Costco Auto Program and General Motors Join Forces Again

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Offering exceptional values on three General Motors brands.

The Chevrolet, Buick and GMC Special Offer will provide our members with exceptional value,” said John Gleason, Costco Services Manager. “It includes a wide selection of vehicles to address the needs of Costco’s diverse membership.

The Costco Auto Program today announced it has teamed up with General Motors once again to offer Costco members exceptional values on select models from Chevrolet, Buick and GMC. Featuring a $500 Costco Cash Card and GM Preferred Pricing on select vehicles, this limited-time promotion includes an array of vehicles to choose from, including cars, crossovers, trucks and sports utility vehicles.

Beginning today and continuing through Jan. 2, 2013, Costco members will receive GM Preferred Pricing and all publicly available manufacturer rebates and incentives when they purchase or lease of any one of the following 2012 or 2013 Chevrolet, Buick or GMC models:

  •      Buick: Enclave, LaCrosse and Verano
  •      Chevrolet: Camaro (excludes ZL1), Cruze, Equinox, Malibu, Silverado and Traverse
  •      GMC: Acadia, Sierra and Terrain

Costco members will also receive a $500 Costco Cash Card after the purchase of an eligible vehicle and completing a Costco Auto Program member satisfaction survey. (1)

Riding a wave of momentum from last fall’s successful GM promotion, the Costco Auto Program expects the Chevrolet, Buick and GMC Special Offer to receive even more attention from Costco members.

“The Chevrolet, Buick and GMC Special Offer will provide our members with exceptional value,” said John Gleason, Costco Services Manager. “It includes a wide selection of vehicles to address the needs of Costco’s diverse membership.”

“The last promotion with the Costco Auto Program was very successful,” said James Bell, head of consumer affairs for General Motors. “General Motors is happy to partner with the Costco Auto Program once again, to showcase our most popular new vehicles to Costco members and provide a great value.”

This exclusive offer is available to Costco members whose membership has been active as of Oct. 1, 2012, who first register to participate in the Chevrolet, Buick and GMC Special Offer by visiting or by calling 877-746-7422, and then purchase and take delivery of an eligible vehicle by Jan. 2, 2013.

The Costco Auto Program provides members with everyday savings on vehicles at more than 2,600 participating dealerships around the country. To ensure superior customer service, qualified dealerships are trained and certified on the program’s process and procedures before being given the opportunity to work with Costco members. The program also provides Costco members online tools to research vehicles they are interested in, locate the nearest participating dealer and purchase a vehicle at a low, prearranged price. (2)

To learn more about the offer or the Costco Auto Program, visit or call 877-746-7422.

About Costco Auto Program

The Costco Auto Program is recognized as a leading member auto buying program in the industry, offering prearranged pricing and first-class experience on new vehicles, Factory-Certified Pre-Owned vehicles, boats, motorcycles and powersports products to more than 40 million U.S. Costco members. The program’s value and service ratings boast the highest in the industry by members and dealers. The Costco Auto Program is operated by Affinity Auto Program, which has been managing the program since its inception in 1989. Last year alone, Costco members purchased more than 250,000 vehicles through the program.

About Buick

Buick is a modern luxury brand offering vehicles with sculpted designs, luxurious interiors with thoughtful personal technologies, along with responsive-yet-efficient performance. Buick is attracting new customers with its portfolio of award-winning luxury models, including the Enclave crossover, LaCrosse sedan, Regal sport sedan, Buick Verano sedan and the all-new 2013 Encore crossover. Learn more about Buick cars and crossovers at, on Twitter @buick or at

About Chevrolet

Founded in Detroit in 1911, Chevrolet celebrates its centennial as a global automotive brand with annual sales of about 4.25 million vehicles in more than 120 countries. Chevrolet provides consumers with fuel-efficient, safe and reliable vehicles that deliver high quality, expressive design, spirited performance and value. The Chevrolet portfolio includes iconic performance cars such as Corvette and Camaro; dependable, long-lasting pickups and SUVs such as Silverado and Suburban; and award-winning passenger cars and crossovers such as Sonic, Cruze, Malibu, Equinox and Traverse. Chevrolet also offers "gas-friendly” solutions including Cruze Eco and Volt. Cruze Eco offers 42 mpg highway while Volt offers 35 miles of electric, gasoline-free driving and an additional 344 miles of extended gasoline range, according to EPA estimates. Most new Chevrolet models offer OnStar safety, security and convenience technologies including OnStar Hands-Free Calling, Automatic Crash Response and Stolen Vehicle Slowdown. More information regarding Chevrolet models, fuel solutions, and OnStar availability can be found at

About GMC

GMC has built trucks since 1902, and is one of the industry's healthiest brands. Today GMC is evolving to offer more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including the Terrain small SUV and Acadia crossover. The new GMC Sierra Heavy Duty pickups are the most capable and powerful trucks in the market. Innovation and engineering excellence are woven into all GMCs, including the Yukon and Yukon XL and full line of Sierra pickups. Details on all GMC models are available at, on Twitter at @thisisgmc or at

Editorial Notes:
1 To qualify for this offer, Costco members must: (1) Register with the Costco Auto Program to receive their Authorization Number, PIN and the contact information for dealerships participating in the Chevrolet, Buick and GMC Special Offer; (2) Present the Authorization Number and PIN to the dealership; (3) Be a current Costco member as of Oct. 1, 2012; (4) Purchase and take delivery of a new and unused eligible vehicle between Oct. 2, 2012, and Jan. 2, 2013; and (5) Submit a Redemption Form after purchase and complete a Costco Auto Program member satisfaction survey to receive the Costco Cash Card by mail. Please allow 8 weeks for Cash Card delivery, pending completion of all eligibility requirements; including redemption form, purchase validation from GM and survey completion.

2 Costco and its affiliates do not sell automobiles or negotiate individual transactions. Tax, title and license fees are not included in the GM Preferred Price. Promotion subject to change without notice. Offer excludes: (1) factory orders, pre-owned, demonstration and loaner vehicles, and (2) GM and GM dealership employees or their family members. Not all GM dealers participate in the promotion.


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