DETROIT — Even though many holiday sales have ended, car shoppers will now find a number of brands offering special finance and lease deals to celebrate the new year.
For example, the Ring in 2016 With Buick event, advertises prices 16 percent below MSRP on select 2016 models in stock, including the Regal and LaCrosse sedans and the Enclave and Encore SUVs. According to Buick, the savings range from $4,222 to $7,968 below suggested retail pricing.
BMW's new Choice Simplified promotion offers financing rates as low as 2.92 percent on a 2015 320i xDrive sedan, and 36-month leases on a 2015 i3 at $309 per month with $4,234 due at signing or a 2016 428i Gran Coupe at $439 per month with $4,362 due at signing.
The Chevrolet Sign, Drive and Ring in the New Year sale features a wide variety of finance and lease options, including a 24-month lease on a 2016 Cruze sedan priced at $179 per month with zero due at signing. Other offers include a $7,250 total value package on a 2016 Silverado 1500 pickup or $1,000 in "Conquest Cash" on select Chevy vehicles.
Although the holidays are over, Jaguar says Performance is Always in Season with offers that include 1.9 percent financing for 60 months on a 2016 XF Premium sedan or XJ R-Sport sedan. Jag is also offering lease deals on the 2016 F-Type coupe starting at $699 per month with $4,995 due at signing.
Cadillac fans will want to check out the See This Winter Differently promotion, which provides incentives like $2,000 toward the purchase or lease of a 2016 CTS sedan or $750 toward the purchase or lease of a 2016 SRX crossover and a 2016 Escalade SUV.
The Ford Get into the New sales event offers zero-percent financing for 60 months, plus a $2,000 trade assist, on a 2016 Fusion sedan. Other incentives include 2.9 percent financing for 60 months or $500 cash back on a 2016 Mustang and the same financing deal or $950 cash back on a 2016 Explorer SUV.
GMC invites shoppers to Celebrate the New Year with zero-percent financing on a 2016 Acadia SUV, pricing advertised at $8,238 below MSRP on a 2016 Sierra 1500 pickup and a $199 per month lease for 24 months on a 2016 Terrain SUV with $3,089 due at signing.
Note that most of these deals are limited-time offers, some apply only to the oldest vehicles currently in stock, and some are available only to existing customers. Also, offers can vary according to geographic area, trim level of the vehicle, the customer's credit rating and specific lease or financing terms.
Edmunds says: See your local dealer for even more 2016 special offers.