Volkswagen Beetle in Shanghai

Volkswagen Beetle for sale in Shanghai (China)

Are you looking to buy (or sell) a Volkswagen Beetle in Shanghai? Vehiclus studied the used auto market of all towns in China to determine a pricing profile of various Volkswagen models depending on their age, technical condition, optical condition, and mileage. If you want to maximize your earnings when selling your Beetle (or to make sure to not overpay when buying a Volkswagen Beetle) it is recommended to learn all value-determining factors.

Supply and Demand of Volkswagen Beetle on the local auto market

Shanghai is a metropolitan area with 22315474 inhabitants. Nevertheless, there are usually not many Volkswagen Beetle on the market. Hence, the supply is low and the demand depends on a multitude of parameters e.g. brand reputation, fuel mileage, and reliability.

Price Devaluation Curve of the Beetle in Shanghai

As described in the figure below, cars of the make Volkswagen and especially of the model Beetle loose their value in a very usual manner. The average selling price of the Beetle will be decreased by up to 13% ($16,846) after just one year. After 3 years, the car typically is valued at 64% of its original selling price ($12,615) while it will only be priced at 27% of the MSRP after 7 years ($5,905). The Beetle's value after 12 years is only 10% of its original price depending on its condition of course.


Depreciation according to vehicle mileage

One more way to quantify car depreciation is to look at the loss of value over miles driven. The Volkswagen Beetle depreciation curve below shows this phenomenon for the city of Shanghai. The Beetle looses most of its resell price (~ 47%) within the first 30k km of its mileage. The mean price for a Beetle at that usage level is approximately $10,780. After that the depreciation plateaus: at 90k km the Volkswagen Beetle is sold for $6,745 in Shanghai and for $3,556 at 180k kilometers .

Volkswagen Beetle price depending on condition (fair, good, excellent)

The last parameter that heavily impacts the sell price of a second-hand car is the technical and optical condition of the vehicle. The table below describes the deflation of a Volkswagen Beetle according to its year and its condition.

Vehicle Year Volkswagen Beetle Condition
fair good excellent
2017$14,125$16,769$19,413
2016$12,421$14,747$17,072
2015$10,839$12,868$14,897
2014$9,377$11,132$12,887
2013$8,036$9,540$11,044
2012$6,816$8,091$9,367
2011$5,716$6,786$7,856
2010$4,738$5,624$6,511
2009$3,880$4,606$5,332
2008$3,143$3,731$4,319
2007$2,527$3,000$3,473
2006$2,031$2,412$2,792
2005$1,657$1,967$2,277
2004$1,403$1,666$1,929
2003$1,270$1,508$1,746
2002$1,258$1,494$1,729

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