Best Ford Deals & Lease Offers: June 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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Lease prices from Ford are up compared to last month. For example, the Escape SUV is now advertised at $219/month, a $20 increase from the previous offer of $199/month. Loan rates are holding steady, with 0% on many models.

However, not every deal is a good deal. The Focus may feature 0% APR for 60 months, but our analysis shows opting for this month's $4,000 rebate and financing independently may save you more money.

Fuel-efficient models like the Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi offer big savings, with 0% APR for 72 months plus a $3,000 bonus. Now is a great time to buy before prices increase with the 2019 Fusion later this year.

Ford incentives vary by region and are set to expire July 9, 2018. Examples listed here are based on a Los Angeles location. Expect some sort of holiday bonus early next month for July Fourth.

Ford Incentives & Lease Deals This Month

Model Best Lease Deal Best Finance Offer Best Cashback Incentive Details
Ford Focus
Lease from $179/month Finance from 0%/60 months Up to $4,000 Learn More
Ford EcoSport
Lease from $199/month Finance from 0%/48 months + Up to $500 Up to $2,000 Learn More
Ford Fusion
Ford Fusion
Lease from $209/month Finance from 0%/72 months + Up to $2,750 Up to $4,750 Learn More
Ford Escape
Ford Escape
Lease from $219/month Finance from 0%/60 months + Up to $2,000 Up to $3,000 Learn More
Ford Explorer
Ford Explorer
Lease from $289/month Finance from 0%/60 months + Up to $1,000 Up to $3,000 Learn More

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Tips on Ford Financing, Lease Specials and Rebate Offers

Automakers often make you choose between taking cashback and finance offers, but Ford is more flexible than most. To maximize your savings, consider stacking cashback with bonuses for financing at standard rates. If you're leasing a competitor, you may qualify for an extra "conquest bonus" as well.

A lesser-known program worth knowing about is Ford Plan Pricing, or pre-negotiated vehicle pricing through certain companies and organizations. You'll benefit from upfront discounts on nearly any model, while still being eligible for most cashback offers.

Thinking of buying around a major holiday? Ford loves to offer special promotions at the last minute to help draw-in shoppers. Deals generally range from an extra $500-$1,000, and may involve extra bonus cash or incentives for trading in your current vehicle. In California, we almost always see a $1,000 trade-in assistance deal get added right before major holidays.

For students and recent grads, the Ford College Student Purchase Program offers up to a $500 bonus that can be combined with most other offers. Based on our analysis, this is one of the few programs that's available for current students and not just graduates.

, 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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