Buyers Are Forced To Buy 3-Year OnStar Subscription With 2023 Chevrolet Corvette

American carmaker Chevrolet is allegedly forcing its customers to buy the Onstar subscription that comes with the new Chevrolet Corvette. The Onstar subscription is an in-vehicle connected services feature that Chevy offers with its Corvette. The buyers will require to buy it to use the basic feature of the service. CorvetteBlogger reported that the decision came into effect on September 1.

What Is It?

The service adds over $300 to the on-road price of the 2023 Corvette Stingray and Z06 models. Not just that, the buyers are required to buy the connected subscription for a 3-year time. The Onstar service will provide buyers with the remote start functionality and will offer the car’s diagnostics. The Limited version of the service only offers that instead of calling ability or will provide accurate directions. Although the price doesn’t effects and adds to the $64,200 and $106,395 price of the base model and Z06 Corvettes. It prevents the owners from opting out if they don’t want to add an extra $300 to their car’s price.

Via – Road&Track

Far from buying unwanted services, GM announced that the $1,500 Onstar subscription will be mandatory for all buyers with new GMC and Buick models. The company, however, gives the chance the buyers for opting out of the service. But the buyers will have to pay for it regardless of whether they use the service or not. That said, GM will offer over 50 services like these between 2022 and 2025 including the features like online shopping and improved diagnostics.

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