General Motors has revised spring rebates to consumers on some 1999 models and has placed incentives on a few 1998 models.
The biggest changes are on the 1999 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight and the Pontiac Bonneville. Eighty Eights now bring $2,500, up $750. The Bonneville rebate is $2,000 on the SE and SLE, up $500, and $2,500 on the SSE and SSEi, up $750.
The Chevrolet Prizm and Lumina rebates rose to $1,500, from $1,000. The Monte Carlo also is $1,500, up from $1,250.
The 1999 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-sized vans with the YF7 conversion package now have a giveback of $1,000, up from $500.
No-interest loans are offered on contracts up to 36 months on the Chevrolet Venture, Oldsmobile Silhouette and Pontiac Montana minivans. The rate had been 0.9 percent. The finance spiff is available in lieu of the $1,000 rebate on those models.
The expiration date for 1999 incentives continues to be June 30 for Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile and GMC. Buick rebates expired May 1.
A $4,000 payment on the Oldsmobile Aurora tops the rebates on 1998 GM models. The list also includes $1,000 to $2,500 on the Chevrolet Metro, Prizm, Tracker and the Astro and Express with YF7 and $1,000 on the GMC Safari and Savana with YF7. The 1998-model rebates end May 31.