5 Effective Car Sales Strategies Dealers Can Use to Close Deals Faster

22 Nov 2022 Helpful Tips


As a Motor Dealer, everything relies on you closing deals. With that being said, closing deals fast is a job easier said than done. The only way that your dealership is going to close deals faster is by having a strong process in place and making sure you adapt to each individual customer.

Here are 5 Effective Car Sales Strategies You Can Use to Close Deals Faster.

1. Earn the Buyers Trust

Buying a Car is all about trust. The only way that you are going to be able to close sales deals faster or ever for that matter is by gaining the customer’s trust. When a potential buyer attends your dealership the first thing that you should focus on is building trust.

When it comes to gaining a customer’s trust, there are a few things you can do. First and foremost, you need to show them that you are a proven and trustworthy dealer. But how do you do that? The best way to show your reliability is by showcasing your past customer reviews. What’s better than seeing firsthand what other customers have said?

Another effective way to build trust with a potential customer is to not pressure them into making a decision. The last thing that a buyer wants is to feel pressured into making a rationalized decision. Give the buyer space, let them think and be there for them if they have any questions. You need to show buyers that their best interests are your dealerships number one priority. The quicker you can build trust with a buyer, the quicker you will close sales!

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2. Create a Sense of Urgency

If you want to speed up the sales process, you need to create a sense of urgency. You need to give a customer a reason to buy now and not tomorrow. When it comes to creating a sense of urgency you need to walk a tightrope. Try to avoid pressuring them into a decision by using the common blazay term “we have another buyer lined up”. You need to come up with a strategy that makes them want to make a final decision today.

There are many strategies that you can use to create a sense of urgency, some of the best options include a prize freeze for a limited time, vehicle warranty offers, or vehicle add on options. To create a strong offer for the customer it is important that you get together with your team and put together a designated individual strategy that suits each individual buyers’ unique needs.

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3. Keep a Close Eye on the Competition

This point is super important. To close sales faster you need to keep a close eye on what your competition is doing. You would be naïve to think that a buyer is only looking at one seller, most will look at 10s of options, as such you need to keep on top of what your competition is doing and what they are offering.

How will a customer choose a dealership to buy from? They will choose a dealer who gives them the best deal. Research what other local sellers may be offering, identify any key differences between your offer and theirs and try to adapt your offer to either match or better their deal. If you have the best deal on offer, it will be extremely hard for a buyer to turn down.

4. Adapt to the Buyers Needs

The key to selling is adapting. To close sales faster, you will need to adapt to the buyers’ individual needs. Every buyer will be different, as such, you can’t use the same offer every time as it may not apply and or interest them. You need to adapt your offer to better suit each buyers' individual needs.

Identify the decision maker, see what their needs are, find out their price limitations and try to adapt your offer to meet both of your needs. The closer you can align your deal with each customer, the more likely they will be to purchase.

5. Be Available

This point cannot be overlooked. 40% of buyers will choose the dealership that responds first! If you want to close deals faster, you need to be open and available for the buyer. If a buyer cannot get through to your dealership when they are ready to buy, they will move onto another seller.

It is so important that your dealership is openly available. You should have open communication methods implemented like Phone, Email, and Messenger.

Final Word,

Closing deals fast is not an easy job. The only way that your dealership is going to be able to close deals fast is by having a clear strategy in place that offers the buyers something they cannot get elsewhere. The 5 strategies mentioned above are a few effective ways you can use to close car deals faster in 2022.

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