Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

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    Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

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    Bolts are now eligible for GM Supplier Pricing plus $6,500 in cash. Behind the scenes, dealers also have $2,500 in dealer cash to work with. Under the right circumstances, that means you can enjoy Supplier Pricing plus up to $9,000 in savings.

    In an unusual but welcome move, Chevy is also offering cheaper leases for consumers outside California. You can lease an LT from $339 for 39 months with $2,769 at signing. Based on our analysis, the effective cost of this lease is over $130 (per month!) cheaper than August.

    Chevrolet Bolt Federal Tax Credit Status:
    Up to $3,750: Take delivery before September 30, 2019
    Up to $1,875: Take delivery before March 31, 2020
    No credit after April 1, 2020
    Example for New York State residents:

    Standard Vehicle Price $36,620
    Destination Charge $875
    MSRP - Total Vehicle Price $37,495
    Net price after manufacturer offers: $30,003

    Net price after manufacturer offers: $30,003
    Federal Tax Incentive: $3,750
    New York State Tax Incentive: $2,000
    Possible Dealer Cash Savings: $2,500

    Net price before tax and fees: $21,753.00

    NET PRICE DISCOUNT FROM LIST PRICE: $ 42%

    California dealer offer (does not include federal and state tax incentives):

    2019 Chevy Bolt Premier; MSRP $44,515
    Rydell Sale Price - Available to All Customers 1
    - $922
    Pricing For All $43,593
    Bolt EV - Premier Rydell Discount 2
    - $2,500
    Rydell Supplier Pricing for All 3
    - $700 Take Retail Delivery By 09/30/2019
    WEEKEND BONUS CASH 4
    - $500 Take Retail Delivery By 09/11/2019
    Rydell Bonus Cash 5
    - $250
    Purchase Bonus Cash 6
    - $4,500 Take Retail Delivery By 09/30/2019
    Customer Cash 7
    - $2,000 Take Retail Delivery By 09/30/2019
    Rydell Best Price $33,143
    Total Savings $11,372

    1Available to all customers. Please see dealer for further details.
    2Blazer Rydell Discount of $2,700 is applicable on all 2019 Bolt EV Premier. Please see dealer for further details.
    3Rydell Supplier Pricing for All $700 is an offer available to all customers purchasing a 2019 Bolt EV Premier. Please see dealer for further details.
    4WEEKEND BONUS CASH is a $500 discount from Rydell Chevrolet applied on select units, this unit is a qualifying unit. Please see dealer for any further questions.
    5Rydell Bonus Cash of $250 is applicable on units with 120 days in inventory or more, this is a qualifying unit. Please see dealer for details.
    6Not available with lease and some other offers. See dealer for details.
    7Not available with special financing, lease and some other offers. See dealer for details.



















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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    Net price before tax and fees: $21,753.00
    I guess you can also pay double plus for a Tesla Model 3 and worry about vehicle reliability and the stability of the company...









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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    GM would have a lot more Bolt buyers if they gave it more of a CUV body than a hatchback. For families, the current Bolt may seem too small.

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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

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    GM would have a lot more Bolt buyers if they gave it more of a CUV body than a hatchback. For families, the current Bolt may seem too small.
    Maybe it needs to be bigger. I look at it and think CUV more than hatchback, but it's a small one.
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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    Quote Originally Posted by ksr View Post
    Maybe it needs to be bigger. I look at it and think CUV more than hatchback, but it's a small one.
    It's pretty small. Around the size of a Cruze. It'll work for families with small kids but with 36.5" of rear legroom with 41" of front makes it basically a 3 person car for me.

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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    One of the main issues with EV's is the price. With the tax credit going away it's only gonna get worse. A larger CUV EV will only come in at a higher price tag. Production should be cut back and leave the Bolt as a fleet and urban solution for a few customers. GM can keep it on the back burner as a development project for the future. For the near term, EV is a money looser.

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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    This is truly compelling, despite some things I really dislike, about it. - I bet the wife would like it for back-and-forth to work; I could [use] a tax credit..................

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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    Quote Originally Posted by DequindreToo View Post
    GM would have a lot more Bolt buyers if they gave it more of a CUV body than a hatchback. For families, the current Bolt may seem too small.
    Ya - If GM had a Blazer (or even Equinox) sized EV it would sell very well.

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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ed753 View Post
    This is truly compelling, despite some things I really dislike, about it. - I bet the wife would like it for back-and-forth to work; I could [use] a tax credit..................

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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    Trying to entice my millennial son into one of these but his Appartment complex doesn't have EV charging stations nor does his work location. He likes the idea of the Bolt but doesn't want his life to revolve around finding a convenient charging station. Still a practical problem.

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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    Quote Originally Posted by Perian View Post
    I guess you can also pay double plus for a Tesla Model 3 and worry about vehicle reliability and the stability of the company...
    Parts and service and what will resale look like? Are Model 3s hot on the used market?

    Quote Originally Posted by joey View Post
    One of the main issues with EV's is the price. With the tax credit going away it's only gonna get worse. A larger CUV EV will only come in at a higher price tag. Production should be cut back and leave the Bolt as a fleet and urban solution for a few customers. GM can keep it on the back burner as a development project for the future. For the near term, EV is a money looser.
    I imagine resale will be a nightmare for these puppies as the Art Of Th' 'Lektrik improves, range improves, and these early models are looked at like yesterday's salad left out overnight.

    I WOULD buy a hybrid. But to me pure electric has too many negatives. Look at the Prius. Yes I know. But they've been doing this for 25 years now.
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    Re: Incentive Alert: Time To Buy A Chevy Bolt?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpole View Post
    Trying to entice my millennial son into one of these but his Appartment complex doesn't have EV charging stations nor does his work location. He likes the idea of the Bolt but doesn't want his life to revolve around finding a convenient charging station. Still a practical problem.
    It's a quirk especially with the Bolt and it's lower charging speed but it can be done. There are few guys on youtube who live in his situation and they can make it all week on the charge and on the weekend while shopping or just being out will charge it.

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