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Best Auto Discounts For Military & Veterans

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Most service members, veterans, and their families own at least one car. And with owning a car comes having an auto budget to spend on repairs, insurance, and even to replace your vehicle when the time comes. The good news is that there are some great auto discounts for military and veterans that you should check into before you make your next automobile-related purchase:

Auto Discounts for Military and Veterans

Car and Truck Buying Military Discounts

In the market for a new car? Check out these military discounts to save a little on your next new car purchase:


Ford offers $500 Military Appreciation Bonus Cash. This is for active duty military, national guard and reservists on active duty, members of the Delayed Entry/Enlistment Program, veterans within 24 months of separation, retirees, and spouses and surviving spouses plus other household members who are residents of the United States. You would need to confirm your military eligibility, check your email for your certificate, and start car shopping. There is a limit of 5 offers per military member or qualifying relative. This is good on 2020/2021/2022 Ford or Lincoln vehicles

Over the years, Ford has brought us the Ford Focus, F-150 truck, and more.


GM (General Motors) has exclusive pricing on new and unused 2021 and 2020 GM cars, SUVs, Crossovers, midsize, light-duty, and HD pickup trucks, and passenger and cargo vans. The pricing is for active duty, reservists and national guard, veterans within three years of discharge date and retirees of all five branches. Spouses and household members can be sponsored for the promotion by qualifying military members. The pricing is valid on new and unused 2020, 2019, and 2018 vehicles. You will need to register through ID.me. You would take your authorization number and driver’s license to a participating GM dealer.

One of the most popular GM models ever is the Chevy Camaro.

Honda and Acura

The Honda Military Appreciation offer gives you a savings of $500 towards any 2019 or newer Honda vehicle when you finance or lease with Honda Financial Services. Honda is known for its Honda Civic, and Honda Accord but has many amazing models.

The Acura Military Appreciation offer gives you a savings of $750 towards any 2020 or newer Acura vehicle when you finance or lease with Acura Financial Services. The Acura brought us the Acura NSX, and the Acura Legend as well as other models that could be a good fit.

These offers are for active duty from all five branches, national guard, active reserve, military ready reserve, and retirees, as well as veterans within one year of separation from active service. Spouses of qualifying military members and veterans can also use this offer. You would need to show your LES at the dealership. A spouse would need their military ID and their spouse’s LES.

Dodge and Chrysler

At Dodge and Chrysler, you can get up to $500 in military bonus cash under their military incentive program. Active duty, active reserve, and honorably discharged veterans within 12 months of discharged date all qualify. This will apply to purchases and leases on select 2020 and 2021 vehicles.

Over the years, some of the more popular Dodge and Chrysler models have been the Chrysler Town and Country and the Dodge Charger.


They offer a $500 military rebate to US military members and their household, including gold star families, military retirees, and veterans within one year of discharge. It can be used toward any new Toyota vehicle purchased or leased through your dealer and Toyota Financial Services. You would need to provide proof of military status or active service at the time of purchase. You would need to show your LES or military ID or your DD Form 214. It can be applied towards new Toyota vehicles contracts dated January 5, 2021, through March 31, 2021. The program is not available in AL, FL, GA, HI, NC, and SC.

Toyota has brought us the Tacoma truck, and the cars, the Corolla and Camry, along with other models.


With the Nissan Military Program, you would save between $500-$1,000 and it can be combined with all current national and regional incentives. This is for active duty, reserve, retired military with at least 20 years of active or reserve duty, or a veteran within 24 months of separation from active or reserve duty. You would visit your local dealer, choose your vehicle, and drive off for less.

Some of Nissan’s most popular models include the Maxima and Altima.


With BMW, USAA members and families living in the US may be eligible for special offers on the lease or purchase of a new BMW. You would need to contact your dealer for full details. If you are stationed overseas, you can also find significant savings, fixed prices worldwide, VAT-free purchasing, extended warranty, and an authorized BMW military sales agent nearby. This overseas program is open to active duty military personnel, DoD civilians ID cardholders, and DoD contractors on TDY or PCS orders abroad at the time of purchase.

BMW has brought us the Z3m Coupe, the E9, and more.


With Hyundai, you can receive $500 toward a new Hyundai vehicle. This is for active duty, reservist and national guard, veterans, retired US military, and spouses. The offer is good from April 1, 2021, through March 31st, 2021. You would need to contact your nearest dealer for more details on eligibility.

Some of Hyundai’s best selling automobiles have been the Tiburon, and the Genesis Coupe.


They offer a special discount to active duty, reserve members, national guard, and veterans and retirees within 12 months of the date of separation. After you negotiate the best price with the dealer, you would receive an additional $500 off with this discount.

Subaru has had a variety of models over the years, such as the 1958 Subaru 360, or the 1997 Subaru Forester.


Mazda has $500 Mazda Military Appreciation bonus cash. This is for active duty, reserves, national guard, disabled veterans as well as veterans and retirees within two years of separation of service. Spouses and children are also eligible but must live at the same address. You can get the $500 bonus cash towards the lease or purchase of a new 2019, 2020, and 2021 (including Mazda CX-5 Signature Skyactiv®-D and 30th anniversary MX5/MX-RF) Mazda vehicle. Proof of eligibility and a driver’s license is required.

Over the years, Mazda has come out with the 2013 Mazda CX-5, and the 2004 Mazda 3, as well as many other models.


With Mitsubishi, you can get up to $750 on their military rebate on select models. This is valid between 02/01/2020-12/31/2020 (which should be updated soon into 2021). See your local dealer for more information. Ally Financial is also offering additional savings to those who qualify for the military rebate.

You might know the Mitsubishi Lancer 1600 GSR, the Outlander, or any of the other models they have sold over the years.


Jeep has $500 military bonus cash under their Military Incentive Program. This is for active duty, active reserve, retired military, retired military reserve, or an honorably discharged veteran within 12 months of your discharge date. It applies to purchases and leases on select 2020 and 2021 Jeep brand vehicles.

A couple of Jeep’s most popular models have been the 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee or the 1997-2006 Tj Wrangler.

Please keep in mind that these offers can change. Please visit the websites for the most updated information on the offers.

Auto Insurance Military Discounts

For Car Insurance, you can find a military discount with Geico, or save with USAA.


Geico provides special military discounts on insurance for service members. Those serving on active duty, those who have been retired from the military, or members of the national guard or the reserves may be eligible for a discount of up to 15% on your total insurance premium. They also offer an Emergency Deployment Discount for those who have received orders to one of the DoD designated areas and also have a vehicle stored under one of their approved storage protection plans. In addition, they offer insurance discounts to members of certain military-related organizations.


USAA and its auto insurance cater to the military. They also offer discounts to those who bank with them or use any of their other services. USAA is open to active duty, retired, and separated veterans with an honorable discharge. Their eligible family members also qualify. Eligible family members are spouses, widows, widowers, and un-remarried former spouses of USAA members who joined USAA prior to or during the marriage. Individuals whose parents joined USAA are also allowed to join.

The best thing to do when it comes to auto insurance is to compare quotes. You can check Geico’s military rates, USAA’s rates, and rates from other insurance companies. What you have to pay will depend on your individual situation and one company might show to be the best choice over another.

Auto Parts and Services Military Discounts

Pep Boys

Pep Boys is a specialty, retail, automotive and tire shop. They do offer a 10% military discount at local stores. You would need to show your military ID or veteran ID. The discount is for active and retired military, to include national guard and reserves and not valid on gift cards or service installations including product installations.


CARiD is a place to go for basic repairs and maintenance, and tools to help modify your car. They offer a 10% off military discount to active duty, veterans, reservists, retirees, and their immediate family members. To get the discount you would need to either call, email, or use their live chat. They will need two forms of identification, a valid military email address, and your last date of service.

Simply Tire

Simply Tire is one of the best places to find cheap tires. In addition to their better prices, they also have a military discount. They offer 5% off the price of your tires. You will need to enter the code, “military” and the discount is available for active duty, retired military, or veterans. You will need to validate your military membership during checkout.

O’Reilly Auto Parts

O’Reilly Auto Parts is an American auto parts retailer that provides parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories. They offer a military discount of 10% off the retail price of in-store items. Some exceptions apply. The discount is for active and retired military, anyone who has received an honorable discharge, or general discharge for prior service, to include serving in all five branches, and the national guard. Immediate family members of active duty or veterans are also eligible. You would need to show your military ID.

Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts is one of the leading automotive aftermarket parts providers. They offer a 10% military discount on regularly priced items for in-store purchases to customers who serve or who have served. Those who serve as active duty, in the reserves, in the national guard, and those who are retired all qualify. Veterans will need to have at least 20 years of service, and/or receiving VA benefits to qualify. Immediate family of those who qualify are also eligible. You would need to show proof of military service.

Goodyear Auto Service

Goodyear Auto Service offers car services and tires. They have had special programs during Memorial Day Weekend and Veterans Day Weekend offering free car care checks for members of the military. They also offer a 10% off military discount with ID.me. You would need to show your military ID. Check their website for updated promotions.

Jiffy Lube

Jiffy Lube is an American brand of automotive oil change specialty shops. They have an everyday veterans discount giving 25% off of most of their services for veterans and active duty military. You would need to use the code, “MIL25” and your military ID will be required. Some exclusions apply and it is only valid at participating locations.

Morris 4×4 Center

Morris 4×4 Center is one of the leading e-commerce destinations for Jeep and 4×4 enthusiasts with more than 40,000 products across top brands. They offer 5% off your order and free shipping with no minimum on all orders as their military discount. This discount is for active duty members as well as veterans and reserve members of the military to include the national guard.

Anthem Wheels

Anthem Wheels offers off-road wheels, as well as suspension lifts and leveling kits. They offer a 15% off military discount to active duty, veterans, disabled, and retired military. You can use the discount on any set of regularly priced Anthem Wheels including any applicable custom drill fees and/or their amazing No Questions Asked Replacement Plan.



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Julie Provost is a freelance writer, blogger, and owner of Soldier's Wife, Crazy Life, a support blog for military spouses. She lives in Tennessee with her National Guard husband and three boys.