October is one of the most opportune times to get a good deal on the current year's SUV's. The 2018's are beginning to pop up in dealers' showrooms here and there. And thus they are looking to move the 2017's off the lot. We've pulled together a list of some of the best SUV lease deals available. Even though these prices are already very reasonable, you can and should haggle a bit to try to get the price down even lower. These deals are only available through October 31, 2017.
Fourth Best SUV Lease Deal
Mazda is offering their 2017 CX-3 Sport for $189 per month for a 36-month lease with only $1,999 due at signing. It is the most fuel-efficient crossover SUV on our list with 29 mpg in the city and 34 on the highway. The infotainment system on this little CUV includes a standard 7" touchscreen, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a USB port and voice command recognition.
The 2017 Mazda CX-3 is an IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) Top Safety Pick+. The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) gave it a five-star overall safety rating.
Third Best SUV Lease Deal
Honda is writing 36-month leases on their 2017 Honda HR-V's for $179 a month. You have to give them $2,299 at signing. This CUV also gets very good gas mileage with 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. All trim levels come standard with a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port and Magic Seats. If you decide to lease the Honda HR-V EX, you will get a 7" infotainment screen, heated front seats, Honda LaneWatch, text message functionality, Pandora radio, a power sunroof and two USB ports.
The IIHS gave the 2017 HR-V a Good or Acceptable rating in their crashworthiness tests. Good is the best possible rating and Acceptable is the second best. The headlights got a Poor rating, and the Child Seat Anchors (Latch) Ease of Use got a Marginal rating. The NHTSA gave the HR-V a five-star overall safety rating.
Second Best SUV Lease Deal
Interested in a Kia Sportage? How about a 36-month lease on a 2017 Sportage LX for only $169 a month? You have to come up with $3,410 at signing to drive this one home. Front-wheel drive models get 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. All-wheel drive models get 21 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. This crossover SUV comes standard with a rearview camera, a 5" touchscreen, USB auxiliary jack and a six-speaker audio system with AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM radio.
If you want an SUV that's a little bigger, you can lease the 2017 Sorento LX FWD for $179 a month for 36 months with $3,614 due at signing. It gets 21 mpg in the city and 25 to 28 mpg on the highway and comes with an infotainment system similar to the Sportage.
The 2017 Sportage and Sorento are IIHS Top Safety Picks. The NHTSA gave both of them a five-star overall safety rating.
The Best 2017 SUV Lease Deal
Looking to pay less than $130 per month for a 2017 SUV? How about the 2017 Jeep Compass? Jeep is leasing this tough little crossover SUV for $129 per month. It is a 24-month lease, and you have to pay $3,599 at signing. This CUV is also fairly fuel efficient, getting 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. It comes with Uconnect 3 with a 5" display, AM/FM Radio, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth Streaming Audio, Hands-free calling, Voice Text Reply and Voice Commands. NHTSA gave it an overall four-star safety rating.
Best Luxury 2017 Model SUV Lease Deal
Looking for something a little more luxurious? How about a 2017 Infiniti SUV for around $300 per month? You could drive the Infiniti QX50 with the Premium Package for as little as $289 a month. This is a 39-month lease deal, and you have to come up with $4,199 at signing. The QX50 gets 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. Its hi-tech features include heated front seats, a moonroof, dual-zone automatic temperature control, a rearview monitor and SiriusXM Satellite Radio with Bluetooth hands-free phone system.
The NHTSA gave the QX50 a four-star safety rating. The IIHS gave it a Good score and an Advanced rating for its front crash prevention and mitigation ability.
Best Luxury 2018 Model SUV Lease Deal
Would you prefer to lease a brand new 2018 luxury crossover SUV? How about the sporty little Infiniti QX30 for $299 per month? This is a 39-month lease deal that requires $3,199 at signing. The QX30 gets 24 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. It comes with the Infiniti InTouch 7" vehicle-information display, a rearview monitor, a six-speaker audio system with a CD player, Bluetooth streaming audio capability, two USB ports, SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Infiniti InTouch Apps.