The microchip shortage continues to impact new and used car sales as major automakers are forced to halt production, leading to lower inventory levels especially for the most in-demand vehicles. Despite reduced inventory and heightened demand for both new and used cars overall, some vehicles defy this trend and languish on dealer lots. These slow-selling cars can bring savings opportunities for car buyers, even in today’s challenging car market.
Analyzing nearly one million new and used cars sold in August 2021 to determine the fastest-selling new and used cars, found that overall, the average new car takes 26 days to sell and the average used car takes 34.6 days to sell.

TOP DOG! The slowest-selling car across all states is the Volvo XC60 in Washington, which takes 308 days to sell.

Take a look at the list and tell us if there are any surprises?

Slowest-Selling New Car in Each State In August       

State    Vehicle    Average Days to Sell

Alabama    Chevrolet Trax    199.7
Alaska    –    –
Arizona    Jeep Cherokee    107.8
Arkansas    Ford Ecosport    199.3
California    Jeep Compass    113.9
Colorado    Alfa Romeo Giulia    159.4
Connecticut    Jeep Compass    267.6
Delaware    Ford Ecosport    159.3
Florida    INFINITI Q50    181.1
Georgia    INFINITI QX50    130.4
Hawaii    Nissan Rogue    35.4
Idaho    Jeep Grand Cherokee    79.0
Illinois    Jeep Compass    208.4
Indiana    Buick Encore    169.2
Iowa    Hyundai Tucson    90.3
Kansas    Jeep Renegade    187.2
Kentucky    Alfa Romeo Stelvio    90.2
Louisiana    Nissan Murano    104.1
Maine    Ford Ecosport    102.8
Maryland    Lincoln Corsair    263.2
Massachusetts    BMW 2 Series    110.1
Michigan    Lincoln Corsair    165.0
Minnesota    Acura TLX    107.9
Mississippi    Buick Encore    271.0
Missouri    Nissan Altima    132.4
Montana    Hyundai Sonata    53.0
Nebraska    Acura TLX    145.6
Nevada    Alfa Romeo Giulia    241.6
New Hampshire    Nissan Altima    122.1
New Jersey    Jeep Compass    222.3
New Mexico    Ford Ecosport    104.5
New York    Acura TLX    120.4
North Carolina    Chevrolet Trax    163.2
North Dakota    Jeep Renegade    71.8
Ohio    Alfa Romeo Stelvio    134.6
Oklahoma    Nissan Altima    107.8
Oregon    INFINITI QX50    160.7
Pennsylvania    Alfa Romeo Giulia    144.9
Rhode Island    Hyundai Kona EV    105.7
South Carolina    Jeep Compass    301.9
South Dakota    Hyundai Sonata    62.6
Tennessee    Acura TLX    107.5
Texas    INFINITI Q50    108.8
Utah    Genesis G80    138.2
Vermont    Audi Q3    63.3
Virginia    Jeep Compass    208.4
Washington    Volvo XC60    308.0
West Virginia    Nissan Murano    84.0
Wisconsin    Nissan Altima    132.4
Wyoming    Honda Pilot    128.6

 •    The slowest-selling new car in the most states is the Jeep Compass in six states.
* Jeep is the most represented automaker on the list with the slowest-selling vehicle in 10 states.
* SUVs are the slowest-selling vehicle type in 32 states.
* The slowest-selling car across all states is the Volvo XC60 in Washington, which takes 308 days to sell.

Slowest-Selling Used Cars by State

Here are the slowest-selling used cars by state:

Slowest-Selling Used Car in Each State in August       
State    Vehicle    Average Days to Sell
Alabama    Subaru Outback    71.2
Alaska    Mercedes-Benz GLE    79.9
Arkansas    Mercedes-Benz GLS    77.1
Arizona    Mercedes-Benz GLS    73.9
California    Maserati Levante    74.1
Colorado    Honda Accord Hybrid    88.5
Connecticut    Ford Ecosport    89.5
Delaware    Ford F-150    60.0
Florida    Kia Niro    169.3
Georgia    Maserati Levante    77.7
Hawaii    Ford Escape    66.4
Iowa    Jeep Wrangler Unlimited    97.6
Idaho    Land Rover Discovery Sport    71.0
Illinois    Mercedes-Benz GLA    100.9
Indiana    Ford Ecosport    94.6
Kansas    Ford Ecosport    100.9
Kentucky    Ford Ranger    72.4
Louisiana    BMW 5 Series    69.6
Massachusetts    Ford Edge    84.6
Maryland    Genesis G80    68.6
Maine    Land Rover Range Rover    72.4
Michigan    Nissan Titan XD    68.3
Minnesota    Jeep Gladiator    57.3
Missouri    Kia Soul    64.8
Mississippi    Land Rover Range Rover    85.4
Montana    Chevrolet Equinox    73.1
North Carolina    Buick Enclave    62.3
North Dakota    Ram Pickup 1500 Classic    45.8
Nebraska    Ford Edge    94.6
New Hampshire    Lincoln Navigator L    183.5
New Jersey    Jeep Compass    62.9
New Mexico    BMW 7 Series    92.7
Nevada    Volvo S90    61.2
New York    Chevrolet Tahoe    71.5
Ohio    Lincoln Navigator    73.3
Oklahoma    INFINITI QX80    65.3
Oregon    Mercedes-Benz E-Class    76.5
Pennsylvania    Kia Niro    88.4
Rhode Island    Mercedes-Benz GLC    52.3
South Carolina    Ford Ecosport    94.5
South Dakota    Ford Expedition    69.5
Tennessee    Ram Pickup 1500 Classic    53.1
Texas    Volvo XC40    86.1
Utah    BMW 3 Series    95.1
Virginia    GMC Acadia    64.2
Vermont    BMW 3 Series    82.3
Washington    Kia Rio    83.6
Wisconsin    Ford Edge    78.1
West Virginia    Chevrolet Silverado 1500    92.3
Wyoming    Chevrolet Silverado 1500    71.8

•    The Ford Ecosport is the slowest-selling used car in the most states, at four.
* SUVs are the most represented vehicle type as the slowest-selling used car type in 32 states.
* Pickup trucks are the slowest-selling vehicle in eight states.
* The slowest-selling used car across all states is the Lincoln Navigator L in New Jersey at 183.5 days.

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