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Model S Leads EV's in Trade in value retention per NADA report

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by paco3791, Jun 17, 2015.

  1. paco3791

    paco3791 TMC OG

    Nov 10, 2006
    Antioch, IL

    Interesting article and linked report on EV trade in values and depreciation. The Models S tops the charts for all three model years covered in the report with average trade in values and price retention as follows:

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    Would be interesting to know how these averages stack up against those being offered through the CPO program.
  2. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

    Apr 8, 2015
    #2 Max*, Jun 17, 2015
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2015
    Not really a fair comparison. I don't think they're factoring in the $7,500 federal tax credit (yes, while it's still there). This makes the hit look a lot bigger on the cheaper cars than it does on the higher end cars.

    Edit - nevermind. I'm wrong. Even with the EV tax credits applied to the cheaper cars, MOST doesn't match the Tesla retention.

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