The price is going to be very dependant on condition and service history (or lack thereof). The year of the car won't affect the price so much as the mileage and the service history. Little to minor differences among the '00-'03 cars. Getting a Lotus that is "sorted out", meaning having all problems including minor stuff fixed and working can mean a lot. Most used cars have all kinds of niggling little things like burnt out bulbs, things that don't fit right, squeaks, leaks, etc. IMHO a really nice, well taken care of '00-03 with a complete history with all service up to date, fresh tires, brakes, battery, all of the bits included (sunroof, solid roof, all keys, tool kit, etc) can be worth around $45K. Location can matter too. It costs to bring a car across the country so if you do find one that is not nearby but seems cheap figure including shipping costs.