Value Your Trade


Choosing to buy a car is a big decision. In addition to shopping, you'll have to decide what to do with the car you're already driving. Trading it in is a good option since it lets you upgrade and cover some of the cost of the new vehicle. When you want to value your trade near Glen Allen, Ashland, and Rockville, VA, head to Richmond Ford West.


How to Trade in Your Car

Our dealership makes it easy to trade your car in. It starts by checking out our Value Your Trade tool. From there, you'll need some basic information and you'll be able to get an estimate in as little as 20 seconds. Follow these steps and the entire process will be quick and convenient:

  • Step 1: Enter information about your vehicle, such as make, model, year, and mileage.
  • Step 2: Select any options or packages your vehicle has.
  • Step 3: Provide your contact information so our team can schedule an appraisal.
  • Step 4: Follow our Trade-In Checklist below.
  • Step 5: Schedule your appraisal.

Trade-In Checklist

Between getting an estimate and having your car appraised, you can take some steps to maximize your offer. From being upfront and honest to making sure your vehicle looks good as new, follow this handy checklist before you bring your vehicle in:

  • Have the car cleaned inside & out
  • Get all your routine maintenance taken care of
  • Schedule service for any issues or repairs
  • Get the car inspected
  • Compile a vehicle history report

Not only does this make sure your vehicle is in top shape, but it also allows you to quickly and conveniently present any and all information about your vehicle. Once you've got everything together, you can feel comfortable scheduling your appraisal with us.


Why Trade Your Car in at Our Dealership?

Once you decide to upgrade to a new vehicle, you'll get to choose whether you want to trade your car in or sell it to another driver. While there are benefits to both options, working with our dealership is simpler and gives you some peace of mind.

For example, if you try selling it yourself, you'll need to do some research to see what fair market value is. Then, you'll have to market it and deal with drivers who may try to haggle with you over the price. Fortunately, at our dealership, you won't have to worry about any of that.

Our finance center always offers fair market value and our knowledgeable team can guide you through the entire trade-in process. We can apply the value of your vehicle to the purchase of your new car. Plus, buying a car from us offers other advantages, such as:

  • Exclusive 100,000-mile limited warranty
  • $250 in service coupons
  • Extended service hours
  • Access to updated customer lounge
  • Free state inspections for life

Get an Estimate Today

If trading your car in at our dealership feels like a good fit for you, then check out our Value Your Trade tool today. At Richmond Ford West, we're always excited to help friends and neighbors in Glen Allen, Ashland, and Rockville, Virginia, get a good rate and the car that's right for them. Contact us to schedule an appraisal or visit our finance center.