The Best Year-End Deals on Crossovers
Over the past decade, the most popular type of vehicle has continued to be the crossover SUV. Crossovers continue to be very popular with consumers as they are as large as SUVs but drive like smaller sedans. They also provide plenty of features that can make them comfortable and safe to drive.
While crossovers are among the most popular vehicle options all year, the end of the year tends to be the time when the most crossovers are sold. This year, there are a variety of year-end deals that can provide the most value for crossover buyers.
1. Ford Escape
Another popular crossover SUV is the Ford Escape, which has been produced and sold by Ford since the 2001 model year. While the SUV has gone through a variety of iterations in that time, it continues to be one of the best-rated and best-selling crossovers on the market. Today, people are impressed by the strong performance engine, which produces well over 250 horsepower and good fuel efficiency. The Escape also gets top ratings when it comes to reliability and safety.
When you are looking to buy a Ford Escape, there are some great year-end deals worth taking advantage of. Over the course of the year, the price of a Ford Escape has fallen, and it now starts with a base MSRP of just under $24,000. This is about $1,000 less than it was at the beginning of the year. For those that are looking to lease an Escape, year-end deals are available that will allow you to get into a lease deal at under $250/month with a comfortable mileage allowance. While these are the national offers, some regional offers even allow lease deals for less than $240/month.
2. Toyota RAV4
One of the most popular crossover SUVs on the road over the past decade has been the Toyota RAV4, which is well known for its reliability, safety, and relatively affordable price point. The RAV4 comes with one engine option that produces about 175 horsepower. However, this lower engine performance does result in better fuel efficiency, which is more than 30 mpg when driving on the highway. The RAV4 also comes equipped with a variety of standard features but can be upgraded to include a variety of safety and luxury features that rival other popular crossovers.
One of the selling points of the RAV4 is the lower price point, which makes it very competitive compared to the competition. This year, there are a variety of great year-end deals available. For those that are looking to lease a RAV4, there is a national deal that will allow you to get a low-mileage lease for under $175/month if you put about $2,200 down. There are also good purchase deals that will allow you to buy a RAV4 with a starting MSRP at just under $25,000. At the same time, you can also take advantage of Toyota’s low-interest financing of about 1.9 percent for well-qualified borrowers.
3. Buick Enclave
The Buick Enclave tends to be one of the most highly-rated crossover SUVs on the market each year. This crossover is very well known for having one of the most high-performance engines in its class as it produces about 310 horsepower. The Enclave also provides a blended fuel efficiency of around 22 mpg and has plenty of safety and luxury features that come standard at almost all the trim levels.
This year, there are some great year-end offers on the Enclave. For those that are looking to purchase a new Enclave, you can get up to 20 percent below MSRP with some of the top offers, which are available to buyers nationwide. These offers include a $728 price reduction as well as a $4,500 purchase allowance, which can go towards discounted upgrades. Buick also offers some great financing options including a 0.9 percent APR loan for up to 60 months.
This is considered one of the best deals on the market today as you can save a considerable amount off the MSRP. Furthermore, the low-interest financing is very attractive in this rising-interest rate environment.
4. Kia Sorento
The Kia Sorento is another crossover SUV that offers some great year-end deals and incentives. While it has not been available as long as some other crossover SUVs on the market today, the Sorento is quickly becoming a best seller. Many people like the Sorento due to great features that come standard at the base trim levels, the great fuel efficiency of 29 mpg on the highway, and the best-in-class towing capacity of around 5,000 pounds.
This year, there are some very attractive year-end offers for those that are interested in the Sorento. For those that are looking to lease, there is a 36-month lease deal that will provide you with a low payment of $250/month with $3,000 due at signing on the upgraded Sorento XL. For those that are looking to buy, the Sorento has a starting MSRP of $25,900 with up to $2,500 in customer cashback. There are also some great financing options that can provide you with a 60-month loan at zero percent APR.
5. Mazda CX3
For those that are on a budget, the Mazda CX3 is one of the best options on the road today. The CX3 provides great fuel efficiency that is well over 30 mpg, although you will sacrifice a bit in terms of engine performance as the base engine gets lightly under 150 horsepower.
While the CX3 offers great pricing all year, there are also some great year-end deal. This year, the base trim level of the CX3 can be purchased for as little as $20,500, which is at least $1,000 less than the price of the SUV at the beginning of the year. There are also some great national financing options available to CX3 buyers and lessors as lease payments start at just $189 per month with financing rates available for as little as 0.9 percent for well qualified buyers.