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How to Calculate Your Used Car Value

Buyers and sellers alike have several tools to help determine the used car value of a vehicle they plan to buy or sell.

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Kelley Blue Book Online

The Kelley Blue Book is the recognized leader in determining used car values. The online site is very easy to use.

  • Go to the Kelley website .
  • Input the requested data: Year, Make and Model
  • Enter your zip code
  • Select which type of value you’re looking for: Trade, Retail, Private Party
  • Select the correct trim
  • Select the correct transmission, enter the mileage and specify which options it has
  • Select the vehicle’s condition
  • View the selected value
  • Go to the Edmunds website
  • Select the correct make of your car
  • Select the correct year
  • Select the correct model
  • Select the option package: SX,LX,DX, etc.
  • Select buy or sell, color, mileage, special options and overall condition
  • Towards the bottom, click “Get pricing report”
  • View results of your search

Check Local Dealerships

Local dealerships will tell you what they would give you as a trade-in value for your car if you were to buy a car from them. You won’t be able to find out what your car is worth in a private party sale this way, but you can figure about $1000 to $1200 more than the trade in value.

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