January 2019’s Best Heavy-Duty Truck Lease and Financing Deals

January 17, 2019 by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull, @writeEILEEN

Ring in the new year with a new work truck. Model year 2018 and 2019 trucks are still on dealer lots as automakers ready to debut redesigned 2020 models like the Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty, GMC Sierra Heavy Duty and Ram’s heavy-duty trucks. Chevrolet has already shown its 2020 Silverado HD.

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.

2019 Ford Super Duty

Purchase deal: 4.9% financing for 60 months plus $500 bonus cash

2019 Ford Super Duty (Photo: Ford)

 

The Ford Super Duty is commonly seen on worksites, and for good reason. When equipped with the 6.2-liter V8 gasoline engine, it delivers more torque, 430 pound-feet, than its competitors’ gas engines. The Super Duty also can come equipped with a 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V8 engine, which achieves best-in-class 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque.

Adaptive cruise control is available in the Super Duty, something not even all light-duty trucks offer. Three levels of exhaust braking are available in diesel-powered Super Duty trucks. Buyers who opt for the 6.2-liter V8 can purchase the CNG/Propane Gaseous Engine Prep Package, which gives the Super Duty bi-fuel capability.

This deal is not available on the F-650 nor the F-750 and expires April 1.

2018 GMC Sierra HD and 2019 GMC Sierra HD

Purchase deal: $2,500 purchase allowance

A 2019 GMC Sierra 2500 (Photo: GMC)

Ahead of the debut of the next-generation 2020 Sierra HD, GMC is deeply discounting all remaining 2018 and 2019 Sierra HD trucks. Both model years have a maximum trailering capacity of 14,500 pounds when configured with either two- or four-wheel drive, a crew cab, dual rear wheels and the available 6.6-liter Duramax Diesel engine.

The 2500 HD’s maximum cargo volume is 76.3 cubic feet. It seats up to six, depending on configuration. Snow plow prep and rear seat entertainment packages are available.

To qualify for this offer, buyers must finance their new purchase with GM Financial and take delivery by Jan. 31.

2018 Ram 2500 Limited 4×4

Purchase deal: Up to $9,442 in total value

2018 Ram 2500 (Photo: Ram)

The Ram 2500 is powered by either a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 or a 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel engine. Both engines are paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The V8 produces 410 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque and can tow up to 16,320 pounds.

The Cummins power plant is the more capable of the two engines. It delivers 370 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque and tows up to 17,980 pounds.

To get the maximum amount of total value on their purchase, buyers must select the 2018 Ram 2500 Limited 4×4 with a crew cab, 8-foot box and 6.7-liter six-cylinder turbodiesel engine. The offer expires Jan. 31.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

Purchase deal: $3,000 total cash allowance

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 (Photo: Chevrolet)

In its last model year before the redesigned 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is introduced to the market, the 2019 Silverado 2500HD has been reduced in price to move models off dealer lots. Before the discount, the model has a starting MSRP of $37,600.

When equipped with either of the available V8 gasoline engines, the Silverado 2500HD achieves 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. When powered by the available 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 engine, the truck can achieve 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque.

To qualify for this offer, buyers must buy from current dealer stock and finance their purchase with GM Financial.

2018 Ram 3500

Purchase deal: Up to $8,776 in total value

2018 Ram 3500 (Photo: Ram)

The 2018 Ram 3500 comes in six trims: Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited. Buyers have their choice of a 6.7-liter six-cylinder turbodiesel engine or a 6.4-liter Hemi V8.

The diesel power plant has 930 pound-feet of maximum torque, 385 horsepower, 6,720-pound maximum payload and a 31,210-pound towing capacity. Its gasoline-powered engine isn’t quite as capable, though it achieves a respectable maximum 429 pound-feet of torque, 410 horsepower, 16,480-pound maximum towing capacity and a maximum payload of 7,350 pounds.

To take full advantage of the offer, buyers must select the 2018 Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn 4×4 with a crew cab, 8-foot box and 6.7-liter six-cylinder turbodiesel engine. The offer expires Jan. 31.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

Purchase deal: $3,500 total cash allowance

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 (Photo: Chevrolet)

The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is the big brother of the Silverado 2500HD. When equipped with the available Duramax 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 engine, the Silverado 3500HD is capable of towing up to 23,100 pounds. The gasoline-fueled 6.0-liter V8 can tow up to 14,200 pounds.

To qualify for this offer, customers must buy from current dealer stock and finance their purchase with GM Financial.

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