The last week of July features a strong selection of new car and new truck rebates and incentives. Our roundup starts with the 2012 Ford Expedition full-size SUV, which offers the choice between zero percent financing plus $1,000 in cash back or $4,000 total cash back. The 2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid - also a full-size SUV - is available with 0.0% financing or $2,000 in factory cash rebates, while the 2012 Buick Verano compact sedan provides 1.9% financing or $500 in cash back. The 2012 Chrysler 300 full-size sedan is being advertised with a zero percent financing or $3,000 cash back offer, while the 2012 Nissan Juke compact crossover ties things up for this week with its combination 0.9% purchase financing plus $500 cash back.
One more month of summer means another round of deals and bargains hitting the new vehicle market. Check back with us next week as we introduce you to August's best rebates and incentives.
2012 Ford Expedition
The 2012 Ford Expedition is a full-size SUV that delivers exceptional towing capacity (up to 9,200 lbs), a heaping amount of interior room (as much as 108 cubic feet of cargo space), and available eight passenger seating across three rows. It can also feature a high level of comfort features when ordered in King Ranch or Limited trims.
The 2012 Ford Expedition is outfitted with a 5.4-liter V-8 engine that delivers 310 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque, sent to either the rear or all four wheels (if four-wheel drive is selected as an option) by a six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel mileage for the hefty Expedition checks in at 14-mpg in stop and go driving and 20-mpg on the highway.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% plus $1,000 or $1,500 total cash back on the 2012 Ford Expedition available until 10/01/2012.
2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid
The 2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid represents the most efficient edition of the large sport-utility vehicle. The GMC Yukon Hybrid also offers more luxury than almost any other version of the full-size SUV save the Denali trim level, and it maintains the vehicle's eight-passenger seating and enormous 109 cubic feet of storage space for luggage and other items.
The centerpiece of the 2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid is its battery-assisted drivetrain, which consists of a 6.0-liter, V-8 gas engine paired with two electric motors in order to produce 379 horsepower. Around-town fuel mileage in the Yukon Hybrid is improved by roughly 25% when compared to its gas-only sibling, showing as 20-mpg. On the highway, that figure rises somewhat to 21-mpg, and like Yukon models, four-wheel drive is available as an option.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% or $2,000 cash back on the 2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid available until 09/04/2012.
2012 Buick Verano
The 2012 Buick Verano is the first compact premium car from the domestic brand in almost two decades. The Buick Verano offers entry-level luxury buyers the chance to get behind the wheel of a quiet, stylish, and affordable sedan that aims to steal some of the thunder from competitors like Acura and Lexus.
The 2012 Buick Verano features a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine as its only available power plant. This unit is capable of generating 180 horses and 171 lb-ft of twist, managed by a standard six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel efficiency figures for the Verano show as 21-mpg in city driving and 31-mpg during highway cruising.
There is a financing incentive of 1.9% or $500 cash back on the 2012 Buick Verano available until 09/04/2012.
2012 Chrysler 300
The 2012 Chrysler 300 is the automaker's flagship full-size sedan, and it offers a heavy dose of style to go with its spacious interior and impressive array of high tech options. The Chrysler 300 is also available in a wide range of different editions, ranging from inexpensive base trim all the way up to high performance SRT8 models.
The 2012 Chrysler 300 starts out with a 3.6-liter V-6 under the hood that is tuned to provide 292 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque while returning fuel mileage of 19-mpg city and 31-mpg on the highway. Those figures are available when the vehicle is found with an eight-speed automatic transmission handling the gear-shifting duties; a five-speed auto is also offered with the V-6 (and standard with all other engines). The 300 can also be equipped with a 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 engine (363 horsepower, 394 lb-ft of torque), and a 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 (470 ponies, 470 lb-ft of torque). Of the two eight-cylinder mills, the 5.7-liter delivers the strongest fuel economy (16-mpg city / 25-mpg highway). All-wheel drive can be combined with all but the most powerful of the 300's engine choices.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% or $3,000 cash back on the 2012 Chrysler 300 available until 09/04/2012
2012 Nissan Juke - 0.9% plus $500 - 07/31/2012
The 2012 Nissan Juke is an unusual-looking, extroverted compact crossover that aims to provide a dash of sportiness to go with its fresh sheet metal and reasonable utility. The Nissan Juke's suspension system is optimized for spirited motoring, and the vehicle features several different drive modes that can take sculpt the crossover's personality to match the desires of the pilot.
The 2012 Nissan Juke benefits from the installation of a 1.6-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder motor that puts out 188 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is available, but a continuously-automatic gearbox is standard. All-wheel drive can be added to the Juke's option's list, and fuel mileage is rated at 27-mpg city and 32-mpg highway.
There is a financing incentive of 0.9% plus $500 cash back on the 2012 Nissan Juke available until 07/31/2012