Surprise surprise! The bad news has only just begun to take effect and already we are hearing stories of many people looking to downsize or sell so they only have one car to maintain.
Dealers still don’t seem to be properly geared up to make the process of buying cars from private sources easy enough to appeal to customers. This explains the massive success of the car buying sites like webuyanycar.com and wewillbuyyourcar.com which, although don’t necessarily give the best price, at least they do actually give a price and appear to have found the secret to successfully buying thousands of cars.
They make the process as hassle free as possible and make a compelling case for considering selling to them even though there is probably more cash to be had by doing a bit more homework and attempting to find someone in a dealership that actually wants to buy the car. One thing’s for sure with the very real likelihood of less quality cars about and subsequently far less choice on the wholesale market, dealers will need to wise up and quickly if they are to stock their forecourts this year.
This means providing a simple and easy process for allowing customers to sell their cars back to the dealer network, either that or give the profits to a car buying site and then buy the same cars through the auction!