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Why that two-year-old pickup truck is almost as expensive as a brand new one these days

The price to pick up a used Tacoma or F-150 has skyrocketed over the past year, along with the prices of a lot of other consumer goods. So what do used car prices tell us about inflation, and should we be worried?

The Cost of Living for Sunday, May 9, 2021

The price to pick up a used Tacoma or F-150 could be more expensive in 2021 than it was at this London, Ont. used car dealership in early 2020. (Colin Butler/CBC News)
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The price to pick up a used Tacoma or F-150 has skyrocketed over the past year, along with the prices of a lot of other consumer goods. So what do used car prices tell us about inflation, and should we be worried?


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