Prepare to pay up to $17,000 MSRP for these 15 cars with the worst dealer marks, including the Jeep Wrangler and Porsche Cayenne

The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.Jeep

  • Buying a car has always been a big purchase, but it has become especially hard on the wallet during the pandemic.

  • Dealers are asking thousands over MSRP for popular models from Ford, Jeep and others.

  • Car shopping website iSeeCars has identified the 15 models with the worst dealer markings.

Nearly three years after the global pandemic, some effects of the virus are still raging, including extremely high prices for new cars.

New York Jeep Dealership

Jeep Wranglers on display at a Manhattan dealership.Spencer Platt/Getty Images

On average, dealers are asking 10% above MSRP for new vehicles, according to a recent study by car shopping website iSeeCars. Compare that to pre-pandemic periods when sellers were aggressively discounting to move cars off their lots.

used car lot with muscle cars

A view of a used car dealership in Ridgewood, Queens New York on January 19, 2022.Pablo Monsalve/VIEWpress/Getty Images

Source: iSeeCars

But that’s not the worst. The analysis found that some of the most popular cars are listed for up to 24% above the suggested sticker price.

[EMBARGO 6/8/2021 6 AM ET DNP]    2022 Ford Maverick

2022 Ford Maverick.Passage

That means if you want a hot model like a Jeep Wrangler, Porsche Cayenne or Ford Bronco, you’ll need to spend thousands β€” sometimes nearly $17,000 β€” more than the brands think their cars are worth.

Ford Bronco in a lake.

The new Ford Bronco.Alanis King

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Parts shortages have reduced vehicle production worldwide, leaving US dealers with millions fewer cars to sell.

Jeep Gladiator trucks at dealership.

Jeep Gladiator trucks at dealership.David Zalubowski/AP

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By the basic laws of supply and demand, they are now able to charge top dollar for the vehicles they have in stock. And buyers pay.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette_KL_16

2020 Chevrolet Corvette.Kristen Lee/Business Insider

Check out the 15 models with the highest price above MSRP below. They are ranked by the percentage against the sticker that dealers are asking.

The 2022 Genesis GV70 at Mudfest.

The 2022 Genesis GV70.Doug Berger for NWAPA

15. Genesis GV80

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The 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV.Guillaume Fournier

Asking price: 18% or $10,124 over MSRP

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14. Ford Maverick

The 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor Truck.

The 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor.Passage

Asking price: 18.4% or $4,614 over MSRP

13. Jeep Gladiator

Jeep Gladiator Mojave

Jeep Gladiator Mojave.Jeep

Asking price: 18.5% or $8,478 over MSRP

12. Lexus RX 350L

2022 Lexus RX350L

2022 Lexus RX350L.Lexus

Asking price: 18.8% or $9,423 over MSRP

11. Mini Hardtop

The 2022 Mini Hardtop.

The 2022 Mini Hardtop.Mini

Asking price: 18.8% or $5,426 over MSRP

10. Mercedes-Benz GLB

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB.

The Mercedes-Benz GLB.Mercedes-Benz

Asking price: 19% or $7,650 over MSRP

9. Chevrolet Corvette

2020 Chevrolet Corvette_KL_43

2020 Chevrolet Corvette.Kristen Lee/Business Insider

Asking price: 19.5% or $14,697 over MSRP

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8. Porsche Cayennes

The Porsche Cayenne.

The Porsche Cayenne.Porsche

Asking price: 19.6% or $16,750 over MSRP

7. Cadillac CT5

2022 Cadillac CT5 V Blackwing._3

2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing.Cadillac

Asking price: 19.9% ​​or $8,335 over MSRP

6. Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (four-door)

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.Jeep

Asking price: 20% or $8,877 off MSRP

5. Ford Bronco

The 2022 Ford Bronco.

The 2022 Ford Bronco.Passage

Asking price: 21.6% or $8,697 over MSRP

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4. Lexus RX450h

The 2022 Lexus RX450h.

The 2022 Lexus RX450h.Lexus

Asking price: 21.9% or $10,847 over MSRP

3. Genesis GV70

The 2022 Genesis GV70.

The 2022 Genesis GV70.Genesis

Asking price: 22.4% or $10,278 over MSRP

2. Porsche Macan

The Porsche Macan.

The Porsche Macan.Porsche

Asking price: 23.1% or $14,221 over MSRP

1. Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler.

The Jeep Wrangler.Jeep

Asking price: 24.4% or $8,433 over MSRP

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