Best Mazda Deals & Lease Offers: September 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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Mazda has been extremely aggressive when it comes to new car deals. The sporty 2017 Mazda3 and Mazda6 both now feature zero percent financing for 60 months plus $1,000 cashback. Unfortunately, last month's 90-day payment deferral offer for Labor Day has expired.

There's good news if you've been waiting for lease prices to settle on the popular CX-5. Here in California, the vehicle benefits from a $20 price cut and now starts at $199 for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing. That's the best deal we've seen to date, and is only $10/month more expensive than the much smaller CX-3.

Although the best deals are on 2017 models, shoppers should be aware that Mazda has been adding new features for 2018. Most cars will look identical, nearly every single one will get low-speed automatic emergency braking. That said, if that's not a must-have feature for you, by all means scoop up a 2017 model while you can.

As always, current Mazda owners should be sure to take advantage of the automaker's $500 loyalty discount. It can be combined with all other cash, finance and lease offers and can even be transferred between members of the same household.

Special offers expire October 2, 2017. Please check back for possible updates.

Mazda Incentives & Lease Deals This Month

Model Best Lease Deal Best Finance Offer Best Cashback Incentive Details
Mazda Mazda3
Lease from $169/mo New! Finance from 0%/60 months + $1000 New! $2,000 Learn More »
Mazda CX-3
Lease from $189/mo Finance from 0%/60 months + $500 New! $1,000 Learn More »
Mazda Mazda6
Lease from $199/mo Finance from 0%/60 months + $1,000 New! $3,000 New! Learn More »
Mazda CX-5
Mazda CX-5
Lease from $199/mo New! Finance from 0%/36 months New! Up to $750 Learn More »
Mazda CX-9
Mazda CX-9
Lease from $379/mo Finance from 0.9%/60 months New! $1,500 Learn More »

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Tips on Mazda Financing, Lease Specials and Rebate Offers

Mazda offers tend to feature a nice choice of cashback, finance and lease deals. Traditionally, the automaker avoided offering cash incentives, but that changed about a year or so ago in a major shift in strategy to keep pace with competitors. However, don't expect to see the same level of discounts as Ford and Nissan. Profit margins on models like the CX-5 are quite thin, so aggressive pricing is rare.

Holidays are an opportunity to take advantage of some modest extra savings. Mazda has reliably offered a $250 holiday bonus at the very last minute before major holidays. That's nice, but it may not be worth waiting around for if you'd prefer to buy on your own schedule when your local dealer isn't filled with anxious holiday shoppers.

Leases are a great opportunity to get into vehicles like the Mazda6. However, models like the CX-9 and MX-5 Miata tend to feature less-attractive leases with effective costs well above vehicles with similar MSRPs. In some cases, it may be smarter to buy, so be sure to weigh your options carefully with the help of your dealer.

, 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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