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2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 2002 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) 2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF in 2002 was $25,925.
The average price for used 2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF nowadays in 2024 is $5,495 which is 21% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 9,498 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 2002 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 2002 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
2002 MSRP0 mi$25,925100%0%
20029,498 mi$45,991−$20,066−77.4%177.4%-77.4%
200318,996 mi$43,998+$1,993+4.33%169.71%-69.71%
200428,494 mi$42,275+$1,723+3.92%163.07%-63.07%
200537,992 mi$17,990+$24,285+57.45%69.39%30.61%
200647,490 mi$19,991−$2,001−11.12%77.11%22.89%
200756,988 mi$21,825−$1,834−9.17%84.19%15.81%
200866,486 mi$18,500+$3,325+15.23%71.36%28.64%
200975,984 mi$15,999+$2,501+13.52%61.71%38.29%
201085,482 mi$13,619+$2,380+14.88%52.53%47.47%
201194,980 mi$13,338+$281+2.06%51.45%48.55%
2012104,478 mi$11,007+$2,331+17.48%42.46%57.54%
2013113,976 mi$11,149−$142−1.29%43%57%
2014123,474 mi$9,800+$1,349+12.1%37.8%62.2%
2015132,972 mi$8,450+$1,350+13.78%32.59%67.41%
2016142,470 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 2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF by mileage and number of sales.
You can scroll the table horizontally to see all columns.
MileageAverage PriceSample Size
70,000 mi$5,49511 sales
85,000 mi$3,99914 sales
90,000 mi$5,94810 sales
100,000 mi$3,99815 sales
110,000 mi$4,25010 sales
120,000 mi$3,99814 sales
125,000 mi$3,70022 sales
135,000 mi$4,95023 sales
165,000 mi$3,84912 sales
170,000 mi$4,50021 sales
175,000 mi$3,10012 sales
180,000 mi$2,49710 sales
185,000 mi$3,99511 sales
200,000 mi$3,15012 sales
Frequently asked questions
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.
Strategies to reduce the rate of depreciation include regular maintenance, keeping mileage low, avoiding significant modifications, and keeping up with all necessary repairs.
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.
When buying a car, consider models with strong resale histories, opt for popular color and feature options, and evaluate current market trends for the best value retention.
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 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.
Proper maintenance and good condition can slow the depreciation of a 2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF by making it more attractive to potential buyers, thereby preserving more of its value.
High mileage typically accelerates the depreciation of a vehicle, as it may indicate increased wear and tear and potential future repairs.
Some models may depreciate faster due to factors like lower demand, higher maintenance costs, or outdated technology compared to newer versions.
Depreciation directly affects the resale value of a 2002 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF, with faster depreciating vehicles typically having lower resale values over time.
Other years of VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
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2005 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
$5,995 average used price
440+ sales records
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2015 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
$13,338 average used price
30,700+ sales records
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2017 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
$15,999 average used price
34,900+ sales records
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2018 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
$18,500 average used price
14,800+ sales records
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2020 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
$19,991 average used price
5,300+ sales records
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2021 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
$17,990 average used price
3,600+ sales records
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