I am so old, I remember a year ago when inflation would be mild and temporary – the good ‘ol days:

The average new-car price in February was $45,296, compared with the average manufacturer’s suggested retail price, or MSRP, of $41,637, according to new research from iSeeCars.com.

An estimated 31% of new vehicles were sold above MSRP last month, according to a joint forecast from J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. That’s down from a high of 48% in July.

Source: New cars selling for the biggest premiums above sticker price

Average monthly payment for financed purchases is $722.

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