A car in 1933 cost around $600. This is based on the fact that a new Ford Model A cost $660 in 1933 and that the average yearly salary was $1500. In today’s dollars that would be about $12600. The cost of living was much different back then so a car was a big purchase. A new house in 1933 cost around $5000 so a car was about 12% of the cost of a house.

The average price of a gallon of gas was 10 cents in 1933. That would be about $1.40 in today’s money. A new car in 1933 got about 20 miles per gallon so the cost of gas for a new car in 1933 was about $72 per year. In today’s money that would be about $1000 per year.

The cost of a car in 1933 was about the same as the cost of a new iPhone today.

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## How much did a Ford Model A cost in 1933?

$460

## How much did a Chevrolet Master cost in 1933?

$495

## How much did a Plymouth cost in 1933?

$560

## How much did a Buick cost in 1933?

$460

## How much did a Cadillac cost in 1933?

$1265

## How much did a Chrysler Imperial cost in 1933?

$1265

## How much did a Dodge cost in 1933?

$545

## How much did a Pontiac cost in 1933?

$415

## How much did a Studebaker cost in 1933?

$645

## How much did a Willys cost in 1933?

$415

## How much did a Chevrolet Standard cost in 1933?

$345

## How much did an Essex cost in 1933?

$445

## How much did aGraham cost in 1933?

$845

## How much did a LaSalle cost in 1933?

$995

## How much did a Packard cost in 1933?

$1170