If you’re in the market for a new car in January, you’re in right place. That’s because our list of this month’s top new car deals includes some great special offers and incentives on several of our favorite new cars — proving you don’t have to spend a fortune to buy a brand-new vehicle. Most importantly, we’ve included lease incentives, low-interest deals and cash-back offers in order to ensure there’s something on our list for everyone — and every budget.
BMW 3 Series
The BMW 3 Series is a highly popular luxury sport sedan and wagon that serves as the entry-level BMW model with four doors. In January, a 2018 3 Series is offered with several incentives for shoppers looking to lease or finance. For drivers looking to finance a new 3 Series, BMW is offering 3.89 percent interest for up to 60 months — a desirable long term for a new luxury car. For lease shoppers, the best deal is available on the base-level 320i, which is offered with a 36-month term for $409 per month after $4,084 down at lease signing. Shoppers looking for more performance can get a 330i for $469 a month after $4,394 down, while drivers seeking the best deal possible can get a leftover 2017 model for a much better price — including lease deals as low as $279 per month after $3,954 down on a 2017 320i.
The Chevy Cruze is a popular compact car offered in sedan or hatchback body styles with several different trim levels. In January, the 2018 Chevy Cruze is available with several strong incentives. The best deal is for qualified shoppers looking to finance a Cruze, as Chevy is touting 0 percent interest for up to 60 months. For drivers looking to pay cash, Chevy is offering up to $2,500 cash back — a big deal for a small, relatively inexpensive car — while shoppers looking to lease a Cruze can get payments from $169 per month for 24 months after $1,579 down at lease signing.
The Infiniti Q50 is a popular midsize luxury sedan that offers strong performance and excellent value compared to many European rivals. In January, the 2018 Q50 is offered with several lease incentives to entice shoppers away from other brands. The best deal is on the base-level Q50 2.0t, which is available with payments from $319 per month for 39 months after $3,799 down at lease signing. Meanwhile, shoppers looking for more power can get the raucous Q50 Red Sport 400 with payments from $399 per month for 39 months after $5,199 down at lease signing.
The compact Mazda3 is a handsome small car that touts excellent fuel economy and an impressively long list of features and equipment. In January, the 2018 Mazda3 boasts several incentives for qualified shoppers interested in getting a good deal on a new model. The best offer is for shoppers looking to finance the Mazda3, as Mazda is touting 0 percent interest for up to 60 months. For drivers looking to lease, Mazda is offering payments from $149 per month for 36 months after $2,499 down, while shoppers looking to buy a Mazda3 can get up to $1,000 cash back.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a popular sedan that slots between the base-level CLA and the midsized E-Class in Mercedes-Benz’s growing lineup. In January, the 2018 C-Class is offered with several lease deals to entice shoppers interested in a new luxury car. The best deal is on a base-level C 300, as Mercedes-Benz is offering a 36-month term with payments from $389 per month after $4,183 down at lease signing. Drivers interested in all-wheel drive can get the same deal with an extra $150 down, while shoppers looking for more power can get the C 43 for $539 per month for 36 months after $5,133 down at lease signing.
The Nissan Maxima is a full-size sedan that offers a sportier image — and driving experience — than most other large sedans. In January, the 2018 Maxima is available with several incentives to entice shoppers. The best deal is for drivers looking to finance the Maxima, as Nissan is touting 0.9 percent interest for up to 72 months — plus up to $1,500 in other savings. For cash buyers, Nissan is offering up to $4,000 cash back, which is a strong deal. Finally, shoppers looking to lease can get a base-level Maxima with payments from $219 for 36 months after $2,519 down at lease signing.
The Subaru Outback is an all-wheel-drive wagon that offers a more carlike driving experience than most SUVs and crossovers. In January, the 2018 Outback is offered with several excellent incentives. The best deal is for drivers looking to finance a 2018 Outback, as Subaru is touting 0 percent interest for up to 63 months, which is an excellent offer for a new model. Drivers looking to lease an Outback can also get a deal, as the brand is offering payments from $259 per month for 36 months after $1,759 down at lease signing.
The full-size Volvo S90 luxury sedan is a smooth, comfortable new model that boasts an impressive array of new technology. In January, the 2018 S90 offers several incentives to qualified shoppers interested in an upscale new sedan. The best deal is for drivers looking to pay with cash, as Volvo is offering up to $4,750 in options allowances, which work similarly to a cash-back deal, giving you money off options. For drivers looking to lease an S90, Volvo also has a deal available: a 39-month lease with payments from $459 per month after $3,459 down at lease signing.
What it means to you: Our latest list includes many great new car deals available throughout January.