Military discounts on auto sales

Are you thinking about buying a new car but overwhelmed by the cost? Many automakers want to show their appreciation for military families by offering special pricing on their vehicles. Whether you’re returning after an overseas tour or you’re just ready for a new car, make sure to take advantage of the military discounts offered by a variety of automakers, both stateside and abroad.

Stateside Auto Sales


Acura has a Military Appreciation Offer, which includes $750 toward any 2017 or newer model year Acura when you finance or lease through Acura Financial Services. This offer is valid through March 31, 2018.


Ford Motor Company offers military members and their families a $500 Bonus Cash. The offer is good toward the purchase or lease of an eligible new Ford or Lincoln vehicle.

General Motors

General Motors offers active duty members, reservists, retirees, spouses and veterans within one year of discharge savings and incentives on eligible Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicles.

In addition to their regular discount, GM typically offers a special discount in honor of Military Appreciation Month.  All active, reserve, retired and veteran military — regardless of separation date — can receive the General Motors military discount on Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles. Check back in May for details.

Harley Davidson

Harley Davidson offers a military discount that includes no down payment, reduced rates and flexible term options designed for active duty military personnel.


The Honda Military Appreciation Offer includes $500 toward the purchase or lease of any new 2016 or newer model year Honda automobile. This offer is valid through March 31, 2018.


All active duty, Reservist/National Guard, veteran and retired military personnel will receive an additional $500 off eligible 2016, 2017 and 2018 model year new Hyundai vehicles through January 2, 2018.


Kia offers a Military Specialty Incentive Program (up to $400 incentive) for qualified customers on new vehicles purchased between May 2, 2017 and July 10, 2017. (Even if this deal has expired, check with your local dealership to ask about the program and possible new dates.)


The exclusive Nissan Military Program helps you save between $500 and $1,000, and can be combined with all current national and regional incentives. Offer is valid active duty military, Reservist, retired military and veterans within 12 months of active duty.


Active duty military, inactive reservists, retirees, veterans discharged within one year, and household members qualify for a $500 rebate on all new Toyota vehicles.

Overseas Auto Sales

Are you stationed overseas? There are several military sales programs available to help you purchase a discounted vehicle while you’re abroad.

Military AutoSource

Military AutoSource offers hundreds of vehicles for service members to choose from in stock, and the option to build your own. Select your vehicle and order using your exclusive overseas military discounts and rebates. Take delivery of your vehicle at your overseas duty station, or have it delivered stateside when you return. (Program benefits vary by manufacturer.)


BMW Military Sales is a privilege program designed specifically for US service personnel overseas. This program includes significant savings with military discounts and tax-free purchasing.


Volvo Cars Military Sales offers great benefits for military personnel on a tour overseas, including delivery options, five years free shipping from Europe to the U.S, three years free servicing, four year warranty world-wide, and more.

Parts and Accessories

Already have a car, but need parts or accessories? O’Reilly Auto PartsAdvance Auto PartsPep Boys and all offer military discounts.

By Heather Sweeney,

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