BMW i3 Depreciation

BMW i3 Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid % Left Years Left Net Used Value ®
2019 $51,741 $51,741 $350 $0 0% 100% 100% 12 0
2018 $51,547 $37,693 $420 $14,048 27.15% 72.31% 91.67% 11 19.36
2017 $46,329 $26,438 $552 $11,255 29.86% 55.87% 83.33% 10 27.46
2016 $44,964 $22,182 $752 $4,256 16.1% 47.66% 75% 9 27.34
2015 $44,320 $18,874 $884 $3,308 14.91% 40.59% 66.67% 8 26.08
2014 $43,914 $15,713 $1,151 $3,161 16.75% 33.16% 58.33% 7 25.17
Year Price % Paid % Left NUV ®
2019 $51,741 100% 100% 0
2018 $37,693 72.31% 91.67% 19.36
2017 $26,438 55.87% 83.33% 27.46
2016 $22,182 47.66% 75% 27.34
2015 $18,874 40.59% 66.67% 26.08
2014 $15,713 33.16% 58.33% 25.17
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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 & 2015 BMW i3 model years are currently the best values.

On average, expect to pay only 56% of the original cost with 83% of the vehicle's lifetime remaining for a 2017 i3. That gives it a Net Used Value® score of 27.46 which factors in annual maintenance costs, price decline, reliable years left and available inventory.

Also consider the 2016 & 2015 i3 model years. Those currently have a generally low risk of any significant depreciation over the next several years.

Own a 2017 BMW i3?

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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