Best 2018 Labor Day Full-Size SUV Purchase and Lease Deals

August 29, 2018 by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull, @writeEILEEN

Large SUVs generally offer excellent cargo capacity and they seat more people than typical SUVs. Some are off-road capable while others are best when they stick to the streets. Buyers planning on spending their Labor Day weekend cruising dealer lots looking for a good deal may want to start their shopping here.

Many of the lease deals available this Labor Day weekend have low monthly payments but require sizeable initial payments. There are also low APR financing deals for Lexus, Lincoln, and Infiniti SUVs. compiled a list of deals that represent the best value for consumers. Incentives vary by region, so always check with a local dealership to see what’s valid in your area. And don’t be afraid to negotiate.

All the deals in this article are valid through September 4. Some will likely be extended.

2018 Cadillac Escalade

Deal: 0% financing for 60 months plus $2,000

2018 Cadillac Escalade Luxury

2018 Cadillac Escalade Luxury. (Photo: Cadillac)

Cadillac’s largest SUV is a showy stalwart that is capable whether you’re scooting though downtown streets on your way to a pricey restaurant or towing your boat to the lake. All models are powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The Escalade is available in two- or four-wheel drive. High-tech features like a rear camera mirror, wireless device charging and 4G LTE Wi-Fi are available.

Buyers who finance through GM Financial are eligible to receive $2,000.

2018 GMC Yukon SLE 2WD

Deal: $399 per month for 36 months with $5,969 due at signing

2018 GMC Yukon SLE 2WD

2018 GMC Yukon SLE 2WD. (Photo: GMC)

Even in its base grade, the GMC Yukon can tow up to 8,500 pounds and seat up to nine. The Yukon SLE comes with a rearview camera, front and rear park assist, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and fold-flat third-row seats. The benchmark vehicle in this offer has an MSRP of $50,395.

This deal comes with a 30,000-mile limit.

2018 Ford Expedition XLT 4×2

Deal: $479 per month for 24 months with $5,769 cash due at signing

2018 Ford Expedition XLT 4×2. (Photo: Ford)

The freshly redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition is filled with creature comforts but doesn’t lose any of the capability it’s known for. The XLT trim features a 40/20/40 split bench seat with manual tilt and slide functionality, 15 cup holders, start/stop engine technology, rear-wheel drive, electronic stability control, trailer sway control, a rearview camera and four USB ports.

The listed cash due that is part of this offer comes after $2,750 customer cash has been applied.

2018 Toyota Sequoia SR5

Deal: $539 per month for 36 months with $3,999 due at signing

2018 Toyota Sequoia SR5 (Photo: Toyota)

The Toyota Sequoia is a three-row SUV with a long list of standard features including LED headlights, a sliding and reclining second-row seat and a host of advanced safety technology. The Sequoia is powered by a thirsty 5.7-liter V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The model listed as part of this deal has a starting MSRP of $51,825.

This lease has a 12,000-mile-per-year limit.

2019 Lexus LX

Deal: 2.9% financing for 60 months

2019 Lexus LX

2019 Lexus LX. (Photo: Lexus)

The LX is Lexus’s top tier SUV offering. The luxury vehicle comes with either two or three rows of seating. Both models are powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine that has 383 horsepower and 403 pound-feet of torque. It can tow up to 7,000 pounds. The LX’s sophisticated interior features a 12.3-inch display screen and a host of optional high-tech equipment including wireless device charging, an 18-speaker Mark Levinson sound system and color head-up display.

2018 Lincoln Navigator

Deal: 2.9% financing for 60 months

2018 Lincoln Navigator Premiere. (Photo: Lincoln)

The newest luxury vehicle in Lincoln’s lineup is a thoroughly modern take on a large SUV. It is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter six-cylinder engine producing 450 horsepower paired with a 10-speed transmission. Its seats are comfortable, and the cabin is spacious. Buyers can take their Lincoln experience a step further and opt for a top-level Black Label model.

To take advantage of this offer buyers must finance through Lincoln Automotive Financial Services.

2018 Infiniti QX80

Deal: 1.9% financing for 60 months

2018 Infiniti QX80

2018 Infiniti QX80. (Photo: Infiniti)

Infiniti’s largest SUV was given a makeover for 2018 and now has a longer hood and added interior refinements. The QX80 can come filled with desirable features including a rear camera mirror, 15-speaker sound system, authentic wood and leather appointments, and Amazon Alexa Skills connectivity. The SUV is powered by a 5.6-liter V8 that generates 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque.

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