Originally Posted by dalspot
Check with your state DMV before you let a dealer play the "trade-in tax" line. I've never seen it publicized but here in DE you can get your purchase tax money back when you sell a vehicle yourself. DMV has all the forms. You have to send them your bill of sale within 30 days of the sale.
Same here. I have the form sent in already since I sold mine before buying, and have already called. I will be getting a refund equal to same $$ I would have gotten had I traded it in, except I sold it for $4,000 more than they offered for trade in.
6 of one, half dozen of the other.