It’s a new year and gas prices are still at record lows, the labor market and economy are improving and it’s an election year. All of these are fueling optimism that 2016 will be a good year, including an estimated 18 million new car sales. Getting the year off to a good start are some very attractive deals for consumers shopping for new vehicles. Here are some of the best car lease deals January 2016.
Note that most of these January car lease deals are good through February 1, while those from Acura, Honda, Kia expire February 29th. Ford deals are good through April 4.
2016 Acura TLX – The four-cylinder 2016 Acura TLX is a sporty midsize sedan that’s the third best-selling vehicle for Acura, behind the MDX and RDX crossover SUVs. The TLX is available to lease for 36 months at $319 per month and $2,999 due at signing. Acura is also offering a $390 per month, 36-month lease on the TLX with $0 due at signing and $0 first month’s payment.
2016 – The midsize affordable 2016 Chevrolet Malibu has several regional lease deals available this month. These range from $179 per month for 24 months with $1,500 due at signing on Malibu Limited preferred equipment group in the Northeast to $199 per month for 39 months with $2,369 due at signing on Malibu preferred equipment group in the Southeast, Southwest, Northwest and West.
2016 – The midsize 2016 Honda Accord, the Japanese automaker’s best-selling vehicle, is available this month with 39-month leases on LX-S coupe and LX sedan models with continuously variable transmission (CVT) at $199 and $219, respectively, with $1,999 and $2,299, respectively, due on signing. Consumers can also lease the LX-S CVT coupe for $250 per month for 39 months with $0 due at signing and $0 first month’s payment or the LX CVT sedan for $270 per month on a 39-month lease, again with $0 paid on signing and no first month’s payment.
2016 – The compact 2016 Honda Civic LX with continuously various transmission (CVT) is available with a 39-month lease at $179 per month and with $1,999 due at signing. The Civic is Honda’s third best-selling vehicle, behind the first-place Accord and second-place CR-V.
2016 – Luxury car buyers looking to get into a Mercedes-Benz should check out the attractive 36-month lease offers on the redesigned 2016 C-Class. These range from $399 per month with $4,553 due at signing on the 2016 C300 Sport sedan, $409 per month with $4,703 due at signing on the C300 4MATIC Sport sedan, to $559 per month with $5,153 due at signing on the C450 AMG sedan.
2016 – The 2016 Subaru Legacy 2.5i model has some attractive 36-month lease offers, depending on region. These range from $219/month with $1,869 due at signing (in the Southeast, Southwest and West), to $219/month with $1,889 due at signing (in the Northeast and Northwest). There’s also a $274/month, 36-month lease on Legacy 2.5i Limited with $0 due at signing in the West.
2016 – If you’re looking to lease a car for under $200 per month, check out the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta, available to lease for 36 months at $169 per month, with $1,999 due at signing. This lease offer applies to S models (and excludes hybrid).
Crossovers and SUVs
2016 – Consumers shopping for a three-row luxury crossover SUV should take a look at the 2016 Acura MDX, available with a $419 per month, 36-month lease, with $2,999 due at signing. Or, pay $500 per month for 36 months and pay $0 at signing and $0 first month’s payment. The MDX with the Technology package has a $450 per month, 36-month lease, with amount due at signing of $3,299. Or, for $550 per month on a 36-month lease, there’s $0 due at signing and $0 first month’s payment.
2016 – BMW is offering 36-month lease deals on its X3 luxury crossover as follows: $429/month with $4,354 due at signing (on sDrive 28i); $459/month with $4,384 due at signing (on xDrive 28i); and $539/month with $4,464 due at signing (on xDrive 35i).
2016 – The compact 2016 Ford Escape SUV is available to lease for 24 months as low as $169/month, with $3,463 due at signing (on Escape SE with all-wheel drive in the Northeast). In the Southeast and Southwest, Escape SE with front-wheel drive comes with a $219/month, 36-month lease with $2,739 due at signing. The Escape SE with four-wheel drive is available to lease for 36 months in the Northwest for $229/month with $3,149 paid upon signing.
2016 – The three-row 2016 Ford Explorer comes with several regional and model-dependent 36-month leases. These range from $299/month with $4,213 due at signing on the base Explorer 4×4 (Northeast), to $329/month with $4,009 due at signing on Explorer XLT 4×4 (Northwest).
2016 – Here’s another crossover/SUV lease from Kia, this one on the 2016 Sportage LX, available to lease for 24 months at $228/month and $2,699 due at signing or 36 months at $244/month with $1,999 due at signing.
2016 Mazda CX-3 – If a subcompact SUV that’s affordable is in your sights, Mazda is offering a 36-month lease at $219/month with $1,999 due at signing. This lease offer applies to CX-3 Sport with front-wheel drive and automatic transmission and is available in the Southeast, Gulf States, Midwest and West. In the Northeast, the same CX-3 Sport is $199/month to lease and the same $1,999 due at signing.
2016 – The 2016 Mazda CX-5 crossover/SUV is available in many parts of the country with a 36-month lease at $225 per month, with $1,999 due at signing. This lease applies to CX-5 Sport with front-wheel drive and automatic transmission.
2016 – For a compact affordable SUV, family buyers may want to take a look at the 2016 Subaru Forester. It’s available this month with a 36-month lease as low as $207/month with $1,707 due at signing (on the 2.5i six-speed manual transmission model in the Southwest). In the Southeast and West, the monthly lease is $229 and amount due at signing is $1,729, while it’s $249/month and $1,749 due at signing in the Northeast and Northwest.