Audi A4 Depreciation

Audi A4 Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid % Left Years Left Net Used Value
2020 $42,231 $42,231 $241 $0 0% 100% 100% 12 0
2019 $42,064 $33,817 $289 $8,414 19.92% 79.71% 91.67% 11 11.96
2018 $41,912 $26,964 $379 $6,853 20.26% 63.43% 83.33% 10 19.9
2017 $37,274 $23,149 $517 $3,815 14.15% 60.72% 75% 9 14.28
2016 $35,657 $18,462 $608 $4,687 20.25% 50.07% 66.67% 8 16.6
2015 $35,272 $15,937 $791 $2,525 13.68% 42.94% 58.33% 7 15.39
2014 $33,631 $13,527 $1,126 $2,410 15.12% 36.87% 50% 6 13.13
2013 $32,377 $11,511 $1,285 $2,016 14.9% 31.58% 41.67% 5 10.09
2012 $33,245 $9,990 $1,390 $1,521 13.21% 25.87% 33.33% 4 7.46
2011 $33,100 $8,699 $1,600 $1,291 12.92% 21.45% 25% 3 3.55
2010 $32,231 $7,680 $1,645 $1,019 11.71% 18.72% 16.67% 2 -2.05
2009 $38,359 $7,478 $1,897 $202 2.63% 14.55% 8.33% 1 -6.22
2008 $37,057 $6,171 $2,254 $1,307 17.48% 10.57% 0% 0 -10.57
Year Price % Paid % Left NUV
2020 $42,231 100% 100% 0
2019 $33,817 79.71% 91.67% 11.96
2018 $26,964 63.43% 83.33% 19.9
2017 $23,149 60.72% 75% 14.28
2016 $18,462 50.07% 66.67% 16.6
2015 $15,937 42.94% 58.33% 15.39
2014 $13,527 36.87% 50% 13.13
2013 $11,511 31.58% 41.67% 10.09
2012 $9,990 25.87% 33.33% 7.46
2011 $8,699 21.45% 25% 3.55
2010 $7,680 18.72% 16.67% -2.05
2009 $7,478 14.55% 8.33% -6.22
2008 $6,171 10.57% 0% -10.57
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About The Numbers

Our depreciation figures are calculated by aggregating then analyzing pricing, sales and other related automotive data sets.

Here are some brief descriptions of the columns:
  • Year - The vehicle model year.
  • New Price - The geometric mean new price paid of that model year grouped by most the popular trim levels.
  • Current Price - The geometric mean listing price of a used model of that year grouped by the same trim levels.
  • Maintenance - Estimated maintenance and repair costs during that year of ownership.
  • $ Decline - Year over Year price decline.
  • % Decline - Year over Year percentage of decline.
  • % Paid - Percentage paid of the original price.
  • % Left - Percentage left of reliable years of the vehicle.
  • Years Left - Current industry average of years remaining with predictable maintenance and repair costs.
  • Net Used Value - Our ranking & sorting index to help you find the model years with the most value.
2,344,925 total data points last analyzed on 04/16/2020.
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Our Audi A4 Depreciation Analysis and Recommendations

You will lose a lot if you purchase a new Audi A4, but you can find some good deals on models that are two or three years old, as many come off lease. The A4 is a pretty reliable car, so let someone else buy it new, so that you can buy it for half price after three years on the road.

The 2018, 2016 & 2015 Audi A4 model years are currently the best values.

On average, expect to pay only 63% of the original cost with 83% of the vehicle's lifetime remaining for a 2018 A4. That gives it a Net Used Value score of 19.9 which factors in annual maintenance costs, price decline, reliable years left and available inventory.

Also consider the 2016 & 2015 A4 model years. Those currently have a generally low risk of any significant depreciation over the next several years.

Own a 2018 Audi A4?

While we would advise holding onto this vehicle for a few years, that's not always the plan. Dealers have access to similar figures so they know that your vehicle has a low risk of depreciation.