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What are the most expensive types of cars in the US today?

El sector de las camionetas ha sido el segundo segmento que mayor incremento de precios ha tenido.

The rise in new car prices it is not a novelty. We have recently seen an increase in both the cost of these types of vehicles, as well as the cost of used vehicles. A recent investigation by Kelley Blue Book compared, segment by segment, which were the segments that increased the most in price in the United States in the last year.

Price increase by car segment in the last month

Changes in the average new vehicle transaction price month over month by segment saw all segments increase except automobiles, which was reflected in the comparison between April and May 2022. With an ATP of $56,216, trucks saw the biggest increase of $888. With an ATP of $48,671, trucks saw an increase of $726 in May, while SUVs rose $526 to an ATP of $46,073. Cars had an average transaction price of $41,902 in May, down $179 month over month. Meanwhile, vans still had the lowest incentives (expressed as a percentage of ATP) at 1.4%, and trucks had the highest at 2.9%. Incentives fell to an all-time low in May, averaging just 2.5% of the average transaction price.

2022 Toyota Tundra
Toyota Tundra 2022. / Photo: Courtesy Toyota.

Increase of each car segment in the last year

Below, we detail the annual increase in the cost of purchasing new cars by segment, taking as reference the months of May 2021 and May 2022.

alternative hybrid energy car
Transaction price May 2021: $30,026 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $35,450 dollars
Increase Percentage: 18.1%

Van
Transaction price May 2021: $42,804 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $49,302 dollars
Increase Percentage: 15.2%

electric vehicle
Transaction price May 2021: $56,140 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $64,338 dollars
Increase Percentage: 14.6%

van
Transaction price May 2021: $42,209 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $47,912 dollars
Increase Percentage: 13.5%

Jeep Compass 2022
Jeep Compass 2022. / Photo: Courtesy Jeep.

Luxury car
Transaction price May 2021: $69,363 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $78,173 dollars
Increase Percentage: 12.7%

subcompact car
Transaction price May 2021: $19,985 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $22,392 dollars
Increase Percentage: 12.0%

Compact Luxury SUV/Crossover
Transaction price May 2021: $48,174 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $53,751 dollars
Increase Percentage: 11.6%

high-end luxury car
Transaction price May 2021: $105,337 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $117,784 dollars
Increase Percentage: 11.3%

Porsche 911 Carera GTS Cabriolet America
Porsche 911 Career GTS Cabriolet America. / Photo: Courtesy Porsche.

compact cars
Transaction price May 2021: $23,462 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $26,101 dollars
Increase Percentage: 11.2%

Entry level luxury car
Transaction price May 2021: $47,898 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $52,748 dollars
Increase Percentage: 10.1%

full size car
Transaction price May 2021: $40,764 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $44,801 dollars
Increase Percentage: 9.9%

full size pickup
Transaction price May 2021: $56,249 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $61,798 dollars
Increase Percentage: 9.9%

Compact SUV / Crossover
Transaction price May 2021: $31,674 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $34,702 dollars
Increase Percentage: 9.6%

Tesla Model S
Tesla Model S. Photo: Courtesy Tesla.

Midsize SUV/Crossover
Transaction price May 2021: $43,109 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $46,859 dollars
Increase Percentage: 8.7%

Luxury Midsize SUV/Crossover
Transaction price May 2021: $64,941 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $70,007 dollars
Increase Percentage: 7.8%

Subcompact SUV/Crossover
Transaction price May 2021: $27,369 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $29,301 dollars
Increase Percentage: 7.1%

midsize car
Transaction price May 2021: $29,609 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $31,672 dollars
Increase Percentage: 7.0%

Subcompact Luxury SUV/Crossover
Transaction price May 2021: $42,229 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $44,896 dollars
Increase Percentage: 6.3%

Chrysler Pacifica 2022
Chrysler Pacifica 2022. / Photo: Courtesy Chrysler.

high performance car
Transaction price May 2021: $101,552 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $107,784 dollars
Increase Percentage: 6.1%

Full-Size SUV/Crossover
Transaction price May 2021: $68,930 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $72,808 dollars
Increase Percentage: 5.6%

Luxury Full-Size SUV/Crossover
Transaction price May 2021: $96,559 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $99,704 dollars
Increase Percentage: 3.3%

Small / Medium Pickup
Transaction price May 2021: $40,382 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $40,524 dollars
Increase Percentage: 0.4%

Sports car
Transaction price May 2021: $42,444 dollars
Transaction price May 2022: $38,110 dollars
Increase Percentage: -10.2%

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