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1972 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 1972 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) 1972 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE in 1972 was $24,448.
The average price for used 1972 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 1972 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 1972 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
1972 MSRP0 mi$24,448100%0%
197746,380 mi$27,900+$0+0%114.12%-14.12%
197854,110 mi$21,442+$6,458+23.15%87.7%12.3%
197961,840 mi$20,953+$489+2.28%85.7%14.3%
198069,570 mi$17,491+$3,462+16.52%71.54%28.46%
198177,300 mi$15,497+$1,994+11.4%63.39%36.61%
198285,030 mi$14,991+$506+3.27%61.32%38.68%
198392,760 mi$13,671+$1,320+8.81%55.92%44.08%
1984100,490 mi$10,736+$2,935+21.47%43.91%56.09%
1986115,950 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 1972 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 1972 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE by mileage and number of sales.
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MileageAverage PriceSample Size
Frequently asked questions
You can track the depreciation of your car by monitoring market trends, checking online valuation tools, and staying informed about new model releases.
Factors to consider when estimating the future resale value include the car's historical depreciation rate, current market trends, overall vehicle condition, and mileage.
To minimize depreciation costs, consider purchasing a model known for retaining its value or opting for a slightly used vehicle that has already undergone initial depreciation.
Depreciation directly affects the resale value of a 1972 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE, with faster depreciating vehicles typically having lower resale values over time.
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.
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.
Some models may depreciate faster due to factors like lower demand, higher maintenance costs, or outdated technology compared to newer versions.
The exterior and interior condition of vehicles significantly affects their depreciation, as well-maintained vehicles generally retain more value.
New vehicles often depreciate quickly due to rapid advancements in technology and consumer preference for the latest features, which make older models less desirable.
A CPO vehicle offers the reliability of a new car at a lower price, backed by a comprehensive warranty, making it a great option for those seeking value and peace of mind.
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