Mazda 6 Depreciation

A Mazda 6 will depreciate 46% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $14,694.

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 $27,171 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 Mazda 6.

Mazda 6 Depreciation Calculator

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Mazda 6 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $4,081 84.98% $23,090 12,000 2022
2 $5,426 80.03% $21,745 24,000 2023
3 $6,692 75.37% $20,479 36,000 2024
4 $9,725 64.21% $17,446 48,000 2025
5 $12,477 54.08% $14,694 60,000 2026
6 $14,137 47.97% $13,034 72,000 2027
7 $15,517 42.89% $11,654 84,000 2028
8 $18,156 33.18% $9,015 96,000 2029
9 $20,044 26.23% $7,127 108,000 2030
10 $20,547 24.38% $6,624 120,000 2031

Mazda 6 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $4,081 84.98% $23,090
2 $5,426 80.03% $21,745
3 $6,692 75.37% $20,479
4 $9,725 64.21% $17,446
5 $12,477 54.08% $14,694
6 $14,137 47.97% $13,034
7 $15,517 42.89% $11,654
8 $18,156 33.18% $9,015
9 $20,044 26.23% $7,127
10 $20,547 24.38% $6,624

Buying a Mazda 6 New vs Used

If you purchase a used Mazda 6 that is 2 years old, then you could save $5,426 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 $7,051. 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 6 models become available.

The Best Model Years to Buy a Mazda 6

The 2020 Mazda 6 is our top pick for the best model year value for the 6. With the 2020, you would only pay, on average, 85% of the price as new, with 92% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2016 and 2019 model years are also attractive years for the 6, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the 6'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 Mazda 6 models.

Mazda 6 Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2021 $27,171 $27,171 $200 $0 0% 100%
2020 $27,097 $23,256 $229 $3,915 14.41% 84.98% Best
2019 $26,949 $21,850 $284 $1,406 6.05% 80.03% Better
2018 $26,820 $20,582 $367 $1,268 5.8% 75.37%
2017 $25,647 $16,891 $422 $3,691 17.93% 64.21% Good
2016 $25,184 $14,153 $533 $2,738 16.21% 54.08% Better
2015 $24,889 $12,675 $735 $1,478 10.44% 47.97% Good
2014 $24,690 $11,420 $831 $1,255 9.9% 42.89%
2013 $24,652 $9,074 $895 $2,346 20.54% 33.18%
2012 $24,445 $7,434 $1,022 $1,640 18.07% 26.23%
2011 $23,723 $6,834 $1,050 $600 8.07% 24.38%
2010 $22,787 $6,718 $1,202 $116 1.7% 24.21%
2009 $22,628 $5,768 $1,418 $950 14.14% 19.22%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2021 $27,171 100%
2020 $23,256 84.98% Best
2019 $21,850 80.03% Better
2018 $20,582 75.37%
2017 $16,891 64.21% Good
2016 $14,153 54.08% Better
2015 $12,675 47.97% Good
2014 $11,420 42.89%
2013 $9,074 33.18%
2012 $7,434 26.23%
2011 $6,834 24.38%
2010 $6,718 24.21%
2009 $5,768 19.22%

Mazda 6 Depreciation Rankings

Depreciation Rankings

We've ranked over 200 models from best to worst for Depreciation. See where the Mazda 6 ranks for Depreciation compared to other vehicles. Also check out how the 6 stacks up in our rankings for Maintenance, Insurance and Overall Costs.

Depreciation Rankings

Other Mazda 6 Costs of Ownership

Finding a car or truck that saves on depreciation costs is important. But, it's also imperative to view all major Mazda 6 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: