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2004 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 2004 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) 2004 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF in 2004 was $25,925.
The average price for used 2004 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF nowadays in 2024 is $5,999 which is 23% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 9,498 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 2004 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 2004 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
2004 MSRP0 mi$25,925100%0%
20049,498 mi$45,991−$20,066−77.4%177.4%-77.4%
200518,996 mi$43,998+$1,993+4.33%169.71%-69.71%
200628,494 mi$42,275+$1,723+3.92%163.07%-63.07%
200737,992 mi$17,990+$24,285+57.45%69.39%30.61%
200847,490 mi$19,991−$2,001−11.12%77.11%22.89%
200956,988 mi$21,825−$1,834−9.17%84.19%15.81%
201066,486 mi$18,500+$3,325+15.23%71.36%28.64%
201175,984 mi$15,999+$2,501+13.52%61.71%38.29%
201285,482 mi$13,619+$2,380+14.88%52.53%47.47%
201394,980 mi$13,338+$281+2.06%51.45%48.55%
2014104,478 mi$11,007+$2,331+17.48%42.46%57.54%
2015113,976 mi$11,149−$142−1.29%43%57%
2016123,474 mi$9,800+$1,349+12.1%37.8%62.2%
2017132,972 mi$8,450+$1,350+13.78%32.59%67.41%
2018142,470 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 2004 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 2004 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF by mileage and number of sales.
You can scroll the table horizontally to see all columns.
MileageAverage PriceSample Size
75,000 mi$6,86512 sales
80,000 mi$6,99025 sales
85,000 mi$5,90017 sales
95,000 mi$5,29522 sales
100,000 mi$4,50015 sales
105,000 mi$4,95033 sales
110,000 mi$4,99911 sales
115,000 mi$5,74812 sales
120,000 mi$4,39923 sales
125,000 mi$4,99426 sales
130,000 mi$4,99017 sales
135,000 mi$2,99926 sales
140,000 mi$5,89521 sales
145,000 mi$4,87511 sales
150,000 mi$4,25016 sales
155,000 mi$4,50017 sales
170,000 mi$4,24712 sales
180,000 mi$4,50013 sales
185,000 mi$2,99914 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 2004 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF by making it more attractive to potential buyers, thereby preserving more of its value.
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.
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.
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.
High mileage typically accelerates the depreciation of a vehicle, as it may indicate increased wear and tear and potential future repairs.
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.
Economic downturns can lead to decreased demand and lower resale values for vehicles, as buyers may defer purchasing vehicles or opt for less expensive alternatives.
Advanced safety features can influence the resale value and slow the depreciation of vehicles by making them more attractive to safety-conscious buyers.
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF on BADVIN
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