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Are new cars getting more expensive?

Motoring Research Logo By Andrew Brady of Motoring Research | Slide 1 of 51: “Going by inflation since the launch of the original Mazda MX-5 in 1990,” Mazda boasts, “the new model should cost over £32,000.”And they’re right – it should. But how does it compare to other cars on sale at the time? We’ve picked out 25 cars on sale in August 1990 and compared their prices to how much they should cost going by inflation. Are buyers winning or losing?

Inflation winners and losers

“Going by inflation since the launch of the original Mazda MX-5 in 1990,” Mazda boasts, “the new model should cost over £32,000.”

And they’re right – it should. But how does it compare to other cars on sale at the time? We’ve picked out 25 cars on sale in August 1990 and compared their prices to how much they should cost going by inflation. Are buyers winning or losing?

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