Vehicle Prices

Weather weakens prices of late-model used cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
Last month, the average price decline of 2008-12 used vehicles was steeper than that of the previous month and steeper than expected perhaps because of the harsh weather in much of the country.... Read More »


BMW: Electric i3 prices to be similar to 3 series

2:19 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2014
BMW expects the new i3 electric vehicle to be priced in the U.S. similarly to a 3-series compact car, the automaker's top executive for the market said.... Read More »


2015 Cadillac Escalade drops bare-bones model, starts $8,000 higher at $72,690

2:51 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2014
The redesigned 2015 Cadillac Escalade will start at $72,690, including shipping, a jump of nearly $8,000 from a base 2014 model.... Read More »


Audi joins Mercedes to lure mainstream buyers with cheaper sedans

1:50 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2014
Audi, Mercedes-Benz and BMW are rolling out cheaper models in the United States to woo customers from mass-market rivals like Ford.... Read More »



Europe's car sales forecast to rise 3% in 2014, but price war to linger

Jan. 6, 2014 06:15 CET
Europe's battered car market is set to grow in 2014 after its six-year slump comes to an end, but with some of the region's carmakers saddled with losses that will weaken them for years, the rebound will be slow.... Read More »


Chevrolet prices 2014 Camaro Z/28 at $75,000

1:50 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 will be priced at $75,000, including a $995 destination charge, when it goes on sale. The performance coupe is to be available for order in late January and the first vehicles are due for delivery in the spring.... Read More »


Chevy hikes ’15 Suburban, Tahoe prices $1,000-$3,000

3:39 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 17, 2013
GM will raise sticker prices on the next-generation Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe by $1,000 to $3,000 when the big SUVs go on sale in the spring.... Read More »


NADA guide: '08-'09 prices will stay firm

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Average prices of late-model used cars and trucks for 2013 will drop compared to last year, but average prices of older used vehicles -- say those 4 to 6 years old -- will increase, predicts NADA Used Car Guides.... Read More »


Mitsubishi plans to cut i-MiEV price by 20%

9:44 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2013
Following big price cuts by other automakers to stoke demand for electric cars, Mitsubishi said it will reduce the sticker price of its slow-selling i-MiEV electric car by 20 percent for its upcoming model year.... Read More »


$25,000-plus EV sticker turns away many consumers, survey finds

9:27 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
Electrified vehicle sales have increased in recent years but the market still faces challenges such as steep pricing and lack of consumer familiarity with products, a new survey says.... Read More »



A spiff tiff on the horizon? Dealers aren't sure

11:33 am U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2013
The subject of incentives makes many dealers crazy because it is so tough to predict what the factories will do and what form any incentives might take.... Read More »


Rolls-Royce says higher China prices are due to taxes

Oct. 23, 2013 11:49 CET
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars said higher taxes means it makes about the same profit on a car sold in China as in other countries, despite higher sticker prices in the market.... Read More »


The ELR's price tag: 'A bit of a shocker'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
The hefty price tag Cadillac slapped on its ELR coupe has had the Internet abuzz.... Read More »


How consumers swallow those high car prices

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Between January 2009 and June 2013, the average new U.S. light-vehicle transaction price rose $4,353, but consumers barely blinked at the higher price.... Read More »


GM raises 2014 full-sized pickup prices

2:53 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
General Motors has raised the prices of its 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-sized pickups, now that stocks of the outgoing 2013 trucks are nearly depleted.... Read More »


Cadillac prices ELR plug-in hybrid at $75,995

2:05 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 11, 2013
The 2014 Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid will go on sale in January with a sticker price of $75,995, including destination charges. The lofty sticker -- it's more than twice that of the Chevrolet Volt, which shares the same underpinnings and powertrain -- suggests that GM plans to produce the coupe in small numbers to give it an air of exclusivity.... Read More »


Toyota trims plug-in Prius price to improve sluggish U.S. sales

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2013
Toyota is reducing the price of its 2014 plug-in Prius models in the United States to try to boost sales and meet a California mandate as automakers find that cost is critical to consumers' willingness to buy rechargeable autos.... Read More »



A look inside the Cadillac CTS' big price increase

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2013
The redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan that rolls out next month will be priced from $6,000 to a whopping $16,000 above comparable 2013 models. It's steep, no doubt. But after driving the next-gen CTS during a media launch here, here's my take on why it's not as outlandish as you might think.... Read More »


Mazda's prices zoom-zoom from the pack

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
After going on sale in January, the Mazda6 now commands the highest average transaction price in the cutthroat mid-sized sedan segment, according to data from Read More »


Opel cuts price of Ampera by 17% in Germany

Sept. 9, 2013 16:20 CET
Opel will cut the price of its Ampera plug-in hybrid by 17 percent to 38,300 euros ($50,400) in Germany as the automaker seeks to lift flagging sales of the model.... Read More »


Spanish price-fixing probe looks at VW, Renault, others

Sept. 4, 2013 13:17 CET
Spain's antitrust regulator is investigating possible price fixing in the country by automakers such as VW, Renault, Peugeot, Toyota, GM and Ford.... Read More »


Prices on rise, but at what cost?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Stout pricing has been a hallmark of the four-year sales rebound. Consumers aren't just buying a lot of vehicles. They're springing for pricier ones too, with more features, advanced powertrains and nicer interiors -- stagnant wages and weak job market be damned. But they're also stretching themselves further to be able to afford those nicer rides.... Read More »


GM stays bullish on Cadillac ELR pricing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
When General Motors executives unveiled the Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid in January, they telegraphed their plans for a lofty sticker price intended to convey exclusivity.... Read More »



Corvette sellers weigh quick profit vs. long-term loyalty

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Chevrolet dealers preparing for the 2014 Corvette Stingray's arrival in early October face a choice between a short-term windfall and long-term loyalty.... Read More »


GM chops $5,000 off Volt price for '14 as competition grows

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2013
GM is cutting the Chevrolet Volt's price by $5,000 amid price pressure from rival electrified vehicles. The sticker price on the 2014 Volt, which will arrive at dealerships this month, will be $34,995, including an $810 destination fee. That drops the effective price to $27,495, after applying the $7,500 federal tax credit for the plug-in hybrid.... Read More »


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