Trading in a car I owe on?

I’m paying on a 2017 ford escape, in december it will be a year of me having it. I want to trade it in for a sedan, I drive a lot so something better on gas is ideal. What are some tips? should i wait until i’ve paid it off atleast a year to trade it in? i owe just under 22,000 on it, should i wait to bring the... show more I’m paying on a 2017 ford escape, in december it will be a year of me having it. I want to trade it in for a sedan, I drive a lot so something better on gas is ideal. What are some tips? should i wait until i’ve paid it off atleast a year to trade it in? i owe just under 22,000 on it, should i wait to bring the loan down a little bit? i don’t really understand this process so any tips will help! my car is worth about 13k now, should i aim to buy a car around that price?
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