Get Instant Access to the Value of Your Trade by Kelley Blue Book

At Basney Honda, we provide you with the resources that you need to make an empowering buying decision. It's not good enough that we're transparent with the details of your transaction; we also want you to have the tools and resources to decide on your terms.

Get Fair Value for Your Trade

Have you ever been in the middle of the transaction to buy a new Honda or used car, and the appraisal of your trade comes back for less than you thought it would? Or perhaps you weren't expecting to trade your vehicle, and the appraised value was lower than desired. Both of these types of scenarios happen far too often, but there's something that you can do about it right from your home near South Bend, Elkhart, Goshen, and Granger, IN.

Leverage the Pros at Kelley Blue Book

With the Kelley Blue Book (KBB) widget, you can find out right now the value of your trade. KBB collects real-time data from a variety of reliable sources that consumers use every day to evaluate their trade-in. And you can also find ways from KBB to improve the possibilities of getting a good appraisal.

The same data is used by our dealership in addition to other factors to protect our investment. Don't worry; you don't need to be a technology specialist. The data that KBB provides is easy to understand. The widget is user-friendly, and you can use it on your phone, laptop, or desktop computer. NOTE: Indiana residents, be sure to enter the correct zip code.

Tips for Preparing Your Vehicle for an Appraisal

  • The exterior should be cleaned before being appraised
  • Remove unnecessary items from the interior and ensure it's free of unpleasant odors
  • Don't smoke tobacco or vape products in your vehicle
  • Make sure the cargo area is clutter-free
  • Have all maintenance and repair documents handy

It's also important to remember to bring your title and registration with you when having the vehicle appraised. We don't want your transaction delayed for any reason.

If you need additional information about having your vehicle appraised by our dealership, contact one of our sales professionals or stop by at your earliest convenience.