subject guide: auto Values

A quick guide listing selected web resources, books, and magazines you can use to determine the value of a vehicle (new or used) you plan to buy or sell.

Library Materials


Consumer Reports
Magazine Area

Magazine Area

 

Online Databases

ALLADATA - library.alldatapro.com (can only be accessed in the library)
Although this is an auto repair database, you can use it to research a prospective car model.  Find Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) on all makes and models back to 1982 to see if a car tends to be a lemon or a keeper.

Websites

N.A.D.A. Guides - www.nadaguides.com
Find values for new and used vehicles, classic cars, motorcycles, and boats:
Kelley Blue Book - www.kbb.com  
Edmunds - www.edmunds.com    

FAQs

How do I donate my car to charity?
MSNBC provides at list of tips for donating your vehicle at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26625209/.

Related Library Catalog Searches

Automobiles -- Purchasing.

Automobiles -- Prices -- United States.