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November is getting colder and colder, but the rebates and incentives are hot enough to keep us all warm here at Autobytel. This week we've rounded up another batch of the best deals to be found on new cars and new trucks, starting off with the compact 2013 Kia Forte Sedan and its offer of 1.9% financing or $1,000 in cash back. Next is the 2012 Lincoln MKX mid-size crossover, which can be had with the choice of either 0.0% financing plus $2,000 in cash back, or $4,000 total cash back, followed by the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse full-size crossover and its zero percent financing or $2,000 cash back offer. The last two vehicles on this week's list are the mid-size 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe (0.0% plus $500 cash back, or $2,000 total cash back) and the 2012 Jeep Liberty compact SUV (0.0% financing or $3,000 cash back).
We're not going anywhere before the end of the month, which means you should check back with us next week to get another rebates fix focused on the latest car and truck bargains.
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2013 Kia Forte Sedan
The 2013 Kia Forte Sedan is intended to appeal to entry-level car shoppers who need a compact car that focuses sharply on value. The Kia Forte Sedan is also a stylish take on the small four-door formula, giving it a bit of an edge compared to the competition.
The 2013 Kia Forte Sedan starts out with a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that develops 156 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque. Fuel mileage for this engine - which can be matched with either a six-speed manual or automatic transmission - is rated at 27-mpg city and 37-mpg highway. Opting for the SX trim level introduces a 2.4-liter, 173 horsepower four-cylinder mill that also generates 168 lb-ft of torque. Transmission options remain the same, while fuel economy drops to 23-mpg city and 32- mpg highway.
There is a financing incentive of 1.9% or $1,000 cash back on the 2013 Kia Forte Sedan available until 01/02/2013.
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2012 Lincoln MKX
The 2012 Lincoln MKX is a mid-size luxury crossover that offers unique looks and a healthy dose of technology to differentiate itself from other premium fare. The five-passenger Lincoln MKX can haul up to 69 cubic feet of cargo with the rear seat folded forward, and it is available with features such as a surround sound system, adaptive cruise control, and a panoramic sunroof.
The 2012 Lincoln MKX is motivated exclusively by a 305 horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine. Also capable of producing a respectable 280 lb-ft of torque, the MKX's mill returns fuel economy figures of 19-mpg in stop and go driving and 26-mpg on the highway. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard with the Lincoln, while all-wheel drive is optional.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% plus $2,000 cash back or $4,000 in total cash back on the 2012 Lincoln MKX available until 01/02/2013.
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2012 Chevrolet Traverse
The 2012 Chevrolet Traverse is a full-size crossover that stands toe-to-toe with most truck-based SUVs in its class when it comes to interior room. The Chevrolet Traverse delivers up to eight passenger seating, as well as 116 cubic feet of total cargo space.
The 2012 Chevrolet Traverse features a robust 3.6-liter V-6 engine that is rated at 281 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque - figures that can be boosted by seven additional ponies as well as four extra lb-ft of torque with the addition of a dual exhaust system. The Traverse is shifted via a six-speed automatic gearbox, and all-wheel drive is available as an option. Fuel mileage for the hefty crossover is listed at 17-mpg in city driving and 24-mpg on the highway.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% or $2,000 cash back on the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse available until 01/02/2013.
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2012 Nissan Altima Coupe
The 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe shrinks down the styling cues of the previous-generation Altima sedan into a sportier package. The Nissan Altima Coupe can also be had with a stiff suspension system, HID headlights, and 17-inch rims in order to give it a more aggressive appearance to go with its enhanced handling performance.
The 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe features the choice between either a four-cylinder or a V-6 drivetrain. The base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine found in the Altima Coupe is good for 175 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque, and it can paired with either a continuously-variable automatic transmission or a six-speed manual. The Coupe's top-tier 3.5-liter V-6 grinds out 270 horses and 258 lb-ft of torque and offers the same gearbox availability. Fuel economy for the base coupe prevails over the more powerful V-6, showing as 23-mpg around town and 32-mpg on the highway.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% plus $500 cash back or $2,000 in total cash back on the 2012 Nissan Altima Coupe available until 11/30/2012.
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2012 Jeep Liberty
The 2012 Jeep Liberty balances off-road credibility with on-pavement utility. This small SUV seats five passengers and can swallow up to 64 cubic feet of luggage with the rear row of accommodations out of the picture, and it can also be equipped with a unique 'Sky Slider' soft top.
The 2012 Jeep Liberty is offered with a 3.7-liter V-6 that puts out 210 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy for the Liberty - which comes by default with a four-speed automatic transmission - is listed at 16-mpg city and 22-mpg highway. Four-wheel drive is optional across the board, with two different systems available for installation in the SUV.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% or $3,000 cash back on the 2012 Jeep Liberty available until 12/03/2012.
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