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1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 1998 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) 1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT in 1998 was $27,425.
The average price for used 1998 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 1998 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 1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT in each year since the year of manufacturing, current year price and projected price in the future years.
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YearAverage MileageAverage Price% Left% Lost
1998 MSRP0 mi$27,425100%0%
200032,436 mi$20,998+$0+0%76.57%23.43%
200143,248 mi$18,988+$2,010+9.57%69.24%30.76%
200254,060 mi$19,336−$348−1.83%70.51%29.49%
200364,872 mi$16,950+$2,386+12.34%61.8%38.2%
200475,684 mi$16,395+$555+3.27%59.78%40.22%
200586,496 mi$14,044+$2,351+14.34%51.21%48.79%
200697,308 mi$11,995+$2,049+14.59%43.74%56.26%
2007108,120 mi$10,498+$1,497+12.48%38.28%61.72%
2008118,932 mi$9,995+$503+4.79%36.44%63.56%
2009129,744 mi$9,000+$995+9.95%32.82%67.18%
2010140,556 mi$7,995+$1,005+11.17%29.15%70.85%
2012162,180 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 1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT by mileage and number of sales.
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MileageAverage PriceSample Size
Frequently asked questions
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.
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.
Keeping your vehicle for about three to five years can optimize its resale value, balancing depreciation with usage and maintenance costs.
Advanced safety features can influence the resale value and slow the depreciation of vehicles by making them more attractive to safety-conscious buyers.
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.
High mileage typically accelerates the depreciation of a vehicle, as it may indicate increased wear and tear and potential future repairs.
You can track the depreciation of your car by monitoring market trends, checking online valuation tools, and staying informed about new model releases.
To maximize value, consider buying a vehicle that is a few years old, as it has already undergone significant depreciation but likely remains reliable.
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.
Depreciation directly affects the resale value of a 1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT, with faster depreciating vehicles typically having lower resale values over time.
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