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Kelley Blue Book Highlights This Month's Hottest New-Car Deals; 2014 Nissan Altima Ranked No. 1


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IRVINE, CA--Jan. 21, 2014: New year, new you, and if there's any money left over from the holidays- maybe even a new car. Keeping shoppers up-to-date on the latest savings available, the expert editors at Kelley Blue Book KBB, the leading provider of new and used car information, have outlined the best January new-car lease, finance and cash back deals from a variety of auto manufacturers.

"Topping our January list of the 10 best deals in the market is the 2014 Nissan Altima," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book. "With updated styling and efficiency, along with a monthly payment under $200, the new Altima is able to stand on its own in a tough, crowded segment and is poised to attract a wide variety of buyers in one of the industry's most popular segments. Our list this month also includes the resale value all-star 2013 Honda Civic with a monthly lease payment as low as $159 each month. Shoppers can utilize this list of diverse deals to make the best and most informed new-car decision this month."

Below are the KBB.com Editors' picks for the hottest new-car lease, cash back and financing deals, available through January 31, 2014:

January New-Car Deal Picks from KBB.com

Lease Deals1

Rank

Year

Make

Model

Trim

MSRP2

Kelley Blue
Book® Fair
Purchase
Price3

Lease
Term
(months)

Monthly
Payment

Amount
Due at
Signing

3

2013

Lexus

CT

200h

$32,960

$30,201

27

$299

$0

6

2014

Cadillac

ATS

2.0L Turbo

$36,020

$34,006

36

$299

$3,599

7

2013

Honda

Civic

LX Sedan

$19,755

$17,886

36

$159

$1,999

10

2013

Kia

Optima

LX Sedan

$22,150

$20,743

36

$199

$1,499

 

Cash Back Deals

Rank

Year

Make

Model

Trim

MSRP2

Kelley Blue Book®
Fair Purchase
Price3

Monthly
Payment
4

Cash Back5

1

2014

Nissan

Altima

2.5 S Sedan

$23,190

$21,750

$189

$1,000

2

2014

Ford

Focus

SE Sedan

$19,310

$18,005

$273

$3,000

4

2014

Nissan

Pathfinder

S Sport
Utility

$31,310

$28,758

$259

$1,000

5

2013

Ford

Flex

SE Sport
Utility

$31,795

$29,833

$434

$6,000

8

2013

Dodge

Dart

SE Sedan

$16,990

$15,515

$237

$2,500

9

2013

Ford

Expedition

XLT Sport
Utility

$41,600

$38,492

$600

$5,500

1Certain restrictions and requirements may apply.
2 MSRP is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price.
3The Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price (FPP) is updated weekly to show shoppers what others have been paying for this car recently.  FPP data in chart was sourced from KBB.com on January 10, 2014. Tax, title, license extra.
4Monthly payment assumes 60 months at default APR 3.5%
5Purchase payments assume cash back applied as down payment.