For the third month in a row, thewas the fastest-selling car in America, followed closely by the . While it shows high interest in the sports car, it’s also true the Corvette remains in short supply, due to a string of since the car first entered production in 2020.
Still, according to new data from iSeeCars on Wednesday covering the month of March, a Corvette only stuck around at a dealership for 9.4 days on average. The average time to sell a vehicle sits at 47.4 days for all new vehicles, underscoring how quickly a Corvette in stock turns into a sale. While General Motors works to build the sports car as quickly as possible for eager fans, the second-place finisher is pretty surprising.
The Toyota RAV4 Prime, the plug-in hybrid version of the popular compact SUV, took 10.2 days to sell on average. The RAV4 Prime, too, has been in short supply since its debut last year. Battery supplier constraints limited the SUV to just a few thousand units last year, and Toyota sent most of them to areas of the US where hybrids are already popular. (Think California.) Inventory doesn’t seem nearly as scarce these days, though, suggesting reception for the plug-in SUV is quite good. The standard RAV4 Hybrid also lands on the list, as do a number of other new Toyota SUV and pickups.
continues to make a strong showing, too, coming in third place at 14.1 days to sell. GM’s trio of new SUVs are also hot items with the new , and taking just 21, 14 and 15 days to find owners, respectively.
Are there any passenger cars on the list? Yes, but just two: Theand Hyundai Elantra Hybrid. The newly refreshed luxury sedan takes 17.5 days to sell on average, while the compact mainstream sedan takes 16.1. Everything else you see is an SUV or pickup truck. Check out the full list right down below.
Fastest Selling New Cars in March 2021
|Rank||Vehicle||Average days to sell||Average price|
|2||Toyota RAV4 Prime||10.2||$44,201|
|4||GMC Yukon XL||14.3||$79,282|
|5||Cadillac Escalade ESV||15.2||$102,145|
|7||Hyundai Elantra Hybrid||16.1||$26,007|
|10||Lexus IS 350||17.5||$47,857|
|11||Land Rover Range Rover Velar||17.7||$68,482|
|15||Ford F-150 Hybrid||21.8||$66,345|
|17||Toyota RAV4 Hybrid||22||$34,994|
|19||Lexus RX 450h||22.9||$58,681|