Planning to sell your used car? Then there must be an array of questions that are sauntering your mind. Be it about the buyers whom you can trust or not or the price that you should ask for or the time that it takes to sell the car. Here we will discuss why the first look of your car is important while putting your used car on sale. And how it ensures the speed at which you can do away with your used car or the price you can expect from it. One should never judge a book by its cover. However, it is true that buyers make up their mind if they want to buy a car or not in the first instance. Therefore, you should put some effort to make sure the first display of your car is an impressive one. Take your time, do your research, and ensure you sell your used car as a profitable deal.
Paint it, like new: Well, painting for a car is like a bright wrapper for a gift. However, painting a car does not necessarily increase the resale value of a second hand car. In fact, if it is painted and repainted, it gives clues as if the car has been a part of some negative deeds like an accident. However, if you get it painted once or maximum twice it will give the prospect buyer a good first impression. Also, consider the colours you would like to get your car adorned with. Generally, it is advisable to use light popular colours like sky blue or white or grey. Not any prefer bright colours like yellow or orange.
Modifications: Not many are a fan of a car with huge modifications. If you have it in your mind to sell a car after a point of time, you should contemplate twice before making some out-of-the-box investments. Also, modifying integral parts like brakes, engines, tires, and suspension significantly hurts the price of your used car. Modifying the look of a used car, if not done carefully, destroys its design integrity.
Mini Doctoring: When we talk mini doctoring, it’s about the minor injuries which you can’t avoid on the roads of India. We are implying getting the dents and scratches repaired, which no one minds. In a country like India, having a scratch less car is next to impossible. Therefore, getting them fixed before you showcase it for sale will be a prudent act. It will give an impression that you have taken the efforts to ensure the car remains in a good state. There are no special modifications that you will need to undertake here.
These were the first three things to keep in mind while you set out to sell your used car. Does that make you worry a little? At CARS24 we ensure your used car selling experience is on the dot and by the book. These points are of prominent significance to ensure you get the best price for your used car. You can evaluate the resale value of your car using our used car valuation calculator. Book an appointment or give us a call @ 1800-258-5656.