Can I Trade My Current Car In For a New Car Lease?
Can I Trade My Current Car In For a New Car Lease?

Can I Trade My Current Car In For a New Car Lease?

March 27, 2021

There are several different terms and details used for leasing. The terms used might confuse you when you want to trade your car in. This article is here to help you lease your car in New Jersey. Sit back, relax and enjoy.

You could sell your car yourself or trade car in with a dealer

There are some things which would be similar to buying. You need to get the price of the new car. The calculation of the lease would begin at a price. Then the capitalized cost for the new car would be obtained. You could also trade in your old vehicle and then use the funds obtained as a down payment. Applying this would get the cost of the lease for your new vehicle.

It would help if you kept it in your mind that whenever you trade in your new vehicle on a lease in New Jersey, you would be handling two different transactions. The dealer that would be leasing a car to you is not the owner of the vehicle. A leasing company owns the car. The dealer is simply buying you the car.

The amount you would get trading your vehicle has no business with the lease of your new vehicle. Both of these transactions are independently negotiable. It is essential you mentally separate them so you could get great deals on each transaction.

What If I still owe a balance on my old car?

If you are not done paying for your old vehicle, you could trade your old vehicle on a lease if that vehicle has an amount that is more than you owe. But when you want to buy, you should trade our vehicles you have full ownership of instead of using one you already owe money on. That is because, in that case, you have a lower amount of equity. The value of the down payment you bring would be less. You could need to bring some funds from your pocket to cover upfront lease costs. You might not like that, but that’s the way it is.

If you own a lot more than your old vehicles’ worth, you don’t have an actual trade-in. Some dealers would work and help you roll with your car to convert your loan and add it to your new vehicle. But you might soon run out of luck if you get a lease that has negative equity.

So if you want to lease your car in New Jersey, you should be done paying for your old vehicle before you go and get a new vehicle. Transferring loan payments from an old vehicle to a new one is quite sad when you think about it. Different people lease cars in different ways. Here’s to hoping you make the best decision when the time comes.

At The Vantage Auto Group, we save you time, money and peace of mind when it come to Leasing your New Car!

No need to deal with the headaches of sitting in a dealership for hours on end and haggling with pushy sales reps.  With our robust dealer network, we’re able to get wholesale pricing and guarantee the most competitive lease or purchase price on any new vehicle. We handle all makes and models, so you can be confident that we’ll find the perfect vehicle that fits your needs.

There are many places to lease or purchase your next vehicle.  The products are the same regardless of the source. So it’s the people who make the difference. Our staff is passionate about what we do. We are all car enthusiasts and understand your excitement about finding the right vehicle at the best possible terms. Along with our enthusiasm is our commitment to be transparent about your lease / purchase and our pledge that all dealings with us be fair, and yes, even fun!

At Vantage Auto Group, we save you time, money and peace of mind! No need to deal with the headaches of sitting in a dealership for hours on end and haggling with pushy sales reps. With our robust dealer network, we’re able to get wholesale pricing and guarantee the most competitive lease or purchase price on any new vehicle.

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