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Consumer Reports Most Discounted New Cars to Buy Right Now

Here’s Consumer Reports’ analyst’s most recent selections this month of 10 new car models that includes full-sized trucks which right now are now selling anywhere between 3% to 12% below their MSRP sticker values.
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Discounted New Car Deals Below MSRP

Earlier this year, we’ve reported on the best nationwide incentives for models recommended by Consumer Reports regarding best new SUV deals for early summer 2022.

Today, however, there is a new listing focused on MSRP sticker prices and what people paid recently that were standouts this month consisting of sedans, SUVs and trucks.

Armed with the most recent listings of what sold when and for how much, adds to your arsenal as you negotiate with a car dealer using your fact-based research; and, the knowledge that the trade-in value of your used car is an even more important bargaining chip this year than it was before the pandemic.

Related article: Negotiating in 2022 with a Car Dealer Scam Must Watch Video

In this recent listing CR analysts focused on what people paid without limiting the selections to just those models that meet CR's typical stringent analysis format.

That said, here are the10 models they selected that are selling below their sticker price.

The 10 Most Discounted New Cars Right Now

1. 2022 Dodge Durango: 12% Off
Price Range: $34,320 - $68,960
CR MPG: Overall 18 / City 12 / Hwy 25 mpg
Rated #12 of 14 Midsized sport-utility vehicles 3-row

Specific Model: 2022 Dodge Durango GT RWD
MSRP: $40,360
Average savings off MSRP: $4,985
Average transaction price: $35,375

2. 2022 Ram 2500: 10% Off
Price Range: $42,775 - $75,335
Not currently rated for fuel efficiency or relative performance

Specific Model: 2022 Ram 2500 Big Horn Crew Cab 8’ Box 2WD
MSRP: $51,525
Average savings off MSRP: $5,046
Average transaction price: $46,479

3. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD: 9% Off
Price Range: $39,500 - $67,400
Not currently rated for fuel efficiency or relative performance

Specific Model: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT Double Cab Standard Bed 2WD
MSRP: $45,400
Average savings off MSRP: $4,135
Average transaction price: $41,265

4. 2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia: 8% Off
Price Range: $43,350 - $78,830
CR MPG: Overall 27 mpg / City 18 / Hwy 39 mpg
Rated #14 of 16: Luxury compact cars

Specific Model: 2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint RWD
MSRP: $43,350
Average savings off MSRP: $3,610
Average transaction price: $39,740

5. 2022 Chevrolet Colorado: 5% Off
Price Range: $25,735 - $44,500
CR MPG: Overall 18 / City 13 / Hwy 26 mpg
Rated #7 of 10 Compact pickup trucks

Specific Model: 2022 Chevrolet Colorado LT Crew Cab Standard Box 2WD
MSRP: $32,200
Average savings off MSRP: $1,565
Average transaction price: $30,635

6. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: 4% Off
Price Range: $30,400 - $68,400
CR MPG: Overall 17 / City 11 / Hwy 24 mpg
Rated #6 of 21 Full-sized pickup trucks

Specific Model: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT Double Cab Standard Bed 4WD
MSRP: $41,200
Average savings off MSRP: $1,446
Average transaction price: $39,754

7. Ram 1500: 3% Off
Price Range: $36,500 - $78,790
CR MPG: Overall 17 / City 11 / Hwy 24 mpg
Rated #1 of 21 Full-sized pickup trucks

Specific Model: 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab 5’7" Box 4WD
MSRP: $53,540
Average savings off MSRP: $1,727
Average transaction price: $51,813

8. Jeep Wrangler Unlimited: 3% Off
Price Range: $29,995 - $79,595
CR MPG: Overall 18 / City 13 / Hwy 24 mpg
Rated #11 of 12 Midsized sport-utility vehicles

Specific Model: 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe
MSRP: $58,395
Average savings off MSRP: $1,745
Average transaction price: $56,650

9. 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L: 2% Off
Price Range: $40,325 - $62,300
CR MPG: Overall 19 / City 13 / Hwy 28 mpg
Rated #9 of 14 Midsized sport-utility vehicles 3-row

Specific Model: 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit RWD
MSRP: $60,300
Average savings off MSRP: $1,485
Average transaction price: $58,815

10. Alfa Romeo Stelvio: 2% Off
Price Range: $45,550 - $84,650
CR MPG: Overall 24 / City 17 / Hwy 32 mpg
Rated #22 of 35 Luxury compact sport-utility vehicles

Specific Model: 2022 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti AWD
MSRP: $50,500
Average savings off MSRP: $1,216
Average transaction price: $49,284

And finally…

If you want to learn more about the vehicles listed above, be sure to use Torque News’ search option in the header above to find past articles and reviews on many models, both current and past.

For a more detailed breakdown of the data, please visit the CR website. Note that while access to some information requires a CR membership, the potential savings make it negligible in comparison when looking for the latest information to aid your car buying research.

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Timothy Boyer is a Torque News automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used vehicle news.

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Tell you what I wouldn’t buy and that’s a truck with a large engine, a Mazda CX-5 or any new piece of crap for the matter. My old school cutless is running like a clock, it’s all metal and no plastic parts..