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2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 2005 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) 2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT in 2005 was $27,425.
The average price for used 2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT nowadays in 2024 is $5,490 which is 20% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 10,812 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 2005 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 2005 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
2005 MSRP0 mi$27,425100%0%
200732,436 mi$20,998+$0+0%76.57%23.43%
200843,248 mi$18,988+$2,010+9.57%69.24%30.76%
200954,060 mi$19,336−$348−1.83%70.51%29.49%
201064,872 mi$16,950+$2,386+12.34%61.8%38.2%
201175,684 mi$16,395+$555+3.27%59.78%40.22%
201286,496 mi$14,044+$2,351+14.34%51.21%48.79%
201397,308 mi$11,995+$2,049+14.59%43.74%56.26%
2014108,120 mi$10,498+$1,497+12.48%38.28%61.72%
2015118,932 mi$9,995+$503+4.79%36.44%63.56%
2016129,744 mi$9,000+$995+9.95%32.82%67.18%
2017140,556 mi$7,995+$1,005+11.17%29.15%70.85%
2019162,180 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 2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT by mileage and number of sales.
You can scroll the table horizontally to see all columns.
MileageAverage PriceSample Size
50,000 mi$5,80012 sales
65,000 mi$6,69516 sales
70,000 mi$6,91622 sales
75,000 mi$5,95017 sales
80,000 mi$4,99535 sales
85,000 mi$5,00029 sales
90,000 mi$5,79546 sales
95,000 mi$4,98031 sales
100,000 mi$5,00034 sales
105,000 mi$5,00029 sales
110,000 mi$5,48940 sales
115,000 mi$4,90026 sales
120,000 mi$3,99969 sales
125,000 mi$4,92740 sales
130,000 mi$3,99531 sales
135,000 mi$4,50042 sales
140,000 mi$4,97344 sales
145,000 mi$4,45047 sales
150,000 mi$4,18744 sales
155,000 mi$3,99931 sales
160,000 mi$3,90033 sales
165,000 mi$3,99522 sales
170,000 mi$4,13726 sales
175,000 mi$2,99718 sales
180,000 mi$3,95020 sales
185,000 mi$4,74520 sales
190,000 mi$2,99518 sales
195,000 mi$3,09820 sales
200,000 mi$3,49718 sales
220,000 mi$4,82516 sales
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.
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.
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.
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.
The exterior and interior condition of vehicles significantly affects their depreciation, as well-maintained vehicles generally retain more value.
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.
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.
Keeping your vehicle for about three to five years can optimize its resale value, balancing depreciation with usage and maintenance costs.
Factors to consider when estimating the future resale value include the car's historical depreciation rate, current market trends, overall vehicle condition, and mileage.
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.
Other years of VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
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2010 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$7,900 average used price
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2012 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$7,995 average used price
36,200+ sales records
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2015 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$10,498 average used price
57,100+ sales records
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2016 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$11,995 average used price
42,200+ sales records
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