Sell A Truck

Written by Tara Peris
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If you've ever had to sell a truck, you know that the biggest challenge comes with determining an appropriate price. Between trying to sell quickly and wanting to get the most money possible, this is often harder than it looks. The key is to think carefully about your bottom line so that you never go below it.

Whether you are selling your truck to private buyers, trading it in to a dealership, or using an independent sales lot, you will want to have a clear sense of your minimum asking price. No doubt, there will be haggling involved with any of these buyers, so you don't want this to be the first price you throw out there. However, keeping your bottom line clearly in mind is always a smart move.

A Fair Asking Price

It's best to approach the matter by thinking about the range of prices you would be willing to consider. That is, don't determine a singular number and then hold tight to it no matter what. Rather, take some time to investigate what trucks like yours are selling for these days, and use this to guide your own decision making.

More likely than not, a quick search of truck sales will give you a sense of both the high and low end of used sale prices. With this in mind, you can determine your own range of truck prices. As always, the idea is to start at the high end of this range and to work your way down only as needed.


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