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#67 of 131 G.M family price
Mar 12, 2002 (10:57 pm)
My dad's retired GM, So a good gms price of 28,200 msrp 33,435 plus 2,200 on gm card and 2002 rebate. Total price $24,000 w/ Z66 and Leather.
#68 of 131 They Advertised a "Similar" Unit
Apr 24, 2002 (12:07 am)
Selected my Z/71 with full leather, sunroof, running boards, 410's, pinstripes, WOL Tires and Onstar. The dealer's sticker was $39,901 & MSRP $38,501. They had advertised a "plain jane" for $6,500 off MSRP. I told them I wanted this particular AV with the same discount. They allegedly called GM before signing off on it. With the $2002 cash, she went out the door for $29,888. There is no sales tax here in Oregon. Watch the ads and ask for the same deal on the vehicle you really want.
#69 of 131 What did the Dealer do
Apr 24, 2002 (5:08 am)
to it to raise the price to $39,901 from MSRP?
#70 of 131 av price in north california
Apr 29, 2002 (8:12 pm)
I need to move i live in sacramento california av's are all over here my dealer john l sullivan in roseville ca has about 150 1500's and 100 2500's in stock i got the red z 71 with all the goodies ecept the sun roof and roof rack seen enought problems on here about them this is my second av the first one was a pewter z 66 but it was lemoned by gm and they replaced it with the z 71 at no add cost i only paid 27,600 for it but took 6 hours of game play the avg price here is about 32,000 for the 2 by and 38,000 to 42,000 for z 71's
Apr 30, 2002 (11:54 am)
Just picked up a pewter Z71 Avalanche, loaded with everything. I didn't read all the posts so I don't know if anyone mentioned this yet. The 1st Avalanches off the line were base priced $720 less than they are know. At some point they were raised $220 and then a month or 2 ago raised the other $500. So the idea here is to try to find one on the lot thta has been there a few months and it will be lower priced. Anyway, the MSRP on mine was $38,966. The dealer is willing to take under invoice. I happened to have a GM Supplier discount which gave me $200 under invoice and the dealer gave me $600 of his $700 profit under this program. This was $800 under invoice(the one was on the lot a couple of months so it was $500 less than a one that just came off the truck). Take off $2002 rebate, $2500 GM card rebate, $1500 Driver Edge credit card rebate and I paid $27,000 out of the door. This thuck had Z71, heated leather seats, sunroof, luggage carrier, convenience package, and running boards. I drove 400 miles to pick this up from Vermont to Pennsylvania. See Valley Chevrolet in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Good Luck.
#72 of 131 Av price in Savannah
Jun 05, 2002 (5:30 pm)
Just purchased my dream truck...metallic green Z66, except for On-Star, it is loaded. I did my research and was able to get 3% over dealer invoive with no hassle. Awesome, I can't drive it enough!
#73 of 131 invoice pricing??
Jun 18, 2002 (7:53 am)
I am intrigued with how everybody states how far below dealer invoice they paid for their new Avalanche. With a GM Supplier discount form you are entitled to 4% above what a GM employee pays. This price amounts to 88.6% of the MSRP or 11.4% off the MSRP. A GM employee can buy the same vehicle for 15.5% off the MSRP. The dealer still makes a profit of about 3%(7% if you use GM Supplier discount form), if you take into account holdback. These prices are spelled out on the invoice form that the dealer uses. Until July, the rebate on an Avalanche is $2500. So on a 40,000 Avalanche, and a GM Supplier form plus the rebate you pay $32940 for a savings of $7060. Add to it GM card savinges etc, you get your best price. Not sure where some of you get these strange prices. I also have never purchased a new vehicle with over 8 miles on the speedometer.
#74 of 131 It's no great mystery.
Jun 19, 2002 (8:30 am)
Used to be gauged by how much you got off MSRP. Now with more information available and buyers being better informed it's "how much below invoice". Not everyone knows about or is qualified for a GM Suppliers discount. And if you have a trade-in it's all moot anyway. Then it all comes down to difference. I paid invoice for a Demo with 3200 miles on it. But I got a good price for my trade. All that really matters is that the buyer is happy with the vehicle and the deal they made.
Jun 19, 2002 (12:16 pm)
In Western PA most trade in vehicles are judged by the local auction numbers. You can still get a good trade in using the GM Supplier program because although they say they use Actual Cash Value they will do most anyting to make a profit. I bought an Avalanche, used the GM Supplier form, and found that there was a $3500 trade in value variation for a 93 Chevy K-Blazer among dealers. Dealers have 18% to play with and they need to sell cars. You can still get 11-13% off the MSRP without any supplier forms.
In our area some dealers send cars to the auction if they do not create consumer interest over 60 days. Recently a new Avalanche went for 28,000 on the auction block because of the color (burnt orange).
#76 of 131 " avnut " in Oregon
Jul 10, 2002 (5:08 pm)
Where did you buy your Z/71 in Oregon?
Sounds like you got a great deal!