Chevy Offering $500 Off Bolt EV For Farm Bureau Members, Volt Too!

6 months ago by Steven Loveday 11

Chevrolet Volt and Chevrolet Bolt

Chevrolet Volt and Chevrolet Bolt

Ah, the days of a myriad of different discounts, incentives, and financing offers. It is especially evident this time of year, with dealers trying to clear out inventory, and automakers pushing to boost end-of-the-year sales figures. We’re pretty sure that dealers don’t need to clear out EV inventory, but sometimes offers are for “all cars”, thus including a deal on an EV.

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Information via Chevrolet’s official page

There are many deals out there that look great, until you realize that they are for some specific consumers, like College Grad, Military, First Responders … or specific insurance company members? Yes, that it is.

Members of Farm Bureau are those that benefit this time. We can tell you for sure, that if you are a member, you can enjoy $500 off of a 2016 or 2017 Volt, and now you can also get this deal on a Bolt EV!

One page provided by Chevrolet shows the Bolt on the list of eligible cars, and a quick check of a local Chevy dealer site (in this case Jim Doran Chevrolet in Oregon), does indeed show the $500 as being applicable to the Bolt EV.

On the slim chance that you are reading this post, planning to buy a Bolt, and are a Farm Bureau member, it would be smart to call your local dealer and inquire about availability of the 238 mile EV.

Follow this link, or this one, and this too, and see the PDF, to get to the specific information and decipher it all for yourself. As always, there are plenty of other great deals on EVs to be had this month as well:

  • 2017 Chevrolet Volt’s are leasing at low as the $270s per month for 3 years, with nothing down
  • 2016 Spark EV – not surprisingly, if you can still find one, Chevrolet will give you $1,000 cash back
  • 2017 BMW i3’s are leasing for $279 a month for 36 months with about $4,000 down, or you can finance one for 2.9% for a long 6-year term
  • 2017 Toyota Prius Prime’s are going for as low as 1.9% for 5 years and a $500 cash back offer is available

Ford has some fairly amzing deals on the Focus Electric – at least for 2016 models (perhaps due to the 2017s arriving soon with upgraded 33.5 kWh batteries, good for 115 miles of range).

It’s a great time to buy an EV!

Source: Chevrolet

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11 responses to "Chevy Offering $500 Off Bolt EV For Farm Bureau Members, Volt Too!"

  1. bro1999 says:

    OMG, I qualify for the rebate! Completely shocked! Not. 😉

    Don’t see anything officially listing the Bolt on the Farm Bureau website though….

  2. David M says:

    Anyone can become a Farm Bureau Member. The member fee is way less than the $500 savings.

    1. bro1999 says:

      As low as $40 in some states. $60 in Maryland. 😉

      Farm Bureau is basically similar to AAA, except your money goes to help your local farmers instead of some ginormous for-profit corporation.

      I’ve already cashed in the $500 rebate 3 times this year….let’s make it a 4th, GM!

  3. TP says:

    Nissan is also running a pretty good deal on a Leaf purchase. 0% APR for 72 months and $4000 NMAC cash, when financed through NMAC.

  4. ffbj says:

    Meanwhile China is indicting an unknown American car maker, (GM), for monopolistic behavior and:
    “On Tuesday, GM asked the Supreme Court to overturn an earlier ruling that its 2009 bankruptcy filing did not shield it from lawsuits related to its faulty ignition switches.”

  5. Assaf says:

    Nice outreach to the farmers, no doubt… will it break the ice though?

    And that amazing deal on the i3 is almost *exactly* $6000 more costly than our current 3-year lease on a 2014 Leaf 🙂

    The Volt deal is not half bad, though.

  6. DonC says:

    Hybridcars ran the same Farm Bureau story a couple of days but pulled it as incorrect. So maybe not.

  7. Durkle says:

    Or save up to ~$1800 with the Costco pricing on a loaded Premier!

  8. Fabian says:

    Must have been a member of a participating state Farm Bureau for at least 30 days.

    http://www.chevrolet.com/offers-and-finance/farm-bureau.html

  9. bro1999 says:

    Hey guys, heard anything officially from either GM or the Farm Bureau? I don’t see the Bolt listed on the FB website…