Chevrolet Cruze sales decreased 7.21 percent to 32,955 units in the fourth quarter, unsurprising results given the ongoing shift in consumer purchase dynamics that favors crossovers and SUVs. And now – three months after GM announced plans to discontinue the Chevy Cruze – a new Chevrolet discount reduces the price of the compact car by a notable $4,250 for current owners of GM vehicles.
Nationwide Chevrolet discounts on the Cruze are as follows in February 2019:
- 2018 Cruze – $4,250 total cash allowance for current GM owners when financing with GM Financial
- 2018 Cruze (excluding L models) – $2,500 total cash allowance when financing with GM Financial
- 2018 Cruze (excluding L models) – 0 percent APR for 72 months
- 2019 Cruze – $3,250 total cash allowance for current GM owners when financing with GM Financial
- 2019 Cruze (excluding L models) – $1,500 customer cash
Potential buyers should note that several of the above discounts are not applicable to base L models. In addition, the two biggest discounts of $4,250 and $3,250 are only available for current owners of GM vehicles.
For reference, here are the 2018 and 2019 Cruze trim levels and their corresponding starting MSRPs:
- L – $18,870
- LS – $19,995
- LT – $22,595
- Premier – $24,395
- Diesel – $26,495
- LS – $20,495
- LT – $22,995
- Premier – $24,895
- Diesel – $26,995
- L – $17,850
- LS – $19,400
- LT – $21,795
- Premier – $24,395
- LT – $22,195
- Premier – $24,895
- Diesel – $26,395
As such, the $4,250 Chevrolet discount brings the starting price of the 2018 Cruze Premier sedan to $18,014, which is lower than the price of the LS model.
- Must take delivery by February 28, 2019.
- See dealer for details.
- Incentive for the United States of America, unless otherwise specified.
- Some customers may not qualify for this offer.
- Offer not available with special finance, lease, and some other offers.
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About Chevrolet Cruze
The Chevrolet Cruze is a range of compact passenger cars that currently consists of a four-door sedan and five-door hatchback. It slots above the Chevrolet Spark city car and subcompact Chevrolet Sonic and below the midsize Chevrolet Malibu and full-size Chevrolet Impala. The current model was introduced for the 2016 model year and represents the second generation of the Cruze nameplate. It rides on the GM D2 platform shared with the second-generation Chevrolet Volt and Buick Verano (in China).
Compared to its first-generation predecessor, the second-gen model is an all-new vehicle that is slightly larger, sleeker and more modern. The first-generation Cruze family was produced in sedan, hatchback, and wagon body styles, but only the sedan was available in North America. By comparison, the second-generation model is available only as a sedan and hatchback. Though a wagon variant of the second-gen model was never produced, the hatchback model became available in North America. The second-generation Cruze received a midcycle enhancement, otherwise known as a facelift, refresh or update, for the 2019 model year that consists of updated exterior styling, a new Chevrolet infotainment system, and new interior colors.
The Cruze is produced across the following GM plants globally:
- GM Lordstown plant in Lordstown, Ohio, USA assembling the Cruze sedan supplying North America
- GM Ramos plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico assembling the Cruze hatchs upplying North America
- GM Rosario plant in Argentina assembling the Cruze sedan and Cruze hatch (called Cruze6) supplying Latin America
- GM Norsom II plant in China assembling the Cruze sedan and Cruze hatchback satisfying China
- GM Gunsan plant in South Korea supplying Eurasia as Holden Astra Sedan (this facility was closed in 2018, and Cruze production no longer takes place here)
In November 2018, General Motors announced that it will discontinue the Chevrolet Cruze, along with five other passengers cars. The move will see the vehicle discontinued globally, while resulting in the idling of the Lordstown plant in Warren, Ohio. The model is set to be discontinued in the first quarter of 2019.
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