Looking for a new car? Here are the best incentives & deals out there right now


One of the only things better than that new car smell is a new car deal, and December has quite a few of them. Many dealers are offering new car incentives as a way of drawing vehicle shoppers onto their lots before year’s end.

New car sales have basically been flat through October, according to the latest statistical data. Vehicle prices have risen an average of 2% year-over-year, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Here are the top new car incentives for December 2018

Automakers like Ford and General Motors have begun to shed stale models and focus on what people want to buy.

To help move some of the current inventory, dealers are offering some pretty sweet deals — incentives and rebates — on many 2018 models.

Some incentives may vary depending on your city or region of the country, so be sure to confirm with your local dealer. We’ve pulled some of the top discount, lease and rebate incentives from places like Edmunds.com, TrueCar.com and RealCarTips.com.

Here are some of the best new car incentives for December from the biggest automakers:

Top new car deals in December 2018 through year’s end

Make Top Rebates, Incentives and Lease Deals Available Right Now
Acura incentives & deals 2018 Acura ILX lease for $29,095 / $263 a month
Audi incentives & deals Returning customers may receive a $1,000 loyalty bonus for new car
GM, Chevrolet, GMC incentives & deals Chevrolet Volt: $34,970 / $241 a month; 2019 Yukon: $54,670 / $557 a month. As much as $6,000 cash back and 0% financing on some 2018 models.
BMW incentives & deals Up to 3.9% financing for up to 36 months, according to RealCarTips.com. $1,500 cash back on some models. Hidden dealer incentives worth $3,500 on some models.
Chrysler, Dodge incentives & deals Cash rebates up to $3,000 on some models. 0% financing up to 72 months. The 2018 Chrysler 300 has $7,000 cash back in some areas, according to RealCarTips.com.
Jeep incentives & deals Up to $4,000 cashback on some 2018 Jeep Renegade models, up to $4,000 on some 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokees and up to $2,500 on 2018 Compass Trailhawk models.
Ford incentives & deals 2018 Ford F-150 has 0% APR for 72 mos. with Ford Credit Financing. Also the 2018 Ford Escape SE leases for $239 /mo. for 36 mos. with Ford Credit Red Carpet Lease.
Honda incentives & deals 2018 Civic Coupe LX lease deal: $169 per month for 36 months. The 2018 Accord Sedan has a 1.9% APR for 24-36 months or 2.9% APR for 37-60 months.
Toyota incentives & deals 0% to 3.9% financing on most models. New 2019 Corolla financing deal – 0.0%/36 1.9%/48 1.9%/60 2.9%/72 Months APR Plus $500 Holiday Bonus Cash.
Lexus incentives & deals 2018 LS 500 lease deal: $749 a month (36 mos.) $3,999 due at signing. The 2019 LS 500 for lease is available for $799 a month. Cash rebates up to $7,000 on some models, according to NewCarTips.com.
Nissan incentives & deals 0 – 4.9% financing on some 2018 models. 2018 Nissan Versa has $500 cashback for military; 2019 Altima has $500 cashback as part of loyalty program. Nissan Titan S regular cab may be eligible for $6,000 cash toward the truck, according to Edmunds.com.
Infiniti incentives & deals 2019 Q50 has a $1,000 Winter Bonus on leases. Also it has a $299 / month lease for 39 months with $5K down. 2018 Q60 available for lease for $429 a month for 39 months.
Hyundai incentives & deals 2018 Elantra has $3,000 in savings, including 0.0% APR up to 72 months with lease. $1,500 in savings is being offered with the 2018 Kona lease.
Kia incentives & deals 2019 Sportage SUV has $2,000 cashback deal; 2019 Sedona has $1,000 cashback offer. Some cash back rebates as high as $6,500, according to NewCarTips.com.
Mercedes Benz incentives & deals 1.9% financing for up to 36 months on some models, according to NewCarTips.com.

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