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2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 2003 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) 2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE in 2003 was $24,448.
The average price for used 2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE nowadays in 2024 is $6,300 which is 26% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 7,730 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 2003 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 2003 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
2003 MSRP0 mi$24,448100%0%
200846,380 mi$27,900+$0+0%114.12%-14.12%
200954,110 mi$21,442+$6,458+23.15%87.7%12.3%
201061,840 mi$20,953+$489+2.28%85.7%14.3%
201169,570 mi$17,491+$3,462+16.52%71.54%28.46%
201277,300 mi$15,497+$1,994+11.4%63.39%36.61%
201385,030 mi$14,991+$506+3.27%61.32%38.68%
201492,760 mi$13,671+$1,320+8.81%55.92%44.08%
2015100,490 mi$10,736+$2,935+21.47%43.91%56.09%
2017115,950 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 2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE by mileage and number of sales.
You can scroll the table horizontally to see all columns.
MileageAverage PriceSample Size
30,000 mi$7,99412 sales
35,000 mi$9,85011 sales
40,000 mi$9,49514 sales
45,000 mi$5,98811 sales
50,000 mi$8,69520 sales
55,000 mi$6,72514 sales
60,000 mi$6,84240 sales
65,000 mi$5,99921 sales
70,000 mi$5,99525 sales
75,000 mi$6,00037 sales
80,000 mi$5,81631 sales
85,000 mi$5,50044 sales
90,000 mi$5,58547 sales
95,000 mi$4,99949 sales
100,000 mi$5,98849 sales
105,000 mi$4,75033 sales
110,000 mi$4,81029 sales
115,000 mi$4,99928 sales
120,000 mi$4,75027 sales
125,000 mi$4,74520 sales
130,000 mi$4,99532 sales
135,000 mi$3,99526 sales
140,000 mi$4,35833 sales
145,000 mi$3,99527 sales
150,000 mi$4,75227 sales
155,000 mi$3,89216 sales
160,000 mi$2,99913 sales
165,000 mi$3,74514 sales
170,000 mi$3,71011 sales
175,000 mi$3,99310 sales
180,000 mi$3,94711 sales
205,000 mi$3,90011 sales
Frequently asked questions
Strategies to reduce the rate of depreciation include regular maintenance, keeping mileage low, avoiding significant modifications, and keeping up with all necessary repairs.
Proper maintenance and good condition can slow the depreciation of a 2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE by making it more attractive to potential buyers, thereby preserving more of its value.
Depreciation directly affects the resale value of a 2003 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE, with faster depreciating vehicles typically having lower resale values over time.
New vehicles often depreciate quickly due to rapid advancements in technology and consumer preference for the latest features, which make older models less desirable.
Keeping your vehicle for about three to five years can optimize its resale value, balancing depreciation with usage and maintenance costs.
Yes, the choice of vehicle color can impact the depreciation rate, with neutral colors typically being easier to sell and potentially holding their value better than more unconventional colors.
You can track the depreciation of your car by monitoring market trends, checking online valuation tools, and staying informed about new model releases.
The exterior and interior condition of vehicles significantly affects their depreciation, as well-maintained vehicles generally retain more value.
Buying a used car can be a great value, especially if the vehicle is part of a Certified Pre-Owned program and has been well-maintained and lightly used.
The expected depreciation of a vehicle after three years can vary, but generally, cars lose a significant portion of their value within the first few years.
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