Cars With the Lowest Lease Payments
This week, I took a look at most of the lease deals currently available in the market to see which vehicles offer the cheapest monthly payments.
Most of the lease deals are advertised with some sort of down payment (which makes the monthly payment seem smaller). However, it's difficult to compare lease deals when each one has a different down payment, so I calculated each one with $0 down, making it an apples to apples comparison.
Please note that "cheapest" lease payment doesn't mean it's the best bang-for-your-buck deal. I just wanted to see which ones were most affordable, and the reality is that most car buyers have a monthly payment in mind when buying or leasing.
In order to get the best lease deal, I recommend you first try the free CarWoo Deal Finder.
Cars With the Cheapest Lease Payments
|Vehicle||MSRP||Payment w $0 Down||Term|
|2012 Volkswagen Jetta S||$17,415||$210||36|
|2012 Subaru Impreza||$17,495||$212||42|
|2012 Chevy Cruze w/2LS AT||$18,590||$214||24|
|2012 Honda Civic Sedan||$19,595||$220||36|
|2012 Kia Rio LX 1.6L||$15,450||$220||36|
|2012 Toyota Corolla||$18,895||$222||36|
|2012 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SR||$19,420||$226||39|
|2012 Mazda3 I Touring||$19,550||$235||36|
|2013 Hyundai Elantra GLS||$18,470||$238||36|
|2013 Subaru Legacy||$20,295||$242||42|
|2012 Honda Accord Sedan LX||$23,070||$249||36|
|2013 Mazda6 I Sport AT||$21,725||$255||36|
|2012 Vokswagen Passat S||$23,460||$259||36|
|2013 Kia Optima LX 2.4L||$21,975||260||36|
|2012 Toyota Camry LE||$24,025||$263||36|
|2013 Hyundai Sonata GLS||$21,670||$269||36|
|2012 Subaru Forester||$21,295||$269||42|
|2012 Chevy Equinox 2WD LS||$24,355||$271||24|
|2012 Toyota RAV4||$25,270||$276||36|
|2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid||$26,625||$309||36|
|2013 Nissan Altima 2.5 S||$23,555||$310||24|
|2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata||$23,470||$316||24|
|2013 Volkswagen CC Sport||$32,535||$321||36|
My Recommendation for Car ShoppersTrueCar, Edmunds, and 1-800 Car Show 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
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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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