Slow Down Automotive Depreciation with These Tips

January 31st, 2017 by

When buying a vehicle, most people aren’t thinking about the future when the time will come to sell their vehicle; however, small choices that you make now can impact how much value your car will retain over your ownership. If you want to make sure your vehicle holds on to as much value as possible, follow these tips:

Keep your car clean. One of the things that can bring down the value of your car is it being abnormally dirty. Try to clean up spills, stains, or large amounts of debris before they become set-in and noticeable. Additionally, smoking in a vehicle can drastically reduce the value. Save your lungs and vehicle value by electing to not smoke in your vehicle.

Regular Maintenance. A well-running car will be worth far more than a vehicle with multiple issues. By keeping up with the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule, you can be sure you’re doing everything necessary to keep your vehicle running well for the next owner.

Buy A Honda. While every vehicle on the road will lose value over time, Hondas lose their value much slower than many other vehicle makes on the road. In fact, the Honda Accord Hybrid, Fit, HR-V, and Ridgeline have all be recognized for their excellence in holding their value. You can buy your Honda in confidence knowing that, should you decide to sell your vehicle, it will hold on to its value very well.

Whether you’re looking to get the most for your trade-in or just want to see what vehicles we have in our inventory, the staff here at Freedom Honda is ready to help! With one of the largest selections of new and used Hondas in Colorado, we can help you find the perfect car for you. Stop by today or give us a call to see how you can help.

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