Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), also known as "sticker" price, is a recommended selling price that automakers give a new car that is above the invoice price paid by the dealer. It is a price that does not include any options that can be added to a particular car style. When shown as a range, the prices are starting MSRPs, without options, for multiple styles for that model.
This price range reflects the Kelley Blue Book Suggested Retail value for all trim levels, but not necessarily all available options.
The Kelley Blue Book Suggested Retail value represents the amount an auto dealer might ask for a specific vehicle; the actual sale price will vary. A vehicle's popularity, condition, warranty, color and local market conditions are factors involved in determining a final price. The retail value is not a trade-in or private party value.
The Suggested Retail value assumes that the vehicle has been fully reconditioned and has a clean title history. The Suggested Retail value also allows for advertising, sales commissions, insurance and other costs of doing business as a dealer. Most vehicles offered at this price have passed an inspection, and some may carry a warranty. Vehicle mileage is assumed to be normal or below normal.
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Most dependable car I've owned.
by Jewelbird from St. Louis | May 28, 2008
I purchased my '96 in '98. It came off lease and had 24,000 miles. It now has 156,000 and still handles like a new car. The steering is tight and it is a fun comfortable car. The most dependable car I have ever owned. I am now looking for another 2002 with low mileage. I have never had a car that I loved so much. I hope I can find another one. Sorry they quit making them. Minor repairs and general up-keep. Starting to use a little oil but she is an old gal.