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2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 2004 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) 2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE in 2004 was $24,448.
The average price for used 2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE nowadays in 2024 is $6,995 which is 29% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 7,730 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 2004 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 2004 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
2004 MSRP0 mi$24,448100%0%
200946,380 mi$27,900+$0+0%114.12%-14.12%
201054,110 mi$21,442+$6,458+23.15%87.7%12.3%
201161,840 mi$20,953+$489+2.28%85.7%14.3%
201269,570 mi$17,491+$3,462+16.52%71.54%28.46%
201377,300 mi$15,497+$1,994+11.4%63.39%36.61%
201485,030 mi$14,991+$506+3.27%61.32%38.68%
201592,760 mi$13,671+$1,320+8.81%55.92%44.08%
2016100,490 mi$10,736+$2,935+21.47%43.91%56.09%
2018115,950 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 2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE by mileage and number of sales.
You can scroll the table horizontally to see all columns.
MileageAverage PriceSample Size
25,000 mi$10,94310 sales
30,000 mi$9,49810 sales
45,000 mi$8,43514 sales
50,000 mi$8,88823 sales
55,000 mi$6,94634 sales
60,000 mi$6,87526 sales
65,000 mi$7,49024 sales
70,000 mi$7,26125 sales
75,000 mi$6,49737 sales
80,000 mi$6,14328 sales
85,000 mi$6,80041 sales
90,000 mi$5,99246 sales
95,000 mi$4,99931 sales
100,000 mi$5,03028 sales
105,000 mi$5,19437 sales
110,000 mi$4,77030 sales
115,000 mi$4,99342 sales
120,000 mi$4,99027 sales
125,000 mi$4,44932 sales
130,000 mi$4,50025 sales
135,000 mi$4,49935 sales
140,000 mi$3,99728 sales
145,000 mi$4,71015 sales
150,000 mi$4,65013 sales
160,000 mi$4,20018 sales
180,000 mi$4,19914 sales
Frequently asked questions
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.
Proper maintenance and good condition can slow the depreciation of a 2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE by making it more attractive to potential buyers, thereby preserving more of its value.
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.
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.
Depreciation directly affects the resale value of a 2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE, with faster depreciating vehicles typically having lower resale values over time.
Strategies to reduce the rate of depreciation include regular maintenance, keeping mileage low, avoiding significant modifications, and keeping up with all necessary repairs.
New vehicles often depreciate quickly due to rapid advancements in technology and consumer preference for the latest features, which make older models less desirable.
The exterior and interior condition of vehicles significantly affects their depreciation, as well-maintained vehicles generally retain more value.
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.
Aftermarket modifications can affect the depreciation of 2004 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE either positively, by enhancing appeal to certain buyers, or negatively, by deterring those who prefer stock condition.
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