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What is a dealer sticker price?


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2004-10-11 18:40:21
2004-10-11 18:40:21

Usually on a supplemental sticker, the dealer sticker price for a new car is the Monroney sticker price (MSRP) plus the suggested retail price of dealer-installed options, such as additional dealer markup (ADM) or additional dealer profit (ADP), dealer preparation, and undercoating. The "Sticker" Price is the highest "asking" price on a new or used car. Years ago there were no MSRP or Monroni info/pricing on new cars.These stickers are "mandated" by the government now to protect the public. This MSRP Price is also (and more importantly) the amount the lenders (Banks) will loan you. In the old days the Bank would loan $ based on the consumers individual "Credit" rating. Not based on the cars worth. Obvious Problems occurred Sticker price is a slang term and could be anything that is displayed on the car (windshield) in a form of a "sticker" of some kind. 1. It could be MSRP, if the "sticker" is by a Manufacturer. 2. It could be some kind of inflated price, depending on the state and country laws where you reside. 3. And it could be a bone fide sale price, if that is what the dealership wants to do.

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the (MSRP) sticker price plus the suggested retail price of dealer-installed options...

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The sticker price is the manufactures suggested retail price (MSRP). Only vehicle that are in very high demand will sell at sticker price.

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Monroney Sticker or M.S.R.P StickerThe Dealer sticker price of a vehicle is the suggested retail asking price of the vehicle. The new car sticker price is normally set by the manufacture. Used car sticker prices are set by the actual dealer. Most new and used car dealerships will negotiate the retail price listed on the dealer sticker. Some new and used car dealerships will add an addendum sticker to the Dealer sticker (Monroney Sticker or M.S.R.P Sticker). This is normally high profit margin accessories that have been added by the dealer to increase profit margins when the vehicle is sold.The "Addendum Sticker Scam" is a very common car dealer scam, you can read more about it here by following the added link below.Car Buying Tip: You should never offer to pay the dealer suggested retail sticker price for a new or used vehicle. The best way to protect yourself from over-paying for a new or used car is to educate yourself before contacting a new or used car dealership.

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MSRP, or Manufactures Suggested Retail Price.

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Yes. The sticker lists the MSRP(Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price), the dealer is not obligated to follow it.


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