Volkswagen Depreciation

Average Volkswagen Depreciation

Year % Decline (YOY) % Decline % Paid % Left Years Left Net Used Value ®
2019 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 100.00% 12 0.00
2018 27.96% 25.58% 74.42% 91.67% 11 17.25
2017 9.50% 32.62% 67.38% 83.33% 10 15.95
2016 7.31% 36.90% 63.10% 75.00% 9 11.90
2015 11.16% 44.64% 55.36% 66.67% 8 11.31
2014 6.43% 48.31% 51.69% 58.33% 7 6.64
2013 9.31% 53.95% 46.05% 50.00% 6 3.95
2012 12.30% 59.23% 40.77% 41.67% 5 0.90
2011 10.89% 62.08% 37.92% 33.33% 4 -4.59
2010 24.32% 70.99% 29.01% 25.00% 3 -4.01
2009 11.11% 76.18% 23.82% 16.67% 2 -7.15
2008 11.93% 79.52% 20.48% 8.33% 1 -12.15
2007 6.66% 82.02% 17.98% 0.00% 0 -17.98
Year % Decline % Paid % Left NUV ®
2019 0.00% 100.00% 100.00% 0.00
2018 25.58% 74.42% 91.67% 17.25
2017 32.62% 67.38% 83.33% 15.95
2016 36.90% 63.10% 75.00% 11.90
2015 44.64% 55.36% 66.67% 11.31
2014 48.31% 51.69% 58.33% 6.64
2013 53.95% 46.05% 50.00% 3.95
2012 59.23% 40.77% 41.67% 0.90
2011 62.08% 37.92% 33.33% -4.59
2010 70.99% 29.01% 25.00% -4.01
2009 76.18% 23.82% 16.67% -7.15
2008 79.52% 20.48% 8.33% -12.15
2007 82.02% 17.98% 0.00% -17.98

Used Volkswagen Models For Sale

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta SE

2016 Volkswagen Jetta SE

Mileage: 57,438
Mileage: 57,438     Price: $12,998
Location: Frederick, MD ~ 24 miles away
Dealer: CarMax Frederick

$12,998


2013 Volkswagen Jetta

2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage: 66,784
Mileage: 66,784     Price: $10,598
Location: Frederick, MD ~ 24 miles away
Dealer: CarMax Frederick

$10,598


2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SE

2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SE

Mileage: 22,174
Mileage: 22,174     Price: $17,204
Location: Manchester, MD ~ 59 miles away
Dealer: Manchester Motors

$17,204


2017 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T S 2dr Coupe

2017 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T S 2dr Coupe

Mileage: 51,001
Mileage: 51,001     Price: $12,450
Dealer: Vroom / Buy Online / Nationwide Delivery

$12,450


2017 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T S 2dr Coupe

2017 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T S 2dr Coupe

Mileage: 30,723
Mileage: 30,723     Price: $15,360
Dealer: Vroom / Buy Online / Nationwide Delivery

$15,360


2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T S

2019 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T S

Mileage: 1,658
Mileage: 1,658     Price: $24,180
Dealer: Vroom / Buy Online / Nationwide Delivery

$24,180


2016 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL 2dr Coupe 6A

2016 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T SEL 2dr Coupe 6A

Mileage: 28,219
Mileage: 28,219     Price: $15,950
Dealer: Vroom / Buy Online / Nationwide Delivery

$15,950


2016 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T Dune PZEV

2016 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8T Dune PZEV

Mileage: 21,303
Mileage: 21,303     Price: $16,920
Dealer: Vroom / Buy Online / Nationwide Delivery

$16,920


2017 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SE

2017 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SE

Mileage: 26,486
Mileage: 26,486     Price: $14,480
Dealer: Vroom / Buy Online / Nationwide Delivery

$14,480


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 brand model year.
  • % Decline (YOY) - Year over Year price decline.
  • % Decline - Total percentage of decline.
  • % Paid - Percentage of the original price paid for that model year grouped by the same trim levels.
  • % Left - Percentage left of reliable years with relatively predictable costs 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.
2,120,477 total data points last analyzed on 09/25/2019.
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The 2018, 2017 & 2016 Volkswagen model years are currently the best values.

On average, expect to pay only 74% of the original cost with 92% of the vehicle's lifetime remaining for a 2018 Volkswagen. That gives it a Net Used Value® score of 17.25 which factors in annual maintenance costs, price decline, reliable years left and available inventory.

Also consider the 2017 & 2016 model years. Those currently have a generally low risk of any significant depreciation over the next several years.

Already Own a 2018 Volkswagen?

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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