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I'm considering buying a new 2017 Volt. Best I can find for a fully loaded premier Volt is about 6K under MSRP. Should I keep looking or pull the trigger. I'm in Maryland and if it helps I have Costco and I'm buying after my 2014 was totaled.

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So the first thing to notate is the SALES PRICE which is BEFORE incentives...Also incentives can vary from leasing to purchasing...
 

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That's very good, about as good as it gets, especially for an LT (it's still good for a Premium but the discounts for those are better). The caveat of course is that there is always a better deal out there somewhere.
 

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I'm considering buying a new 2017 Volt. Best I can find for a fully loaded premier Volt is about 6K under MSRP. Should I keep looking or pull the trigger. I'm in Maryland and if it helps I have Costco and I'm buying after my 2014 was totaled.

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Depending on region, 6k is about normal. If you are not in a hurry, simply wait. It isn't like Volts are flying off the lots. I have been watching Cars.com and Cargurus.com since November. Many cars are still on the lots since then and are priced BELOW what you are looking at. When the 2018s hit the lot, the 2017 will probably go on sale by 20% off MSRP plus any local discounts or additional incentives. So, it is really up to you, but that is how I see it.
 

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I'm considering buying a new 2017 Volt. Best I can find for a fully loaded premier Volt is about 6K under MSRP. Should I keep looking or pull the trigger. I'm in Maryland and if it helps I have Costco and I'm buying after my 2014 was totaled.

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Looks like you might get your best deal at Ted Britt 10 miles from your zip, They have 29 in stock. Also I have heard a rumor that the 20% off MSRP may be coming down the pike from Chevy.
 

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I'm guessing we'll see some tweaks for MY18, seems GM will need to diferienate the Volt from the Bolt else sales will tank completely.

Just wish we knew what GM may throw at the old girl to keep her relevant with the Bolt stealing all the headlines. But the used value of 16/17 Volt's will be in the toilet considering all the current discounts on new Volt's. Will be a great time to be a buyer. Bet folks will be able to buy a nice pre-owned 16/17 for about $15K this fall.
 

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You're like the 3rd totalled volt this week. What gives? volts are dropping like flies.

Since you are on a short timeframe (can't be without a car for too long) you are kind of stuck with what you can find. But oen option would be to buy or borrow a beater to drive as basic transportation until you find the deal of the decade. when gen2s started shipping in 2015, I predicted that it would be a few years before big discounts come to gen2s. It might be the end of 2017 when 2018 models start rolling out (and as Bolt production ramps up and Tesla Model 3s start to appear). Competition has a funny way of causing GM rebates to fly.

When I saw the first gen1 volts arrive in 2010, I resigned myself to staying with an ICE as $40-45K was too much. But in Oct 2013, The planets aligned and. Got a brand new $44K MSRP Premium for $21K including state sales tax (counting state rebate and fed tax credits). So maybe blowking $1-2k now on something to hold you over might reap 10s of thousands later. Only time will tell.

I've said this on other threads, if my Volt was totalled this week, I'd be looking for a used ELR, as that's what I originally wanted, but the initial $75K MSRP scared me away and caused me to get a Volt about a week after ELR pricing was announced.
 

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I've said this on other threads, if my Volt was totalled this week, I'd be looking for a used ELR, as that's what I originally wanted, but the initial $75K MSRP scared me away and caused me to get a Volt about a week after ELR pricing was announced.
You can have an ELR only after I get one ;)
 

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Drive for a good deal. Took a 4-hour round trip drive for $14k off MSRP on my Volt. Well worth it--I earned over $1000 per hour of driving. Expand your search to rural parts of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, etc. where Volts are unloved and unsold. They'll be happy to get it off the lot.
 

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Drive for a good deal. Took a 4-hour round trip drive for $14k off MSRP on my Volt. Well worth it--I earned over $1000 per hour of driving. Expand your search to rural parts of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, etc. where Volts are unloved and unsold. They'll be happy to get it off the lot.
Agreed, I got my deal fo the decade in pickup truck and John Deere country in a town with less than 6000 population. It had sat there for 8 months. There's another white g2 that's been there since September. Although I have no plans on buying it, the car just keeps sitting their waiting patiently for some new owner to come along and love them.
 

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Drive for a good deal. Took a 4-hour round trip drive for $14k off MSRP on my Volt. Well worth it--I earned over $1000 per hour of driving. Expand your search to rural parts of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, etc. where Volts are unloved and unsold. They'll be happy to get it off the lot.
Hi, was this for the LT or Premier model? Would you mind sharing which dealership this was (feel free to PM me if you'd like with the details).

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Kinetic Blue, Black leather interior, I05 radio, Heated seats, Premium trim Package, Convenience package, Bose sound system, and a Heated Steering wheel are the options on the car I am close to buying...

what is the i05 radio, premium trim, and convenience package? I know the bose/leather/comfort
 

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Kinetic Blue, Black leather interior, I05 radio, Heated seats, Premium trim Package, Convenience package, Bose sound system, and a Heated Steering wheel are the options on the car I am close to buying...

what is the i05 radio, premium trim, and convenience package? I know the bose/leather/comfort
I personally wouldn't buy this car without all the safety features, which I think are worth it. I also really liked the heated steering wheel, which I never thought I would. It allows you to use your hands without gloves.

Also, I think once the Bolt hits everywhere, the Volt will be an even harder sell. I would have a hard time choosing between the two, as I use my car 90+% for commuting 30 miles round trip and 5% or so for going less than 80 miles one way from home. Any longer than that, and we pack everything in the SUV. So, 200 miles or so for the Bolt would work well.
 

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I personally wouldn't buy this car without all the safety features, which I think are worth it. I also really liked the heated steering wheel, which I never thought I would. It allows you to use your hands without gloves.

Also, I think once the Bolt hits everywhere, the Volt will be an even harder sell. I would have a hard time choosing between the two, as I use my car 90+% for commuting 30 miles round trip and 5% or so for going less than 80 miles one way from home. Any longer than that, and we pack everything in the SUV. So, 200 miles or so for the Bolt would work well.
Half of all EVs are sold in CA and they're not exactly flying off the dealer lots and also multiple stats show that at least half of all PHEVs/EVs are leased...The Volt on the other hand is doing fairly well...The Volt qualifies for nearly every incentive GM has to offer, if you can qualify for those incentives you can lease a Volt for half the price ($3K off in bonus tags, $3K off lease conquest, $500 off Farmers Bureau, $500 off new grad/military, GM points card in addition to the CARB states get nearly $7000 off in lease cash and the waived first payment) it costs to lease a Bolt...The Bolt only qualifies for one $250 off incentive, family and friends, has a CCR of $2500 and roughly 10% higher residual...Currently difficult to get a $0 drive off Bolt lease for under $400/mo, many have reported Volt deals under $200/mo assuming you qualify for the incentives...
 
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