Best Lexus Deals & Special Offers: March 2017

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Alex Bernstein is the Senior Pricing Analyst for CarsDirect.com. Each month he studies immense volumes of pricing and incentives data in search of trends that are useful to car shoppers. In the process, he often breaks industry news stories -- his analyses and insights have been featured on websites such as Automotive News, The Detroit News, Autoblog, The Truth About Cars and The Car Connection.

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, Senior Pricing Analyst - March 10, 2017

Special offers from Lexus have completely changed in March. The automaker has brought back cashback incentives in a big shift following a two-month lull. We're seeing leases cut by up to $50, as well as cheaper financing rates. If you're looking to get into a Lexus, now is a great time to do so.

The hybrid-powered CT 200h is by far the best deal following a $50 cut in payment to $249 for 36 months with just $1,499 due at signing. With an effective cost of $291, it's actually cheaper to lease than a Prius Two. Alternatively, you can opt to take an impressive $2,000 cashback.

One of our favorite leases is the sporty IS 200t. A $40 cut in payment has resulted in an attractive lease starting at $299/month. Lexus is also offering 1.9% APR for 72 months, a full percentage point lower than before. There's also $1,500 cash that you can take in lieu of low APR.

Even the hugely popular RX crossover gets in on the action with a $1,500 incentive on both the RX 350 and RX 450h. Leases now start from as little as $409/month. We rarely see great deals on either, so this is something worth getting excited about.

Current offers will expire March 31, 2017. At this time, we do not expect any special incentives for St. Patrick's Day.

Model Best Lease Deal Best Finance Offer Best Cash Offer Details
Lexus CT 200h
From $249/mo New! From 0%/60 mos $2,000 New! Learn More »
Lexus NX 200t
From $309/mo New! 1.9%/60 mos New! $1,000 New! Learn More »
Lexus IS 200t
From $299/mo New! 1.9%/72 mos New! $1,500 New! Learn More »
Lexus ES 350
Lexus ES 350
From $329/mo New! 1.9%/72 mos $1,500 New! Learn More »
Lexus RX 350
From $409/mo New! 1.9%/60 mos New! $1,500 New! Learn More »

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Insider Tips for Lexus Shoppers

Lexus has traditionally avoided offering cashback incentives, imposing strict rules to its dealers not to advertise cutthroat pricing. However, this only began changing in August with a number of attractive public offers to attract shoppers.

Incentives from Lexus tend to change month-to-month by a much larger degree than automakers like Audi and Mercedes-Benz. As a result, shoppers may find that some months are excellent for leasing or financing— but rarely both.

Major promotions include the Golden Opportunity Sales Event in summer and December to Remember. These are some of the best times to buy or lease a Lexus.

Be prepared to find mostly well-equipped models when you get to the dealer. To meet demand, inventory tends to come bundled with popular factory options like Premium Packages and Navigation, which can increase base prices anywhere from $3,000-$5,000.

, Senior Pricing Analyst

Alex Bernstein is the Senior Pricing Analyst for CarsDirect.com. Each month he studies immense volumes of pricing and incentives data in search of trends that are useful to car shoppers. In the process, he often breaks industry news stories -- his analyses and insights have been featured on websites such as Automotive News, The Detroit News, Autoblog, The Truth About Cars and The Car Connection.

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