Lease Returns and Trades
  • We can certainly come to you with the vehicle of interest. Give a quick trade appraisal from the comfort of your meeting location. With a Remote Test-drive/vehicle demonstration. We are always keeping safety as well as sanitation as our top priority for Customers & Employees. Vehicles are cleaned/sanitized before and after each vehicle demonstration.
  • We can do a virtual Trade-in without visiting the Dealership. Is the Virtual Trade-In offer a Set Figure? No, Offers can adjust when we validate the trade-in depending on an in-person Condition Evaluation.
  • The offer is the same whether you buy a New Vehicle or Simply want to sell the vehicle.
  • We can process all DMV Paperwork.
  • Thinking of trading in your car for a new one? La Quinta Cadillac provides advice on vehicle market values and tips. You can be assured that you get the most for your vehicle trade-in and make the trading process easier. You can also get a Kelley Blue Book Market Offer and use it toward the purchase of another vehicle or walk away with a Check today.
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  1. Turn in your GM vehicle and purchase/lease a new GM vehicle: Are you ready for a brand new car? We can assist with that. Start taking a look at our inventory and see which models you may be interested in. Additionally, you will need to:
    • Discuss excess mileage and your vehicle’s condition.
    • Make an appointment with our dealership.
    • Select your next GM vehicle and discuss which financing options are best for you.
    • Turn in your vehicle, or structure your new lease or purchase to incorporate your current vehicle.
  2. Purchase Your Leased GM Vehicle: If it's not time to say goodbye to your vehicle, you can keep it and buy it. What you'll need to do is:
    • Contact your originating GM dealer to discuss purchase or finance options
    • Call GM Financial at 1 (800) 436-1463 to request a customer payoff quote.
  3. Turn in your GM vehicle: If you want to just turn in your GM vehicle completely, then you must:
    • Take some time to review your vehicle’s condition using the excess Wear-and-Tear Card included in this guide.
    • Schedule a complimentary vehicle inspection at your originating GM dealer before you return your leased vehicle by calling 1 (800) 556-2811.
    • Make an appointment to turn in the vehicle at your originating GM dealership.
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If you plan on turning in your vehicle even to purchase a new GM model, use this checklist as a guide to having you pass the inspection.

  • Clean your vehicle inside and out
  • Have all keys and key fobs (2)
  • Have the owner’s manual
  • Include third-row seats (if applicable)
  • Install other accessories included in the lease package
  • Have original manufacturer wheels at the time of the lease
  • Include power charging cables for electric vehicles
  • Remember to take out any personal belongings like:

  • Sunglasses
  • Tollway tags or parking passes
  • Garage door openers
  • After-market wheels
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Q: Where Do I Return My Vehicle?

A: You can turn it in at La Quinta Cadillac, your originating lease dealer, but also any qualified GM dealership.

Q: When Do I Receive My Security Deposit?

A: If you turn in your lease vehicle, you are responsible for any excess wear and tear charges, remaining payment, excess mileage charges, fee, taxes, or any citations.

Q: How Can I Obtain a Payoff Quote?

A: Contact your originating GM dealer to assist with obtaining a quote or call GM Financial at 1 (800) 436-1463. Please have your account number, social security number or vehicle identification number (VIN) available to help us quickly locate your account.

Q: Can I Turn In My Vehicle Early?

A: Yes. You can turn in your vehicle early. However, you are still responsible for amounts under your lease agreement.

If you have any further questions regarding the lease-end agreement or our inventory, please contact our dealership at (760)-771-8200, where we serve La Quinta, Indio, Coachella, Cathedral City & Palm Desert area drivers.

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