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By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 5:50 pm
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How to Transfer a Vehicle Title in Colorado

Unlike buying a new set of mittens or a box of cereal, purchasing a new car comes with a bit of extra paperwork. While it would be nice to be able to put the money on the table and drive off in your new vehicle, you must take care of the extra details. The rewarding experience of purchasing a car from a private seller comes with the responsibility of transferring the title. See how to transfer a vehicle title in Colorado!

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When buying from a private seller, you must sign off with the original seller before taking the vehicle to the nearest DMV. There are a few different things you’ll need to bring with you, and those include:

  • Complete original Vehicle Title (including signatures from your seller, sale date and price, odometer reading, and your name/address)
  • Passed emissions inspection (Not required in Mesa County)
  • Application for Title & Registration
  • Proof of insurance
  • Any form of secure/verifiable identification
  • Payment method for transfer fees and taxes

After you’ve completed all this, you can expect your new title in the mail within about six weeks. That’s all there is to it! You can then drive off in your new vehicle.

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Test Drive Pre-Owned Cars at Porsche of Colorado Springs

If you’re concerned about messing things up by buying from a private seller, you can always consider buying a pre-owned vehicle from a dealership! Stop by Porsche of Colorado Springs to see what we have available. You can test drive any of our models and if you decide to make a purchase here, we’ll take care of all the paperwork so that will be one less hassle for you to have to deal with. Why complicate the vehicle buying process? Get in touch with us today to see what we have waiting for you!

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