This Week's Top Car Deals & Analysis - May 7, 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 - May 7, 2021

Disappearing deals. A worsening inventory shortage has caused over half a dozen automakers to raise interest rates, increase lease prices, and in some cases cancel rebates altogether. Learn why a variety of bestselling models will likely be costlier to buy this month. Full Story »

Memorial Day car deals. It's still early, but we've already learned that Jeep's Memorial Day sale is going to begin on May 19. We'll be providing continuous coverage of the latest deals as they're announced. The best deals offer 0% financing for up to 84 months. Full Coverage »

Truck deals for Memorial Day. It's getting tougher and tougher to find a great deal on a truck. There are clear winners & losers when it comes to models with the best deals. One of the top values involves 0% APR for 72 months on both the GMC Sierra and RAM 1500. Learn More »

Chevy drops 0% APR. Your chances of getting a really good deal on a Chevy may have evaporated. In addition to axing 0% APR incentives across its lineup, Chevy has totally eliminated discounts on select models. In some cases, you may be better off waiting to buy. Full Story »

Mach-E price increase. Ford quietly raised prices on the new Mustang Mach-E. After some digging, we found that the reason has to do with the fact that new Mach-Es will now come with BlueCruise hands-free driving software straight from the factory. Learn More »

Volkswagen Taos discounts. Even though the 2022 Taos won't be cheapest subcompact SUV, early incentive bulletins show that it'll debut with up to a $700 discount as well as low-interest APR. However, our analysis finds that the Taos may not be VW's best value. Learn Why »

New car deals for Mom. Thinking of going above & beyond for Mom this weekend? There may be ways for you to help her get a deal on a car this Mother's Day with discounts worth up to $2,500 that can be transferred between family members. Learn More »

2022 Bolt rebates. With a revamped look and GM Super Cruise technology, the 2022 Bolt EV stands to be a compelling car. Oddly, unlike just about every other electric vehicle, the model will actually launch with no rebates. We have a good guess on the reason why. Read More »

Mach-E GT APR deals. Production delays aren't the only thing that could spell trouble for 2021 Mustang Mach-E buyers. If you're looking to buy the high-performance Mach-GT, you may end up paying interest rates that have the potential to involve up to $15,000 in interest. Learn More »

Nissan lease buyouts. Having a dealer buy out your lease can be an appealing prospect if you have equity. With high used car prices these days, that could be a possibility. However, Nissan and Infiniti are set to implement new rules on who can buy your lease. Full Coverage »

BMW Cheesecake Factory lease. While corporate partnerships aren't unheard of, BMW's latest promo involves special pricing for employees of The Cheesecake Factory. If you manage to be eligible, a closer look finds that the deal could amount to significant savings. Read More »

2022 G70 lease pricing. Although the Genesis G70 is known for being one of the cheapest luxury cars you can lease, the latest & greatest version will be unbelievably expensive. Having said that, we found that there's a pretty good reason why that will be the case. Full Analysis »

CPO car deals. Now that used car prices have increased amidst a vehicle shortage, getting a great deal may be especially important heading into summer. Thanks to manufacturer-certified used car programs, you may be able to enjoy rates as low as 0% APR. See Top Deals »

, 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.

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