Outside of this year not being much better than 2o20, it was an absolute dumpster fire of a year to buy a car. The pandemic sent unexpected shockwaves through the auto industry: From disrupting microchip production, which in turn resulted in vehicles either not being finished or not being built at all to dealers receiving less and less inventory. And with dealers in a “we know what we have so either pay it or walk,” mode, markups were suddenly everywhere and out of control.
Here are some of the worst markups I found this year. And as a word of caution: Try to avoid these dealers or places that markup these models.