The Chrysler group raised stickers an average of $118 in March on Chryslers, Dodge cars and Caravans, and Jeeps, an Automotive News analysis finds.
It was the Chrysler group's seventh price increase of the 2003 model year. Ford Motor Co. has raised prices six times in the current model year, and General Motors has done it five times.
The latest Chrysler increase averaged $179 on Jeeps, $144 on Chryslers and $52 on Dodge cars and Caravan minivans.
Elsewhere, Toyota Division raised prices an average of $72 on its 2003 cars and light trucks. The hikes ranged from $35 to $700 and averaged 0.3 percent, Toyota says.
The increases affected 12 of Toyota's 16 lines of vehicles. Spared the hikes were the Matrix, Prius and 4Runner and the 2004 Sienna. The new prices are effective April 21.