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Delivery Date: 10 May 2011
Leaf Number: 2331
Location: San Jose, Ca

Re: Wholesale value of the 2013 Leaf @Auction-March '18

Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:24 am

CarPortal wrote:Orient, What's your take on why the wholesale values have gone up so much in the last 6-9 months? Less off lease supply combined with greater export demand?
Demand for used EV's has grown significantly in the last two years in both the domestic and export markets. Supply has also grown, but it's primarily demand for the vehicles. In the US the awareness of the environmental benefits of EVs continues to grow for fast followers, thanks in large part to the aura of Tesla as an aspirational brand. Unfortunately many in that segment may not have the means to purchase a new EV, so they are shopping the pre-owned markets.

This is the old supply and demand curve.
Current EV
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE PHEV
Supersonic Red
Delivery January 29 2021

Prior LEAF:
2018 LEAF SL
Gun Metalic
Delivery April 10 2018
Return March 12 2021

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