New Car 2018 - New Car Prices 1975. New car prices have risen by less than inflation over 25 - Car buyers getting 'more for their money': New car prices have risen by less than inflation for 25 years - but petrol and insurance have rocketed. Autoblog: New Cars, Used Cars for Sale, Car Reviews and News - Autoblog brings you automotive news; expert reviews of cars, trucks, crossovers and SUVs; and pictures and video. Research and compare vehicles, find local dealers . What Happened in 1975 inc. Pop Culture, Prices Significant - 1975 Prices including Wages, Houses and Gas, Toys, Fashions and Furniture, Events include Suez Canal reopens, Vietnam War ends, Unemployment Rate in the US reaches 9 .