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Our last rebates and incentives roundup for January brings some intriguing deals on brand new cars and trucks to the table. Kicking things off is a $1,000 cash back offer (or the availability of 0.0% financing) on the 2011 Toyota Corolla compact sedan, followed by zero percent financing plus $500 in cash back found on the 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid mid-size sedan. The 2012 Lincoln MKZ mid-size luxury car features the choice of either 0.0% financing plus $500 in cash back or a $2,500 total factory cash rebate, while two sport-utility vehicles round out this month's offers, with zero percent financing or $1,500 in cash back available on the full-size 2012 Buick Enclave crossover and the option of either $1,000 in cash back or 0.0% financing found on the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
February's incentives look to continue on just as strong as automakers attempt to keep the sales ball rolling through the traditionally slower winter months. Check back with us next week as we put together another look at the best deals currently available on the new vehicle market.
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2011 Toyota Corolla
The 2011 Toyota Corolla serves as an inexpensive compact car option that leverages a reputation for reliability ahead of any glamorous technological features. The Toyota Corolla comes with air conditioning, a CD player and a folding rear seat in entry-level form, with options and features such as a sunroof, Bluetooth connectivity and a louder stereo system available on higher trim levels.
The 2011 Toyota Corolla is powered by a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine that generates 132 horses and 128 lb-ft of torque. Fuel mileage for this thrifty mill checks in at 26 miles per gallon in city driving and 34 miles per gallon during highway cruising, and buyers can choose between either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest or $1,000 cash back on the 2011 Toyota Corolla available until 01/31/2012.
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2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
The 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is the most fuel efficient version of the recently redesigned mid-size sedan from the resurgent Korean automaker. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid provides eye-catching styling along with a long list of standard gear that can be enhanced by the addition of heated leather seats, a navigation system and a sunroof.
The 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid makes use of a gasoline / electric drivetrain that pairs a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine with a battery-powered electric motor that together produce 206 horsepower and 193 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission handles the gear shifting duties for the Sonata Hybrid, and fuel economy for the eco-friendly sedan is rated at 36 miles per gallon in stop and go driving and 40 miles per gallon on the highway.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest plus $500 cash back on the 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid available until 01/31/2012.
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2012 Lincoln MKZ
The 2012 Lincoln MKZ is the luxury brand's mid-size sedan offering and represents the first step into the Lincoln lineup for many premium car buyers. The Lincoln MKZ comes in a single well-equipped trim level that offers items such as heated and ventilated leather seats, the SYNC vehicle interface, dual automatic climate control and satellite radio. It's also possible to upgrade the automobile with a number of high tech features including a navigation system, a blind sport warning system, adaptive HID headlights and a hard drive for storing digital music files.
The 2012 Lincoln MKZ benefits from the installation of a 263 horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine. Also capable of generating 249 lb-ft of torque, this engine is shifted via a six-speed automatic transmission and can be matched with optional all-wheel drive. Fuel mileage for the front-wheel drive edition of the MKZ shows as 18 miles per gallon around town and 27 miles per gallon on the highway.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest plus $500 cash back or $2,500 total cash back on the 2012 Lincoln MKZ available until 04/02/2012.
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2012 Buick Enclave
The 2012 Buick Enclave is a full-size crossover that drives more like a big sedan than a truck-based sport-utility vehicle. This is an impressive accomplishment given that the Buick Enclave can seat up to eight passengers as well as haul as much as 116 cubic feet of cargo with the rear rows of accommodations out of the picture.
The 2012 Buick Enclave is gifted with a hearty 3.6-liter V-6 engine that has been tuned to provide 288 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard with the crossover but all-wheel drive is available as an option, and a six-speed automatic transmission comes with either version of the vehicle. Fuel mileage for the Enclave comes in at 17 miles per gallon in city driving and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest or $1,500 cash back on the 2012 Buick Enclave available until 02/29/2012.
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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee features an intriguing combination of around-town smoothness and substantial off-road acumen - an unusual pairing in the world of sport-utility vehicles. The Jeep Grand Cherokee can seat as many as five passengers and swallow up to 69 cubic feet of cargo, and it can also be equipped with trail-oriented packages that install a range of aggressive four-wheel drive systems, hill descent control, an air suspension system that offers adjustable ride height and of course skid plates and an electronic limited-slip differential.
The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is initially provided with a 3.6-liter V-6 that puts out 290 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque while returning fuel mileage of 17 miles per gallon around town and 23 miles per gallon on the highway. A 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 can also be specified in the Grand Cherokee, and it ups the performance ante through the introduction of 360 ponies and 390 lb-ft of twist. Fuel economy for the larger engine drops somewhat to 14 miles per gallon city and 20 miles highway. Four-wheel drive is available with the SUV (as previously mentioned), and a five-speed automatic is the only gearbox to be found on either version of the Jeep.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest or $1,000 cash back on the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee available until 02/29/2012.
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