Audi Q7 Depreciation

An Audi Q7 will depreciate 59% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $28,319.

The Audi Q7 fares just barely better than its little brother, the Q5, with respect to losing value, but it's still not very convincing if buying new. If I were you, I'd look for a 2017 or 2018 that has come off of lease, and save yourself a lot of money. Also, try to find a Q7 that is "certified", and has an extended warranty, as that is where the real value lies.

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 $69,598 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 Q7.

Audi Q7 Depreciation Calculator

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Audi Q7 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $14,657 78.94% $54,941 12,000 2022
2 $20,775 70.15% $48,823 24,000 2023
3 $26,698 61.64% $42,900 36,000 2024
4 $33,031 52.54% $36,567 48,000 2025
5 $41,279 40.69% $28,319 60,000 2026
6 $46,408 33.32% $23,190 72,000 2027
7 $49,039 29.54% $20,559 84,000 2028
8 $51,948 25.36% $17,650 96,000 2029
9 $53,493 23.14% $16,105 108,000 2030
10 $55,581 20.14% $14,017 120,000 2031

Audi Q7 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $14,657 78.94% $54,941
2 $20,775 70.15% $48,823
3 $26,698 61.64% $42,900
4 $33,031 52.54% $36,567
5 $41,279 40.69% $28,319
6 $46,408 33.32% $23,190
7 $49,039 29.54% $20,559
8 $51,948 25.36% $17,650
9 $53,493 23.14% $16,105
10 $55,581 20.14% $14,017

Buying an Audi Q7 New vs Used

If you purchase a used Audi Q7 that is 2 years old, then you could save $20,775 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 $20,504. 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 Q7 models become available.

What About Audi Q7 Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure an Audi Q7 is about $1,784 per year. This adds up to around $8,920 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 Q7. 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 Q7

The 2017 Audi Q7 is our top pick for the best model year value for the Q7. With the 2017, you would only pay, on average, 53% of the price as new, with 67% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2018 and 2019 model years are also attractive years for the Q7, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the Q7'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 Q7 models.

Audi Q7 Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2021 $69,598 $69,598 $454 $0 0% 100%
2020 $68,669 $54,733 $525 $14,865 21.36% 78.94% Good
2019 $66,812 $47,503 $637 $7,230 13.21% 70.15% Better
2018 $65,290 $41,065 $817 $6,438 13.55% 61.64% Better
2017 $64,884 $35,059 $966 $6,006 14.63% 52.54% Best
2015 $53,172 $23,314 $1,677 $11,745 33.5% 40.69% Good
2014 $52,400 $19,327 $1,866 $3,987 17.1% 33.32%
2013 $51,797 $17,345 $2,042 $1,982 10.26% 29.54%
2012 $51,242 $15,299 $2,304 $2,046 11.8% 25.36%
2011 $51,001 $14,138 $2,338 $1,161 7.59% 23.14%
2010 $52,062 $13,105 $2,618 $1,033 7.31% 20.14%
2009 $49,563 $9,647 $3,023 $3,458 26.39% 13.36%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2021 $69,598 100%
2020 $54,733 78.94% Good
2019 $47,503 70.15% Better
2018 $41,065 61.64% Better
2017 $35,059 52.54% Best
2015 $23,314 40.69% Good
2014 $19,327 33.32%
2013 $17,345 29.54%
2012 $15,299 25.36%
2011 $14,138 23.14%
2010 $13,105 20.14%
2009 $9,647 13.36%

Audi Q7 Depreciation Rankings

Depreciation Rankings

We've ranked over 200 models from best to worst for Depreciation. See where the Audi Q7 ranks for Depreciation compared to other vehicles. Also check out how the Q7 stacks up in our rankings for Maintenance, Insurance and Overall Costs.

Depreciation Rankings

Other Audi Q7 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 Q7 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: