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1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF'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) 1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF in 1987 was $25,925.
The average price for used 1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF nowadays in 2024 is $0 which is 0% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 9,498 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF. 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 1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 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
1987 MSRP0 mi$25,925100%0%
19879,498 mi$45,991−$20,066−77.4%177.4%-77.4%
198818,996 mi$43,998+$1,993+4.33%169.71%-69.71%
198928,494 mi$42,275+$1,723+3.92%163.07%-63.07%
199037,992 mi$17,990+$24,285+57.45%69.39%30.61%
199147,490 mi$19,991−$2,001−11.12%77.11%22.89%
199256,988 mi$21,825−$1,834−9.17%84.19%15.81%
199366,486 mi$18,500+$3,325+15.23%71.36%28.64%
199475,984 mi$15,999+$2,501+13.52%61.71%38.29%
199585,482 mi$13,619+$2,380+14.88%52.53%47.47%
199694,980 mi$13,338+$281+2.06%51.45%48.55%
1997104,478 mi$11,007+$2,331+17.48%42.46%57.54%
1998113,976 mi$11,149−$142−1.29%43%57%
1999123,474 mi$9,800+$1,349+12.1%37.8%62.2%
2000132,972 mi$8,450+$1,350+13.78%32.59%67.41%
2001142,470 mi$7,450+$1,000+11.83%28.74%71.26%

Price vs Mileage

Our comprehensive analysis does not stop at depreciation; it also covers how mileage affects the VOLKSWAGEN GOLF’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 1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF by mileage and number of sales.
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MileageAverage PriceSample Size
200,000 mi$7,25034 sales
Frequently asked questions
The exterior and interior condition of vehicles significantly affects their depreciation, as well-maintained vehicles generally retain more value.
You can track the depreciation of your car by monitoring market trends, checking online valuation tools, and staying informed about new model releases.
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.
Advanced safety features can influence the resale value and slow the depreciation of vehicles by making them more attractive to safety-conscious buyers.
Proper maintenance and good condition can slow the depreciation of a 1987 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF by making it more attractive to potential buyers, thereby preserving more of its value.
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.
Factors to consider when estimating the future resale value include the car's historical depreciation rate, current market trends, overall vehicle condition, and mileage.
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.
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