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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 2004 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) 2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT in 2004 was $27,425.
The average price for used 2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT nowadays in 2024 is $4,977 which is 18% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 10,812 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 2004 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 2004 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
2004 MSRP0 mi$27,425100%0%
200632,436 mi$20,998+$0+0%76.57%23.43%
200743,248 mi$18,988+$2,010+9.57%69.24%30.76%
200854,060 mi$19,336−$348−1.83%70.51%29.49%
200964,872 mi$16,950+$2,386+12.34%61.8%38.2%
201075,684 mi$16,395+$555+3.27%59.78%40.22%
201186,496 mi$14,044+$2,351+14.34%51.21%48.79%
201297,308 mi$11,995+$2,049+14.59%43.74%56.26%
2013108,120 mi$10,498+$1,497+12.48%38.28%61.72%
2014118,932 mi$9,995+$503+4.79%36.44%63.56%
2015129,744 mi$9,000+$995+9.95%32.82%67.18%
2016140,556 mi$7,995+$1,005+11.17%29.15%70.85%
2018162,180 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 2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT by mileage and number of sales.
You can scroll the table horizontally to see all columns.
MileageAverage PriceSample Size
35,000 mi$12,14810 sales
40,000 mi$6,99513 sales
60,000 mi$6,54320 sales
65,000 mi$6,29527 sales
70,000 mi$5,38732 sales
75,000 mi$4,99141 sales
80,000 mi$5,10044 sales
85,000 mi$5,50056 sales
90,000 mi$4,99561 sales
95,000 mi$4,96561 sales
100,000 mi$4,98861 sales
105,000 mi$4,65065 sales
110,000 mi$4,94562 sales
115,000 mi$4,90070 sales
120,000 mi$3,99792 sales
125,000 mi$4,48879 sales
130,000 mi$4,69966 sales
135,000 mi$3,99750 sales
140,000 mi$3,95082 sales
145,000 mi$3,99792 sales
150,000 mi$3,95081 sales
155,000 mi$3,99058 sales
160,000 mi$3,99533 sales
165,000 mi$3,99965 sales
170,000 mi$3,45052 sales
175,000 mi$3,99135 sales
180,000 mi$2,98945 sales
185,000 mi$2,42514 sales
190,000 mi$2,99524 sales
195,000 mi$3,19829 sales
200,000 mi$3,33522 sales
205,000 mi$2,99713 sales
210,000 mi$4,99512 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.
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.
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.
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.
Aftermarket modifications can affect the depreciation of 2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT either positively, by enhancing appeal to certain buyers, or negatively, by deterring those who prefer stock condition.
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.
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.
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 market value of a vehicle is calculated based on its historical depreciation trends, current condition, mileage, and market trends.
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