Big Discounts on New Cars
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Most Discounted New Cars to Buy Right Now

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

Earlier this year, we’ve reported on some of the best deals highlighted by Consumer Reports analysts on multiple car makes and models that include:

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More recently, we’ve reported also 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.

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The 10 Most Discounted New Cars Right Now

That said, here are the 10 most discounted new car deals you may want to consider toward buying right now; however, be aware that these models were selected primarily on their discount values for smart shoppers without the typical overall performance and reliability ratings Consumer Reports often bases their model selection criteria on.

1. 2022 Chevrolet Malibu (7% Off)
Price Range: $23,400 - $33,500
CR MPG: Overall 29 / City 19 / Hwy 41 mpg
#8 of 9 Midsized cars

Specific Model: 2022 Chevrolet Malibu LS with 1LS
MSRP: $23,400
Average savings off MSRP: $1,746
Average transaction price: $21,654

2. 2022 Ram 1500: 6% Off
Price Range: $35,900 - $77,780
CR MPG: Overall 17 / City 11 / Hwy 24 mpg
#1 of 21 Full-sized pickup trucks

Specific Model: 2022 Ram 1500 Laramie Quad Cab 6’4 Box 4WD
MSRP: $46,845
Average savings off MSRP: $2,836
Average transaction price: $44,009

3. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD: 6% Off
Price Range: $39,500 - $67,400
Not currently rated for fuel efficiency or relative performance

Specific Model: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD WT Double Cab Standard Bed 4WD
MSRP: $44,700
Average savings off MSRP: $2,665
Average transaction price: $42,035

4. 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe: 4% Off
Price Range: $29,995 - $77,095
CR MPG: Overall 18 / City 13 / Hwy 24 mpg
Rated #10 of 11 Midsized sport-utility vehicles

Specific Model: 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe
MSRP: $57,495
Average savings off MSRP: $2,213
Average transaction price: $55,282

5. 2022 Dodge Durango: 4% Off
Price Range: $34,320 - $68,195
CR MPG: Overall 18 / City 12 / Hwy 25 mpg
Rated #12 of 14 Midsized sport-utility vehicles 3-row

Specific Model: 2022 Dodge Durango SXT AWD
MSRP: $38,995
Average savings off MSRP: $1,422
Average transaction price: $37,573

6. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: 3% Off
Price Range: $30,400 - $68,400
CR MPG: Overall 17 / City 11 / Hwy 24 mpg
Rated #5 of 21 Full-sized pickup trucks

Specific Model: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD LT with 2FL Crew Cab Short Bed 4WD
MSRP: $45,300
Average savings off MSRP: $1,187
Average transaction price: $44,113

7. 2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia (1% Off)
Price Range: $43,350 - $78,830
CR MPG: Overall 27 mpg / City 18 / Hwy 39 mpg
Rated #13 of 15: Luxury compact cars

Specific Model: 2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti AWD
MSRP: $47,390
Average savings off MSRP: $593
Average transaction price: $46,797

8. 2022 Cadillac XT6 (1% Off)
Price Range: $48,595 - $58,295
CR MPG: Overall 18 mpg / City 12 / Hwy 26 mpg
Rated #9 of 31: Luxury midsized sport-utility vehicles

Specific Model: 2022 Cadillac XT6 Premium Luxury AWD
MSRP: $54,995
Average savings off MSRP: $597
Average transaction price: $54,398

9. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB: 1% Off
Price Range: $38,600 - $49,950
CR MPG: Overall 26 / City 17 / Hwy 38 mpg
Rated #12 of 34 Luxury compact sport-utility vehicles

Specific Model: 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 4MATIC
MSRP: $40,600
Average savings off MSRP: $431
Average transaction price: $40,169

10. 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L: 1% 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 Laredo RWD
MSRP: $40,325
Average savings off MSRP: $419
Average transaction price: $39,906

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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