10 Cheapest New Cars for 2022

Last summer, the average price for a new car hit $40,000. By December, that number had inflated to a bank-account-rattling $47,077. A perfect storm of supply shortages and pandemic-related disruptions left the industry reeling and sent prices soaring. With fewer cars to sell and no shortage of people wanting to buy them, dealerships stopped offering discounts and instead slapped on fat “market adjustment” fees or markups taller than a Ram 1500 TRX. Everything from the Nissan Frontier pickup to the Porsche Macan felt similar effects as their MSRP base prices saw a significant increase. And the 10 cheapest cars sold