How much is my 1983 worth?

Asked by Jul 14, 2008 at 04:30 PM about the 1983 Toyota Celica

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I'm the only owner of a 1983 Toyota Celica GT, with 147,000 miles. Almost perfect body(only tiny dings). Has a cracked transmission and cracked dash board. Runs. Needs work. I live in the Los Angeles County area and don't need the car. I've had it out on the street for sale but only getting people who say it's only worth $200-400. Should I hold out for more or sell it at that price?  

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Not many reference vehicles for sale to compare price... Only one I saw was a '83 with 102k miles with 'immaculate engine bay' but needs body work for 1,000 obo Judging from that I'd think you could get $400-600 for a car with drive train problems... Hopefully someone into the early 80's Celicas will give you better information..

look for a toyota or a celica forum and sell it there if it truly has a straight body im sure many people would jump at it

sell it.


i would def hold out for more

Thanks. I'll look for a forum and see if I can find someone who would appreciate our 'family member'.

Thanks. I will!

i have an 83 celica gt that has 197k and beat up a little and i hav a guy offerig 1300 for the car as is


the 1983 celica GT-S model coupe is a very desirable car. Im about o purchase one in excellent condition for 3 grand. reddish orange original color, new engine with 30k on it, good manual transmission. great Car!

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