If you are in the market for a used car, you are probably looking for an affordable vehicle that looks and drives as new as possible. The good news is that this can certainly be accomplished. When you are making decisions about pre-owned vehicles, it is important to think about safety, price, and the history of the car. However, one thing many buyers don't consider is used car reconditioning. This process is a big factor in how valuable a used car is when it hits the sales lot. Read on to find out more about pre-owned vehicle reconditioning and how it affects you as a consumer. 

What is Used Car Reconditioning? 

Many buyers are aware of detailing, which is a thorough cleaning of a car inside and out. However, this is just a very small part of the preparation of a pre-owned car. Pre-owned vehicle reconditioning includes all necessary repairs of a vehicle, including headlight restoration, paint chip repair, trim restoration, dent and ding repair, and interior rejuvenation. These mechanical and cosmetic repairs prepare a used car for the buyer. 

Quality Matters in Used Cars

Not all car dealerships approach reconditioning in the same way. The longer it takes to complete the process, the more money it costs a dealership. Therefore, a carefully reconditioned vehicle may cost more than other similar vehicles. Keep this in mind when comparing the price of used cars; sometimes paying a bit more may be worth it in the long run. A properly reconditioned used car will run longer, experience fewer issues, and feel more like a brand new car. 

Here at your used car dealer in Winchester VA, we take great pride in our used cars, and we take the reconditioning process very seriously. We know that our buyers want an affordable vehicle that drives just like a new car, so we insist on a careful and thorough reconditioning process. You can be confident that we put quality first when it comes to each and every one of our used vehicles for sale. Visit us at Malloy Clearance Center for a car-buying experience that you can trust!


Malloy Clearance Center

2825 Valley Avenue
Directions Winchester, VA 22601

  • Sales: 540-288-4944


  • Monday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Tuesday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Wednesday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Thursday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Friday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Saturday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Sunday 11:00AM-5:00PM