a Mazda vehicle to replace the one you have, you need to decide what to do with the older model. While you may want to use it as a Mazda trade-in, in some instances it could make more sense to think about other options.

You Should Trade in Your Car if:

It’s Old or Unreliable

If you’re tired of having to spend so much time (and money) at the mechanic’s or you’re jealous of all the new features found in your friends’ cars, it’s time for an upgrade. And even though the vehicle may not be pristine anymore, it could still have pretty good value.

It’s Still Worth a Lot

Speaking of value, right this moment, there’s a good chance that your car is as valuable as it will ever be. With trade-in prices still high, you may want to think about striking while the iron is hot. The more your car is worth, the more money you will have to use towards your next vehicle.

You Shouldn’t Trade in Your Car if:

You Could Still Use It

While your new car may be the one you drive most of the time, it might still be a good idea to hang on to the other one. This is especially true if you have a young person in the household who will be driving soon.  

It’s Not Worth Anything

Finally, if you’ve driven your car until almost literally the wheels have fallen off, it may not even be worth taking it to the dealership. Instead, you might want to see if you could sell some of its parts or perhaps donate it to charity.

At Freysinger Mazda, we aim to give our customers top dollar for their trade-ins. Visit us to find out how much yours is worth.