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Luxury Cars Get Pricier, As Mass-Market Affordability Improves
Luxury Cars Get Pricier, As Mass-Market Affordability Improves

What price luxury? While there are indications that the cost of some luxury goods are falling somewhat, both new and used luxury cars are costing more this year than they were last year. That’s an interesting contrast to the mass market, where new cars are costing less than year-ago levels...Read More»

2013 Lexus GX 460
2013 Lexus GX Priced From $54,320

When it arrives in dealerships this July, the 2013 Lexus GX 460 mid-size luxury SUV will carry a base price about $200 more than the virtually identical 2012 model. Priced from $53,445, plus an $875 destination charge, the base model GX 460 totals $54,320 with no additional options. Stepping up to...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Priced From $19,170

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT made its world debut in February at the Chicago Auto Show. Now, pricing on the new hatchback's been released, and the South Korean automaker is asking $19,170 for the standard GT, before options but including destination. The GT is the third model to spin from the latest...Read More»

2013 GMC Terrain Denali
2013 GMC Terrain Denali Priced From $35,350

The plush new 2013 GMC Terrain Denali goes on sale in the fall wearing a base price of $35,350, including destination. GMC will offer two powertrains in its most luxe compact-crossover SUV for the new model year. Last year's 264-horsepower, 3.0-liter V-6 has been axed from the model range entirely...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
2013 Ford Explorer Sport Priced From $40,720

It hasn't been confirmed by the usual routes, but the 2013 Ford Explorer Sport has been priced from $40,720 before destination charges and options, according to Ford's new-vehicle configurator site, updated this week. The Explorer Sport takes the basic crossover package and puts a twin-turbocharged...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Accent
2013 Hyundai Accent Gets $2000 Price Increase, More Standard Features

The 2013 Hyundai Accent is showing up early at dealers for the new model year, wearing a new base price that's significantly higher than in its launch year. The 2013 Accent's base price is $14,545 before destination charges, while the 2012 Accent was $2000 less, at $12,545. Destination charges for...Read More»

2013 Toyota Venza
2013 Toyota Venza Priced

When the 2013 Toyota Venza five-passenger mid-size crossover arrives at dealerships next week, it will carry a base manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $28,510, including $810 destination charge. For the top-of-the-line Limited trim, that starting MSRP, with destination charge, is...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Priced From $25,995

Calling it America’s most affordable, fuel-efficient hybrid vehicle, and taking a square aim at Toyota’s Prius V wagon, Ford is beginning to promote the 2013 C-Max Hybrid compact minivan hatchback. The $25,995 starting price for the base level C-Max Hybrid certainly fits the bill and...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Sedan: $21,500, Available For Pre-Order Now

The new 2013 Nissan Altima made its debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show, but it won't arrive at dealerships until July. If you'd rather get your Altima ready for delivery now, however, you can, with Nissan's Altima pre-order site. Starting at $21,500, the 2013 Altima comes in four basic trim lines...Read More»

Ford Focus ST, launched at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
2013 Ford Focus ST Priced From $24,495, Order Books Open

If you've been waiting for Ford's latest high-performance take on the Focus, the ST, the wait is (nearly) over: the order books are open, and prices start from $24,495. And if you're one of the early adopters, you'll even get a free GoPro HD Hero2 Motorsports Edition camera. The 2013 Ford Focus ST...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart: All-New Compact Sedan Priced From $15,995

First unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January, the 2013 Dodge Dart compact sedan will go on sale this June at dealerships nationwide. Besides compelling good looks, the all-new five-passenger compact sedan boasts something else to entice buyers: an attractively low starting price of $15,995...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart launch at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2012
2013 Dodge Dart Pricing Announced

If you’re soon to be in the market for a compact sedan, chances are good the 2013 Dodge Dart has made your shopping list. It won’t hit dealerships until June, but Dodge has just released pricing on the full range of Dart models. Dodge’s compact sedan will be available in five trim...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape Configurator Now Live

If you’ve been waiting to find out how much a 2013 Ford Escape will cost when built to your own specifications, your wait is over. Ford has finally kicked off a configurator site for its much-anticipated compact crossover, and the range of available Escape models appears to offer alternatives...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2012 Toyota Camry, Highlander, Prius, Tacoma & 2013 Scion tC Prices Increase

Toyota has announced price increases for 2012 models of the Toyota Camry, Highlander, Prius, and Tacoma, beginning with vehicles produced this May. The MSRP of the Scion tC will also ratchet up when the 2013 model debuts later this year. The Camry family will see the widest range of increases --...Read More»

2013 Scion FR-S live photos
2013 Scion FR-S Starts Below $25,000

If you've been looking lustily at pics of the Scion FR-S, we have good news: pricing has just been announced for the sleek new sports car, and it's set to ring in at less than $25,000. The FR-S debuts with two transmissions: a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic. The manual starts at...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show
2013 Dodge Dart: Name Your Own Price And Save--Or Not

Online new car configurators are valuable tools for shoppers and curious enthusiasts. Based on the website for the 2013 Dodge Dart, it’s valuable to Chrysler as well. Automotive News (subscription required) caught the not-so-fine print: “By building and personalizing a Dart, you will...Read More»

2013 Acura RDX
2013 Acura RDX Priced From $35,205

Styled conservatively, but handsomely, the 2013 Acura RDX made its public debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show earlier this month. Today, Acura announced the new RDX will start from $34,320 plus an $885 for a base price of $35,205. That price will buy the base RDX, rated by the EPA at 20 mpg city...Read More»

Handing over car keys
Good News: Auto Affordability Improves, Could Lead To Stronger Sales

At a time when it seems like everything is going up in price, here’s a rare bit of good news: an “average priced” new car got more affordable in the fourth quarter of last year, requiring just 23.1 weeks of median family income to purchase. From a dollars-and-cents perspective...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera
2012 Hyundai Azera Priced From $32,000

A mere year ago the Hyundai Azera was a bland vehicle with the shape resembling a used bar of soap. Flash forward to today and the new 2012 Hyundai Azera is about to go on sale with sculpted sheet metal and a base price of $32,000. Some of you will note that base price is quite a hike from last...Read More»

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