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I am single again after 37 years of marriage and work in the school system as a teacher assistant. I have a ford explorer and need to get a car with better gas mileage and cheaper repairs. Can I get an equal trade at a dealership. Phyllis

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Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd Hi Phyllis, You did not way what year and the mileage are on your Ford Explorer. Hard to say what your vehicle could be worth without this information

Jeanne Peek, eBusiness Director at United Auto Group If you can find out what the value of your Explorer is and then a car with the same value there should be no problem. I have included a link on the askpatty.com website that has some very informative links for your research: http://www.askpatty.com/page.php?ID=37 If the link doesn

Jenny Trostel, Partner at Anderson of Hunt Valley Generally you will not get an equal trade for your car. You should do some research for the type of car you want to drive. Ask your friends and coworkers about the car they drive. Take your time to decide on the right car for you. Good Luck!

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