Best Chevy Deals & Lease Offers: August 2018

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Alex Bernstein is the Senior Pricing Analyst for CarsDirect.com. Each month he studies immense volumes of pricing and incentives data in search of trends that are useful to car shoppers. In the process, he often breaks industry news stories -- his analyses and insights have been featured on websites such as Automotive News, The Detroit News, Autoblog, The Truth About Cars and The Car Connection.

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, Senior Pricing Analyst - August 1, 2018

Once again, Chevy is offering up to 18% off the 2018 Equinox. That's worth up to $5,620 off a well-equipped Premier, one of the better deals we've seen to date. However, you'll have to finance through GM Financial to get the full amount.

Other top deals include 20% off the 2018 Spark, Sonic and Impala. In the case of the Impala Premier, that's worth as much as $8,021 off MSRP. Note that these are standalone deals you won't be able to combine with other offers.

If you're looking to buy a Cruze or Malibu, you may want to wait. The Cruze may be eligible for a $1,750 rebate, but we've seen discounts worth up to 20% in the past and think it's just a matter of time before similar deals appear again.

Most offers vary by region and end September 4, 2018. Examples listed here are available in California. Please note this month's "percentage off" deals end August 31, and we're expecting some sort of bonus for Labor Day.

Chevy Incentives & Lease Deals This Month

Model Best Lease Deal Best Finance Offer Best Cashback Incentive
Chevrolet Cruze
Chevy Cruze
Lease from $199/month Finance from 2.9%/60 months Up to $1,750
Chevrolet Trax
Chevy Trax
Lease from $189/month Finance from 2.9%/60 months + $750 Up to $2,500
Chevrolet Equinox
Chevy Equinox
Lease from $229/month Finance from 0%/60 months + $500 Up to 18% off MSRP
Chevrolet Volt
Chevrolet Malibu
Lease from $230/month No advertised finance offers Up to $2,000
Chevrolet Camaro
Chevrolet Camaro
Lease from $329/month No advertised finance offers Up to $1,500

See the full Chevy lineup »

Tips on Chevy Financing, Lease Specials and Rebate Offers

Special offers from Chevy can change quite often and be downright mind-boggling. In the past, some of the automaker's best deals have been so-called Bonus Tag offers worth up to 20% off MSRP on select models. However, the "catch" was that only a certain percentage of inventory was eligible for the discount, in most cases the oldest 10% of stock.

Since then, Chevy has shifted toward so-called Lead Brand offers featuring attractive discounts on the most popular versions of its most popular models. As a result, it has become common to see the best deals on models like the Cruze LT or Equinox LT. Interestingly, base models like the Cruze L and Equinox L boast low prices but are actually excluded from promotions. As a result, they can actually be more expensive than pricier styles.

Looking to buy around a holiday? Chevy reliably offers deals ranging from extra bonus cash to promotions worth up to 20% off MSRP. If you're coming from a competitor (or another GM vehicle), be sure to ask about special incentives worth up to $1,500 called conquest and loyalty discounts. When you stack all available offers, there can be some truly impressive savings to be had.

If you're a recent graduate, don't forget to ask about the GM College Discount. If you qualify, you'll get access to GM Supplier Pricing that can be combined with most advertised incentives for buying or leasing. It's a nice way to get hassle-free pricing if you're interested in avoiding having to haggle on price.

, Senior Pricing Analyst

Alex Bernstein is the Senior Pricing Analyst for CarsDirect.com. Each month he studies immense volumes of pricing and incentives data in search of trends that are useful to car shoppers. In the process, he often breaks industry news stories -- his analyses and insights have been featured on websites such as Automotive News, The Detroit News, Autoblog, The Truth About Cars and The Car Connection.

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