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    iSeeCars: 20 Fastest-Selling New & Used Cars In January

    This has to be one of the more interesting times in automotive history to crunch the numbers. With new vehicle inventory shortages leading to sky-high new and used car prices,  it's really hard to judge month to month where the numbers will lead.  

    iSeeCars always provides valuable insight into the situation - as they do once again breaking down the fastest-selling new and used car numbers for January. In its latest analysis, the Kia Telluride takes the top spot for fastest-selling new vehicle. While Toyota is the most-represented on the list.  When it comes to used cars -- iSeeCars notes that used car prices are up 36.9% compared to last year.  The fastest-selling used car is the Tesla Model Y, topping a list that is led by alternative-fuel vehicles.

    Fastest-Selling Vehicles In Car Pro Show Markets

    January 2022


    • Austin: //  NEW: Hyundai Palisade. USED: Honda Civic Sedan.
    • Cleveland-Akron (Canton), OH // NEW: Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. USED: INFINITI QX60.
    • Dallas // NEW: Ford Brono. USED: Kia Niro.
    • Houston// NEW: Chevrolet Tahoe. USED: INFINITI QX50.
    • Los Angeles //  NEW: Subaru Crosstrek. USED: Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid.
    • San Diego //  NEW: Hyundai Tucson. USED: Toyota RAV4.
    • San Antonio // NEW: Hyundai Tucson.  USED:  Dodge Challenger.
    • Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto // NEW: Hyundai Elantra. USED: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.
    • Portland, OR // NEW: Chevrolet Tahoe. USED: VW Atlas.
    Source: iSeeCars.com


    iSeeCars analyzed over 280,000 new and used cars sold in January 2022. New cars sold faster than used despite the inventory challenges. Its researchers found that overall, the average new car takes 36.3 days to sell and the average used car takes ten days longer, or 46.2 days, to sell.  

    Its analysis also shows the average price of a used vehicle one to five years old was $34,852 in January 2022, up more than 36.9 percent compared to 2021. iSeeCars suggests that buyers who don't want to pay those higher used car prices are opting for new ones,  which is no help to ongoing inventory issues.

    Fastest-Selling New Cars


    Here are January's top 20 fastest-selling new cars identified by iSeeCars, which sell 1.7 to 2.8 times faster than the average new vehicle and spend an average of18.3 days on dealers’ lots. SUVs comprise the majority of the top 20 list, and hybrids account for six models. 

    Top 20 Fastest-Selling New Vehicles In January 2022 - iSeeCars Study

    Rank

    Vehicle

    Average Days To Sell 

    Average Price

    1

    Kia Telluride

    12.8

    $44,392

    2

    Toyota Corolla

    15.5

    $23,074

    3

    Toyota Sienna

    16.5

    $43,677

    4

    Acura MDX

    16.7

    $57,025

    5

    Ford Maverick

    16.8

    $26,709

    6

    Chevrolet Corvette

    17.4

    $98,597

    7

    Toyota Highlander Hybrid

    17.5

    $48,115

    8

    Subaru Crosstrek

    17.6

    $29,472

    9

    Honda Civic

    17.9

    $25,338

    10

    Toyota Venza

    18.0

    $40,264

    11

    Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

    18.2

    $36,194

    12

    Toyota RAV4

    18.4

    $32,562

    13

    Subaru Forester

    18.4

    $34,231

    14

    Hyundai Ioniq 5

    18.5

    $49,881

    15

    Toyota Corolla Cross

    18.6

    $28,411

    16

    GMC Terrain

    18.7

    $34,513

    17

    Honda CR-V

    19.2

    $32,719

    18

    Hyundai Tucson Hybrid

    19.9

    $34,716

    19

    BMW X4

    20.1

    $58,393

    20

    Lexus GX 460

    20.6

    $61,986

    Average For All New Vehicles

    36.3

    $42,104

     


    Fastest-Selling Used Vehicles


    iSeeCars also analyzed the top 20 fastest-selling used vehicles. The average used car takes 46.2 days to sell, while the top 20 fastest-selling vehicles average 28.2 days and sell 1.5 to 1.9 times faster than the average used vehicle.  

    Top 20 Fastest-Selling Used Vehicles in January 2022- iSeeCars Study

    Rank

    Vehicle

    Average Days to Sell 

    Average Price

    1

    Tesla Model Y

    24.7

    $67,121

    2

    Toyota Prius Prime

    25.8

    $28,844

    3

    Honda Insight

    25.9

    $27,191

    4

    Tesla Model 3

    26.5

    $50,996

    5

    Toyota Prius

    26.7

    $26,340

    6

    Toyota Corolla Hybrid

    27.6

    $27,472

    7

    Ford Mustang Mach-E

    27.7

    $58,744

    8

    Toyota GR Supra

    27.8

    $57,545

    9

    Mitsubishi Outlander

    28.4

    $23,525

    10

    Mazda MAZDA3

    28.6

    $25,192

    11

    Chevrolet Trailblazer

    29.3

    $31,125

    12

    Audi A3

    29.3

    $29,305

    13

    Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

    29.3

    $44,585

    14

    Honda Accord Hybrid

    29.5

    $31,549

    15

    Toyota Venza

    29.8

    $41,537

    16

    Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid

    29.8

    $27,137

    17

    Ford Bronco

    30.1

    $73,573

    18

    Ford Bronco Sport

    30.4

    $40,103

    19

    Cadillac XTS

    30.6

    $30,004

    20

    Toyota Highlander Hybrid

    30.9

    $46,626

    Average for All Used Vehicles

    46.2

    $35,925

     

    For more details on the study visit the iSeeCars website.


    Photo Credit:  Kia