Here are the best prices available on five minivans. All vehicles listed are equipped with air conditioning, four doors, dual airbags, AM/FM cassette player, and antilock brakes.
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Prices include destination charges, customer rebates, and factory-to-dealer incentives, but they exclude fees and regional advertising expenses dealers must pay.
Amount over (+) Factory
Minivans Best Amount under (-) invoice
sticker price price factory invoice cost
Dodge Grand Caravan SE 2 WD
$23,455 $19,595 -$1,700 $21,295
Chevy Venture Extended
23,840 20,673 -950 21,623
Ford Windstar LX
24,240 20,861 -1,100 21,961
Pontiac Montana Extended
24,510 21,437 -800 22,237
Toyota Sienna LE
24,778 22,745 +1,000 21,745