What Are the Benefits of Wholesale Car Dealers Except Prices?

By Mike Richards Updated: 05/08/2022 Posted: 10/19/2015

Car shoppers do not want to spend any more on a vehicle than is absolutely necessary, and many would love to get the price as close to wholesale as possible. Most of the time, though, it is difficult to get a vehicle at wholesale price if you are a part of the general public. Instead, dealerships and those who have dealer licenses are the only ones able to get these deals on the vehicle.

You can always negotiate with the sellers in to try to get your price as close to the wholesale car prices as possible. It’s not always possible to get a good deal, though. So, how do average people find great deals like this? They can work with wholesale car dealers and buy through an auction.

Use Wholesale Car Dealers at an Auction

Wholesale car dealers in trade-in will often buy their vehicles through an auction, and you can work with these brokers as a way to get a vehicle at a great price. They charge a fee, naturally, but they take care of the hard work of bidding on and getting the car.

The biggest benefit is that you can get the vehicles for the wholesale price, or at least very close to it. This means that you can save thousands of dollars on the cost of your next new vehicle, and you don’t have to go through the trouble of negotiating on a dealer’s lot.

You can let the dealers know how much you are willing to bid for the vehicle. Since it is an auction and others will be bidding against you, there is no guarantee that you will be able to get the car for the price you want. You might have to go through several auctions before you can get the vehicle.

Still, most find that this is well worth it. Even with the fees paid to the broker, it’s a much cheaper option than buying from a new car dealership.

Another benefit is the peace of mind that you get from having a new vehicle. Even though it is certainly possible to find some great used vehicles, and even some salvage vehicles that you can get back into shape, having a new vehicle generally ensures a higher quality. You do not really have to worry about breaking down quite as much.

These dealer auctions tend to offer a great variety of vehicles as well. They have many of the best and newest makes and models available. Dealers use these auctions to buy inventory for their dealership, so they are always looking for the best.

However, this does not mean that you will be able to find the perfect vehicle at every auction. You need to have some patience and be willing to wait until the right vehicles come along. It will happen eventually, and you can enjoy that lower price.

Choose a Quality Wholesale Car Dealer

You should always research the dealers first. Make sure they have a good reputation and that you can trust what they are doing with your money. Check some reviews and thoroughly inspect their website, make sure you understand their fees, and whether they might be able to help you get the car from the auction to your house. This will require shipping, which will entail another fee that you will need to factor into your budget.

If you’ve been looking for a new car and you don’t want to pay those new car prices, working with wholesale car dealers could be the perfect solution for you.

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