We're almost through the short month of February, but we're doing our best to squeeze in as many rebates and incentives as possible on new cars and new trucks so you can make the most of the deals that are available across the industry. This week we kick things off with the 2013 Dodge Avenger mid-size sedan and its choice between zero percent financing or $3,000 in cash back, followed by the 2012 Kia Forte compact sedan and its 1.9% financing offer or available $1,000 factory rebate. The 2012 GMC Canyon Extended Cab mid-size pickup offers 1.9% financing as well, or the choice of $1,500 in cash back, while the 2013 Jeep Patriot compact SUV delivers zero percent financing or $1,500 in factory cash back. Rounding out the list is the 2012 Nissan Versa compact hatchback, which is offered with 0.0% financing or $500 in cash rebates.
Next week will mark the end of February, but we'll continue to bring you the best bargains on brand new vehicles regardless of the date on the calendar. Make sure to check back with us in seven day's time for the most recent rebates and incentives update.
2013 Dodge Avenger
The 2013 Dodge Avenger is a mid-size sedan that delivers aggressive styling, a sizable interior, and an affordable price. The Dodge Avenger Rallye edition provides sporty looks without a punishing ride, while the R/T trim upgrades the vehicle's suspension system and steering in order to deliver on the promise of its sheet metal when it comes to handling.
The 2013 Dodge Avenger is initially offered with a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine that is good for 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. Fuel mileage for this engine (which can be paired with either a four-speed automatic or a six-speed automatic transmission) is rated at 20-mpg in city driving and 31-mpg on the highway. The Avenger R/T benefits from the introduction of a 283 horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 that also generates 260 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic is standard with this motor, and fuel mileage remains strong at 19-mpg city and 29-mpg highway.
There is a financing incentive of 3.9% or $3,000 cash back on the 2013 Dodge Avenger available until 03/04/2013.
2013 Kia Forte
The 2013 Kia Forte sedan is a cost-conscious competitor that crams in a sizable amount of standard equipment into its inexpensive LX base model. Additional comfort and convenience items are found when ordering the EX trim, while the SX edition of the Kia Forte installs a sport suspension and slick interior trim.
The 2013 Kia Forte provides a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine for LX and EX buyers. Capable of producing 156 horses and 144 lb-ft of torque, the unit is shifted via either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission and it returns fuel mileage figures of up to 27-mpg around town and 37-mpg on the highway. The Forte SX steps into to a 173 horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder that also generates 168 lb-ft of torque. The same transmission options are offered with the larger motor, and fuel efficiency drops to 23-mpg in city driving and 32-mpg during highway cruising.
There is a financing incentive of 1.9% or $1,000 cash back on the 2013 Kia Forte available until 03/04/2013.
2012 GMC Canyon Extended Cab
The 2012 GMC Canyon Extended Cab delivers additional seating for three passengers behind the front bench, making it a practical choice as a commuter for mid-size truck shoppers. The GMC Canyon Extended Cab also offers a six-foot, one-inch bed as its only cargo-carrying option.
The 2012 GMC Canyon Extended Cab can be ordered with a trio of engine options. The base 2.9-liter four-cylinder provides 185 horsepower, while the available 3.7-liter five-cylinder bumps production up to 242 horses. The top-tier 5.3-liter V-8 grinds out 300 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of twist, making it the motor of choice for those who need to tow and haul a heavy load. The most efficient version of the canyon is the four-cylinder, which provides 18-mpg city and 25-mpg highway. Transmissions offered with the pickup include a five-speed manual and a four-speed automatic (depending on which engine has been selected), and four-wheel drive can also be ordered with the GMC.
There is a financing incentive of 1.9% or $1,500 cash back on the 2013 Kia Forte available until 02/28/2013.
2013 Jeep Patriot
The 2013 Jeep Patriot is a serviceable off-road option for compact SUV shoppers who also want to be able to cruise around town in a reasonably-sized family vehicle. The five-passenger Jeep Patriot additionally provides 53.5 cubic feet of total cargo space with the rear accommodations out of the picture.
The 2013 Jeep Patriot starts out with a 158 horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood. Also capable of providing 141 lb-ft of torque, this motor provides fuel economy of 23-mpg city and 30-mpg highway. The vehicle's optional 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine doesn't just increase output to 172 horsepower and 165 lb-ft of torque, it additionally makes two different four-wheel drive systems available while being only slightly thirstier at the fuel pump. A five-speed manual is standard with the Patriot, with an available continuously-variable automatic also on the options sheet.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% or $1,500 cash back on the 2013 Jeep Patriot available until 03/04/2013.
2012 Nissan Versa Hatchback
The 2012 Nissan Versa hatchback is one of the lowest-priced new cars on the market. The small Nissan Versa hatchback isn't exactly replete with features, but it does offer substantial passenger room as well as a cargo area that expands to 50 cubic feet of space with the rear seats folded forward.
The 2012 Nissan Versa hatchback comes exclusively by a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder motor that has been tuned to provide 122 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque. Buyers can select either a six-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission for most versions of the vehicle, but top-tier editions of the hatchback improve fuel economy to 28-mpg city and 34-mpg highway via the introduction of a continuously-variable automatic transmission.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% or $500 cash back on the 2013 Nissan Versa hatchback available until 02/28/2013.