The Best Current leases

Updated 4/10/2017

The Best Current leases

Updated 4/10/2017

1. Honda Civic 2017

The compact Honda Civic was completely redesigned for 2016 and has since won numerous accolades and awards. Buyers love the smart interior, nimble driving characteristics, safety features, and excellent value.

Three body styles are available for 2017: a coupe, a four-door hatchback, and a sedan. All models have earned the highest collision safety ratings from both NHTSA and IIHS.

Si and Type-R models will join the line-up next year.

What’s New for 2017

Honda has announced that it will offer its sporty six-speed manual transmission on certain versions of the sedan and coupe. HD and XM satellite radio have been added to EX sedans. The hatchback body style is new for 2017.

Leasing deals

ModelPaymentTerm (mos)Due at SigningMSRP
2.0 LX Sedan$17936$1,999$20,415
2.0 LX Coupe$17936$1,999$20,825
1.5T LX Hatchback$17936$2,299$21,375
2.0 EX Sedan$17936$2,499$22,015
1.5T EX Sedan$18936$2,599$23,175
1.5T EX Coupe$18936$2,699$23,275
1.5T EX-L Sedan$20936$2,899$24,675
1.5T EX-L Coupe$20936$2,899$24,400
1.5T Touring Sedan$24936$3,399$27,475
1.5T Touring Coupe$25936$2,999$27,100

 

Choosing Your Honda Civic

The primary decision when selecting a Civic is the body style. Honda has done an excellent job differentiating the three. The sporty-looking coupe has two passenger doors and a rear hatch. The hatchback looks a bit more angular and aggressive; it has four passenger doors and a hatch. The sophisticated sedan has four passenger doors and a trunk. There is no real price difference between the body styles.

Once the body style has been selected, the next decision is whether a manual transmission is wanted. Stick lovers are limited to LX, EX-T, and Sport trim levels in a chosen body style, while an automatic is available on all variations.

The last main decision is the engine choice, for those who care about such things. The base engine is a 2-liter four-cylinder with 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque, and the turbocharged 1.5-liter option has 174 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Most importantly, the turbo has full torque available from about 1,700 rpm instead of 4,200 rpm in the non-turbo, meaning it will feel much livelier overall. While the turbo engine is available in all body styles, the base 2-liter is not available on the hatchback. For the coupe and sedan, the 1.5-liter turbo is found on middle and upper trim levels.

Once the buyer has selected the body, transmission, and engine, all that’s left is amenities. Honda seems to have as many as five (or more!) trim levels available for each style, but it’s actually simpler than that. There are base LX models, mid-range EX models, and top-of-the-line Touring models. All body styles follow the same trim level naming pattern.

A third letter may be added to an LX or EX (such as LX-P), but is heavily influenced by the previous engine and transmission choices. The overall meaning is the same.

The Sport designation denotes a slightly more powerful 1.5-liter turbo engine, underbody spoilers, 18-inch alloy wheels, and fog lights.

LX

Base model Civics come standard with a cloth interior, automatic climate control, and a multi-angle rearview camera. Leather upholstery and many other options are available. A manual transmission is standard, but the automatic can be selected.

EX

Mid-range Civics add a variety of features and options. Engine choice determines the availability of some packages, but expect to find a power sunroof, remote start, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a standard automatic transmission. Various wheels, trim pieces, and useful interior amenities are available.

Touring

Navigation is standard on the premium Civic, as is a 10-speaker sound system, a power passenger seat, LED headlamps, and automatic wipers. The Honda Sensing package is also added as standard equipment, with lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, and forward collision alert with automatic braking. This capable safety package is an option on all other trims.

 

 

2. Chevrolet Cruze 2017

Introduced in 2011, the second-generation Chevrolet Cruze rolled out five years later. Lighter, larger and more polished than the original, no encore is needed. But don’t tell that to Chevrolet as the first compact hatchback since the Cavalier joins the sedan for 2017. We think the new body style will be well received as customers discover the extra measure of versatility hatchbacks provide.

What’s New for 2017

Yes, a hatchback joins the sedan this year. This five-door model sits on the same roomy 106.3-inch wheelbase as the sedan, but comes in nine inches shorter overall. Where the sedan’s trunk measures a generous 14.8 cubic feet, the hatchback offers a whopping 47.2 cubic feet of cargo space when the second row is down. The new model is designed to appeal to a variety of people, including pet lovers, do-it-yourselves, and campers.

Leasing deals

ModelPaymentTerm (mos.)Due at SigningMSRP
LT Sedan$18939$2,079$22,325
LT Sedan (GM Lease Loyalty)$18939$1,579$22,325
LT Hatchback$18939$1,979$22,115
LT Hatchback (GM Lease Loyalty)$18939$1,479$22,115

 

Choosing Your Chevrolet Cruze

You have your choice of four trim levels with the sedan and two trim levels with the hatchback. All models are powered by a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine making 153 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. Except for the top trim levels, a six-speed manual transmission is standard and a six-speed automatic transmission is available.

Models equipped with the automatic transmission get better fuel economy, making an EPA-rated 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway. Manual transmission-equipped Cruzes are rated at 28 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway.

Technology savvy customers will be drawn to the Chevrolet Cruze as this model offers Android Auto and Apple Car Play compatibility. The latest Chevrolet My Link infotainment system is available and you can opt for Wi-Fi, turning your Cruze into a hotspot. Available safety features include rear cross traffic alert, lane keep assist, and forward collision alert.

L Sedan

Priced from $17,850, the entry-level Cruze L is the only model not offering an automatic transmission. Standard equipment includes 15-inch steel wheels, daytime running lights, keyless entry, a four-speaker audio system, Chevrolet My Link Radio with a seven-inch colour display, Android Auto and Apple Car Play compatibility, Bluetooth, cloth seats, a tilt-and-telescopic steering column, power windows and door locks, and air conditioning. All models are equipped with 10 airbags and a rear-view camera.

LS Sedan

Choose the LS sedan and you can go with the standard manual gearbox or upgrade to a six-speed automatic transmission. This model is priced from $19,400. Upgrades at this level include automatic headlamps, a floor console with a sliding armrest, and a six-speaker audio system

LT Sedan

Choose the LT edition with a manual transmission and you’ll pay from $21,025. This trim brings in LED headlamps, front fog lamps, 16-inch aluminium wheels, a rear spoiler, and the RS decorative package. You’ll also get a split-folding rear seat and map pockets.

Premier Sedan

The top-of-the-line Premier Automatic is priced from $24,350. At this trim, expect a number of premium touches, including 17-inch aluminium wheels, and power-heated and folding side mirrors. Inside, this sedan has keyless start, a start-stop system, leather seats, a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, and illuminated vanity mirrors.

LT Hatchback

With a price from $22,190, the LT hatchback offers all the features of the LT sedan.

Premier Hatchback

Priced from $24,820, the Premier Hatchback matches the equipment found in the Premier Sedan

 

 

 

3. 2017 Jeep Wrangler

Hardly any vehicle is as iconic as the two-door Jeep Wrangler, or as immediately recognizable. Clearly qualifying as the original adventure SUV, the Wrangler is a modern-day descendant of the military Jeep that saw service in World War II. Now part of Fiat Chrysler, Jeep offers a variety of affordable customization options for the Wrangler. Each version is intended to remain true to the core of its all-American “go anywhere and do anything” essence. Considered a midsize model, the current Wrangler uses body-on-frame construction and “live” axles, and comes with either a manual or automatic transmission.

What’s New for 2017

Not much has changed for the Wrangler, apart from new LED headlights and fog lamps. They’re standard on Sahara and Rubicon models, and optional on the Sport and Sport S. A Cold Weather Group, available on the Sport S and Rubicon, includes 17-inch wheels, an engine block heater, heated seats, remote start, and a Power Convenience Group.

Leasing deals

ModelPaymentTerm (mos)Due at SigningMSRP
Sport 2dr$37236$2,499$26,390
Rubicon 2dr$48436$2,499$36,040

 

Choosing Your Jeep Wrangler

All Wranglers have four-wheel drive and the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine delivering 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The six-speed manual gearbox and optional five-speed automatic transmission come with hill-start assist. Command-Trac part-time four-wheel drive is standard, except on the Rubicon, which gets Rock-Trac with a lower low-gear ratio.

Standard exterior details include a papallet 10 body colours, three of them new for 2017. Each Wrangler gets “classic” round headlights, a seven-slot grille, trapezoidal wheel flares, removable doors, exposed hinges, skid plates, a fold-down windshield, a Sunrider soft top with sunroof, and front and rear tow hooks. Removable half-doors are available. Wranglers offer a choice of several axle gear ratios that emphasize either economy or capability. Trailer sway control is standard.

Sport

The basic Wrangler comes with cloth seat upholstery, eight-speaker audio, black fender flares, halogen headlights, fog lamps, roll-up windows, a removable rear bench seat, and 16-inch wheels. Mechanical features include Dana front and rear axles, and Command-Trac part-time four-wheel drive with a two-speed transfer case and a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio. An optional Trac-Lock limited-slip rear differential can provide extra grip in low-traction environments.

Rubicon

Building on the Sahara and Sport offerings, the Rubicon concentrates on off-road capability with heavy-duty Dana 44 front/rear axles and a Rock-Trac two-speed transfer case with a 4.01 low-range gear ratio. Also included are electronic front and rear locking differentials, and a front sway bar that can be disconnected. Black-painted steel rock rails are included, and 17-inch wheels hold BF Goodrich Mud Terrain LT255/75R17 BSW on/off-road tires.

 

 

 

 

4. 2017 Lexus RX 350

When it debuted more than 15 years ago, the Lexus RX practically defined the luxury crossover category. A consistent best-seller among luxury SUVs, it’s still a refined premium, midsize vehicle for five passengers. Lexus has tried to emphasize the “sport” element in the RX 350, including adding an F Sport edition, but it’s mainly a vehicle for families who enjoy a strong taste of luxury in their travels. Lexus redesigned and enlarged the RX 350 and its RX 450h hybrid counterpart for 2016, giving them a bold—even radical—new look, highlighted by a massive grille.

What’s New for 2017

An F Sport front-drive model has joined the line-up. The Lexus Safety System+ is now standard, including a pre-collision system, adaptive cruise control, and lane-departure alert with steering assist. Blind-spot monitoring, now standard, includes rear cross-traffic alert. Lexus Display Audio has added a Scout GPS link. F Sport models and Premium packages now include a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Leasing deals

ModelPaymentTerm (mos)Due at SigningMSRP
Base FWD with Heated Seats$40936$2,999$44,954

 

Choosing Your Lexus RX 350

Beneath the RX 350 hood, in either base or F Sport trim, the 3.5-liter V6 engine develops 295 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque, mating with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive and 18-inch wheels are standard; all-wheel drive is optional. Fuel-economy is EPA-estimated at 20 mpg in city driving and 27 mpg on the highway (23 mpg combined) with front-drive. All-wheel drive drops the estimate to 19/26 mpg (city/highway). Towing capacity is rated at 3,500 pounds.

Base

Standard RX 350 equipment includes NuLuxe-trimmed seats, 10-way power front seats, reclining/sliding rear seats, a power tilt/telescopic steering column, power tailgate, heated power mirrors, Smart Access key, rear-view camera, 8-inch screen, and 9-speaker audio. Smart Stop technology can reduce engine power under certain conditions, when both the gas and brake pedals are pressed. An electronic parking brake also is standard, along with LED headlights, daytime running lights, fog lamps, and brake lights.

Pricing starts at $43,995 (destination included) with front-drive, or $1,400 more with all-wheel drive. Lexus has a massive options list for the RX. Available features include a navigation system with 8-inch or 12.3-inch screens, Lexus Enform telematics, a panoramic moonroof, and a 15-speaker Mark Levinson audio system. Optional active-safety features include blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, Intuitive Park Assist, pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane-departure alert with steering assist, and a panoramic-view backup monitor.

The available Luxury Package includes semi-aniline leather-trimmed seating, 20-inch chromed wheels, a heated steering wheel, rear-door sunshades, heated/ventilated front seats or power-folding/heated rear seats, and wood/aluminium interior trim. A Premium Package adds aluminium roof rails, driver’s memory, leather-trimmed front seats, and rain-sensing wipers.

 

F Sport

Starting at $49,895 with front-drive, the F Sport edition gets a sportier look and revised suspension tuning, with performance dampers. F Sport standard equipment includes paddle shifters, F Sport instruments, heated/ventilated leather-trimmed front seats with unique stitching, and a perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel. The adaptive variable suspension includes Sport+ drive mode. Active sound generation gives the F Sport a distinctive tone.

 

 

 

5. 2017 INFINITI QX60

Yet another seven-passenger crossover in the luxury realm, the QX60 distinguished itself with unique looks and a relatively low starting price. You also get rich interior appointments and adult-size room in all three rows.

What’s New for 2017

The QX60’s engine gains 35 horsepower thanks to the addition of direct injection. The available InTouch infotainment system receives a larger touchscreen and HD radio. New package features include a hands-free power tailgate, automatic high beams, and auto-dimming side mirrors.

Leasing deals

ModelPaymentTerm (mos)Due at SigningMSRP
3.5 FWD$43939$3,999$44,095

 

Choosing Your INFINITI QX60

 

Every 2017 QX60 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 295 horsepower. Buyer have a choice of front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive ($1,800). Both systems are paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). The QX60 can tow up to 5,000 pounds. (INFINITI also offers a hybrid model, covered in a separate entry.)

The roomy interior features a sliding and reclining second row and a reclining third row. The two rearmost passengers enjoy more space than expected. The QX is fully capable of carrying seven full-size adults. With the rows folded, you have 76.5 cubic feet of cargo space at your disposal.

The QX60 comes in a single trim levels with leather upholstery, a sunroof, heated power front seats, a power-adjustable steering wheel, tri-zone climate control, wood interior trim, keyless ignition, a power liftgate, and a rear-view camera. The six-speaker sound system features satellite radio and Bluetooth phone. Outside are 18-inch wheels, xenon headlights, heated power-folding mirrors, and LED fog lamps and perimeter lighting.

The available Premium package ($1,800) tacks on remote start, driver memory, a heated steering wheel, and a 13-speaker Bose sound system. Models so equipped can get a Premium Plus package ($2,900), which adds navigation, a surround-view camera system, automatic wipers, Bluetooth audio, and INFINITI’s InTouch infotainment interface with telematics services.

Models equipped with the Premium Plus package are eligible for a Driver Assistance package ($1,850) with blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert, front and rear collision warning with automatic braking, and an Eco Pedal that pushes back at heavy-footed drivers to remind them to drive more efficiently. Also included is a feature known as Active Trace Control, which automatically adjusts power output and braking for optimum cornering.

With the Driver Assistance package in place, you can advance to the Deluxe Technology package ($7,300), which offers a plethora of high-end features, including ventilated front seats, heated second-row seats, a power-folding third row, a hands-free power tailgate, automatic high beams, lane keeping assist, auto-dimming side mirrors, a panoramic sunroof, a Bose surround-sound system, and 20-inch wheels.

Optional on all configurations is a Theater package ($2,150) with dual rear video screens, wireless headphones, and a 120-volt power outlet.

 

 

 

6. BMW 320i 2017

Ranking as the most affordable model in the compact BMW 3 Series, the 320i sedan focuses on efficiency and value, while retaining its luxury car credentials. Not every BMW feature is included or available on the 320i, including active-safety equipment. Still, most of the essential ingredients that have made the 3 Series so successful, for so long, are present in the entry-level 320i edition.

What’s New for 2017

Changes are minimal for the 2017 model year. Venetian Beige interiors are now available only with black carpeting. Optional choices include Venetian Beige and Black Dakota leather upholstery, as well as Oyster color. Wireless charging and a wi-fi hotspot with enhanced USB connectivity are optional.

Leasing deals

ModelPaymentTerm (mos.)Due at SigningMSRP
i Sedan$35936$4,034$36,095

Choosing Your BMW 320i

Once again, the 320i holds a turbocharged 2-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 180 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission is standard, but a six-speed manual gearbox remains available as a no-cost option.

Like most BMWs, the 320i comes standard with rear-wheel drive, but you can opt for the xDrive all-wheel drive system instead. A 320i is the slowest-accelerating member of the 3 Series family, but also the most frugal. With rear-drive, either transmission earns an EPA fuel economy estimate of 23 mpg in city driving and 35 mpg on the highway. Combined driving is estimated at 28 mpg (27 mpg with manual shift).

BMW’s Driving Dynamics Control includes Eco Pro, Comfort, and Sport settings. Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights and wipers, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth phone and audio, and a premium nine-speaker sound system with HD radio. Seats are upholstered in leatherette material that BMW calls SensaTec. Wood trim is available as a $500 upgrade.

Adding a Premium package for $3,100 brings a group of comfort/convenience features, including power front seats with driver memory, satellite radio, keyless access, a hands-free power trunk lid, a moonroof, garage-door opener, and auto-dimming inside/outside mirrors. The $800 Cold Weather package adds heated seats all around and a heated steering wheel. For $950, the Driver Assistance package equips the 320i with a rear-view camera and front/rear parking sensors. There’s also a Lighting package with LED headlights and fog lamps.

Leather upholstery is offered as an individual option, for $1,450, in a choice of three colours. Several features from the Premium package are available separately, too. Navigation remains a standalone option.

For a more aggressive feel, the Sport package tacks on 18-inch wheels, anthracite black headliner, sport seats, and an M steering wheel. Dedicated enthusiasts might want to consider the $2,300 Track Handling package, which includes an adaptive M sport suspension as well as upgraded variable steering and brakes.

Prices start at $34,145 (including destination charge). BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive adds $2,000.

 

 

 

7. Honda accord 2017 best leases

The Accord has long been Honda’s top-selling model, and a refresh for 2016 made it even more popular. The 2017 model, which includes a newSportSE trim level, is seeing its inventory improve.

The Honda Accord is an ideal combination of comfort, reliability and performance, which is why it has been a top seller for decades and has one of the best in class resale values.

The 2016 Accord received a major facelift, which included new grilles, taillights, a redesigned interior and technology upgrades. The 2017 Accord will remain mostly unchanged, with a complete overhaul due in 2018.

Wha thet’s New for 2017

There won’t be many changes this year but expect a whole slew of changes for 2018 as the Accord is being completely remodelled. Honda Sensing is now an available option across all trims and comes standard on the Touring model. This safety system includes collision mitigation braking, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, and lane keeping assist. It also includes road departure mitigation as well as adaptive cruise control.

The Accord Hybrid makes a comeback for 2017 after taking a break since 2015. It’s outfitted with a two-motor hybrid system that uses one motor to accelerate the Accord Hybrid from a dead stop. The second engine starts the engine and charges the first motor. The new Hybrid gets a whopping 49-mpg combined.

The Sport Special Edition is also a newcomer for 2017. This special trim level adds heated leather trimmed seating, red stitching and special edition badging.

Lease offers :

ModelPaymentTerm (month)Due at SigningMSRP
LX CVT Sedan$19936$1,999$24,130
LX-S CVT Coupe$20936$2,399$25,850
Sport Sedan$21936$2,399$26,190
EX Sedan$22936$2,399$27,505
EX-L 4-Cyl Coupe$25936$2,599$29,970
EX-L V6 Sedan$26936$3,299$31,870

Choosing Your Honda Accord

There are numerous models to choose from in the Accord line-up so you are bound to find your perfect vehicle. Your main choice will be whether you want to cruise around town in a sedan or coupe. Once that decision is made there are seven trim levels to choose from, making it easy to equip your Accord just the way you want.

Prices range from $22,355 for a LX Sedan base model, all the way up to $34,375 for the Touring trim level. The standard engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 185 horsepower while the 3.5-liter V6, which comes standard on the EX-L V6 and Touring, generates 278 horsepower.

While plenty of accessories exist, there are only two optional packages: the Honda Sensing safety package and a Honda Satellite Linked Navigation Package. Each one will set you back $1,000.

The Honda Accord is available in seven trim levels: LX, Sport, Sport Special Edition, EX, EX-L, EX-L V6, and the top-of-the-line Touring.

LX

The base Accord comes standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that is matched with a six-speed manual transmission. A CVT automatic transmission is an $800 option. The LX comes with a wide variety of standard equipment including stability control, a rear-view camera, as well as dual zone automatic climate control, an 8-inch screen and Bluetooth audio.

The LX starts at $24,025 for the coupe and $22,355 for the sedan. Numerous accessories are available such as body side moulding ($255), a deck lid spoiler ($299) and an auto-dimming mirror for $311.

Sport

The Sport bumps the engine up to 189 horsepower, and adds a 10-way power driver’s seat and 19-inch alloy wheels. It also includes LED daytime running lights, fog lights, a spoiler as well as body side sills. It starts at $24,415 and Honda Sensing is available for $1,000. This trim level is only available on the sedan.

Sport Special Edition

The brand new Sports Special Edition includes all of the Sport trim features and adds leather-trimmed seating, red stitching and heated seats. It also adds a Special Edition badge. The CVT automatic is available for $800. The Sensing package is not available on this trim level. The Sport Special Edition starts at $25,415

EX

Moving up to the EX level will put a power sunroof on your Accord, as well as Honda Lane Watch which activates a small camera on the passenger side mirror when you signal to change lanes, and displays live video of the lane on the touchscreen. Smart entry, pushbutton start, heated side mirrors and 17-inch alloy wheels are also standard on this trim. The starting price on the EX is $25,730.

EX-L

The EX-L steps up the luxury with leather trimmed and heated front seats as well as Apple Car Play and Android Auto. It also includes remote engine start, automatic projector-beam halogen headlights, leather-wrapped steering wheel and auto-dimming rear-view mirror. The stereo is upgraded to a 7-Speaker 360-watt audio with a subwoofer. Navigation is available for $1,000. The starting price of the EX-L is $28,820.

EX-L V6

The obvious difference here is the engine. The 3.5-liter V6 engine produces 278 horsepower and is paired with a six-speed automatic. The EX-L also adds dual exhaust tips. It starts at $30,895 and Honda Sensing and navigation are available for $1,000 each

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