Best BMW Deals & Lease Offers: January 2018

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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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Unfortunately, BMWs have become considerably more expensive to lease following last month's year-end sales. For example, the sporty 2 Series suffers from a $40/month price hike.

Offers now start at $349/month for the popular BMW 320 and $379/month for the X1. Last month's Holiday Credit is gone, but there's now an APR Credit worth up to $3,500 on nearly every model.

As in previous months, financing rates have risen yet again and now stand at 3.89% for 72 months. At the moment, there are no signs that rates will improve.

Offers vary by region and expire January 31, 2018. Deals listed below are available in California.

BMW Incentives & Lease Deals This Month

Model Best Lease Deal Best Finance Offer Best Cashback Incentive Details
BMW i3
BMW I3
Lease from $289/month New! Finance from 3.89%/72 months $1,000 College Grad Rebate Learn More »
BMW 320
BMW 320
Lease from $349/month New! Finance from 3.89%/72 months + $2,000 APR Credit New! $1,000 College Grad Rebate Learn More »
BMW X1
BMW X1
Lease from $379/month New! Finance from 3.89%/72 months + $1,500 APR Credit New! $1,000 College Grad Rebate Learn More »
BMW X3
BMW X3
Lease from $379/month New! Finance from 3.89%/72 months + Up to $2,000 APR Credit New! $1,000 College Grad Rebate Learn More »
BMW X5
BMW X5
Lease from $609/month New! Finance from 3.89%/72 months + $2,000 APR Credit New! $1,000 College Grad Rebate Learn More »

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Tips on BMW Financing, Lease Specials and Rebate Offers

Although BMW has a reputation for being an excellent brand to lease, that's not always the case. In fact, the automaker has routinely toyed with vehicle configurations, sometimes adding and removing features without warning. We've even seen up to $6,000 in equipment taken out of featured offers with no subsequent improvement in lease price.

Some of the best deals on BMWs are at the end of the calendar year to coincide with the holidays. However, be on the lookout for great discounts right before a new model is introduced. Dealers tend to begin taking orders three to four months before vehicles arrive, so don't be afraid to ask about placing a special order.

Current BMW lessees should be aware that the automaker often features payment waivers to help get you out of your older vehicle sooner than normal. Don't expect to see cashback incentives, however— BMW has unfortunately moved away from this tactic over the past year or so.

, 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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