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Long story short, I have a co-worker interested in going full electric and wanting to check out the Bolt. Living in Wisconsin, we don't have much, if any inventory as we're in the last wave of the launch. So, I do a nationwide search on Autotrader and found a dealership in Washington selling a number of their Bolts at over $10,000 off MSRP. See for yourself. http://www.pierrechevrolet.com/VehicleSearchResults?model=Bolt EV

What's interesting is when I engaged them in an online chat and ask if they're including the potential $7,500 federal rebate, I got the canned answer that I'd have to talk with a sales associate. Their disclosures state nothing about including this incentive and the state separately offers a sales tax discount up to $32,000 of purchase price.

Interestingly, I can find a few other dealerships that have Bolts, in Washington, listing online prices at $6K+ off MSRP. It's a killer for value on the car, but if legit, a boon for those in the market.
 

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The deal we got on our new Volt this year in Washington State was: no state sales tax on the first 32,000 plus we still get the 7500 discount off of our federal income tax (if we owe that much on Fed tax). We also got 6% off of MSRP and a zero down loan @ 0 % interest. It was a hard deal to pass up.
And the icing on the cake is we love the car so far @ almost 5000 miles on it. No glitches yet...knock on wood!
 

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Worth giving them a call. Where I live the waiting list is at least 6 months - I have a friend who has been waiting that long but expects his in Oct.
 

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Unfortunately, read the fine print:

" Prices exclude tax, title, and license and are valid for Washington residents only. "

I was all set to go and buy the Blue Premier Bolt listed at $13,738.00 off of list price.....

I wonder what the price is for out of state residents! The Bolts listed in FL are just about at list price!!!

Jim - C-5277
 

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I got almost $3k off MSRP, plus a $3k GM private offer. The $7500 tax credit on top of that gives me an effective $13,500 net discount. Yes, I could wait a year or two and maybe get a better price than $30k for a loaded Premier. Or, the tax credit could be gone by then and I'd pay more. All things considered, on balance I am happy.
 

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Dang it, if it weren't for the terribly narrow seats I'd have bought a Bolt. It's even cheaper than my Volt.

Double dang it, if their blackbook trade-in estimator isn't lying (probably is), I can get 16k to 20k for my Volt. So for their cheapest Bolt ($28k), I'd only be paying a net of $500 (28000 - 20000 - 7500 = 500). No sales tax to boot. Soooo tempting. Their cheapest Bolt even includes DC fast charging according to it's description. Someone please buy it before I'm tempted...4 days Labor day weekend, so much time to agonize.

I might need to sit in a Bolt again, maybe test drive it.
 

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Yes, the bottom is 2" narrower than my Volt's, but my butt is not even close to hanging off the sides :) The Bolt seats feel fine for me, otherwise I would not have bought. YMMV

I quickly learned you have to be careful with the Bolt after I burned rubber from a stoplight. This car is quicker than the Volt.
 

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In You Tube "Why i bought a Nissan Leaf over a Bollt"...seems like the Nissan dealers are more flexible with the prices then the GM dealers, this guy got a new Leaf 2017 for almost a fraction of the Bolt !!!.
 

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Whoa, Steverino got a Bolt!? When did this happen? I'm so out of the loop! Did you keep your Volt or trade it in?
 

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Whoa, Steverino got a Bolt!? When did this happen? I'm so out of the loop! Did you keep your Volt or trade it in?
A $3k dealer discount plus a $3k GM private offer pushed me over the fence. Basically decided to pull the trigger on Friday, had the car on Tuesday. Also looked into buying out of state and using autotransport, but that would have saved me very little and added the complexity and potential issues of 3rd party autotransport.

So I now have the combo platter: Volt + Bolt. Best of both worlds. The Volt for driving anywhere, anytime, without range anxiety or recharge station handcuffs. The Bolt for hauling stuff and Chicago metro area driving without range anxiety.

The Bolt is replacing my Cadillac SRX which I have never really cared for (it was just a bridge car to get me to the Bolt).

So now I get my Volt back (wife stole it), my wife with the longer commute will drive the Bolt, except for the days I steal it from her, lol.
 

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Price went up about $500 on both of the cheapest models. Me thinks they're offsetting any Labor Day shoppers who might ask for a holiday sales price?

I could get rid of my ICE misfire issue by trading in my Volt for the Bolt...but I just can't get past the styling. Hooked on the EV life now. Volt's a hellaofa gateway drug.
 

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Price went up about $500 on both of the cheapest models. Me thinks they're offsetting any Labor Day shoppers who might ask for a holiday sales price?

I could get rid of my ICE misfire issue by trading in my Volt for the Bolt...but I just can't get past the styling. Hooked on the EV life now. Volt's a hellaofa gateway drug.
well , you know what they say
once you go battery , you never go back

maybe that was meant in a different context:)
 

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Long story short, I have a co-worker interested in going full electric and wanting to check out the Bolt. Living in Wisconsin, we don't have much, if any inventory as we're in the last wave of the launch. So, I do a nationwide search on Autotrader and found a dealership in Washington selling a number of their Bolts at over $10,000 off MSRP. See for yourself. http://www.pierrechevrolet.com/VehicleSearchResults?model=Bolt EV

What's interesting is when I engaged them in an online chat and ask if they're including the potential $7,500 federal rebate, I got the canned answer that I'd have to talk with a sales associate. Their disclosures state nothing about including this incentive and the state separately offers a sales tax discount up to $32,000 of purchase price.

Interestingly, I can find a few other dealerships that have Bolts, in Washington, listing online prices at $6K+ off MSRP. It's a killer for value on the car, but if legit, a boon for those in the market.
SAVE the call.....It is FALSE ADVERTISING....The are including the $7500 Federal tax credit??? I checked it out and told them so:)
 
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