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Car prices in Costa Rica are much higher than in other Central American nations

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Buying a car in Costa Rica can cost more than in Panama by up to $8,000. The same is found in the prices of major appliances.

A comparative study by the economy ministry revealed that Costa Rica is the most expensive in the region when buying appliances and vehicles.

A new Toyota Yaris, on average costs $15,700 in Panama, $18,100 in Nicaragua and Guatemala, but in Costa Rica $23,600.

Original source: Inside Costa Rica