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1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE's price has changed annually.
For instance, while the car initially depreciated slightly in its first year, subsequent years show a significant decrease, reflecting market trends and vehicle condition over time.
Such precise data is crucial for understanding how age and market dynamics impact car values.
The average price for new (MSRP) 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE in 1959 was $24,448.
The average price for used 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE nowadays in 2024 is $0 which is 0% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 7,730 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE. It shows how much this model looses per year in price. This analytics is calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE in each year since the year of manufacturing, current year price and projected price in the future years.
You can scroll the table horizontally to see all columns.
YearAverage MileageAverage Price% Left% Lost
1959 MSRP0 mi$24,448100%0%
196446,380 mi$27,900+$0+0%114.12%-14.12%
196554,110 mi$21,442+$6,458+23.15%87.7%12.3%
196661,840 mi$20,953+$489+2.28%85.7%14.3%
196769,570 mi$17,491+$3,462+16.52%71.54%28.46%
196877,300 mi$15,497+$1,994+11.4%63.39%36.61%
196985,030 mi$14,991+$506+3.27%61.32%38.68%
197092,760 mi$13,671+$1,320+8.81%55.92%44.08%
1971100,490 mi$10,736+$2,935+21.47%43.91%56.09%
1973115,950 mi$9,533+$0+0%38.99%61.01%

Price vs Mileage

Our comprehensive analysis does not stop at depreciation; it also covers how mileage affects the VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE’s price.
With data showing detailed price points at various mileage milestones, this section helps in identifying trends and making informed decisions.
For instance, price drops at higher mileages compared to lower mileages provides insights into potential maintenance or value thresholds.
This block is particularly useful for buyers and sellers aiming to gauge the best value proposition based on vehicle mileage.
The graph below shows how mileage affects the price for 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE by mileage and number of sales.
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MileageAverage PriceSample Size
Frequently asked questions
Depreciation directly affects the resale value of a 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE, with faster depreciating vehicles typically having lower resale values over time.
Mileage is considered a major factor in the depreciation of vehicles because it directly correlates with the amount of use and potential wear and tear the vehicle has undergone.
Understanding depreciation is important for car owners to manage financial expectations and make informed decisions about selling or trading in their vehicles at the right time.
The depreciation rate can be influenced by factors such as the vehicle's condition, mileage, market demand, and the pace of technological advancements in newer models.
On average, a new car can depreciate by approximately 23% after the first year, reflecting the premium paid for new technology and immediate depreciation once it's considered used.
The average depreciation rate for vehicles over five years can vary, but many models experience a significant portion of their depreciation within the first few years of ownership.
Proper maintenance and good condition can slow the depreciation of a 1959 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE by making it more attractive to potential buyers, thereby preserving more of its value.
The exterior and interior condition of vehicles significantly affects their depreciation, as well-maintained vehicles generally retain more value.
The best time of year to sell your car to minimize depreciation might be just before the release of a new model, when demand for used models could be higher.
Technology plays a significant role in the depreciation of vehicles, as models with outdated tech depreciate faster due to lower consumer demand for older features.
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