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Drive in, cash out at Hawkinson Car Buying Center

Got an old car you’re ready to sell? You don’t have to sell it on some random guy’s list, sell it here at the new Hawkinson Car Buying Center. Unlike a car dealership, we don’t want to sell you a car, we just want to buy yours! That’s why selling your car is easier than ever before here at the Hawkinson Car Buying Center, simply drive in and you can cash out!

We appraise any and all vehicles, if you can drive it in, we’ll make you an offer. If you like what you hear, we’ll cut you a check on the spot and send you home with cash in hand. Quick, easy and transparent — selling your car has never been easier than it is here at the new Hawkinson Car Buying Center.

If you’re looking for a hassle-free way to sell your old car, Hawkinson is here to help. Drive in, cash out and head home with money in your pocket today by visiting our Car Buying Center here in the Matteson Auto Mall.

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Are you ready to sell? Feel free to stop by any time for your fast & free appraisal.

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Our highly trained appraisers will treat you like family and provide an excellent offer. No Lowballs.

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After we review the car, we want to get you paid! Leave the dealership with a check in hand.

What Do I Need to Sell or Trade-In?

There are a few things that you will need in order to trade your car in.

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Car Title

In order for us to buy your car, you’ll need to bring the title along and anyone on it with you. If you don’t have the title, we’ll work with you and your lender to secure a payoff and the title.

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A valid and current registration is required when selling your car to us here at the Hawkinson Car Buying Center so we can confirm ownership.

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Valid ID

A valid state-issued photo ID from all titleholders is required.

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All original keys and remotes are due once you accept our offer.

Questions & Answers

Can I sell my car without buying a car?

Yes, and our offer will be the same whether you're buying from us or not.

Can I get an offer for my car online?

Trade-in offers can be provided online. Just click one of our Sell Us Your Car buttons to get your Accutrade Instant Cash Value!

How do you determine my offer?

We review current market conditions and your cars year, make, model, mileage, & vehicle history report. We examine your car's condition inside and out for major defects like frame or flood damage. We also test drive your car and check to see if the brakes and turn signals are working. If repairs are needed, we may adjust our offer accordingly. In regard to cleanliness, the long-term maintenance and care of your car is what's most important in determining our appraisal offer.

How do I get paid for my car?

You will leave with a check in hand the same day you sell us your car. Quick & easy!

Do I need an appointment to get an offer on my car

You do not need an appointment to receive an offer for your vehicle. However, an appointment will be sure to save you some time at the dealership. We want to get you paid as fast as possible!

Do you buy leased cars?

Yes! In most cases, you can sell us your leased car in almost the same way as any other financed car.

What if I owe more on my car than the amount of your offer?

If your payoff amount is more than the offer for your car, the difference is called "negative equity." In some cases, the negative equity can be included in your financing when you buy a vehicle from us.

Can I sell a car on behalf of a company?

If you would like to sell a car on behalf of a company, please see a Business Office associate for the requirements needed.

Meet The Team


Cesar has been a part of the Hawkinson Family since 2017. His main goal is to satisfy the customer while achieving the highest level of service and attentiveness to ensure they meet their end goal. He has cleaned cars, sold cars, desked deals, and now buys cars! During his time here, he was also a full-time college student at Governors State University, where he graduated with honors in December 2021 with a Bachelor's in Finance.

Fun facts:

He is fluent in Spanish and English, and when he is not at the dealership, he is at the gym or trying out new places to eat in the city. His favorite hobbies include making Espresso while learning the rigorous Italian craft and DJing his favorite music.


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Andi is the newest member of the Hawkinson Family. Her overall goal is to expand community engagement all while fostering continued growth of the acquisition team, to ensuring all customers are satisfied throughout every process of their experience with Hawkinson. Prior to her time at Hawkinson she was a full time student at The University of Illinois at Chicago, where she graduated in May of 2022 with a Bachelors of Science.

Fun facts:

Outside of the dealership Andi is either running, taking new fitness classes, or venturing out in the city whether that be biking or trying a new experience at a museum or concert. Her favorite pastimes include spending time with her family and her dog King, and when she gets the opportunity to she loves to bake

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