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2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
Depreciation & Resale Value

Depreciation

The depreciation graph and accompanying table on our page detail how the 2006 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) 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT in 2006 was $27,425.
The average price for used 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT nowadays in 2024 is $5,470 which is 20% from the original price.
Estimated mileage driven per year is 10,812 miles.
The graph below is a depreciation curve for 2006 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 2006 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
2006 MSRP0 mi$27,425100%0%
200832,436 mi$20,998+$0+0%76.57%23.43%
200943,248 mi$18,988+$2,010+9.57%69.24%30.76%
201054,060 mi$19,336−$348−1.83%70.51%29.49%
201164,872 mi$16,950+$2,386+12.34%61.8%38.2%
201275,684 mi$16,395+$555+3.27%59.78%40.22%
201386,496 mi$14,044+$2,351+14.34%51.21%48.79%
201497,308 mi$11,995+$2,049+14.59%43.74%56.26%
2015108,120 mi$10,498+$1,497+12.48%38.28%61.72%
2016118,932 mi$9,995+$503+4.79%36.44%63.56%
2017129,744 mi$9,000+$995+9.95%32.82%67.18%
2018140,556 mi$7,995+$1,005+11.17%29.15%70.85%
2020162,180 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 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. This data was calculated using sales records from BADVIN database.
The table below shows average price for used 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT by mileage and number of sales.
You can scroll the table horizontally to see all columns.
MileageAverage PriceSample Size
40,000 mi$8,50011 sales
50,000 mi$4,95012 sales
55,000 mi$7,49619 sales
60,000 mi$5,99530 sales
65,000 mi$6,70024 sales
70,000 mi$6,29915 sales
75,000 mi$5,79342 sales
80,000 mi$5,99551 sales
85,000 mi$5,52866 sales
90,000 mi$5,99156 sales
95,000 mi$4,99968 sales
100,000 mi$5,44264 sales
105,000 mi$4,99581 sales
110,000 mi$4,978105 sales
115,000 mi$4,98874 sales
120,000 mi$4,893100 sales
125,000 mi$4,90092 sales
130,000 mi$4,89099 sales
135,000 mi$4,00091 sales
140,000 mi$4,000101 sales
145,000 mi$3,99959 sales
150,000 mi$3,99878 sales
155,000 mi$4,49842 sales
160,000 mi$3,99567 sales
165,000 mi$3,85043 sales
170,000 mi$4,16937 sales
175,000 mi$3,50044 sales
180,000 mi$4,40045 sales
185,000 mi$3,99131 sales
190,000 mi$3,90011 sales
195,000 mi$2,85924 sales
200,000 mi$3,02811 sales
Frequently asked questions
Depreciation directly affects the resale value of a 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT, with faster depreciating vehicles typically having lower resale values over time.
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.
Advanced safety features can influence the resale value and slow the depreciation of vehicles by making them more attractive to safety-conscious buyers.
Keeping your vehicle for about three to five years can optimize its resale value, balancing depreciation with usage and maintenance costs.
New vehicles often depreciate quickly due to rapid advancements in technology and consumer preference for the latest features, which make older models less desirable.
Factors to consider when estimating the future resale value include the car's historical depreciation rate, current market trends, overall vehicle condition, and mileage.
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 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.
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.
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.
Other years of VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
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2000 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$3,995 average used price
510+ sales records
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2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$3,998 average used price
1,800+ sales records
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2003 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$4,945 average used price
2,800+ sales records
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2007 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$4,995 average used price
2,800+ sales records
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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$5,747 average used price
2,800+ sales records
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2016 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
$11,995 average used price
42,200+ sales records
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