New Cars You Should Wait to Buy

Using TrueCar's database of average prices paid on new vehicles, I compiled a list of cars you should avoid buying right now due to low supply / higher demand (or in some cases other factors).

For many of these vehicles, if you wait just a few months, you could save upwards of $2,000 or even more, especially now that manufacturers have started back to full production. I've seen vehicles drop in price by $5,000 after the initial demand dies down. Case in point, the 2020 Toyota Supra was selling for MORE THAN 3% over MSRP when it first came out, then quickly started averaging discount of 5% off MSRP.

Not all of these vehicles will drop in price, but the higher production models are more likely to drop once supply catches up. Also, some of these vehicles may be in low supply longer than just a few months.

Worst Average Discounts by Model

Rank Vehicle Avg MSRP Avg Discount % Off MSRP
1 2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class $132,800 $-9,004 -6.8%
2 2021 Kia Telluride $38,928 $-1,866 -4.8%
3 2021 Porsche Panamera $106,033 $-3,833 -3.6%
4 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant $110,045 $-3,274 -3.0%
5 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime $41,088 $-1,263 -3.0%
6 2019 FIAT 500L $24,965 $-671 -2.7%
7 2021 Chevrolet Corvette $70,995 $-1,689 -2.4%
8 2021 Cadillac Escalade $93,250 $-1,515 -1.6%
9 2021 Audi RS Q8 $115,595 $-993 -0.9%
10 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E $48,098 $-364 -0.8%
11 2020 Ram ProMaster Window Van $40,615 $-327 -0.8%
12 2022 Kia Carnival $39,375 $-205 -0.7%
13 2021 BMW M3 $72,345 $-412 -0.6%
14 2021 Land Rover Range Rover $117,517 $-710 -0.5%
15 2021 Land Rover Defender $63,623 $-435 -0.5%
16 2021 Audi RS 7 $115,045 $-463 -0.4%
17 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $92,950 $-216 -0.2%
18 2022 Hyundai Tucson $30,602 $-72 -0.2%
19 2021 Audi TT RS $73,545 $29 0.0%
20 2021 Porsche Taycan $93,200 $455 0.0%
21 2021 BMW M4 $74,245 $53 0.1%
22 2021 Lexus LC $98,278 $321 0.3%
23 2022 Acura MDX $54,150 $188 0.4%
24 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Velar $65,650 $289 0.6%
25 2020 Land Rover Range Rover $108,200 $508 0.6%
26 2021 Genesis GV80 $58,233 $398 0.7%
27 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class $136,750 $1,145 0.8%
28 2021 Ford Bronco Sport $33,183 $282 0.9%
29 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 $44,023 $472 1.0%
30 2020 Porsche 718 Cayman $74,600 $1,069 1.1%
31 2021 Kia K5 $27,885 $309 1.2%
32 2021 Kia Sorento $36,932 $441 1.2%
33 2021 BMW M2 $59,895 $697 1.2%
34 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS $103,367 $1,158 1.3%
35 2020 Nissan GT-R $131,335 $1,669 1.3%
36 2021 Hyundai Palisade $41,904 $567 1.4%
37 2021 Nissan GT-R $131,335 $1,809 1.5%
38 2021 Audi R8 $144,195 $2,177 1.5%
39 2020 Land Rover Defender $65,375 $987 1.6%
40 2021 Porsche 911 $120,560 $1,920 1.6%
41 2021 Ford Mustang $42,699 $673 1.8%
42 2021 Porsche 718 Boxster $79,990 $1,277 1.8%
43 2021 Audi RS 5 $76,295 $1,358 1.8%
44 2021 Audi SQ8 $90,195 $1,623 1.8%
45 2020 Jaguar F-TYPE $89,625 $1,718 1.9%
46 2020 Audi TTS $55,495 $1,122 2.0%
47 2020 Audi TT RS $68,595 $1,387 2.0%
48 2021 Genesis G90 $77,120 $1,507 2.0%
49 2021 Porsche Cayenne $97,940 $1,982 2.0%
50 2021 Aston Martin Vantage $142,086 $2,901 2.0%
51 2021 GMC Yukon $63,731 $1,294 2.1%
52 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman $78,890 $1,428 2.1%
53 2020 BMW M2 $72,245 $1,224 2.2%
54 2021 Audi TTS $60,545 $1,302 2.2%
55 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE $80,075 $1,523 2.2%
56 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT $111,200 $2,312 2.2%
57 2021 Mercedes-Benz Metris Cargo Van $34,388 $792 2.3%
58 2021 Mercedes-Benz Metris Passenger Van $38,335 $883 2.3%
59 2021 Audi TT $52,895 $1,190 2.3%
60 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Crew Van $54,429 $1,254 2.3%
61 2021 Kia Seltos $25,598 $601 2.4%
62 2020 Nissan 370Z $38,513 $900 2.4%
63 2021 Jaguar E-PACE $46,745 $1,104 2.4%
64 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe $61,150 $1,492 2.4%
65 2021 Ford Super Duty F-450 $68,498 $1,597 2.4%
66 2022 Kia Stinger $45,835 $1,197 2.5%
67 2021 Jaguar XF $48,178 $1,268 2.6%
68 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Cargo Van $51,671 $1,300 2.6%
69 2021 Land Rover Discovery $61,625 $1,547 2.6%
70 2020 Nissan NV Cargo $35,704 $982 2.7%
71 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Crew Van $52,636 $1,387 2.7%
72 2021 BMW Z4 $57,695 $1,549 2.7%
73 2021 Chevrolet Suburban $63,850 $1,691 2.7%
74 2021 BMW X6 M $109,595 $3,069 2.8%
75 2021 Honda Civic $28,440 $766 2.9%
76 2021 Honda Ridgeline $41,750 $1,192 2.9%
77 2021 Audi S7 $85,445 $2,479 2.9%
78 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross $27,415 $822 3.0%
79 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander $39,957 $1,197 3.0%
80 2021 Genesis G80 $56,020 $1,657 3.0%
81 2021 Audi S8 $131,945 $3,946 3.0%
82 2021 Nissan Kicks $22,063 $686 3.1%
83 2020 Nissan NV Passenger $40,755 $1,283 3.1%
84 2020 Jaguar XF $62,265 $1,868 3.1%
85 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS $75,933 $2,310 3.1%
86 2021 Audi S6 $75,445 $2,323 3.1%
87 2021 BMW X5 M $106,095 $3,245 3.1%
88 2021 Toyota Tundra $44,523 $1,375 3.2%
89 2021 Ford Transit Passenger Wagon $48,478 $1,512 3.2%
90 2020 Volvo V90 $56,445 $1,831 3.2%
91 2021 Ford Transit Crew Van $45,037 $1,474 3.3%
92 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class $75,846 $2,409 3.4%
93 2021 Mazda CX-30 $28,870 $991 3.5%
94 2021 Jeep Wrangler $34,516 $1,246 3.5%
95 2020 Ford Super Duty F-350 $52,192 $1,903 3.5%
96 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser $88,195 $3,121 3.5%
97 2020 Porsche 911 $116,750 $4,129 3.5%
98 2021 Subaru WRX $35,514 $1,261 3.6%
99 2021 Nissan NV Passenger $41,422 $1,494 3.6%
100 2021 Toyota 4Runner $44,429 $1,566 3.6%
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Gregg Fidan Gregg Fidan is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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