10 Best Times to Sell Your Car

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When Should You Sell Your Car?

Everyone wants to get top dollar for their car when it’s time to trade or sell, and there are times of the year that are better for car sales than others. But there are other factors to consider, including more personal considerations based on your circumstances and situation. 

Experts tend to advise that spring and summer are the best months for selling a car, but that doesn’t help if July is not a convenient time for you. The best time to sell is when you have time to devote to preparing and showing your car. Giving it a good detailing and making necessary repairs can help with a sale, but If the warmer months are busier times for you with work or family obligations, then it’s not going to be a good time to sell. 

This year, COVID-19 has increased demand for used cars, as many buyers are seeking to avoid public transportation. Demand for used cars is high, which means your car may be worth more than it was before the pandemic. But the extra return may not be worth it if you’re concerned about unnecessary exposure to others. 

Ultimately, the ideal timing boils down to a combination of personal and economic considerations. On the following slides, you’ll find some things to think about when selling your car.

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