'Tis the season … for bad new car deals.
This year has been one of the worst for car shoppers with low supplies caused by the coronavirus pandemic leading to record high prices. The average cost of a new car sold in November hit $46,329, according to Kelly Blue Book, and relief does not appear to be in sight.
Some cars are in higher demand than others, of course, and Consumer Reports has rounded up worst of them in a top 10 list ranked by average price paid over MSRP.
It just so happens that they're all from the Hyundai/Kia group, so beware when you head to a dealership for either brand.
Kia Rio: 19% over MSRP
Kia Telluride: 18% over MSRP
Kia Sorento Hybrid: 18% over MSRP
Kia Seltos: 18% over MSRP
Hyundai Kona Electric: 18% over MSRP
Kia K5: 18% over MSRP
Hyundai Tucson: 18% over MSRP
Hyundai Venue: 18% over MSRP
Kia Forte: 17% over MSRP
Kia Carnival: 17% over MSRP
There are some vehicles that can still be had for under MSRP, however, with the best deal on one with a Consumer Reports recommendation being the 2022 Chevrolet Equinox LT with 1LT AWD that's available for 13% below list with an incentive that runs through January 3, 2022.