September is over in just a few short days, but with a number of automakers stretching their rebates and incentives into first part of October you should have at least this weekend to check out a few more great deals on a brand new car or truck.
Our list begins with the 2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax full-size pickup, which can be had with a zero percent financing plus $500 cash back offer or a total of $2,500 cash back. The 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan minivan follows the Tundra with a zero percent financing offer of its own or the choice of the same $2,500 in factory cash rebates, and the 2011 Nissan Maxima full-size sedan duplicates the Grand Caravan's incentives (0.0% financing or $2,500). The 2011 Lincoln MKX mid-size crossover mixes a 0.0% financing offer with a $500 cash bonus or the choice of $2,000 in total cash back, and the last entry for September - the 2011 GMC Canyon Crew Cab mid-size pickup - combines $1,000 in cash back with zero percent financing and also offers the availability of $2,500 in total cash back.
Be sure to check back with us next week as we scour through October's rebates and incentives and bring you the best deals available on brand new vehicles.
The 2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax is a full-size pickup truck that offers the convenience of an expanded passenger compartment as well as an extra set of doors for easy access to the additional seating located behind the front two positions. A five-foot, five-inch cargo bed is standard with the Toyota Tundra CrewMax, and the vehicle's towing capacity tops out at 10,400 lbs.
The 2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax can be had with a choice of V-8 engines. The base CrewMax features a 4.6-liter, eight-cylinder unit that offers up 310 horsepower and 327 lb-ft of torque, along with fuel mileage of 14 miles per gallon city and 19 miles per gallon on the highway. A more robust 5.7-liter is available as an upgrade, and it grinds out an impressive 381 horses and 401 lb-ft of torque while maintaining very similar fuel economy (13 miles per gallon around town and 17 miles per gallon on the highway). A six-speed automatic transmission is standard with either power plant, and four-wheel drive can be ordered as an option across the CrewMax lineup.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest plus $500 cash back or $2,500 in total cash back on the 2011 Toyota Tundra CrewMax available until 10/03/2011.
The 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan is a minivan that offers seven passenger seating as well as a healthy 143.8 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear accommodations stowed. A flat load floor in the Dodge Grand Caravan is made possible thanks to the Stow 'n Go feature, which helps to fold the second and third row down with very little fuss.
Unlike in previous years, the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan features a single engine option. The minivan makes use of a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 that generates 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque while returning an EPA fuel mileage rating of 17 miles per gallon in stop and go driving and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. A six-speed automatic comes free of charge with all versions of the Dodge Grand Caravan.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest or $2,500 cash back on the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan (excluding Express trim) available until 10/31/2011.
The 2011 Nissan Maxima is the Japanese brand's full-size sedan flagship, and as such it combines a good degree of luxury alongside the sporty driving flavor associated with most Nissan automobiles. The Nissan Maxima offers a roomy interior that comes standard with a sunroof, dual automatic climate control and power seats, with leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel and a dual pane sunroof all available on higher trim levels.
A 3.5-liter V-6 represents the 2011 Nissan Maxima's sole engine option. This six-cylinder motor produces 290 horsepower and 261 lb-ft of torque, and it feeds this output to the vehicle's front wheels via a continuously-variable automatic transmission. Steering wheel-mounted shift paddles, which provide access to six "virtual" gear ratios programmed into the CVT can be ordered as an option with the Maxima, and fuel mileage for the sedan checks in at 19 miles per gallon in city driving and 26 miles per gallon during highway cruising.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest or $2,500 cash back on the 2011 Nissan Maxima available until 10/03/2011.
The 2011 Lincoln MKX is a mid-size luxury crossover that is aimed at premium car shoppers seeking additional cargo space (up to 69 cubic feet) to go with a generous passenger compartment and a commanding view of the road thanks to the vehicle's tall ride height. The Lincoln MKX also provides access to a range of intriguing high tech features, including a blind spot warning system, the Sync multimedia and communications interface and the MyLincoln Touch gauge display.
The 2011 Lincoln MKX is motivated by a 305 horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine. Also capable of producing 280 lb-ft of torque, this motor is yoked to a six-speed automatic transmission and returns fuel economy of 19 miles per gallon city and 26 miles per gallon highway. The crossover is available in both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive editions.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest plus $500 or $2,500 in total cash back on the 2011 Lincoln MKX available until 10/03/2011.
The 2011 GMC Canyon Crew Cab is a four-door, mid-size pickup truck that can seat three additional passengers behind the front row. The GMC Canyon Crew Cab also comes with a five-foot cargo box as well as the option of a sport suspension system or an off-road package, allowing buyers to trim out the truck to match the type of driving that they do the most.
The 2011 GMC Canyon Crew Cab starts out with a 2.9-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that is rated to put out 185 horsepower and 190 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy for this motor shows as 18 miles per gallon city and 25 miles per gallon highway. Moving up to the vehicle's 3.7-liter inline five-cylinder engine (242 horsepower and 242 lb-ft of torque) drops fuel economy by one and two miles per gallon, respectively, while the 300 horsepower V-8 engine (also good for 320 lb-ft of torque) offers up 14 miles per gallon around town and 19 miles per gallon on the highway. The Canyon Crew Cab is exclusively offered with a four-speed automatic transmission handling the shifting duties, and four-wheel drive is available as an option.
There is a financing incentive of 0.0% interest plus $1,000 or $2,500 in total cash back on the 2011 GMC Canyon Crew Cab available until 10/03/2011.