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Own a GM Recalled Vehicle?


USA reported that General Motors is offering employee pricing on a new GM vehicle to owners of small cars under recall for faulty ignition switches.

"This isn't something we're marketing, but it's just something the dealers have in their toolbox," GM spokesman Jim Cain told USA Today. "People are taking advantage of it. The numbers — we're not going to disclose the numbers at this time, but it's several hundred. And you know (it will) probably increase as time goes on."

Cain said he'd prefer not to talk about savings but confirmed that the selling prices are generally under invoice, and owners can pile any existing cash-back offers on top of them.

"They have to have a recalled vehicle in their household, and it doesn't require a trade (in)," Cain said. "It becomes a no-haggle price but you are eligible for other discounts that might be in the market... You'd get employee price plus any additional cash."

GM reported that the most attractive offers are up to $1,500 off certain 2014 Chevrolet Cruze and $2,500 off 2014 Chevrolet Malibu sedans, as well as up to $4,750 and $3,750 off 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks, respectively. Buick, meanwhile, offers up to $1,500 off the LaCrosse or Enclave.

GM said that they will also offer $500 off the purchase of a certified pre-owned vehicle, Cain said.

Owners of vehicles under the ignition recall should check with their local dealer for full details.