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According to J.D. Power and its squad of Associates, the average new vehicle sells in 58 days so far this year, an increase over 54 days in the fourth quarter of 2005, but a drop (in the right direction) from 66 days year-to-year. Of course, that's just the average, which means at both ends are the best and worst performers. At the top, it's the new Lexus IS sedan followed by the entire Scion line (in various top-ten spots), the Toyota Prius, Porsche Cayman, Toyota RAV4, Pontiac Solstice, and... wait for it... the Buick Lucerne, which flies off the lot in around 18 days. Most of the longest-to-sell are fading or discontinued models, though Chrysler can't be happy to have the Dodge Magnum wagon slip into the triple digits. [Top 10 best and worst after the jump]


Top 10 Hottest Sellers / Days on Lot
Lexus IS: 10
Toyota Prius: 10
Scion tC: 11
Honda Civic: 13
Scion xA: 13
Porsche Cayman: 14
Scion xB: 14
Toyota RAV4: 14
Pontiac Solstice: 16
Buick Lucerne: 18

Top 10 Coldest Sellers / Days on Lot
Chrysler Crossfire: 302
Land Rover Freelander: 248
Ford Taurus: 246
Suzuki XL-7: 245
Pontiac Montana SV6: 217
Suzuki Verona: 216
Mercedes-Benz CL Class: 214
Mazda MPV: 206
Chevrolet SSR: 197
Dodge Magnum: 192


On the lot: What's hot, what's not! [The Detroit News]

Forbes Lists the Best and Worst Selling Cars [internal]

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