Many of today's best SUVs are available with incentives and special offers in October. We've rounded up some of the most enticing SUV deals, highlighting the top offers available on many of our favorite models.
The Honda Pilot is a V6-powered midsize crossover with standard 3-row seating. In October, drivers who choose a 2013 Pilot can take advantage of several deals. Most incentives are lease offers, with payments starting from $269 per month for 36 months after $2,499 down at lease signing. Shoppers who would rather put nothing down can also get a lease deal on a Pilot this month, with the brand advertising payments from $330 per month for 35 months. Finally, Honda is offering interest rates as low as 0.9 percent for 60 months or 1.9 percent for 72 months on all 2013 Pilot trim levels.
The Hyundai Tucson is a popular compact crossover with fuel-efficient engines and room for five passengers. Through the end of October, a 2013 Tucson is offered with several strong incentives. Drivers looking to lease a Tucson get the best deal, as Hyundai is touting a 36-month term with payments from $239 per month after $2,499 down at lease signing. But the Tucson is also a good deal for shoppers interested in financing, as the compact SUV is offered with interest rates as low as 2.9 percent for 60 months. Finally, cash buyers can take up to $500 off if they own a competitive model or a different Hyundai.
The Kia Sorento is a midsize SUV with 3-row seating that was recently updated for the 2014 model year. In October, Kia is offering three incentives on the Sorento: one for lease shoppers, one for finance customers and one for drivers paying with cash. For lease shoppers, Kia is offering payments from $289 per month for 36 months -- a deal that's sweetened by the allure of nothing down at lease signing. For those paying with cash, Kia is offering up to $1,000 back on all 2014 Sorento models. And for qualified drivers looking to finance, Kia is touting interest rates as low as 0 percent for up to 36 months.
The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is a 3-row crossover that's been newly redesigned with families in mind. Through the end of October, families will also appreciate that the Pathfinder is a great deal, thanks to several incentives from Nissan. For those paying in full, that means up to $1,500 cash back -- a good deal on a newly redesigned model. Finance shoppers also get a good deal, with Nissan touting 0 percent interest for up to 36 months, plus up to $500 cash back. And for those looking to lease, the Pathfinder is offered from $259 per month for 36 months with $2,399 down at lease signing.
The Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover with a 4-cylinder engine and seating for five. Recently redesigned, the 2013 RAV4 is offered with two incentives through the end of October. For lease shoppers, that means a 36-month term with payments from $219 per month after $2,918 down at lease signing. Qualified drivers looking to finance also get a good deal on the RAV4 this month, as Toyota is offering interest rates as low as 0 percent for up to 36 months.
What it means to you: If you're searching for a new SUV, our list of SUV deals can help you find the one you want at a good price.