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Best & Worst Cars to Negotiate

December 11, 2014

The less time a car is parked on a dealer's lot, the more popular it is - meaning you as the consumer will have less wiggle room when it comes to negotiating.

According to Cars.com, the fastest selling vehicles in November were the 2015 Ford Mustang coupe, 2015 Porsche Macan, and 2015 Subaru WRX, all taking only 10 days to sell. This is the second month in a row for the Mustang to be in the top spot.

On the flip-side, the car taking the longest to sell in November was the 2015 Audi TTS coupe, which hung out on dealer lots for an average of 165 days. Also not selling very quickly were the 2015 Jaguar XK coupe, taking 147 days to sell, and the 2015 Cadillac CTS coupe, selling in 132 days.

You should try to postpone purchasing a vehicle that's on the Hard to Negotiate list. Waiting a few months will usually save you a lot of money. If it meet your needs, consider purchasing the models on the Easiest to Negotiate list. These models offer the best opportunities for deals since they should be plentiful on dealer lots.

As always, I highly recommend you use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise to get the best deal possible on any of these vehicles.

Hardest to Negotiate Right Now

VehicleDays to Sell
2015 Ford Mustang coupe10
2015 Porsche Macan10
2015 Subaru WRX10
2015 Honda CR-V11
2015 Mercedes-Benz E350 Sedan11
2015 Subaru Outback11
2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid11
2015 Toyota Highlander13
2015 Cadillac Escalade14
2015 Audi Q515
2015 Lexus GX 46015
2015 Toyota 4Runner15
2015 BMW X516
2015 Chevrolet Colorado crew cab16
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport16
2015 Kia Sedona16
2015 Honda Civic coupe17
2015 Subaru Legacy17
2015 Toyota Camry17
2015 Toyota Tacoma extended cab17

Easiest to Negotiate Right Now

VehicleDays to Sell
2015 Audi TT coupe165
2015 Jaguar XK coupe147
2015 Cadillac CTS coupe132
2015 Kia K900130
2015 BMW 740Ld xDrive116
2015 Nissan GT-R111
2015 BMW 640i Gran Coupe109
2015 Jaguar F-Type V8 S convertible108
2015 Volvo S80106
2015 Jaguar XK convertible96