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1996 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 1996 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT'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) 1996 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT in 1996 was $27,425.
The average price for used 1996 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT nowadays in 2024 is $0 which is 0% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 10,812 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 1996 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 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 1996 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 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
1996 MSRP0 mi$27,425100%0%
199832,436 mi$20,998+$0+0%76.57%23.43%
199943,248 mi$18,988+$2,010+9.57%69.24%30.76%
200054,060 mi$19,336−$348−1.83%70.51%29.49%
200164,872 mi$16,950+$2,386+12.34%61.8%38.2%
200275,684 mi$16,395+$555+3.27%59.78%40.22%
200386,496 mi$14,044+$2,351+14.34%51.21%48.79%
200497,308 mi$11,995+$2,049+14.59%43.74%56.26%
2005108,120 mi$10,498+$1,497+12.48%38.28%61.72%
2006118,932 mi$9,995+$503+4.79%36.44%63.56%
2007129,744 mi$9,000+$995+9.95%32.82%67.18%
2008140,556 mi$7,995+$1,005+11.17%29.15%70.85%
2010162,180 mi$7,900+$0+0%28.81%71.19%

Price vs Mileage

Our comprehensive analysis does not stop at depreciation; it also covers how mileage affects the VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT’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 1996 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 1996 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT by mileage and number of sales.
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MileageAverage PriceSample Size
Frequently asked questions
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.
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.
To minimize depreciation costs, consider purchasing a model known for retaining its value or opting for a slightly used vehicle that has already undergone initial depreciation.
Car depreciation is the decrease in value of a vehicle over time. It's a crucial factor to consider when calculating the total cost of vehicle ownership.
A CPO vehicle offers the reliability of a new car at a lower price, backed by a comprehensive warranty, making it a great option for those seeking value and peace of mind.
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.
To maximize value, consider buying a vehicle that is a few years old, as it has already undergone significant depreciation but likely remains reliable.
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.
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.
The economic climate can significantly affect the depreciation of vehicles, with higher demand and better economic conditions typically slowing depreciation rates.
Other years of VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
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1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
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2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$3,998 average used price
1,800+ sales records
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$4,977 average used price
2,100+ sales records
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2007 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$4,995 average used price
2,800+ sales records
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2010 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$7,900 average used price
3,100+ sales records
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2022 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$20,998 average used price
6,500+ sales records
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