Audi A8 Depreciation

An Audi A8 will depreciate 62% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $32,199.

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 $84,468 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 A8.

Audi A8 Depreciation Calculator

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Audi A8 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $14,976 82.27% $69,492 12,000 2022
2 $19,411 77.02% $65,057 24,000 2023
3 $40,367 52.21% $44,101 36,000 2024
4 $45,047 46.67% $39,421 48,000 2025
5 $52,269 38.12% $32,199 60,000 2026
6 $56,433 33.19% $28,035 72,000 2027
7 $61,366 27.35% $23,102 84,000 2028
8 $64,077 24.14% $20,391 96,000 2029
9 $66,223 21.60% $18,245 108,000 2030
10 $68,233 19.22% $16,235 120,000 2031

Audi A8 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $14,976 82.27% $69,492
2 $19,411 77.02% $65,057
3 $40,367 52.21% $44,101
4 $45,047 46.67% $39,421
5 $52,269 38.12% $32,199
6 $56,433 33.19% $28,035
7 $61,366 27.35% $23,102
8 $64,077 24.14% $20,391
9 $66,223 21.60% $18,245
10 $68,233 19.22% $16,235

Buying an Audi A8 New vs Used

If you purchase a used Audi A8 that is 2 years old, then you could save $19,411 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 $32,858. 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 A8 models become available.

What About Audi A8 Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure an Audi A8 is about $2,438 per year. This adds up to around $12,190 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 A8. 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 A8

The 2018 Audi A8 is our top pick for the best model year value for the A8. With the 2018, you would only pay, on average, 52% of the price as new, with 75% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2016 and 2017 model years are also attractive years for the A8, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the A8'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 A8 models.

Audi A8 Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2021 $84,468 $84,468 $402 $0 0% 100%
2020 $84,245 $69,766 $454 $14,702 17.41% 82.27%
2019 $83,800 $65,079 $537 $4,687 6.72% 77.02%
2018 $84,197 $44,628 $670 $20,451 31.42% 52.21% Best
2017 $83,956 $39,961 $780 $4,667 10.46% 46.67% Better
2016 $82,912 $32,556 $954 $7,405 18.53% 38.12% Better
2015 $82,912 $28,828 $1,306 $3,728 11.45% 33.19% Good
2014 $81,331 $23,689 $1,446 $5,139 17.83% 27.35% Good
2013 $79,734 $20,820 $1,576 $2,869 12.11% 24.14%
2012 $78,411 $18,709 $1,770 $2,111 10.14% 21.6%
2011 $78,190 $16,820 $1,795 $1,889 10.1% 19.22%
2010 $73,799 $12,981 $2,002 $3,839 22.82% 14.88%
2009 $74,550 $10,869 $2,302 $2,112 16.27% 11.49%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2021 $84,468 100%
2020 $69,766 82.27%
2019 $65,079 77.02%
2018 $44,628 52.21% Best
2017 $39,961 46.67% Better
2016 $32,556 38.12% Better
2015 $28,828 33.19% Good
2014 $23,689 27.35% Good
2013 $20,820 24.14%
2012 $18,709 21.6%
2011 $16,820 19.22%
2010 $12,981 14.88%
2009 $10,869 11.49%

Audi A8 Depreciation Rankings

Depreciation Rankings

We've ranked over 200 models from best to worst for Depreciation. See where the Audi A8 ranks for Depreciation compared to other vehicles. Also check out how the A8 stacks up in our rankings for Maintenance, Insurance and Overall Costs.

Depreciation Rankings

Other Audi A8 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 A8 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: