Audi Q7 Depreciation

An Audi Q7 will depreciate 65% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $24,165.

The Audi Q7 fares somewhat 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 comes off of lease, and save yourself a bunch of money. Also, try to find one that is "certified', and has an extended warranty.

The chart below shows the expected depreciation for the next 10 years. These results are for vehicles in good condition, averaging 13,500 miles per, and assumes a purchase price of $68,669 when new. Key in your purchase price, expected ownership period and estimated annual miles driven into our depreciation calculator, and we'll predict an expected resale value just for you.

Audi Q7 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $17,813 74.06% $50,856 13,500 2021
2 $24,343 64.55% $44,326 27,000 2022
3 $31,135 54.66% $37,534 40,500 2023
4 $39,588 42.35% $29,081 54,000 2024
5 $44,504 35.19% $24,165 67,500 2025
6 $48,247 29.74% $20,422 81,000 2026
7 $49,181 28.38% $19,488 94,500 2027
8 $52,037 24.22% $16,632 108,000 2028
9 $53,823 21.62% $14,846 121,500 2029
10 $56,906 17.13% $11,763 135,000 2030
Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $17,813 74.06% $50,856
2 $24,343 64.55% $44,326
3 $31,135 54.66% $37,534
4 $39,588 42.35% $29,081
5 $44,504 35.19% $24,165
6 $48,247 29.74% $20,422
7 $49,181 28.38% $19,488
8 $52,037 24.22% $16,632
9 $53,823 21.62% $14,846
10 $56,906 17.13% $11,763

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If you purchase a used Audi Q7 that is 2 years old, then you could save $24,343 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 $20,161. 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.

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, 55% of the price as new, with 75% 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
2020 $68,669 $68,669 $328 $0 0% 100%
2019 $66,812 $49,872 $394 $18,797 27.37% 74.06% Better
2018 $65,290 $42,664 $517 $7,208 14.45% 64.55% Better
2017 $64,884 $36,170 $705 $6,494 15.22% 54.66% Best
2015 $53,172 $23,599 $1,079 $12,571 34.76% 42.35% Good
2014 $52,400 $19,975 $1,535 $3,624 15.36% 35.19% Good
2013 $51,797 $17,158 $1,752 $2,817 14.1% 29.74%
2012 $51,242 $16,436 $1,896 $722 4.21% 28.38%
2011 $51,001 $14,535 $2,181 $1,901 11.57% 24.22%
2010 $52,062 $13,500 $2,244 $1,035 7.12% 21.62%
2009 $49,563 $11,076 $2,587 $2,424 17.96% 17.13%
2008 $48,781 $9,256 $3,074 $1,820 16.43% 12.67%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2020 $68,669 100%
2019 $49,872 74.06% Better
2018 $42,664 64.55% Better
2017 $36,170 54.66% Best
2015 $23,599 42.35% Good
2014 $19,975 35.19% Good
2013 $17,158 29.74%
2012 $16,436 28.38%
2011 $14,535 24.22%
2010 $13,500 21.62%
2009 $11,076 17.13%
2008 $9,256 12.67%
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About Our Data and "Useful Lifespan"

We aggregate and analyze millions of automotive data points from a variety of sources, including some of the industry's leading data providers. The historical depreciation tables, charts, values and overall rankings are conducted on a semi-annual basis, with our most recent update published in April 2020.

While the "Useful Lifespan" of a vehicle will vary greatly from one model to the next, and even one owner to the next, we have determined that twelve years is the most appropriate timeframe which will yield us good, usable data - and that any data beyond that timeframe becomes more dispersed, and ultimately less reliable. Moreover, maintenance costs beyond that timeframe become significantly more varied, as a vehicle owner's care of a particular vehicle will greatly impact its value, and ongoing maintenance costs. We are very much hopeful, however, that your car or truck will last well beyond twelve years, and that it gets you to where you want to go.

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