Used Car Prices

In: Innovative Reference

22 Jun 2011

Daniel Rathbone created this tool to aggregate used car prices from Craigslist. Besides being a useful way to shop for cars, it’s also interesting to see how different brands and models hold up in value over time. For example, check out the Accord vs Corvette below.



4 Responses to Used Car Prices



June 22nd, 2011 at 19:22

Meh. It’d be more useful to see the percent of original car value per year.



July 1st, 2011 at 11:48

completely misleading to compare those two graphs. Your scales are wildly different on both axes.


Dan Rathbone

July 19th, 2011 at 17:26

Hi, I’m the guy that made CarPriceGraph, thanks for checking it out!

regarding the second comment, it’s true – the scales are auto-fitted for each graph. I do plan to add a comparison feature, where you’ll be able to see data for two makes/models on the same graph, with the same scales, of course.

Please let me know if you have any other suggestions.


Dan Rathbone

September 11th, 2011 at 14:49

Hi all,

I’ve recently completed a full redesign of CarPriceGraph. The big new feature is comparative graphs, like this example:

Thanks for looking!

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