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Old 07-20-2013, 01:43 AM   #1
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Try to find a 2013 1LE or order a 2014 1LE

I have been trying to find a 2013 1LE and about to give up. What would you guys recommend? I love the 2014 front ends, but not crazy about the taillights. I rather have the 2013 taillights. Therefore I am not sure if I should still try to track one down or just preorder the 2014.

Does anyone know if the 1500 rebate will work on a 2014 model? What would you do if you were me?
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:51 AM   #2
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I would get a 2013 personally. There are plenty out there although you may have to get it from a dealer far away.
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:59 AM   #3
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I ordered a 2014 and cant wait to get it. However this 2013 is currently at the dealership i ordered my car from.

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Old 07-20-2013, 12:05 PM   #4
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My vote is for the 13. There out there, just have to search for them. I drove 1000 miles round trip to get mine.
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:03 PM   #5
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From a mechanical stand point the 2014 are going to be a better car. Heat Extractor in the hood that will also add down force and a rear spoiler that looks to be more functional (adds more down force) and better seats if you want to step up and pay for them.

On the other hand the 2013s a lot of people think look better and you can get them at a better price, also a one year only car in that its the first year for the 1LE and last year old body style . The thing about going with a 2013 your stuck with how the car was ordered .

Your the only one that can pick what the most important to you.
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Old 07-20-2013, 03:46 PM   #6
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I know where a few are, what options are you looking for?
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Old 07-20-2013, 07:54 PM   #7
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2ss, Victory Red, 1LE, RS, with Navigation. My local dealer is attempting to trade for some at the moment, however I am not certain any dealer will trade these away.

If they can't trade for one, then I will probably just order me a 2014. Love the front end, do not like the taillights, but the new color information system and HUD are really nice. It doesn't look like a 1990 Silverado in the dash.
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Old 07-20-2013, 08:56 PM   #8
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2ss, Victory Red, 1LE, RS, with Navigation. My local dealer is attempting to trade for some at the moment, however I am not certain any dealer will trade these away.

If they can't trade for one, then I will probably just order me a 2014. Love the front end, do not like the taillights, but the new color information system and HUD are really nice. It doesn't look like a 1990 Silverado in the dash.
Did they have any 1LEs at your dealership? I'm almost positive that no other dealer will trade unless they'll get a 1LE in return. I was in the same boat as you a few months ago when I was trying to order a 13, but was passed the deadline. However, good luck!
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Old 07-20-2013, 08:59 PM   #9
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I was you. Yes you can get a better deal on a '13 (usually). I was going to order a 2014 1LE but then saw an IOM 1LE and had to have it. No IOM in 2013 sealed the deal.

I do like the 2014 looks as much as the 2013. No mailslot and a more aggressive front end. To me the back end is a wash. The 2013 looks too tall and the 2014 looks a little bland.

I did want the Recaros but they are over priced. And I would bet you can buy them later as a retro fit. Now I can wait and see if they are comfortable on long trips before I purchase. If tracking was a first priority, I would have gotten the 2014 with Recaros and went with the 1SS. Overall, I think I saved enough on the '13 to get the 2SS for free. But of course the '14 would be one model year newer.

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Old 07-22-2013, 08:35 AM   #10
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Yeah my dealer already tried to trade for three of them, 2 was sold, and the other the dealer claim was sold but was not. They are reaching out to a few more. They do not have a 1LE to trade for, so my confidence is not great. I will order a 2014 if that is the case.
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:51 AM   #11
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Yeah my dealer already tried to trade for three of them, 2 was sold, and the other the dealer claim was sold but was not. They are reaching out to a few more. They do not have a 1LE to trade for, so my confidence is not great. I will order a 2014 if that is the case.
Have them contact Dan Vaden Chevrolet in Brunswick, GA. They have a white 1LE and yellow 1LE as of Saturday. The white one may be going to a NJ dealership. Have your guys ask for Angie Niece. Good luck!
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:27 AM   #12
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Get the 2013 bro. Rear end on the 14 isn't cute.
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:00 PM   #13
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I have been trying to find a 2013 1LE and about to give up. What would you guys recommend? I love the 2014 front ends, but not crazy about the taillights. I rather have the 2013 taillights. Therefore I am not sure if I should still try to track one down or just preorder the 2014.

Does anyone know if the 1500 rebate will work on a 2014 model? What would you do if you were me?
2014 all the way. Once i seen a non RS i was sold its awesome. 2SS 1LE non RS with the recaro's is a winner imo.

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Old 07-23-2013, 05:13 PM   #14
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My dealer has a white 2SS 1LE, NPP, Navigation, NO SUNROOF NO RS
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:13 PM   #15
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If you're a road courser, read on. If not, the stock seat is ideal and comfortable.

After tracking my 2013 hard, the seat is clearly not keeping me in place. I would opt for a 2014 and get the Recaros. But if you're not going to track it, save the money and get a 2013.
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:36 PM   #16
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Yeah my dealer already tried to trade for three of them, 2 was sold, and the other the dealer claim was sold but was not. They are reaching out to a few more. They do not have a 1LE to trade for, so my confidence is not great. I will order a 2014 if that is the case.
There are two 1SS 1LE's sitting at the dealership in Brandon, Ms where i bought mine. One is Victory Red and the Other is White.
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Old 07-23-2013, 06:24 PM   #17
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I had a similar experience with the first dealership I went to (I had purchased a 2012 Genesis coupe from them that ended up being a lemon). This dealership did not have a 1LE or even an SS with manual trans. I told them I had to have manual, then later i read about the 1LE. I told them to search for a one 1LE. They told me none were available, and i would need to order a 2014.

My salesman sent me to the office that does the ordering. the 2014 didn't have a price tag, so i ask this other guy to look up 2013 1LE's for me. He found 3 within 500 miles, and thus i knew the first salesman was lying and wanted me to get something off the lot or get more money out of me for a 14.

I went back to the 1st salesman with this info and he said he would call me if he could get one.

Fast forward 2 weeks of waiting for this guy's call, I go to another dealership that is in a smaller town and is a smaller dealership. I told them about the 3 I found, and told me he would call me back. He called back the same day, told me they found one of the three and that he could have it for me the next day. I went and signed the paperwork, and had my car a couple days later.

This dealership did not even have a ZL1, much less a 1LE to trade and they made it happen for me NO PROBLEM.

Its all up to the dealership if they want to help you. The first dealer is a MUCH larger volume dealer in a bigger city and IM STILL WAITING ON THEM TO CALL ME BACK.

FYI, One of those original 3 1LE's i found, the car i ended up getting, was one of those 3. I still have the print out from the first dealership with my VIN on it... I just want them to call me so I can tell them I got the car they said was impossible to get.

Trust me, go to couple other dealerships. If they have the time of day for you as a customer, they will get you a 1LE. I got mine on 6-21-13 and there is def some 13 1LE's still floating around.
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