The fastest-selling new and used cars last month contain some surprises
The Chevy Corvette remains on top again for new cars, but a sporty BMW topped the used car list.
It all started with Gran Turismo. From those early PlayStation days, Sean was drawn to anything with four wheels. Prior to joining the Roadshow team, he was a freelance contributor for Motor Authority, The Car Connection and Green Car Reports. As for what's in the garage, Sean owns a 2016 Chevrolet SS, and yes, it has Holden badges.
Each month, iSeeCars tracks the fastest-selling new and used cars to keep a pulse on what buyers are eager to put in their garages at home. And for the third month in a row, the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette is the one that sells quickest. Keep in mind, there are a lot of factors that influence the fastest-selling new cars, be it demand, a specific vehicle's supply and more. The Corvette, in particular, remains in short supply and takes under 10 days on average to move from dealership to a buyer's driveway.
The used-car market continues to respond as chip shortages force many new car buyers into used cars. Used car prices are also climbing as a result of too few new cars at dealership lots. And what do used car buyers want? A sporty, rear-wheel drive
BMW 2 Series
, apparently. The 2 Series was the fastest-selling used car last month, taking 21.9 days on average to leave a dealer. The MX-5 Miata comes in second taking 22.2 days on average to sell. Clearly, used car shoppers are gobbling up
Want more evidence of that? The
Corvette took third place on the fastest-selling used car list. It takes 23.2 days on average to sell a used Corvette.
Showing the continued popularity of
full-size Telluride, it's also on the used-car list, as well as the new car roster. Its twin, the
, also shows up.
If there's any grand takeaway from this data, it's that buying a used car may still save you about $10,000 compared to a new car on average. Prices may be higher right now, but a used car will generally be a better deal for shoppers.