Porsche 911 Depreciation

A Porsche 911 will depreciate 43% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $103,419.

The Porsche 911 is one of the greatest cars of all time, and is virtually problem-free and indestructible. As a result, it holds its value terrificly well. It's one of the few cars out there that if you buy the right one, you may actually make money on it-really, no kidding. Despite the more expensive ones now fetching close to $200,000, the Porsche brand and the 911 model have some die-hard followers, and that keeps the pre-owned market strong. If you're looking for a high-performance speedster that has room for you, and just one more, it's a keeper. And as a bonus, it doesn't take up much space in the garage.

The chart below shows the expected depreciation for the next 10 years. These results are for vehicles in good condition, averaging 13,500 miles per year. It also assumes a selling price of $182,333 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 Porsche 911.

Porsche 911 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $32,692 82.07% $149,641 13,500 2021
2 $38,582 78.84% $143,751 27,000 2022
3 $52,950 70.96% $129,383 40,500 2023
4 $57,435 68.50% $124,898 54,000 2024
5 $78,914 56.72% $103,419 67,500 2025
6 $93,719 48.60% $88,614 81,000 2026
7 $105,151 42.33% $77,182 94,500 2027
8 $109,199 40.11% $73,134 108,000 2028
9 $111,223 39.00% $71,110 121,500 2029
10 $113,046 38.00% $69,287 135,000 2030

Porsche 911 Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $32,692 82.07% $149,641
2 $38,582 78.84% $143,751
3 $52,950 70.96% $129,383
4 $57,435 68.50% $124,898
5 $78,914 56.72% $103,419
6 $93,719 48.60% $88,614
7 $105,151 42.33% $77,182
8 $109,199 40.11% $73,134
9 $111,223 39.00% $71,110
10 $113,046 38.00% $69,287

Porsche 911 Depreciation Calculator

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If you purchase a used Porsche 911 that is 2 years old, then you could save $38,582 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 $40,332. 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 911 models become available.

The Best Model Years to Buy a Porsche 911

The 2019 Porsche 911 is our top pick for the best model year value for the 911. With the 2019, you would only pay, on average, 82% of the price as new, with 92% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2018 and 2017 model years are also attractive years for the 911, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the 911'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 Porsche 911 models.

Porsche 911 Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2020 $182,333 $182,333 $778 $0 0% 100%
2019 $180,625 $149,091 $861 $33,242 18.23% 82.07% Best
2018 $182,150 $144,623 $1,016 $4,468 3% 78.84% Better
2017 $136,764 $98,295 $1,253 $46,328 32.03% 70.96% Better
2016 $168,906 $117,102 $1,408 +$18,807 -19.13% 68.5%
2015 $166,444 $96,124 $1,724 $20,978 17.91% 56.72% Good
2014 $168,200 $84,037 $2,299 $12,087 12.57% 48.6% Good
2013 $150,655 $66,344 $2,571 $17,693 21.05% 42.33%
2012 $158,810 $66,444 $2,752 +$100 -0.15% 40.11%
2011 $185,242 $72,244 $3,112 +$5,800 -8.73% 39%
2010 $126,170 $47,945 $3,191 $24,299 33.63% 38%
2009 $125,985 $46,614 $3,624 $1,331 2.78% 37%
2008 $126,820 $45,655 $4,237 $959 2.06% 36%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2020 $182,333 100%
2019 $149,091 82.07% Best
2018 $144,623 78.84% Better
2017 $98,295 70.96% Better
2016 $117,102 68.5%
2015 $96,124 56.72% Good
2014 $84,037 48.6% Good
2013 $66,344 42.33%
2012 $66,444 40.11%
2011 $72,244 39%
2010 $47,945 38%
2009 $46,614 37%
2008 $45,655 36%

Other Porsche 911 Costs of Ownership

Finding a car or truck that saves on depreciation costs is important. But, it's also imperative to view all major Porsche 911 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: