Frequently Asked Questions

Sell/Trade Your Car

Will You Purchase My Car Outright?

We will buy your vehicle from you, regardless of whether or not you buy one from us. We are a Certified Auto Trader Buying Center which means you are at least guaranteed the amount you are quoted from Auto Trader. But many times we can beat their offer by a few hundred to a few thousand dollars depending on supply and demand as well as vehicle quality.

Everyone knows that the best way to get the Most Money for your Car is to sell it yourself. If you have ever tried this, however, you know what a hassle it can be - with no guarantee of positive results. Because it can take so long, most people settle for whatever value a Dealership offers. When we buy Your vehicle, our ability to identify the Correct Retail Value greatly influences the offer you will receive. Our experience and tools give us the ability to pinpoint the amount of money that could be available to you. When you sell or trade your vehicle at Shottenkirk Ford Jasper you are shown what your vehicle is worth as it sits. We have to take repair and reconditioning costs into consideration.

How do I get My Car Appraised? Can I do it Online?
You must schedule an appointment to bring your vehicle to Shottenkirk Ford Jasper to have its value Validated.  If you would like a rough idea of the value of your vehicle before you start your shopping process,'s Trade-in Marketplace (linked below) can give you a good ballpark estimate. Our number is typically (though not always) more than AutoTrader's. Click here for an Instant Trade-in Offer

When Will My Payoff be Actually Made?

Your payoff will be OVERNIGHTED within 3 business days of the transaction.  The Lienholder of financial institution can typically take 7-10 business days to process the payment, satisfy the lien and release the title. 

What Forms of Payment do You Take?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.  Of course, we accept personal local checks as well, along with Wire Transfer or Cashier's Checks written on US accounts with US funds.  If you are planning on paying with a credit card, please note that for amounts greater than $500 a small percentage fee may apply. We try to make it as simple as possible.

How Does Shottenkirk Ford Jasper Operate?

What Process do Vehicles Undergo Before Resale?
All our vehicles are given a mandatory 172 point detail, a physical inspection with all safety features corrected, a written description, photographed, video recorded, fully detailed. We pride ourselves on giving more information, more Transparency, upfront, than anyone else in the industry. If you want to see extra photos or video, call 888-612-6739 and ask for the Internet Department.

How does Pricing Work? Are They Negotiable?
We are a priced to market dealer, which means we price all of our vehicles very aggressively to match other like model/mileage vehicles in the area. Before we put a price on a car, we look at market trends, competitor prices, national and local used car prices and other factors. Our price reflects exactly what we need to sell the vehicle for to give the customer Exceptional Value at a fair price. We want to be the best in the industry, and our competitive pricing is a big part of it. That doesn't mean we wont negotiate! We want to earn your business and wont lose it over a few hundred bucks. Make as a fair offer and lets see what we can do!

When Can I Get My License Plate?

You must first receive your title paperwork. The State of Georgia provides Shottenkirk Ford 21 days from the transaction date to provide you with the title paperwork. The title paperwork will be sent out CERTIFIED USPS MAIL. The title paperwork WILL require a signature for final delivery. Getting the physical license plates is ultimately your responsibility.

What do I need to bring with me to buy a vehicle?
To make the process as efficient as possible, we recommend you bring the following items; Valid Drivers License, Proof of Insurance, Proof of income (Check Stubs or 6 months of bank deposits), Proof of Residency, Payoff amount on current vehicle and the lender contact information.

Vehicle Availability

Can You get a New Ford Vehicle that You Don't Have Currently in Stock?

Absolutely! A New Ford can be ordered directly from the factory with your specifications or we can locate one at another Ford dealership and have it shipped to us. Let us know what you are looking for and we will be glad to locate and acquire a vehicle for you.

Can You get Any Used Vehicle that You Don't Have in Stock?
Yes we can!! We are buying and selling vehicles every single day from various sources around the coutnry including private owners, other dealerships, and local auctions. Cant find exactly what you are looking for? Did you miss out on a vehicle you loved? Let us know and we will locate one at a great price for you to own. Click here to submit a vehicle locate request!


Do You Offer Vehicle Financing?

Yes, we have several financial institutions that compete for your business and we will hand select the best lender for your given situation.  This generally means that we can get you a better rate by shopping around than you can get for yourself. Our process is very simple and secure.  Once we have a little information, we'll search until we find you the lowest rate possible.  We protect your personal information and do not share it with any institution that is not directly involved with your purchase.  Transparency, integrity and privacy are all important to us, as we're sure they are to you.   Click Here to Fill out a Secure Credit Application Get PRE-APPROVED, Securely, Online.

Do You Offer Service Contracts or Extended Warranties?
Yes. Shottenkirk Ford Jasper has several extended service contracts that vary in coverage and are adjustable to fit your needs with respect to time and mileage.  These obviously change on a vehicle-to-vehicle basis, so if you have any questions, any one of our salespeople can help you out.

Do I Have to Have a Down Payment?

No. A down payment is not required to finance a vehicle. However, a down payment can make a huge impact for customers looking for a certain monthly payment or those who want a shorter loan term. Also, those with less than desirable credit have a better chance of getting approved with a down payment, It shows the lending company a personal investment into the vehicle. We typically suggest at least a 10% down payment for most customers.

Do You Help Customers with Credit Challenges?

Absolutely! We have partnered with various lenders to allow the flexibility it takes to overcome certain objections and challenges. Our finance team will fight for you to get the best possible interest rate and terms available with our lenders. We have a strong partnership with our lenders and they have always been very accommodating to our customers and their situations. Your perception of bad credit is not the same as ours, tell us your story and let us help you today!

If You Don't See the Answers You are Looking for, Please Call Us @ 888-612-6739 or Fill Out the Contact Form and a Representative Will Help with All of Your Needs!


Shottenkirk Ford of Jasper

868 HWY 515S
Directions Jasper, GA 30143

  • Sales: (888) 612-6739
  • Service: (888) 643-2282
  • Parts: (888) 689-2180

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