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    Fastest-Selling New And Used Cars In May 2021

    As we reported earlier this month, May was a good sales month for many automakers who report monthly, even despite low inventories brought on by the microchip shortage. Now we can see which vehicles were selling the fastest thanks to the latest iSeeCars analysis. 

    The Corvette was not the fastest-selling vehicle for the first time in four months. Instead that spot went to the Mercedes Benz G-Class, moving the Corvette to second place. iSeeCars researchers say they found that newly released models, alternative fuel vehicles, and full-size SUVs were the most prevalent vehicles on the fastest-selling new car list. When it comes to used cars, the Miata roadster reigned supreme. 

    The iSeeCars.com analysis involved over 1.3 million new and used cars sold in May.  Another big takeaway is that both new and used vehicles sold slightly faster in May than in April. In May, researchers found the average new car sold in 47.1 days and the average used car sold in 34.8 days. In April, when the average new car took 48.3 days to sell and the average used car took 37.4 days.

    Of note, here are the fastest-selling new vehicles in some of the CarProUSA radio markets:

    • Austin: Cadillac Escalade ESV
    • Dallas: Volkswagen Cross Sport
    • Houston: Chevrolet Suburban
    • Los Angeles: Kia Carnival
    • San Diego:  Toyota C-HR
    • San Antonio: Toyota 4Runner
    • Sacramento/Stockton/Modesto: Toyota RAV4
    • Portland, OR:  Subaru Crosstrek

    Fastest-Selling New Cars

    Here's a look at the iSeeCars list of the 20 fastest-selling new cars - which is made up heavily of SUVs. Researchers say they sell 2.8 to 5 times faster than the average new vehicle and spend an average of 13.7 days on dealers’ lots.  For the full iSeeCars report click here. 

    Top 20 Fastest-Selling New Vehicles in May 2021 - iSeeCars Study

    Rank

    Vehicle

    Average Days to Sell 

    Average Price

    1

    Mercedes-Benz G-Class

    9.4

    $174,887

    2

    Chevrolet Corvette

    9.5

    $85,359

    3

    Cadillac Escalade

    10.8

    $101,836

    4

    Hyundai Tucson Hybrid

    11.1

    $34,076

    5

    Kia Telluride

    11.6

    $44,066

    6

    Toyota RAV4 Prime

    11.9

    $43,755

    7

    Toyota Tacoma

    12.2

    $38,014

    8

    Lexus IS 350

    12.7

    $48,611

    9

    Cadillac Escalade ESV

    13.5

    $103,117

    10

    Toyota 4Runner

    13.7

    $46,218

    11

    Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

    14.0

    $35,588

    12

    Kia Carnival

    14.3

    $42,117

    13

    Chevrolet Tahoe

    15.0

    $66,024

    14

    Chevrolet Suburban

    15.3

    $70,008

    15

    Toyota Tundra

    15.6

    $49,253

    16

    Jeep Wrangler 4xe

    15.9

    $58,094

    17

    Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid

    16.0

    $38,159

    18

    Volkswagen ID.4

    16.2

    $45,103

    19

    GMC Yukon

    16.4

    $76,984

    20

    GMC Canyon

    17.1

    $39,260

    Average for All New Vehicles

    47.1

    $38,006

     

    Fastest-Selling Used Vehicles

    iSeeCars also took a look at the top 20 fastest-selling used vehicles. It says the average used vehicle takes 39.4 days to sell, while the top 20 fastest-selling vehicles average 25.5 days and sell 1.2 to 1.8 times faster than the average used vehicle. 

    Top 20 Fastest-Selling Used Vehicles in April 2021- iSeeCars Study

    Rank

    Vehicle

    Average Days to Sell 

    Average Price

    1

    Mazda MX-5 Miata

    19.5

    $25,009

    2

    Tesla Model 3

    20.2

    $44,779

    3

    Chevrolet Corvette

    21.8

    $74,773

    4

    Kia Telluride

    22.2

    $42,936

    5

    Honda Insight

    22.7

    $23,041

    6

    Toyota Highlander Hybrid

    24.4

    $38,070

    7

    Hyundai Palisade

    24.6

    $43,252

    8

    Honda Civic

    24.8

    $20,271

    9

    Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

    25.6

    $17,647

    10

    Honda Odyssey

    25.9

    $30,651

    11

    MINI Convertible

    26.2

    $26,625

    12

    Mitsubishi Outlander

    26.3

    $19,595

    13

    Chevrolet Camaro

    26.5

    $33,525

    14

    Kia Stinger

    26.6

    $33,892

    15

    Porsche 718 Cayman

    27.0

    $67,330

    16

    Toyota 4Runner

    27.3

    $40,036

    17

    Subaru WRX

    27.5

    $29,424

    18

    Porsche 911

    27.9

    $146,140

    19

    Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

    28.0

    $22,430

    20

    Lexus UX 250h

    28.2

    $33,448

    Average for All Used Vehicles

    34.8

    $29,540

     

    Source: ISeecars.com
    Photo Credit:  Mercedes-Benz