Kelley Blue Book highlights best lease deals for October

(October 26, 2013) IRVINE, Calif. —  It's officially fall, and time to start thinking about all the money you'll be spending in the upcoming holiday months.  Helping new-car shoppers to avoid breaking the bank, expert editors from Kelley Blue Book, have highlighted this month's new-car lease and cash back deals available nationwide from a variety of auto manufacturers.

"Just in time as we head into colder months and utility plays a consideration factor for many shoppers, there are great deals available on popular models Ford Escape and Expedition, and Honda Pilot," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and senior analyst at Kelley Blue Book.  

"SUVs have become more fuel efficient in recent years, making them more attractive for shoppers who need the space."

Below are the Editors' picks for the hottest new-car lease and cash back deals, available through Nov. 4:

 October New-Car Deal Picks from

Lease Deals1 

Year Make Model Trim MSRP2 Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price3 Lease Term (months) Monthly Payment Amount Due at Signing
2013 Toyota Camry LE $23,490 $21,331 36 $259 $0
2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hatchback 4D $32,810 $30,602 36 $329 $400
2013 Honda Crosstour EX $28,060 $25,232 36 $300 $0
2013 Honda Pilot LX 2WD $30,350 $27,473 36 $269 $2,499
2013 Toyota Venza LE $28,660 $26,210 36 $299 $0

Cash Back Deals4

Year Make Model Trim MSRP2 Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price3 Monthly Payment Cash Back
2013 Ford Escape SE 2WD $25,965 $24,506 $396 $2,750
2013 Ford Flex SE 2WD $31,795 $30,037 $446 $5,500
2013 Ford Expedition XLT 2WD $41,600 $38,755 $605 $5,500
2013 Chrysler 300 300 Sedan 4D $31,340 $29,134 $462 $3,750
2013 Dodge Charger SE $27,290 $25,505 $409 $3,000

1Certain restrictions and requirements may apply.
MSRP is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price.
3The Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price (FPP) is updated weekly to show shoppers what others have been paying for this car recently.  FPP data in chart was sourced from on October 25, 2013. Tax, title, license extra.
4Cash back deals assume 60 months at default APR 3.5%