NADAguides FAQ

NADAguides Frequently Asked Questions

Classic Cars

Do you cover Classic, Collectible, Exotic, and Muscle Cars that are not running?
No. We list only values on Classic, Collectible, Exotic, and Muscle Cars in operable condition. If you have a car that is not running, the cost of restoring to operable condition could far surpass the value of the vehicle in running condition. (We do not attempt to value Parts Cars.) We want to help you make informed, responsible decisions about the purchase, safe operation, and proper maintenance of your vehicle. Be sure to check out our Classic Car Buying Tips located within the Classic Car Research Center.
Is my car a "Classic Car"?
NADAguides does not determine which vehicles are considered Classic. The title of our publication is the NADA Classic, Collectible, Exotic, and Muscle Car Appraisal Guide & Directory. It covers all vehicles from 1926 – 2022 that are classic or collectible, and special interest or exotic vehicles. To determine if your car is a "Classic" as defined by the Classic Car Club of America, please contact NADAguides provides you easy access to online vehicle lenders, and insurance providers who can help you finance and insure that Classic Car! Visit our Classic Car Research Center for quick and easy answers to all your questions.
My car is a pre-1926 vehicle. How can I determine the value?
NADAguides suggests a certified appraisal from a certified licensed appraiser for the Actual Cash Value (ACV).
Do you value the engine of a Collector Car?
We do not value individual parts (including the engine) of a vehicle. We value the vehicle as a whole in running condition.