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Good Lease Deals on Compact SUVs

April 5, 2012

With gas prices rising, many consumers are shopping for small, fuel-efficient vehicles.

Despite the higher demand for new vehicles, there are still some good lease deals to be had in the compact SUV segment.

The best of the bunch is the 2012 Honda CR-V, which can be leased for $239 per month for 36 months with $2,799 due at signing. That translates to $310 per month with $0 down (I always recommend putting $0 down on leases).

Other attractive lease deals on compact SUVs include:

Be sure to read my leasing guide to make sure you understand if leasing is right for you.

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar No-Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.

California Residents - Important:

There is a new online car buying service called Roadster, available only to California residents, which I highly recommend you try - especially if you hate the stress of haggling with a car salesman. They provide an expert concierge who negotiates the price of the car and delivers it to your home with zero hassle - you never have to interact with a dealership. Here is my in-depth review of Roadster and why I recommend it.

- Gregg Fidan

Gregg Fidan

About: Gregg Fidan

Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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