Skip to comments.List: Top 12 Hardest New Cars to Get
Posted on 09/01/2009 7:23:15 PM PDT by wrrock
By using inventory data and the average number of days each vehicle sites on the lot, we get the supply rate for the car. The final number amounts to how long the current inventory will last, in days, if no other cars are produced. While many factors can influence this final number, such as how fast cars fly off the lot, number of cars produced by the manufacturer, etc.; the results are that youll have a harder time getting these cars with the options and color you want, or finding them at all. In addition, youll be hard-pressed to negotiate a deal and youll pay close to MSRP because the dealer knows if you do not buy the car, someone else will. See the Top 12...
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My next new vehicle I intend to pay cash. And if they don’t have/cant find exactly what I want. I’ll order it from the factory.
I was able to do that this time. It sure feels good to have a new truck without any payments.
When I have enough saved up...BAM I'll move in for the kill. ;O)
Ford make a good product. Those cars are in high demand.
The Fusion has a European 6 speed transmission, American made engine, assembled in Mexico.
Who writes these headlines? I’d expect every car to be hard, except maybe those rubber cars made in Spain.
There is no way in hades I am buying a new vehicle, i almost made a mistake in buying a new motorcycle last week.
The ways things are going I’m looking for a warwagon type of truck like a deuce in a half and custom building a command box on it, or some form of 6 wheel drive.
Being a diesel mechanic I have at my disposal many types of over the road tractors and a form of hybrid conventional truck with a sturdy attached compartment comes to mind like a giant sleeper. A commercial appearance vehicle would be ideal, or something so obvious it would be not noticed simply by it being obvious, like a tractor/trailer combo painted for an imaginary NASCAR race team. An upstart team but inside I am set up with all type of comm gear and wireless wi-fi detectors. Sat dish and completely livable in like an RV.
Went down the list, and the only one that seems to hold up here in very high unemployment NC, is the Ford Escape. That, and the new Camaro.
Mini Cooper resale has plummeted and new ones are incented, Toyota is offering incentives on everything, including Prius. The new Matrix is butt-ugly, looking like nothing so much as that an armadillo and a horseshoe crab mated.
The Audi SUV looks strange and strained, too bus-like or something. No doubt their attention to detail makes it a very nice ride, but the proportions are off.
I’ve seen one of these Audi coupes, a V8 model, very cool. Not many takers here, though.
One vehicle that seems to be selling well here that is not mentioned, is the GMC Acadia. I had one as a company vehicle, and loved it. Miss it still, but it had to go when I shut my company down last year. Resale is holding up well for these, probably because of the interior room, nice styling and build quality, and very decent 25 mpg highway with a V6.
I’m driving a Corolla as a commuter car now, can’t say it provokes any real emotion and I just feel a little deprived driving it, but it does what it’s supposed to do well, solid and economical. I’ll stick to my dull little appliance car until things turn around, which looks to be quite a while.
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