January 2019’s Best Large SUV Lease and Financing Deals

January 16, 2019 by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull, @writeEILEEN

Families whose New Year’s resolution includes buying a new kid hauler can rejoice. January is an excellent month for saving some of last year’s hard-earned cash thanks to a handful of lease and purchase deals on full-size SUVs.

Trucks.com compiled a list of deals that represent the best value for consumers. Incentives vary by region, so always check with a local dealership. And don’t be afraid to negotiate.

All the deals in this article are valid through at least Jan. 31, although some may be extended.

2018 Cadillac Escalade

Purchase deal: 0% financing for 72 months

2018 Cadillac Escalade (Photo: Cadillac)

The Cadillac Escalade delivers the right amount of power needed to propel the large SUV, whether empty or fully loaded. All grades are powered by a 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V8 engine that’s paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. It comes in four trims and has two available drivetrains (4×2 and 4×4).

The base model Escalade has a number of features and equipment to satisfy most customers, however, Cadillac makes a compelling argument for upgrading by offering leather upholstery, 22-inch wheels, a rear-seat entertainment system, power-retractable assist steps and advanced safety equipment in higher trim models.

This offer on all models of the 2018 Cadillac Escalade expires Jan. 31.

2019 Chevrolet Tahoe LT

Lease deal: $589 per month with $6,849 due at signing

2019 Chevrolet Tahoe (Photo: Chevrolet)

The Chevrolet Tahoe LT is a midgrade model that comes with upgraded features, including a power liftgate, heated front bucket seats with memory, power-adjustable pedals, leather-appointed seats and a nine-speaker Bose sound system. It also has a substantial list of standard safety technology including lane-keep assist, lane- departure warning, low-speed automatic braking, forward-collision alert and automatic high beams.

Current lessees of 2012 model year or newer qualifying General Motors models only pay $4,849 at signing.

This offer on the 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe LT with four-wheel drive expires Jan. 31 and carries a 32,500-mile limit.

2018 Toyota Sequoia

Purchase deal: $3,500 cash back

2018 Toyota Sequoia (Photo: Toyota)

The three-row Toyota Sequoia is road trip-ready. Even the base model comes standard with a suite of safety technologies: LED headlights, rear cross-traffic alert, front and rear parking sensors and blind spot monitoring. Upgrading gets buyers additional amenities such as leather upholstery, available seven-passenger seating and a rear seat entertainment system.

Toyota makes the Sequoia in four trims whose prices range from $48,700 to near $65,000.

This offer on all models of the 2018 Sequoia, except TRD Pro Series vehicles, expires Feb. 4.

2019 GMC Yukon SLE

Lease deal: $449 per month for 39 months with $5,479 due at signing

2019 GMC Yukon (Photo: GMC)

The GMC Yukon SLE is adequately powered by a 5.3-liter V8 engine that is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and delivers 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. It rides on 18-inch wheels and is rear-wheel drive.

The Yukon SLE comes standard with family-friendly features including rear-seat reminder, second- and third-row fold-flat seats, tri-zone automatic climate control, an 8-inch touch screen infotainment display, Teen Driver mode and a Bose sound system.

This offer on the 2019 GMC Yukon SLE with two-wheel drive comes with a 32,500-mile limit and expires Jan. 31.

2019 Lexus LX 570

Lease deal: $899 per month for 36 months with $3,999 due at signing

2019 Lexus LX 570 (Photo: Lexus)

The new two-row Lexus LX offers buyers more cargo space but less seating capacity than the three-row model. It is as off-road capable and luxurious as ever, no matter the seating configuration.

The LX comes standard with a 5.7-liter V8 engine that achieves 383 horsepower. It can tow up to 7,000 pounds and comes standard with five driving modes. The LX also comes standard with full-time four-wheel drive and traction control.

This offer on the two-row 2019 Lexus LX 570 expires Feb. 4 and carries a 10,000-mile annual limit.

2019 Lincoln Navigator Standard

Lease deal: $768 per months for 39 months with $8,863 due at signing

2019 Lincoln Navigator (Photo: Lincoln)

Lincoln offers the base grade Navigator Standard for buyers who want an elegant ride without breaking the bank on a luxury vehicle purchase. The SUV is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. It comes standard with different drive modes that improve handling, and it rides on 20-inch wheels.

Genuine wood and leather appointments fill the cabin. Its instrument panel is a 12-inch customizable LCD display. Tri-zone climate control, remote start, a Wi-Fit hot spot, 10-inch centrally located infotainment touch screen and navigation come standard.

2019 Cadillac Escalade Luxury

Lease deal: $949 per month for 30 months with $5,929 due at signing

2019 Cadillac Escalade (Photo: Cadillac)

The midgrade Cadillac Escalade Luxury includes the tech and performance that buyers expect from a large SUV. It comes standard with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot spot, a hands-free programmable liftgate, power flat-folding third-row seats, power adjustable pedals and power tilting and folding second-row seats. The Escalade has 94.2 cubic feet of cargo space.

The Luxury trim adds the Driver Awareness Package, which includes forward-collision alert, lane-keep assist, lane-departure warning, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, low-speed forward automatic braking, automatic high beams and rear-seat reminder. A head-up display, power tilt-sliding sunroof, rear camera mirror and theft-deterrent equipment also come standard.

This offer on the 2019 Cadillac Escalade Luxury with four-wheel drive comes with a 25,000-mile limit and expires Feb. 28.

2019 Ford Expedition XLT

Lease deal: $509 per month for 36 months with $5,757 due at signing

2019 Ford Expedition (Photo: Ford)

Though it’s a base model, the Ford Expedition XLT is a formidable family hauler. It has a tilt-and-fold second row, 60/40 split power-folding rear seats, 15 cupholders, four 12-volt power outlets and trailer-sway control. The large SUV is powered by a twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine that is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The eight-seater has five full sets of LATCH child seat connections.

This offer on the 2019 Ford Expedition XLT 4×2 expires April 1.

2018 Chevrolet Suburban

Purchase deal: $5,000 total cash allowance

2018 Chevrolet Suburban (Photo: Chevrolet)

The Chevrolet Suburban comes in three trim levels, with the buyer’s choice of two drivetrains (two- or four-wheel drive) and is powered by a 5.3-liter V8 engine. The midgrade LT trim gets the buyer a good mix of upscale appointments and modern safety technologies for just $5,000 more than the base model. The top-end Suburban Premier is nearly $10,000 more than the LT grade and can easily hit $70,000 if a buyer adds any of the available packages.

This offer applies to all 2018 model year Chevrolet Suburbans and expires Jan. 31.

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