Audi A6 Depreciation

An Audi A6 will depreciate 56% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $22,775.

The chart below shows the expected depreciation for the next 10 years. These results are for vehicles in good condition, averaging 12,000 miles per year. It also assumes a selling price of $52,249 when new. Enter your purchase price, expected ownership period and estimated miles driven annually. Our depreciation calculator will predict an expected resale value for the Audi A6.

Audi A6 Depreciation Calculator

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Audi A6 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $11,955 77.12% $40,294 12,000 2022
2 $15,032 71.23% $37,217 24,000 2023
3 $21,004 59.80% $31,245 36,000 2024
4 $26,104 50.04% $26,145 48,000 2025
5 $29,474 43.59% $22,775 60,000 2026
6 $33,936 35.05% $18,313 72,000 2027
7 $35,676 31.72% $16,573 84,000 2028
8 $36,998 29.19% $15,251 96,000 2029
9 $38,063 27.15% $14,186 108,000 2030
10 $43,628 16.50% $8,621 120,000 2031

Audi A6 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $11,955 77.12% $40,294
2 $15,032 71.23% $37,217
3 $21,004 59.80% $31,245
4 $26,104 50.04% $26,145
5 $29,474 43.59% $22,775
6 $33,936 35.05% $18,313
7 $35,676 31.72% $16,573
8 $36,998 29.19% $15,251
9 $38,063 27.15% $14,186
10 $43,628 16.50% $8,621

Buying an Audi A6 New vs Used

If you purchase a used Audi A6 that is 2 years old, then you could save $15,032 compared to buying new, and still have a relatively new model with plenty of useful life remaining. If you plan to keep this vehicle for 3 years then your total cost of depreciation would be $14,442. Try other age and ownership length combinations, or different vehicles to see if you can find depreciation sweetspots where this cost is the lowest. Hint: Try vehicles between 2 and 4 years old, as brand new vehicles depreciate quickly. Also, if this is a recently released model and buying a few years old isn't possible, consider another vehicle, or perhaps wait until more used A6 models become available.

What About Audi A6 Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure an Audi A6 is about $2,194 per year. This adds up to around $10,970 after 5 years of vehicle ownership. Unlike depreciation, this expense can often be lowered by shopping around for lower insurance premiums. Comparing quotes will ensure that you are not overpaying if you already own an Audi A6. Or, if you are just researching, then it would be money-wise to know this cost before buying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes. Advertising Disclosure

The Best Model Years to Buy an Audi A6

The 2017 Audi A6 is our top pick for the best model year value for the A6. With the 2017, you would only pay, on average, 50% of the price as new, with 67% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2018 and 2015 model years are also attractive years for the A6, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the A6's price as new, current price, maintenance costs and remaining years of overall predictabe expenses. Our top ranked model year represents the most car for the money of the Audi A6 models.

Audi A6 Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2021 $52,249 $52,249 $338 $0 0% 100%
2020 $51,794 $40,336 $390 $11,913 22.8% 77.12% Good
2019 $50,885 $36,717 $473 $3,619 8.97% 71.23%
2018 $50,066 $30,546 $605 $6,171 16.81% 59.8% Better
2017 $52,584 $27,028 $716 $3,518 11.52% 50.04% Best
2016 $50,001 $22,682 $889 $4,346 16.08% 43.59% Good
2015 $49,939 $18,745 $1,242 $3,937 17.36% 35.05% Better
2014 $48,541 $16,779 $1,382 $1,966 10.49% 31.72%
2013 $44,680 $14,554 $1,512 $2,225 13.26% 29.19%
2012 $44,198 $13,704 $1,705 $850 5.84% 27.15%
2011 $50,349 $10,037 $1,730 $3,667 26.76% 16.5%
2010 $50,349 $9,605 $1,937 $432 4.3% 15.23%
2009 $51,169 $8,150 $2,237 $1,455 15.15% 11.56%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2021 $52,249 100%
2020 $40,336 77.12% Good
2019 $36,717 71.23%
2018 $30,546 59.8% Better
2017 $27,028 50.04% Best
2016 $22,682 43.59% Good
2015 $18,745 35.05% Better
2014 $16,779 31.72%
2013 $14,554 29.19%
2012 $13,704 27.15%
2011 $10,037 16.5%
2010 $9,605 15.23%
2009 $8,150 11.56%

Audi A6 Depreciation Rankings

Depreciation Rankings

We've ranked over 200 models from best to worst for Depreciation. See where the Audi A6 ranks for Depreciation compared to other vehicles. Also check out how the A6 stacks up in our rankings for Maintenance, Insurance and Overall Costs.

Depreciation Rankings

Other Audi A6 Costs of Ownership

Finding a car or truck that saves on depreciation costs is important. But, it's also imperative to view all major Audi A6 costs. This will ensure that you are finding the vehicle that provides you the best value, at the lowest cost. We've created tools that will also help you to save on the following ownership expenses: