If you're going to spend one-third of a million dollars on a two-door coupe, probably the last thing on your mind is its resale value. Depreciation is for your accountant(s) to think about, and whether you can take it as a tax write-off. While the value decline numbers are large, and unabating over time, your average Wraith holds its value reasonably well, and performs better than most luxury and exotic brands-at least on percentage basis. With that said, the decline in value is about as stable as a Wraith on a cobblestone drive-slow and steady, and not bothering the occupants in the back seat.
The chart below shows the expected depreciation for the next 10 years. These results are for vehicles in good condition, averaging 3,000 miles per year, and assumes a purchase price of $341,810 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.
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If you purchase a used Rolls-Royce Wraith that is 2 years old, then you could save $68,533 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 $68,601. 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 Wraith models become available.
The 2019 Rolls-Royce Wraith is our top pick for the best model year value for the Wraith. With the 2019, you would only pay, on average, 88% of the price as new, with 92% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2017 and 2018 model years are also attractive years for the Wraith, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the Wraith'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 Rolls-Royce Wraith models.
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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 September 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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