$199 Lease Deals for November 2014

Making Sense of All the $199/Month Lease Deals


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    2014 Chevrolet Camaro

    2014 Chevrolet Camaro. | February 19, 2014

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Drive a brand-new car for only $199 a month. It isn't too good to be true. At any given time there are many factory-backed lease deals clustered around that price.

Here are the lease deals currently listed on their manufacturer's Web sites at or near $199 a month. While all were featured as of November 5, 2014, some aren't available in all regions of the United States. For comparison's sake, we've calculated the total cost of each lease to completion and further calculated what each costs per mile, assuming full utilization of the mileage allowance. For more detailed pricing, check out our Price PromiseSM tool.

Not all leases are built exactly the same. Some leases ask for more money up front but have lower monthly payments. Some are the opposite, enticing you with a very low drive-off amount but slightly higher monthly payments. Try to find a lease that strikes a balance of the miles you drive, a low monthly payment and low drive-off fees. Always add up the entire cost of a lease and compare those numbers before deciding. (Check our "Deals of the Month" for an up-to-date list of lease deals.) If all this needs clarification or you need to bounce ideas off someone who knows what's going on, don't hesitate to reach out to the Edmunds.com Live Help team for free assistance.

These deals are generally available only to customers with sterling credit ratings. And all lessees should remember that these monthly payments do not include sales tax and other fees.

There are subtleties to any and every lease. And tailoring a lease before you sign it is the single best way to ensure you'll be happy as long as you're in it — and on your way out of it. But these heavily advertised leases with their discounted factory financing and aggressive pricing are good starting points.

2014 Chevrolet Camaro — $219 per month/36 months
Chevrolet's rambunctious Camaro coupe is available with a lease that's just $20 beyond our $199 per month price target. Don't expect a supercharged V8 ZL1 or race-ready Z/28, however. This is the base 2014 (not a 2015) Camaro V6 in comfortable "1LS" configuration. The $2,739 (up $80 from last month) needed at signing isn't insignificant, but it's not unreasonable. And the 2014 and 2015 Camaros are almost indistinguishable. Offer ends December 1.

2015 Chevrolet Cruze — $189 per month/36 months
Chevy's popular compact sedan is available for $10 less than the target after $2,139 at signing. Keep in mind that this covers only 30,000 miles of use over three years; that's just over 833 miles per month. Any additional miles beyond that allowance are 25 cents each. Offer ends December 1.

2015 Chevrolet Equinox LT — $199 per month/36 months
The Equinox is a relatively large and useful crossover SUV and consistently one of Chevy's best-sellers. The $2,609 at signing is reasonable in this market segment. The $199 a month includes an allotted 30,000 miles, with additional miles priced at 25 cents each. Offer ends December 1.

2015 Chevrolet Malibu — $189 per month/36 months
Pay $2,119 at signing and, if your credit is worthy enough, the dealer will hand over a new 2015 Malibu sedan for you to drive for the next three years. The lease covers 30,000 miles of use, with additional miles charged at 25 cents each. Offer ends December 1.

2015 Fiat 500e — $199 per month/27 months
The small 500e all-electric hatchback isn't for everyone, but it's perfect for those with an appreciation of Italian design and a passion for electric motoring. The term of this lease is 27 months and includes 1,000 miles of use per month, with additional miles costing 25 cents each. Beyond the $999 due at signing, there's also a $395 disposition fee due at the end of the lease. Oh yeah, and you have to live in either California or Oregon to qualify for this deal. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Fiat 500L Pop — $199 per month/39 months
Fiat's versatile four-door wagon hits the price point with a $2,999 payment due at signing for a 39-month lease term. The mileage allowance is 32,500, with additional miles priced at 25 cents each. And there's a $395 disposition fee due at lease end. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Ford C-Max Energi — $199 per month/24 months
The C-Max Energi is a true plug-in hybrid for the same monthly cost as an ordinary sedan. But the lease is only 24 months long, it only allows 875 miles per month and the buy-in at signing is a steep $3,239. This deal is limited to just a few parts of the country, but other deals are also available. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid — $199 per month/24 months
A versatile hybrid, the C-Max is available at this price in a few locations around the country. But other deals are offered elsewhere. The money due at signing is a steep $3,993, but that drops to $2,993 if you're a current Ford or competitive make leaseholder. This deal is only for 24 months and includes only 875 miles per month, for 21,000 miles total. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Ford Edge — $199 per month/24 months
With a new version coming for 2015, Ford offers the outgoing Edge crossover at our price point after a big $4,743 payment at signing for current non-lessees, or $3,743 for lessees of Ford or competitive models. The 24-month lease includes 21,000 miles of usage. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Ford Escape SE FWD — $189-$209 per month/24 months
This small SUV is again offered in some regions at $189 per month with $2,783 at signing — for current Ford or competitive leaseholders. But that signing cost goes up to $3,783 if you don't have the lease. Ford has slightly varied the Escape lease offers according to region, so you'll have to try your ZIP code on Ford's site to see what's offered in your locality. Most of these leases are set for only two years, and the mileage allowance is a mere 21,000. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Ford Flex — $189 per month/24 months
Ford dealers are clearing their stocks of Flex large wagons, as the model has apparently been discontinued for 2015 (An official announcement hasn't been made, but there's no 2015 model listed.) Various lease deals are available on the Flex in different parts of the country. So this $189-per-month lease after $3,809 may not be offered where you are, but the dealer could have another deal that works well for you. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Ford Focus Electric — $199 per month/36 months
The truly excellent Focus Electric, which carries a $36,990 sticker price, is available in certain regions at our lease price point after $2,189 down. Not a bad way to go electric, and the restricted mileage allowance (875 per month) may work, given its range. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Ford Fusion — $189 per month/24 months
Ford offers the Fusion in a vast number of variations, and this deal is offered on slightly different trim models depending on region. There are also differences in how much money is due at signing, ranging from $2,613 to $2,739 depending on region and whether the customer is currently a Ford lessee or leasing a competitive car. That noted, this is a short-term (24-month) lease that only allows 21,000 miles over its duration, and the offer is restricted to some geographic areas. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Honda Accord LX-S Coupe — $199 per month/36 months
The two-door Accord joins its brother sedan at our price point after $2,799 at signing. Additional miles cost only 15 cents each either way, with the leases including 1,000 miles of use each month. Offer ends January 5.

2014 Honda Accord LX Sedan — $189 per month/36 months
The most popular version of the Accord sedan (four cylinders, automatic transmission, cloth interior) is available at $189 a month in a 36-month lease with a low $1,999 cost at signing. That includes a 1,000-miles-per-month allowance. Offer ends January 5.

2014 Honda CR-V — $209 per month/36 months
The ridiculously popular CR-V comes in just $10 above the price point on a 36-month lease with a low $1,999 cost at signing. The lease goes 1,000 miles per month, with additional miles at only 15 cents each. Offer ends January 5.

2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe — $189 per month/36 months
Both sporty and practical, this small coupe is available at $10 under the monthly price target after $2,599 at signing. A full 36,000 miles is included, with additional miles costing only 20 cents each. There will also be a $400 disposition fee in most states. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Hyundai Elantra GT — $189 per month/36 months
This is the sporty five-door version of Hyundai's Elantra compact at $189 a month and after $2,799 at signing. Additional miles are 20 cents each. There will also be a $400 disposition fee in most states. Offer ends December 1.

2014 and 2015 Hyundai Sonata GLS — $199 per month/36 months
It's Hyundai's mainstream sedan in its most mainstream configuration: four cylinders, front-wheel drive and an automatic transmission. Nothing fancy, nothing bad and a lot that's very good. There's $2,199 due at signing for the 2014 model and only $1,899 for the new 2015 version. Both now come with monthly payments of $199. There's also a $400 disposition fee at the end of the lease in most states. The 36,000-mile allowance is solid, with additional miles available for 20 cents each. Offers end December 1.

2014 Jeep Compass — $219 per month/39 months
Jeep's small crossover is available for $20 over the price point after $2,699 at signing. This is a regional offer, and there are leases being offered in other regions at even better prices. The term is an awkward 39 months, and this is for the 2014 model, but there are 1,000 miles of use for each of those months. The same deal is available on the similar Patriot and there are other deals on the 2015 model. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Jeep Patriot — $219 per month/39 months
Jeep's other small crossover is available for $20 over the price point after $2,699 at signing. This is a regional offer and there are some leases being offered in other regions at even better prices. The term is an awkward 39 months, and this is for the 2014 model, but there are 1,000 miles of use for each of those months. The same deal is available on the similar Compass and there are other deals on the 2015 model. Offer ends December 1.

2014 and 2015 Kia Optima LX — $189-$199 per month/36 months
The stylish Optima (both the 2014 and 2015 editions) is now available with lease terms under our price point on 36-month leases. Put $1,499 down at signing and you can drive off in a 2014 Optima LX for $199 per month. Bring $1,999 to the dealership and you can leave in a 2015 version of the same car for $189 per month. There's also a 24-month lease offered on the 2015 Optima that runs $193 per month after $2,099 at signing. Offers end December 1.

2014 and 2015 Kia Soul — $179, $189 and $199 per month/36 months
The 2015 version of Kia's totally adorable small box car is available in some regions at our price point after $1,999 at signing. In other regions, it's 10 bucks less per month. Choose a 2014 model and the monthly cost drops to $179 after $1,999 at signing. Hamsters (hip and sleek or dumpy and lovable) are not included, however. Offer ends December 1.

2014 and 2015 Mazda 3 i Sport Five-Door — $189 and $209 per month/36 months
Mazda's sporting compact comes in at either $10 less than our target price on the 2014 model or $10 more for the 2015. Both need $1,989 at signing. These leases have a 36,000-mile allowance and cost 15 cents per mile for additional miles. Offers end November 3.

2015 Mazda 6 Sport Automatic — $189 per month/39 months
The 2015 edition of the fine-driving Mazda 6 is available for $199 per month with $1,989 at signing. The lease goes 39 months with 39,000 miles and costs only 15 cents per mile for additional miles. Offer ends December 1.

2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop — $209 per month/41 months
There's a nuttiness to this Mini Cooper hardtop's 41-month lease term. But the lease does include 1,000 miles a month of use. Offer ends December 1.

2014 and 2015 Mini Cooper Paceman — $199-$209 per month/33 or 41 months
Mini's sportiest body style (a stubby fastback) goes for $199 per month for 33 months after $2,909 at signing for a 2014 Cooper model. Or there's a $205-per-month lease on the supercharged 2014 Cooper S after $3,399 at signing. Want a 2015? Then a Cooper is available for $209 per month after $2,923 at signing. Each lease only goes 10,000 miles a year (833 miles per month) and there's a $350 disposition fee at its end. Offers end December 1.

2014 Mitsubishi i MiEV — $189 per month/36 months
The all-electric i MiEV is available at $10 under the monthly price point on a three-year lease, but only after a steep $3,388 due at signing. Additional miles beyond 36,000 are 20 cents each. Offer ends January 2.

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer ES CVT — $189 per month/24 months
Mitsubishi's 2015 model year compact four-door is available at $189 per month after a $2,988 initial buy-in. Additional miles are either 15 or 20 cents depending on which finance company (Ally Financial or Mitsubishi Motors Credit of America) writes the deal. Offer ends January 2.

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ES 2WD CVT — $199 per month/36 months
This solid, easy-going compact SUV is available at $199 per month after a $3,398 signing payment. Financed through Mitsubishi Motors Credit, additional miles after 36,000 charge at 15 cents per mile. If the vehicle is leased through Ally Financial, the price of additional miles rises to 20 cents. Offer ends January 2.

2014 and 2015 Nissan Altima 2.5 S — $189 or $239 per month/36 months
Nissan offers several different lease programs for the Altima in different regions of the country. There's $1,999 due at signing in some areas for a $189-per-month lease. It's $2,699 down in other areas. In some regions the Altima is also available at $246 or $247 per month with nothing due at signing. These low monthly payments come with 12,000 miles a year of use and only 15 cents per additional mile. There is a disposition fee due at the end of the lease in most states. Offers end December 1.

2014 Nissan Juke S FWD — $189 per month/39 months
It's a small SUV that's been twisted up into something unique and now it's available for $189 a month after $2,999 at closing. And the lease runs a weird 39 months, which helps amortize that closing payment. The lease goes to 39,000 miles, with extra miles at only 15 cents each. There will be a disposition fee at lease end. Offer ends December 1.

2015 Nissan Leaf S — $199 per month/36 months
Built strictly as an electric car, the Leaf is now available on a low $199-a-month lease after $2,399 at signing for the 2015 model. It's now possible to drive something righteous for the environment that does a good job of saving bucks, too. Some residency requirements may apply, but a full 36,000 miles is allowed, with additional miles price at 15 cents each. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Nissan Rogue Select S FWD — $189 per month/36 months
Don't get giddy at this low price. The Rogue Select isn't the redesigned 2014 Rogue, but the previous-generation Rogue carried over from 2013. Still, it's a versatile compact crossover even if it lacks the new Rogue's ultimate refinement. This lease is available after $2,599 at signing. Offer ends December 1.

2015 Scion tC — $199-$204 per month/24 and 36 months
Scion has two lease offers on the 2015 tC coupe and both require $1,999 at signing. It's $199 a month for 36 months or $204 a month for 24 months. The mileage allowance for all these is 1,000 a month, and extra miles are only 15 cents each. Offer ends January 5.

2014 Scion xB — $189-$200 per month/24 and 36 months
Scion's practical and very square xB hits the $189 mark after a $1,999 payment at signing for 36 months. Those only willing to make a two-year commitment need $200 a month after the same initial payment. Offer ends January 5.

2014 and 2015 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Cabriolet — $199 and $219 per month/24 and 36 months
Open-air Smart car motoring with the additional virtue of being all-electric. The money due at signing is modest, and both 24- and 26-month terms are available. There is also a $395 disposition fee due at lease end. Offers end December 1.

2014 Smart Fortwo Passion Cabriolet — $199 per month/36 months
This lease goes three years and it only costs $1,493 at signing. But it also only allows 10,000 miles per year and there's a $395 disposition at lease end. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium — $208 or $217 per month/36 months
Subaru's redesigned compact is available in two slightly different models (four-door and five-door) for $208 and $217 a month respectively. And you don't need any money at signing for either of them. The deals will vary according to region and ZIP code. Offer ends December 1.

2014.5 and 2015 Toyota Camry — $179-$209 per month/24 months
Toyota has slight variations on leasing 2014.5 and 2015 Camrys around the country, so you'll have to check in your area. All the leases we've seen run 1,000 miles per month with a disposition fee at lease end in most regions. But watch out, as some deals don't include a $650 acquisition fee. Offers end December 1.

2014 Toyota Prius — $189-$209 per month/24 months
Toyota's short-term leases allow 1,000 miles a month with additional miles at only 15 cents each. Keep an eye on the fine print; Toyota makes slight variations in its advertised lease deals depending on region (watch out for acquisition fees). Offer ends December 1.

2014 Toyota Prius C — $199 per month/ 36 months
Toyota's most compact hybrid goes for only $199 a month after a scant $999 paid at lease signing. The lease runs 36 months and includes 1,000 miles a month. Additional miles are only 15 cents each. This offer is limited to only a few regions, however. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Toyota Prius V — $199 per month/24 months
The biggest member of Toyota's Prius family is now available at the $199 price point in some regions (not all). This is, however, only a two-year/24,000-mile lease and it takes $2,399 at signing. Additional miles are only 15 cents each. Offer ends December 1.

2014 and 2015 Toyota RAV4 — $189-$199 per month/24 months
This popular compact crossover, still fresh to the market in this generation, is available as a 2014 model for $189 per month or a 2015 model for $199 per month on a short 24-month lease after $2,299 or $2,499 at signing in some (but nowhere near all) regions. There's also a $350 disposition fee at lease end and there may be an unaccounted $650 acquisition fee. The lease allows 36,000 miles of use, with additional miles at only 15 cents each. Offer ends December 1.

2015 Volkswagen Jetta S 2.0L — $219 per month/36 months
The most basic of Jettas is being offered this month for $219 a month with nothing — nada, zero, zip — due at signing. It's this month's killer deal, and each mile beyond 36,000 will be charged at 20 cents each. Offer ends December 1.

2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T S — $239 per month/36 months
Here is VW's roomy Passat for $239 per month with nothing due at signing for the 2014 model. Want a 2015 Passat instead? That's $259 per month after nothing at all at signing. Both leases cover 1,000 miles a month, with additional miles at 20 cents each. Expect a $350 disposition fee at lease end. Offer ends December 1.

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Current $199 Lease Deals

Comments

  • for comparison, and common sense, you really have to divide the down payment by the months of the lease and then add it to the monthly lease price. If you put enough down on any car you can get a $199 a month lease.

  • bassrockerx bassrockerx Posts:

    i read the whole list and i think the standouts are the toyota camry hybrid for 199 with only 1800 due at signing and the mazda 3 sedan for a very low $149 a month(wow!) also the fiat 500 sport for only 200 dollars a month is not that bad a deal either conidering the depretiation on these cars are pretty high so after 3 years are up you might actually come out ahead, especially if 3 years down the road fiat is not doing so well you might even get a very nice purchase price on the car should you chose to keep it when the lease is up. another standout is the chevy cruze lt with 0 down and the equinox and CR-V on this list as well.

  • stingray73 stingray73 Posts:

    It's ridiculous to compare lease payments when you have to put money down. What is the purpose of the article? You can lease a Lamborghini for $199/mo. if you put $198,000 down! What a waste of time this article is.

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