When you own a car, you want to get the most out of it. You want to know that it will provide you with the value you deserve.

Over time, you may start to consider obtaining something new to drive. What do you do with the car you already have? Should you sell or trade it?

Here at Gus Machado Ford, we can provide an answer to this question and give you the guidance you need to make the right choice. We are the place to go to sell or trade your car near Tamiami, FL.

In this article, you can learn more about this process and how you can sell or trade in a car at a dealership.

Should You Sell or Trade Your Car?

Drivers will face this question when they have an existing vehicle: Should I sell or trade my car? The decision is up to you, based on what you need.

Selling can be the choice for you, if you don't have an immediate need for a new car. You can get something in return for your vehicle and either save toward getting a new one or use the value for something else.

If you choose to trade in your vehicle, you can apply its value to your next purchase. This can help you reduce monthly payments and even serve as a down payment for your new vehicle. You can also prepare your vehicle for a trade-in and maximize its value, so you get what you deserve.

How to Trade In a Car

If you decide to trade in a car, you may wonder how to do it. First, you want to do some research on trade-ins and how the process works. You can use a trade-in calculator to see what the value should be and how much you may be able to get for your current vehicle.

We provide a trade-in value tool online, so you can get the information you need. Then, you can search for a vehicle that fits your wants and your budget and start planning for your trade-in. Our team will help you get what you need in a trade-in and in a new deal.

How to Boost Trade-In Value

If you want to get the most out of your trade-in, you want to try to boost the value as much as possible. This can give you more in return and influence which new vehicle you can get.

There are several ways you can boost your vehicle's trade-in value. You can make sure it is clean and free of any noticeable scratches, dents, or damage. You can also take proper care of your car over its lifespan, making sure the maintenance schedule is followed and any significant repairs are made.

Lastly, you can obtain a vehicle history report so that you have knowledge of everything that was completed on your vehicle as well as any previous accidents. This provides full details of everything you have done to the vehicle and how that affects its value.

Visit Our Dealership Today

Whether you make the choice to sell or to trade your car, you can get the help you need at Gus Machado Ford. When you visit our dealership, you will see why drivers choose to sell or trade their car with us near Tamiami, Florida.

Visit our dealership today! Get the value you deserve and the new car you want.

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Gus Machado Ford

1200 West 49th Street
Directions Hialeah, FL 33012

  • Sales: 786-393-6499
  • Service: 786-393-6496
  • Parts: 786-393-6498


  • Monday 9am-9pm
  • Tuesday 9am-9pm
  • Wednesday 9am-9pm
  • Thursday 9am-9pm
  • Friday 9am-9pm
  • Saturday 9am-8pm
  • Sunday 11am-7pm
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Dealership Hours

  • Monday 9am-9pm
  • Tuesday 9am-9pm
  • Wednesday 9am-9pm
  • Thursday 9am-9pm
  • Friday 9am-9pm
  • Saturday 9am-8pm
  • Sunday 11am-7pm

Parts Dept. Hours

  • Monday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Thursday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Friday 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Sunday Closed

Service Dept. Hours

  • Monday 7am-7pm
  • Tuesday 7am-7pm
  • Wednesday 7am-7pm
  • Thursday 7am-7pm
  • Friday 7am-7pm
  • Saturday 7am-4pm
  • Sunday Closed