August may be the month when you’re thinking about back-to-school shopping for the kids, winding down on summer vacations or gearing up for fall, but it’s also the time when automakers seek to clear the decks to make way for new models. That often translates into great deals that make buying a new car a sensible and enticing proposition.

Here are some of the best car deals and incentives for August 2014. Note that most deals expire September 2, 2014.

2014 Buick EnclaveThe large luxury 2014 Buick Enclave crossover SUV comes with a $1,500 cash allowance on a purchase.

2014 Ford FlexThe family people mover is available with zero-percent financing plus $500 bonus cash – or up to $2,500 cash back.

2015 Honda FitIf you fancy a fuel-efficient small car, check out the 2015 Honda Fit, available with 0.9 percent financing/36 months or 1.9 percent for five years (60 months).

2014 GMC AcadiaGet into a 2014 GMC Acadia large crossover SUV and take advantage of zero-percent financing for 60 months or $1,500 cash allowance.

2014 GMC YukonThere’s even more cash on the hood with the 2014 GMC Yukon full-size SUV. GMC is offering zero-percent financing/60 months plus $2,000 cash allowance.

2014 Chevrolet CamaroGet into the sporty 2014 Chevrolet Camaro and get 3.9 percent financing for 72 months or $2,000 cash allowance.

2014 Chevrolet Sonic – The subcompact 2014 Chevrolet Sonic is offered with up to $1,500 cash allowance for car shoppers looking for affordable transportation.

2014 Chevrolet TraverseBuyers can get zero-percent financing/60 months or $2,000 cash allowance on the 2014 Chevrolet Traverse crossover SUV.

2014 Kia Cadenza – On a purchase of the 2014 Kia Cadenza, get 0.9 percent financing/36 months plus $1,000 bonus cash.

2014 Kia Optima, Kia Optima Hybrid – Get 60 months of zero-percent financing plus $1,000 bonus cash on the purchase of the 2014 Kia Optima or Optima Hybrid.

2014 Ford C-Max Energi, C-Max Hybrid – Available this month, Ford is offering zero-percent financing for 60 months plus $3,000 bonus cash on the purchase of the 2014 Ford C-Max Energi. On a 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid purchase, it’s the same 0%/60 months financing plus up to $2,000 bonus cash, or $2,500 cash back.

2014 Ford ExplorerOn a purchase, 2014 Ford Explorer buyers can get zero-percent financing for 60 months plus up to $2,000 bonus cash.

2014 Ford Flex – Take advantage of zero-percent financing/60 months plus $500 bonus cash – or $2,000 cash back on the purchase of the 2014 Ford Flex crossover SUV.

2014 Ford MustangZero-percent financing/60 months plus up to $1,500 bonus cash, or up to $4,250 cash back this month on the purchase of the 2014 Ford Mustang.

2014 Ford TaurusOn the purchase of the 2014 Ford Taurus, get zero-percent financing/60 months plus $2,000 bonus cash – or $5,500 cash back.

2015 Ford Taurus – Buyers can get zero-percent financing for 36 months plus $500 bonus cash, or $1,500 cash back on the purchase of the 2015 Ford Taurus.

2014 Lexus ES – The luxury 2014 Lexus ES is available in most states with 0.9 percent financing for up to five years (60 months).

2014 Mazda CX-9 The large crossover SUV from Mazda, the 2014 Mazda CX-9, is available with zero-percent financing for up to 60 months plus $1,000 bonus cash in the Northwest, Gulf and West regions; while in the Southeast and Midwest the deal is the same 0%/60 months financing plus $1,500 bonus cash or $3,500 customer cash.

2014 Mazda Mazda6 – Purchase deal here is 0.9 percent financing for up to 60 months or 500 customer bonus cash (available in the Northeast, Southeast, Gulf, Midwest and West regions).

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