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Star car and what it’s worth

Star car

VEHICLE: Mazda MX5 1.8 Harvard special edition
COLOUR: Silver
AGE: 1997/P
MILEAGE: 70,058
WHERE SOLD: Manheim Auctions Rotherham
% of CAP Clean: 108%
SOLD FOR: £4,525

BACKGROUND: Although this car is seven years old, it holds its value very well and whether you sell them in the winter or summer, they generate lots of bids. Realising over £4,500, when the car was only around £12,000 new is an excellent example of a car holding its value well. Silver is a good colour that doesn’t show any minor bumps or dents.

What it’s worth

IF your car is leased or outright purchased, knowing its value is vital, particularly if you want to offer staff the chance to buy the vehicle at the end of the contract. Use our weekly guide to benchmark prices.

Rover 75 2.0 CDT Connoisseur Age: 00V
Mileage: 80,000
Value - Trade
CAP Clean: £4,975
Glass’s Guide: £4,825
Value – Retail to staff £5,600
Retail to staff source:
www.parkers.co.uk based on private trade for good condition vehicle

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