DarthPuppy
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Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Mon May 17, 2021 6:31 pm

Later this month I should be receiving my new ID.4. Once that happens, I will be interested in selling my 2013 Leaf SL.

KBB suggests $5,500 trade-in and $7,300 private party sale.

Are KBB numbers fairly accurate? For quite a while, it seemed like trade in offers from dealers were much lower than KBB would indicate and it wasn't uncommon to see dealer listings below KBB. But I also heard in the news that there is a shortage of cars, including used cars, so prices are going up. Does that appear to apply to the Leaf? Is there a decent private market for used Leafs? Or am I better off just going for the trade in?
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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Mon May 17, 2021 7:42 pm

Build month? Options? You can get a '13 SL with a Canary pack and not even a backup camera, or a loaded one with Premium package and a Wolf pack.
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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Mon May 17, 2021 8:31 pm

If you still have 11 capacity bars remaining, I would think you might get $7k for your 2013 LEAF SL in Thousand Oaks. It's unlikely to sell for much more than that though.
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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Mon May 17, 2021 8:32 pm

@LeftieBiker, not sure why the OP put it in the Off Topic forum, it would get more attention elsewhere...
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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Mon May 17, 2021 9:15 pm

...which raises the whole 'selling things here' issue. I'll let the other mods deal with it as they see fit. I have no objections to selling Leafs here, but don't know the actual site policy.
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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Mon May 17, 2021 10:02 pm

In the distant past, pre-Leaf, I found that for used car values, KBB was usually too high and Edmunds was too low. The joke about KBB values is "sell it to KBB for that much then". :)

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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Mon May 17, 2021 10:51 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:
Mon May 17, 2021 9:15 pm
...which raises the whole 'selling things here' issue. I'll let the other mods deal with it as they see fit. I have no objections to selling Leafs here, but don't know the actual site policy.
The OP isn't trying to sell his car here though, he's just wondering what it's worth...
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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Tue May 18, 2021 12:25 am

That's true. As I said, I'm not going to do anything about it.

The 2013 Leaf now falls right between the mostly-undesirable Gen I Leaf and the mostly-desirable 2014+ (especially 2015+) Leaf. It's the only non Gen I Leaf with an 80% charge timer, but those made in the first three months of 2013 have bad batteries, and they are all now old enough to have mostly substantial degradation, although only the Canary pack cars should have excessive loss, and they are now somewhat likely to have new packs. As far as the above Leaf goes, as I said it depends on the build date (very likely post March) and what option packages it has.
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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Tue May 18, 2021 4:09 am

LeftieBiker wrote:
Mon May 17, 2021 7:42 pm
Build month? Options? You can get a '13 SL with a Canary pack and not even a backup camera, or a loaded one with Premium package and a Wolf pack.
All '13SL's came with a backup camera, just on the S and SV was it an option :)
But yes, build month is quite important, although only to someone who knows. I believe the Premium package which included the Bose stereo was the only option for the 2013 SL.
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Re: Value of 2013 Leaf SL?

Tue May 18, 2021 4:20 am

I seem to remember one '13 SL talked of here a few years ago that had no backup camera, but I wouldn't swear to it. Maybe, like the one SV that came with a leather lower back seat, or my '13 SV with automatic headlights (or at least the switch for them) but no Charge Package, it was a factory mistake.
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