Top SUV Deals You Have to See
The rate of SUV sales has continued to increase dramatically over the past few years. This trend is widely expected to continue as some believe that SUVs could make up more than 50 percent of all vehicle purchases within the next few years. In general, people enjoy buying and driving SUVs because they provide drivers with plenty of cargo and cabin space, stylish features, and plenty of safety and tech upgrades.
If you are shopping for an SUV, you may be concerned that they are too expensive. While SUVs tend to cost more than traditional sedans and coupes, there are always great deals that you can take advantage of. In fact, five of the top SUVs on the road today have promotions going on that could save you a lot of money.
2019 Ford Explorer
One of the most popular SUVs of all time is the Ford Explorer.
Starting at an MSRP of just over $27,000, this SUV can easily cost over $40,000 when you add all of the upgrades. To help with the cost, Ford currently has some great promotions on the Explorer. This includes having the option of either getting 1.9 percent APR financing or $2,000 cash back when buying a new SUV. If you choose to lease the Explorer, you can get a lease for as little as $330 per month.
The 2019 Explorer does not have many major changes from the prior model year. Despite the lack of major changes, one of the strongest selling points of the Explorer is the strong engine performance. The standard V6 engine produces a very impressive 290 horsepower. When switching out the V6 for the stronger engine, you can get about 365 horsepower. With this engine option, your fuel efficiency will decline to about 19 mpg on a blended basis. However, the tradeoff in fuel efficiency will give you better performance and towing capacity.
The Explorer uses the SYNC infotainment interface, which comes with a four-inch touchscreen display, for entertainment and the MyKey system for safety. The safety system includes a rearview camera, lane keep assist and departure warning, and a variety of airbags throughout the Explorer’s cabin.
2019 Toyota Highlander
The Toyota Highlander is a popular mid-size SUV. The Highlander offers a base trim level that includes a four-cylinder engine that produces around 185 horsepower and gets a blended fuel efficiency of nearly 30 mpg. Those that want more power can upgrade to the V6, which gets lower fuel efficiency but provides more than 300 horsepower.
The 2019 model year has been upgraded to include a variety of style improvements on the exterior of the car. Furthermore, there are a variety of interior features that are now standard with all trim levels. The Highlander comes with a standard eight-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth and voice recognition, and a rearview camera. Drivers will also enjoy the Toyota Sense P package that has a variety of safety features including pedestrian detection and lane departure warning.
The Highlander has a starting MSRP that is just over $31,000. However, there are a variety of deals offered by Toyota that could help you to save money. This includes a lease deal of $529 per month with zero due at signing or $2,000 cash back with 2.9 percent APR financing if you choose to buy the Highlander and take out a loan.
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
The Hyundai Santa Fe has received a major overhaul for its 2019 model year. This includes providing drivers with a variety of new exterior and interior features that were once only available with the upgraded trims. Drivers will now enjoy a seven-inch display, rearview camera, and upgraded sound system with all trim levels.
The base Santa Fe comes with an acceptable 185-horsepower four-cylinder engine. For those looking for more power can upgrade to the V6, which produces 290 horsepower. The base engine receives blended fuel efficiency of 25 mpg, while the fuel efficiency declines to about 20 mpg when using the V6
The Santa Fe has an MSRP starting at just $25,500, which makes it a more affordable SUV option. Even if you have a passing interest in the Santa Fe, Hyundai has some great deals to help you to pick one up. Hyundai has a low-interest financing option that will provide you with two percent financing for up to 60 months along with a cashback offer for as much as $2,000.
2019 Lexus RX
With a starting MSRP of around $43,000, the 2019 Lexus RX has some enticing promotions to sweeten the deal. Currently, you can finance the SUV at zero percent for up to 60 months or lease it for just $509 per month with $4,000 due at signing.
One of the strongest selling points of the RX is the base engine performance. Compared to other SUVs in the same class, the RX’s starting trim engine produces a very impressive 290 horsepower. At the same time, you can expect to get about 24 mpg on a blended basis.
On top of the great performance, the base RX trim provides a very spacious cabin for five passengers and plenty of cargo space. If you choose to upgrade to a higher trim, the cabin will include enough space for seven passengers. Other features that come standard with this SUV include an eight-inch touchscreen, heated and ventilated seats, and blind spot monitoring.
2019 Audi Q7
The Audi Q7 is a luxury midsize SUV that is well known for its impressive interior features and strong engine performance. The Q7 comes standard with a 10-speaker sound system, seven-inch display, push-button start, heated and ventilated seats, and a variety of safety features including forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, and a rearview camera.
The Q7 starts with a four-cylinder engine that produces 250 horsepower. For those looking for more power will want to upgrade to the V6 which produces about 350 horsepower. The Q7 gets around 22 mpg on a blended basis with the base engine option. The fuel efficiency declines slightly with the more powerful engine.
If you are looking to buy the Audi Q7, the starting MSRP is around $53,000. However, there are great finance and lease specials that you can take advantage of. You can lease the Q7 for as little as $650 per month with $4,800 due at signing. Audi also has a special cash back offer that will provide a buyer with $750 cash back when they buy a new Q7.