Car Conditions: What The Numbers Mean


The 1–6 Condition Code is used in the collector car hobby to determine the values of vintage vehicles, but what do the different condition numbers mean? Does a lower number mean a lower value? Understanding the grading system is important when it comes to valuing your car.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2004/10/17/car-conditions-what-the-numbers-mean