Value Your Vehicle | Hodgson Toyota

Value Your Vehicle at Hodgson Toyota

Get a Free & Professional Vehicle Valuation

If you plan on selling your vehicle in order to help finance the purchase of one of the new or used models from Hodgson Toyota, the first step you need to take involves obtaining an accurate valuation. After all, you don’t want to be parting with your vehicle for less than it’s worth, nor overcharging and failing to sell.

At Hodgson Toyota, we are able to provide you with an accurate valuation of your current model. By entering just a few simple details in the form on this page, we will be able to offer a basic assessment of its worth. Following this, you can arrange for a member of the team to conduct a more thorough inspection, the result of which will be a more accurate valuation based on criteria such as the car’s condition and any upgrades or modifications that have been made.

Once you have your valuation, you can choose how you wish to proceed. We’re always happy to accept vehicles in part exchange for one of our models, so we may well make you an offer. Alternatively, if you prefer to sell privately and then come back to us, we’ll be happy to help.

Get in touch with a member of our team today to learn more.

Hodgson Vehicle Valuation Procedure

Written Appraisal

  • This is where we gather all the information about your current vehicle.
  • We look at your full-service history, discuss any bumps or major accidents.
  • Enquiry about the usage of the vehicle, commuting, social use or business.
  • Whether the car has had any modifications, extras or changes made to it.

  • Physical Evaluation

    Walk Around – We always perform a full inspection of the vehicle to check:

  • Bodywork for rust, scraps, scratches, dents, paint defects.
  • Tyres for wear, alloys for scratches or chips, mud guards missing or damaged.
  • Upholstery, seats, roof lining, foot wells for tears, stains, odours.
  • Cabin materials / dashboard woods or plastics for scratches or marks.

  • Test Drive – A short test drive is always required to check:

  • Overall performance and dynamics, such as steering, gear changes and clutch etc.
  • Electrical checks, windows, Sat Nav's & feature, buttons, lights, indicators, Air Con etc.
  • Mechanical checks on moving parts, doors and of course convertible roofs etc.
  • For noises, rattling, whistling or any other irregular sounds that occur whilst driving.
  • Experian Autocheck

    We appreciate that you’ll need the most realistic value for your vehicle and that's why we use ‘Experian Autocheck’ to give you the most accurate about your car.

    • owner details
    • outstanding finance checks
    • fraud reports
    • provenance valuations
    • mileage checks
    • owner details
    • information on specifications and parts

    Final Valuation

    Hodgson are renowned for giving clear transparent valuations. The culmination of all the above helps us to arrive at the best financial offer and valuation for your vehicle.

    In some cases, we even offer you a higher valuation depending on your new vehicle choice and therefore provide you with the best options moving forward on your purchase journey.

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