As summer slowly turns to autumn, a fall purchase may be in the cards — or perhaps “the cars.” That’s because new models have began to roll out of the auto factories, creating a demand for the latest, but also ripening conditions for deals on the showroom floor.
Looking for a new car right now? Here are the 10 best deals in September
To that end, editors at Kelley Blue Book have compiled a list of their top 10 lease, financing and cash back deals for new models for September 2018. Now is the time to save big with generous leasing terms or cash back deals on your car purchase before the year is out.
“At the top of this month’s list is a sporty compact sedan, the 2017 Ford Focus,” Allyson Harwood, associate editor for Kelley Blue Book, said in a statement. “Strongly influenced by Ford of Europe, Focus offers the kind of driving dynamics American drivers have long envied, and it’s currently available at a price that makes it even more appealing.
10 best new car deals for September 2018
Best new car deals: Leases
|Rank||Year||Make & Model||Lease & Payment|
|2||2018||Acura ILX||36 mos / $199|
|6||2018||Toyota RAV4||36 mos / $229|
|7||2018||Chevrolet Equinox||39 mos / $189|
|8||2019||Hyundai Veloster||36 mos / $199|
|10||2018||Cadillac ATS||27 mos / $299|
Best new car deals: Cash-back financing
|Rank||Year||Make & Model||Cash back or financing|
|1||2017||Ford Focus||$4,500 cash back|
|3||2018||Jeep Compass||$3,750 cash back|
|4||2018||Kia Optima||$3,500 cash back|
|5||2018||Ford Escape||$4,000 cash back|
|9||2018||Nissan Rogue||0.0% financing + $500 cash back|
As always, before you shell out for a new car, Clark recommends you check the vehicle you’re interested in against the annual Consumer Reports auto reliability survey. “They do a great job parsing the new models every year when they come out,” he says.
Want more tips? Check out the ”˜Clark Smart’ way to buy a vehicle.
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