erichz
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Used Leaf Values rising?

Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:21 am

I stumbled across this article yesterday and I can't tell where the author is getting their data from. I don't see any trend at all in used prices of the Leaf skyrocketing, going from $7000 to $11000 over the past few months. The author states it's due to new regulations on ICE cars overseas but this is the first I've heard of it.

The poor editing and writing also make me skeptical.

Is there any truth to what the article says???

Bjorn1349
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:42 am

I just got mine in March. 13' SV 22k miles for $7500. I can't say that's not different in other places. The SL trims that I saw were around the $10-11k mark but the S trims were in the $5-6k range.

I was keeping my search to cars 13' and newer with less than 25k miles. Most fell below $11,000. I could only hope that the values go up that much very quickly. I'd certainly like to drive the car a few years and get more than I paid for it or even close to it. However, if my car suddenly was worth $12k I would probably look at trading it in pretty quick.


EDIT: $7500 was sticker, I ended up at $7000 with rebate and such.
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SageBrush
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:07 am

erichz wrote:I
Is there any truth to what the article says???

Possible -- a local speculator has distorted the local market.

Wait a few weeks for the speculator to stop buying up the local cars.
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jjeff
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:15 am

Bjorn1349 wrote:....
EDIT: $7500 was sticker, I ended up at $7000 with rebate and such.

Rebate on a used Leaf :? Are you talking about the EVSE rebate, or should I say Tax credit?
I'm not seeing used Leaf prices jump around here, drop if anything. Of course $4/gallon gas could do wonders to the price of used Leafs, and new ones too :o ;)
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alozzy
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:32 pm

In the Vancouver (Canada) market where I live, prices are unchanged in the last 4 months.

The price of 2013 Leafs in the Seattle area seem to have dropped slightly.

Definitely not seeing price increases near me.
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Bjorn1349
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:38 pm

jjeff wrote:
Bjorn1349 wrote:....
EDIT: $7500 was sticker, I ended up at $7000 with rebate and such.

Rebate on a used Leaf :? Are you talking about the EVSE rebate, or should I say Tax credit?
I'm not seeing used Leaf prices jump around here, drop if anything. Of course $4/gallon gas could do wonders to the price of used Leafs, and new ones too :o ;)



They were running a special where you could get more off if you financed through them and a couple other things. Not exactly a rebate. If I took the extended CPO warranty and financed through Nissan I got the warranty for free and money off. It was a good deal all around. I am basically paying the car off in less than 6 months so the financing wasn't an issue with apr and whatnot. Nice situation to be in with having some $$ set aside, cheap Leaf, and selling my Civic for a decent amount. But yeah, $7500 was the "real" price of the car.
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MPM
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:41 am

Funny enough prices that dealers ask for used Leafs seem up. Cargurus.com shows advertised prices over time, and the average asking price for a 2014 Leaf bottomed out at $9,592 in January and is back up to $11,231 today. Maybe dealers are getting more aspirational in their asking prices? Or expensive Leafs don't sell at all, linger on the website and push up the average?
https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/price-trends/Nissan-Leaf-d2077

I find it hard to believe that prices are up. How can they be with the huge discounts on new Leafs right now? Also on pure anecdotal evidence, a month ago I paid $6,500 for a 2014 S (no QC) with 31k mi and (barely) 12 bars. It was $7,250 after all taxes and fees.

groingo
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:17 pm

Now into June here in Western Washington prices have been climbing on used 2014 in particular Leafs up by a couple grand and more.

MPM
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:36 pm

Prices that dealers pay for used Leafs at Manheim auctions are also up. Forum member OrientExpress this week posted price updates on those two forums:
For 2013 Leaf prices: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=19362&start=180#p496457
For 2015 Leaf prices: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=21244&start=10#p496456

MalcolmReynolds
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Re: Used Leaf Values rising?

Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:59 pm

My son bought his 2013 SV last year for about $8200 really nice car, low miles just off lease. I am now trying to find a deal like his and there is nothing to be had at all. So I am about to buy a 2013 SL and the cheapest price I could find was around 10k and I still have to have it shipped to me. So not nearly as good a deal as just last fall.

I do find it a bit strange the prices are climbing when we know the 2018 is coming, and we already see the Ioniq, and Bolt are coming. The Model 3 is on the horizon and all of these are much longer range more useful cars that our current cars. So it seems strange the price is climbing. I was tempted to hold off until the end of the year to get a car, but decided to press ahead and will be signing paperwork next week for the 2013 if everything goes according to plan.

But I can concur with this story about the prices climbing. It really defies logic given the market shift to longer range cars. I guess we will see what happens.
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