Getting to Know Trade-in of Used Cars

For those who are thinking about buying their first cars, trade-in can be an alternative method. This method can also be used by those who want to upgrade their cars. Trade-in is aimed at those who still want to get good value from their old cars.

Trade-in is a process where you sell your old car to be exchanged with a new car or used car. “Through trade-in, you do not need to spend money as much as the price of the new car, as you only need to pay the price difference,” as cited from (October 21, 2019).

However, when you want to trade in, there is no certainty that the dealership will give a price that you want, because dealership will determine the price according to the car’s condition and considering the reselling price, except if the car is still in a very good condition and is of a popular model.

To ensure that you will get the best price and quality, you should choose an experienced showroom. Currently, there are many showrooms that offer this service, including mobil88. Trade-in at mobil88 is without intermediary and commission-free, so you will get a good price.

The assessment, negotiation, and administration are done easily, quickly, professionally, and accurately. There are also various cars on offer. You are free to choose among cars of various brands, types, and models. 

There are many benefits of trade-in. One of them is that it is easy and practical, because usually the dealership will take care of all the transactions, while you only need to negotiate the price. “Then, you look at the car you want and sign the necessary documents,” as cited from (September 24, 2018).

The second benefit is speed. If you sell your car on your own, you have to take pictures, upload them to e-commerce platforms, and negotiate all alone. Moreover, you have to look for the replacement car.

Another benefit is that you may get lower price for the car you want if you get it from the same dealership. Furthermore, by exchanging it at the dealership, you will not be troubled with receiving complaints, which is different from private sales where the buyer can make complaints when they find new problems. By doing trade-in at a dealership, both parties already know the terms and conditions of each party.

Do not forget to bring one or two friends who know about vehicles. One or two opinions are better than none.

mobil88, a used car showroom under PT Serasi Autoraya (SERA), continues to maximize its two platforms. While developing the digital platform, mobil88 allows potential buyers to directly ensure the condition of the cars they want by visiting its showrooms. With more than 20 branches in Indonesia’s big cities, mobil88 sells high-quality cars of various brands and types.

As a showroom with more than 30 years of experience, mobil88 dares to give buyback guarantee that the car has not been involved in an accident or a flood. The chassis and engine numbers are also guaranteed to match the numbers stated in vehicle registration document (STNK) and vehicle ownership document (BPKB). The odometer has not been rolled back either.

Along with technological development, mobil88 also provides various interesting features on its website and application. Various cars are being offered, facilitating potential buyers in navigating the odd-even traffic policy.

Comfort can be further enjoyed when the customer buys a car via mobile88e-store, either through website or application, because they can get the benefit of 3 Days Drive & Switch. This facility is an added value from mobil88 e-store which allows customer to exchange the used car they have bought with another car on mobil88 e-store. The exchange can be done within three days after the purchase date in the invoice.

The exchange process is also easy. First, the customer can contact and make appointment first with the sales advisor who previously helped with the transaction process. Then, the car is brought to the showroom of mobil88 e-store that is located in Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta. The customer must bring the documents required for the exchange, which are car documents, car handover letter, and invoice.

The quality control team of mobil88 e-store will conduct inspection to ensure that the car’s condition fulfills the requirements for exchange. If the requirements are fulfilled, the customer can directly choose among available cars at mobil88 e-store to be exchanged.