Volkswagen Type 3/Kombi 1957-89 - 2018 Market Review

By: Unique Cars magazine

Volkswagen Type 3/Kombi 1957-89

Volkswagen Type 3/Kombi 1957-89 - 2018 Market Review
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Lots of the ancient hippies have sold out and spent some of their wealth on sending Type 2 Kombi prices to ridiculous levels.

We do suspect that the early ones have gone past their tipping point and will come back, however later, larger ‘bay window’ versions have some movement left.

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For the first time we have separately surveyed Kombi camper conversions and found lots at $30-40,000. 1980s fuel injected Kombis are enjoyable to drive, roomy and still cheap.

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The Type 3 passenger range arrived here in 1963 and those very early 1500-engined cars are in demand. So too the last of the 1600TLE [fuel-injected] Fastbacks that can exceed $15,000.

1500/1600 Type 3 $10,320 [17]

Kombi 1958-67 $81,065 [16]

Kombi 1968-81 $27,545 [40]

Transporter 1982-90 $12,335 [9]

Campmobile 1968-81 $33,665 [20]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2018 Euro & Brit Car Value Guide.


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