Bill Gates and Warren Buffet walk into a dive bar with 10 barflies. On average everyone is a billionaire.
The average price of a new care is not the median price.
The median income in this country is $56k. Teslas start at $68k and go up to $138k. Those are the vehicles propelling it’s rise to ‘Ford Valuation’ territory. They’re wildly out of affordability for most Americans.
The ‘average price’ you cite is wildly out of affordability for most Americans.