Volkswagen Golf GTI Depreciation

A Volkswagen Golf GTI will depreciate 54% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $16,218.

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 $35,395 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 Volkswagen Golf GTI.

Volkswagen Golf GTI Depreciation Calculator

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Volkswagen Golf GTI Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $8,293 76.57% $27,102 12,000 2022
2 $12,693 64.14% $22,702 24,000 2023
3 $14,891 57.93% $20,504 36,000 2024
4 $17,043 51.85% $18,352 48,000 2025
5 $19,177 45.82% $16,218 60,000 2026
6 $21,952 37.98% $13,443 72,000 2027
7 $23,824 32.69% $11,571 84,000 2028
8 $25,392 28.26% $10,003 96,000 2029
9 $25,746 27.26% $9,649 108,000 2030
10 $27,261 22.98% $8,134 120,000 2031

Volkswagen Golf GTI Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $8,293 76.57% $27,102
2 $12,693 64.14% $22,702
3 $14,891 57.93% $20,504
4 $17,043 51.85% $18,352
5 $19,177 45.82% $16,218
6 $21,952 37.98% $13,443
7 $23,824 32.69% $11,571
8 $25,392 28.26% $10,003
9 $25,746 27.26% $9,649
10 $27,261 22.98% $8,134

Buying a Volkswagen Golf GTI New vs Used

If you purchase a used Volkswagen Golf GTI that is 2 years old, then you could save $12,693 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 $6,484. 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 Golf GTI models become available.

What About Volkswagen Golf GTI Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a Volkswagen Golf GTI is about $1,728 per year. This adds up to around $8,640 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 Volkswagen Golf GTI. 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

Volkswagen Golf GTI Depreciation Rankings

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Other Volkswagen Golf GTI Costs of Ownership

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