Drive a bargain
The chart below represents the best deals today on 1999 mid-size SUVs. All are equipped with automatic transmission, air conditioning, alloy wheels, antilock brakes, CD player (except Chevy Blazer), cruise control, luggage rack, and power windows and door locks.
CarBargains, which provides the data, is a service that, for $165, gets bids from five dealers in your area on the car you want. The prices include destination charges, customer rebates, and dealer incentives, but exclude fees and regional advertising expenses. Call 800-475-7283.
1999 Amount over (+) Factory
Mid-size SUVs Best Amount under (-) invoice
sticker price price factory invoice cost
Ford Explorer XLT 4WD V6
$29,585 $26,309 -$400 $26,709
Isuzu Rodeo LS 4WD V6
28,535 22,770 -2900 25,670
Chevy Blazer 4WD V6
27,240 22,255 -2,400 24,655
Jeep Grand Cherokee Ltd 4WD V6
34,715 30,642 -700 31,342
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