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Old 02-26-2009, 09:44 PM   #1
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Buy a Truck, get a free car (or ATV)

Haha, I just got an ad for one of our local Chevy dealships and I couldn't believe my eyes.
When you buy a full size pickup truck, you get a FREE Chev Aveo or ATV...

http://www.brettgm.com/
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Old 02-26-2009, 09:52 PM   #2
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free Aveo? Whats the fine print on that.....

There is no way its completely free...you cant just give away a $10K car......hell if they are doin that I'd sub the aveo for a 10k discount on a SS/TC

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Old 02-26-2009, 09:53 PM   #3
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I've seen this too. No joke.
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lol at the cheesy website and U2 ripoff music
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Old 02-26-2009, 10:43 PM   #5
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we had one last year, Buy a vehicle over 40k, get a PT cruiser for a dollar.
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One time around here kias were buy 1 get 1 free
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people just arent buying trucks, this is a great way to sell them. never mind the fact the price is jacked up on them $5-8k, then no other incentives or deals are given, so really its not free, they are just selling you 2 cars for one price.
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lol at the cheesy website and U2 ripoff music
I was just going to say that lol
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Old 02-26-2009, 11:11 PM   #9
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thats ******* awesome lol! i love the new aveo's
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Nissan dealership by me did it a while ago...It was only on the nissan umm...the very BIG suv...armada... and you get a base model sentra for like 10 bux.

You had to buy what was on their lot though...and only over a certain price range...and you wouldn't get any discounts on it...besides getting like the 99% discount on the sentra haha
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wow...interesting lol...
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makes sense. People won't be buying trucks now unless they have something to drive that doesn't get 5mpg....aveo to the rescue lol
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Marketing at it's best right here.
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Here is how it works:
You pay msrp on a truck that has gm incentives totaling to the amount of an aveo/atv about 10k or watever. So this is a win win for the dealer they can get rid of their trucks and some of their other inventory.
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free Aveo? Whats the fine print on that.....

There is no way its completely free...you cant just give away a $10K car......hell if they are doin that I'd sub the aveo for a 10k discount on a SS/TC
yes they can, daewoo did it, buy one daewoo, get the other one free
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then turn around and sell it in 6 months
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ive seen this in a local dodge dealer, "buy a fully loaded ram and get a free caliber", im not kidding.
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yes they can, daewoo did it, buy one daewoo, get the other one free
daewoo also doesnt exist anymore, lol
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then turn around and sell it in 6 months
Probably not the best idea as you'd be massively upside down on the truck and then be hit with big depreciation on the subcompact car. If you actually needed both vehicles you might be able to get a decent deal, but with the current incentives on everything it would more than likely work in your favor to negotiate and buy each truck/car individually. It is a nice marketing ploy for the dealers though.


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daewoo also doesnt exist anymore, lol
Not directly in the US, but GM does own their manufacturing operations and GMDAT does design and build a lot of cars for markets all over the world, including that Aveo here in North America.
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