DETROIT - Prices of compact pickup trucks moved upward as Chevrolet and GMC added $100 to their two-wheel-drive S10 and Sonoma models.
Ford had added the same amount to its Ranger 2wd prices two weeks earlier.
Automotive News estimates that the Chevy-GMC increase amounted to $2.83 when spread across the entire fleet of 1997 General Motors cars and trucks on a sales-weighted basis.
It brought GM's price increase on 1997 models to $551, or 2.4 percent.
The Ranger boost added $3.39 to Ford Motor's 1997 average sales-weighted price increase, according to Automotive News.
Ford's price increase during the 1997 model year is $364, or 1.6 percent.