What do Dealers Pay for Cars?

What dealers pay for cars depends on whether it is new or used. A new car dealer pays an ‘invoice’ price to the manufacturer. If you are looking at a used vehicle the dealer usually pays a wholesale price for the car at auction. The dealer could also have taken a vehicle in on a trade, and therefor they paid the amount they gave the customer for that car, plus any repairs/maintenance work that needed to be done. A great site for new and used car prices is: