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Tesla Model Y Depreciation

A Tesla Model Y will depreciate 39% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $36,363.

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 $59,232 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 Tesla Model Y.

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Tesla Model Y Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $2,920 95.07% $56,312 12,000 2022
2 $10,087 82.97% $49,145 24,000 2023
3 $13,546 77.13% $45,686 36,000 2024
4 $18,409 68.92% $40,823 48,000 2025
5 $22,869 61.39% $36,363 60,000 2026
6 $26,832 54.70% $32,400 72,000 2027
7 $32,572 45.01% $26,660 84,000 2028
8 $37,340 36.96% $21,892 96,000 2029
9 $40,959 30.85% $18,273 108,000 2030
10 $43,328 26.85% $15,904 120,000 2031

Tesla Model Y Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $2,920 95.07% $56,312
2 $10,087 82.97% $49,145
3 $13,546 77.13% $45,686
4 $18,409 68.92% $40,823
5 $22,869 61.39% $36,363
6 $26,832 54.70% $32,400
7 $32,572 45.01% $26,660
8 $37,340 36.96% $21,892
9 $40,959 30.85% $18,273
10 $43,328 26.85% $15,904

Buying a Tesla Model Y New vs Used

If you purchase a used Tesla Model Y that is 2 years old, then you could save $10,087 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 $12,782. 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 Model Y models become available.

What About Tesla Model Y Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a Tesla Model Y is about $3,461 per year. This adds up to around $17,305 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 Tesla Model Y. 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

Tesla Model Y Depreciation Rankings

Depreciation Rankings

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

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Other Tesla Model Y Costs of Ownership

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