Volume 9, Issue 4 - August/September 2007

Price Points

2004 Mitsubishi Galant (4-door)

For its recurring Price Points department, AGRR surveyed five major cities in the United States for the windshield replacement on a 2004 Mitsubishi Galant (4-door) As usual, the companies were told that insurance will not be involved and the customer wishes to pay for the windshield out of pocket. Results are listed at left.

             2004 Mitsubishi Galant ē NAGS Part No. FW02428 
                            NAGS Part Price: $289.20 
                         Labor 3.6 Hours @ $35/hour* 
                   $126.00 Expected Total Cost $415.20

Houston, Texas Price % Relative to 
NAGS Total Cost
Shop #1 $295.00 -28.90%
Shop #2 $129.00 -68.90%
Shop #3 $205.00 -50.60%
Shop #4 $150.00 -63.90%
Average $194.75 -53.10%
Median $256.78 -38.20%
Jacksonville, Fla. Price % Relative to 
NAGS Total Cost
Shop #1 $300.00 -27.70%
Shop #2 $225.00 -45.80%
Shop #3 $350.00 -15.70%
Shop #4 $275.00 -51.00%
Average $287.50 -30.80%
Median $287.50 -30.80%
Lincoln, Neb. Price % Relative to 
NAGS Total Cost
Shop #1 $245.77 -40.80%
Shop #2 $245.00 -41.00%
Shop #3 $323.19 -22.20%
Shop #4 $249.06 -40.00%
Average $265.76 -36.00%
Median $247.42 -40.40%
Philadelphia, Pa. Price % Relative to 
NAGS Total Cost
Shop #1 $245.00 -40.10%
Shop #2 $279.00 -32.80%
Shop #3 $198.00 -52.30%
Shop #4 $300.00 -27.70%
Average $255.55 -38.50%
Median $262.00 -36.90%
Sacramento, Calif. Price % Relative to 
NAGS Total Cost
Shop #1 $189.00 -54.50%
Shop #2 $225.00 -45.80%
Shop #3 $139.00 -66.50%
Shop #4 $270.00 -35.00%
Average $205.75 -50.40%
Median $207.00 -50.10%
Natíl Average $241.85 -41.80%
Natíl Median $245.39 -40.90%
* AGRR labor estimate based on prevailing labor rates.

Top 20 Most Popular NAGS Part Numbers Average .61-Percent Price Increase
Prices in the new National Auto Glass Standards (NAGS) calculator for Spring 2007 took effect May 14. AGRR magazine/glassBYTEs.comô compared the newest catalog prices on the top 20 most popular parts with the January prices to see how much the price has changed in the last few months, as well as with what they were a year ago. 

Most of the parts on the list saw a price increase of less than 1 percent, though two did see price increases of more than a full 4 percent and two others also topped 1 percent. However, the price on eight part numbers fell this time, from as little as .05 percent (10 cents) to .82 percent ($1.06).

The average price change of the top 20 parts was .61 percent. www.nags.com 

Nags Number

Price as of
Jan. 8, 2007
Price as of 
May 14, 2007

Percent Change

Price as of 
May 8, 2006
One-Year 
Percent Change
DW01341GBYN $188.80 $187.70 -0.58% $188.65 -0.50%
DW01217GBYN $197.85 $198.30 0.23% $194.85 1.77%
DW01256GBNN $244.75 $244.45 -0.12% $246.00 -0.63%
DW01168GBNN $182.05 $182.65 0.33% $181.15 0.83%
DW01549GBYN $195.05 $193.45 -0.82% $198.50 -2.54%
DW01206GBYN $186.30 $187.15 0.46% $186.40 0.40%
DW01099GBNN $180.70 $181.20 0.28% $181.55 -0.19%
DW01176GBNN $192.65 $192.00 -0.34% $190.05 1.03%
DW01317GBYN $193.70 $193.50 -0.10% $190.30 1.68%
FW02064GBNN $190.45 $190.35 -0.05% $189.45 0.48%
FW02018GBNN $184.70 $185.50 0.43% $183.45 1.12%
DW01319GBYN $213.35 $222.05 4.08% $221.80 0.11%
DW01257GBYN $221.30 $233.40 5.47% $226.35 3.11%
DW01226GBNN $216.35 $214.90 -0.67% $213.85 0.49%
DW01105GBNN $188.15 $188.40 0.13% $187.90 0.27%
DW01218GBYN $234.05 $236.55 1.07% $226.30 4.53%
DW01140GBNN $184.30 $184.70 0.22% $181.10 1.99%
DW01297GBNN $191.25 $191.90 0.34% $189.55 1.24%
DW01381GBNN $202.75 $206.60 1.90% $202.90 1.82%
FW00799GBNN $183.35 $183.10 -0.14% $178.00 2.87%

 



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