Audi A3 Depreciation

Audi A3 Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid % Left Years Left Net Used Value ®
2019 $38,627 $38,627 $251 $0 0% 100% 100% 12 0
2018 $35,223 $27,359 $302 $11,268 29.17% 76.82% 91.67% 11 14.85
2017 $34,499 $23,100 $397 $4,259 15.57% 65.81% 83.33% 10 17.52
2016 $33,510 $20,012 $541 $3,088 13.37% 58.11% 75% 9 16.89
2015 $33,052 $18,042 $635 $1,970 9.84% 52.67% 66.67% 8 14
2013 $28,043 $13,904 $1,177 $4,138 22.94% 45.38% 50% 6 4.62
2012 $28,043 $11,639 $1,343 $2,265 16.29% 36.72% 41.67% 5 4.95
2011 $28,043 $10,546 $1,453 $1,093 9.39% 32.43% 33.33% 4 0.9
2010 $28,043 $9,692 $1,672 $854 8.1% 28.6% 25% 3 -3.6
2009 $30,830 $8,162 $1,720 $1,530 15.79% 20.9% 16.67% 2 -4.23
2008 $29,358 $7,170 $1,983 $992 12.15% 17.67% 8.33% 1 -9.34
2007 $28,572 $6,376 $2,357 $794 11.07% 14.07% 0% 0 -14.07
Year Price % Paid % Left NUV ®
2019 $38,627 100% 100% 0
2018 $27,359 76.82% 91.67% 14.85
2017 $23,100 65.81% 83.33% 17.52
2016 $20,012 58.11% 75% 16.89
2015 $18,042 52.67% 66.67% 14
2013 $13,904 45.38% 50% 4.62
2012 $11,639 36.72% 41.67% 4.95
2011 $10,546 32.43% 33.33% 0.9
2010 $9,692 28.6% 25% -3.6
2009 $8,162 20.9% 16.67% -4.23
2008 $7,170 17.67% 8.33% -9.34
2007 $6,376 14.07% 0% -14.07
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About The Numbers

Our depreciation figures are calculated by aggregating then analyzing pricing, sales and other related automotive data sets.

Here are some brief descriptions of the columns:
  • Year - The vehicle model year.
  • New Price - The geometric mean new price paid of that model year grouped by most the popular trim levels.
  • Current Price - The geometric mean listing price of a used model of that year grouped by the same trim levels.
  • Maintenance - Estimated maintenance and repair costs during that year of ownership.
  • $ Decline - Year over Year price decline.
  • % Decline - Year over Year percentage of decline.
  • % Paid - Percentage paid of the original price.
  • % Left - Percentage left of reliable years of the vehicle.
  • Years Left - Current industry average of years remaining with predictable maintenance and repair costs.
  • Net Used Value ® - Our ranking & sorting index to help you find the model years with the most value.
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The 2017, 2016 & 2018 Audi A3 model years are currently the best values.

On average, expect to pay only 66% of the original cost with 83% of the vehicle's lifetime remaining for a 2017 A3. That gives it a Net Used Value® score of 17.52 which factors in annual maintenance costs, price decline, reliable years left and available inventory.

Also consider the 2016 & 2018 A3 model years. Those currently have a generally low risk of any significant depreciation over the next several years.

Own a 2017 Audi A3?

While we would advise holding onto this vehicle for a few years, that's not always the plan. Dealers have access to similar figures so they know that your vehicle has a low risk of depreciation.

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