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Nissan Frontier Depreciation

A Nissan Frontier will depreciate 23% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $29,942.

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 $38,860 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 Nissan Frontier.

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Nissan Frontier Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $2,732 92.97% $36,128 12,000 2022
2 $3,664 90.57% $35,196 24,000 2023
3 $6,304 83.78% $32,556 36,000 2024
4 $8,746 77.49% $30,114 48,000 2025
5 $8,918 77.05% $29,942 60,000 2026
6 $11,709 69.87% $27,151 72,000 2027
7 $14,872 61.73% $23,988 84,000 2028
8 $15,723 59.54% $23,137 96,000 2029
9 $17,265 55.57% $21,595 108,000 2030
10 $18,140 53.32% $20,720 120,000 2031

Nissan Frontier Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $2,732 92.97% $36,128
2 $3,664 90.57% $35,196
3 $6,304 83.78% $32,556
4 $8,746 77.49% $30,114
5 $8,918 77.05% $29,942
6 $11,709 69.87% $27,151
7 $14,872 61.73% $23,988
8 $15,723 59.54% $23,137
9 $17,265 55.57% $21,595
10 $18,140 53.32% $20,720

Buying a Nissan Frontier New vs Used

If you purchase a used Nissan Frontier that is 2 years old, then you could save $3,664 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 $5,254. 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 Frontier models become available.

What About Nissan Frontier Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a Nissan Frontier is about $1,707 per year. This adds up to around $8,535 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 a Nissan Frontier. 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 a Nissan Frontier

The 2021 Nissan Frontier is our top pick for the best model year value for the Frontier. With the 2021, you would only pay, on average, 93% of the price as new, with 92% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2020 and 2019 model years are also attractive years for the Frontier, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the Frontier'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 Nissan Frontier models.

Nissan Frontier Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2022 $38,860 $38,860 $300 $0 0% 100%
2021 $38,806 $36,426 $350 $2,434 6.26% 92.97% Best
2020 $32,720 $30,063 $429 $6,363 17.47% 90.57% Better
2019 $31,205 $29,004 $556 $1,059 3.52% 91.16% Better
2018 $29,219 $26,533 $661 $2,471 8.52% 88.55%
2017 $29,935 $23,893 $827 $2,640 9.95% 77.05% Good
2016 $30,140 $22,222 $1,163 $1,671 6.99% 69.87% Good
2015 $30,434 $20,083 $1,296 $2,139 9.63% 61.73%
2014 $29,972 $19,265 $1,421 $818 4.07% 59.54%
2013 $28,536 $17,462 $1,605 $1,803 9.36% 55.57%
2012 $27,769 $16,435 $1,629 $1,027 5.88% 53.32%
2011 $26,816 $15,240 $1,826 $1,195 7.27% 50.02%
2010 $25,407 $14,317 $2,113 $923 6.06% 48.03%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2022 $38,860 100%
2021 $36,426 92.97% Best
2020 $30,063 90.57% Better
2019 $29,004 91.16% Better
2018 $26,533 88.55%
2017 $23,893 77.05% Good
2016 $22,222 69.87% Good
2015 $20,083 61.73%
2014 $19,265 59.54%
2013 $17,462 55.57%
2012 $16,435 53.32%
2011 $15,240 50.02%
2010 $14,317 48.03%

Nissan Frontier Depreciation Rankings

Depreciation Rankings

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

Depreciation Rankings

Other Nissan Frontier Costs of Ownership

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