sticker price


Definition of sticker price

: a manufacturer's suggested retail price that is printed on a sticker and affixed to a new automobile broadly : the stated cost of something a computer with a high sticker price

Examples of sticker price in a Sentence

We managed to negotiate 15 percent off the sticker price. The speakers are excellent and well worth the sticker price.

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The new policy, which was aimed at reducing congestion, capped a waiver of Hong Kong’s hefty vehicle registration tax that can equal a car’s sticker price, and made a new Model S more than 1.5 times more expensive. Echo Huang, Quartz, "Tesla’s sales never recovered after Hong Kong cut a tax break," 29 July 2019 Or, Mosquet said, the automakers would decrease content in order to compensate for increased sticker prices. Jenny King,, "Leaving NAFTA, imposing tariffs would drive up vehicle prices: study," 20 July 2017 Meanwhile, Harvey Mudd College in California had one of the most expensive sticker prices of the liberal arts schools, coming in at $77,203., "New college ranking shows sticker prices at more than $70,000 a year — and rising," 10 Sep. 2019 The 2017 Bentley Mulsanne is easily worth the most, with an estimated sticker price of about $224,827 in good condition from a used car dealer, according to Kelley Blue Book. Janna Herron And Kevin Mccoy, USA TODAY, "From private island to private jet: What is 'billionaire' Jeffrey Epstein's net worth?," 14 July 2019 For instance, the iPhone XR can be purchased for 4,399 yuan, lower than its sticker price of 6,499 yuan. Stella Yifan Xie, WSJ, "Apple to Chinese Consumers: Buy a New iPhone for Under $30 a Month, Interest Free," 21 Feb. 2019 The result is a new sticker price that more closely reflects what students already pay. New York Times, "More Private Colleges Are Cutting Tuition, but Don’t Expect to Pay Less," 9 Aug. 2019 The network asked advertisers to pay as much as $100,000 for 30-second spots on MSNBC, people familiar with the matter said, a significant premium on the network’s usual sticker price. Benjamin Mullin, WSJ, "Democratic Primary Debate Draws 15.3 Million Viewers," 27 June 2019 Tesla is also raising the sticker prices of its Model S and Model X cars in exported to China. Rex Crum, The Mercury News, "Tesla raises prices of cars in sold in China, and gets a break on tariff hike," 7 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of sticker price

1959, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sticker price

US : the price of a vehicle that is suggested by the manufacturer and that is shown on a sticker which is attached to the vehicle also : the stated price of something

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