This Week's Top Car Deals & Analysis - April 23, 2021

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As CarsDirect’s resident pricing analyst, Alex offers must-know analysis of pricing & incentives to those looking to buy or lease a car. His consumer-oriented coverage of the latest trends and breaking news has been featured in publications such as Car and Driver, Motor Trend, Automobile Magazine and Autoblog.

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, Senior Pricing Analyst - April 23, 2021

Average Escalade price. Cadillac's largest and most expensive SUV commands a big price tag. On average, a recent report claims that buyers are paying over $102,000 for the privilege of bringing home the high-tech SUV. Our analysis finds the Escalade is managing to do with this practically no incentives. Learn More »

$4k Hidden F-150 discount. Low inventory for the popular Ford F-150 has led to high prices in many parts of the country. Fortunately, there's an unusual incentive that can save you as much as $4,000 off MSRP. However, there is a slew of catches that could prevent you from enjoying this remarkable deal. Read More »

2022 Bolt holdback. Chevy is going an unusual route when it comes to pricing for the next Bolt and all-new Bolt EUV. Unlike other vehicles, order guides indicate the brand may be eliminating dealer holdback by having the same MSRP and invoice prices. This could impact the discounts buyers may be able to get. Full Story »

MDX cheaper than RDX. Premium luxury SUV shoppers may be able to save money by leasing a 2020 Acura MDX over the smaller RDX this month. If you happen to be coming from a competitor, a key difference in incentives can actually make the MDX cheaper despite a $6,100 difference in MSRP. Learn Why »

Cars you shouldn't lease. Even though leasing can be a great way to save money, some cars can be downright awful to lease. In one of the most extreme cases, a Ford Explorer can end up being cheaper to lease than an EcoSport. For these types of cars, you may be better off buying rather than leasing. See Our List »

CVRP waitlist. Those planning to buy or lease an EV in the state of California may find themselves in for a wait to receive the popular Clean Vehicle Rebate. Due to run out of funds soon, the program says that new applicants will be put on a waiting list that could hold up savings worth as much as $4,500. Full Story »

Green car deals. Earth Day reminded us that there are zero-emission vehicles with some pretty good deals. For example, the 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric can be leased from as little as $199/month here in Southern California. See All Deals »

How trade-in cash works. If you're looking to save money, trade-in cash incentives can potentially offer significantly larger savings than you might expect. However, not every brand offers trade-in bonuses and there are some potential downsides worth knowing about before heading to your local dealer. Learn More »

, Senior Pricing Analyst

As CarsDirect’s resident pricing analyst, Alex offers must-know analysis of pricing & incentives to those looking to buy or lease a car. His consumer-oriented coverage of the latest trends and breaking news has been featured in publications such as Car and Driver, Motor Trend, Automobile Magazine and Autoblog.

Follow On: Twitter

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