Mazda CX-5 Depreciation

A Mazda CX-5 will depreciate 52% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $15,075.

The Mazda CX 5 does mediocre when it comes to holding its value, but it's not a standout one way or the other. It is also in the middle of the pack when compared to other Mazda models (better than the "3", but not as good as the "6" or the MX 5. It's also difficult to pick out a model year that is attractive, as the depreciation is slow and steady throughout its useful life. If you buy one, make sure you purchase it at the right price, as its value decline will be significant.

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 year. It also assumes a selling price of $31,244 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 CX-5.

Mazda CX-5 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $6,205 80.14% $25,039 13,500 2021
2 $9,214 70.51% $22,030 27,000 2022
3 $10,279 67.10% $20,965 40,500 2023
4 $13,269 57.53% $17,975 54,000 2024
5 $16,169 48.25% $15,075 67,500 2025
6 $17,359 44.44% $13,885 81,000 2026
7 $19,359 38.04% $11,885 94,500 2027
8 $20,268 35.13% $10,976 108,000 2028
9 $21,265 31.94% $9,979 121,500 2029
10 $22,196 28.96% $9,048 135,000 2030

Mazda CX-5 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $6,205 80.14% $25,039
2 $9,214 70.51% $22,030
3 $10,279 67.10% $20,965
4 $13,269 57.53% $17,975
5 $16,169 48.25% $15,075
6 $17,359 44.44% $13,885
7 $19,359 38.04% $11,885
8 $20,268 35.13% $10,976
9 $21,265 31.94% $9,979
10 $22,196 28.96% $9,048

Mazda CX-5 Depreciation Calculator

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If you purchase a used Mazda CX-5 that is 2 years old, then you could save $9,214 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 $6,955. 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 CX-5 models become available.

The Best Model Years to Buy a Mazda CX-5

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is our top pick for the best model year value for the CX-5. With the 2018, you would only pay, on average, 71% of the price as new, with 83% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2019 and 2015 model years are also attractive years for the CX-5, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the CX-5'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 CX-5 models.

Mazda CX-5 Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2020 $31,244 $31,244 $261 $0 0% 100%
2019 $31,150 $25,266 $301 $5,978 19.13% 80.14% Better
2018 $31,230 $22,395 $375 $2,871 11.36% 70.51% Best
2017 $31,731 $21,782 $489 $613 2.74% 67.1% Good
2016 $29,298 $17,419 $564 $4,363 20.03% 57.53% Good
2015 $27,657 $14,060 $715 $3,359 19.28% 48.25% Better
2014 $26,507 $12,770 $991 $1,290 9.17% 44.44%
2013 $26,057 $11,033 $1,122 $1,737 13.6% 38.04%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2020 $31,244 100%
2019 $25,266 80.14% Better
2018 $22,395 70.51% Best
2017 $21,782 67.1% Good
2016 $17,419 57.53% Good
2015 $14,060 48.25% Better
2014 $12,770 44.44%
2013 $11,033 38.04%

Other Mazda CX-5 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 CX-5 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: