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Best new car deals for July 4th

Best new car deals for July 4th

These CR-recommended car and SUV prices are firecrackers worthy. You will find the price is now breaking through the holidays.

2022 Ford Edge

By Jeff S. Bartlett

with Todd Young

Car dealers are celebrating Independence Day with discounted prices on select new cars now over the holiday weekend. This year the fireworks may not be as rosy as they have been in years past, with the auto industry dealing with chip shortages, inflation hitting material costs and reduced inventories. But Consumer Reports’ analysis shows that there are still some deals available on good cars and SUVs if you know where to look.

To find the best auto deals for July 4, analysts at Consumer Reports studied national incentives to find models worth considering. To ensure that the SUVs featured represent smart purchases, we focused on models with a strong Total score, taking into account road test performance, owner satisfaction, reliability and safety. (Learn more about CR . car reviews

All models below have nationwide incentives valid through July 5, 2022. Vehicles are listed in order of percentage of potential savings on the sticker price, from 9 percent to 5 percent. Similar discounts can be found on other versions, in addition to the specific equipment and configuration that we highlight.

Many models are staples to these lists, such as the Cadillac XT5Chevrolet Equinoxand Dodge Charger† It is surprising to see that Toyota Prius Prime carry incentives, given current gas prices. Beware that stock nationwide is very low on that plug-in hybrid. But if you find one, it looks like you can get a good price.

There may be regional deals that exceed this national offering. They can be found through CRs Build and buy car buying servicea program that allows buyers to configure the car they want, compare local transaction prices and let participating dealers make their best offer, including one of the many incentives now on offer.

Detailed pricing information and full ratings are available for all current vehicles at their respective model pageslinked below.

View all current Best deals on new cars or use our dynamic rating chart to create your own list of vehicles by sorting and filtering by the factors that matter most to you.

CR’s Build & Buy Car Buying Service

In addition to research and reviews, Consumer Reports offers members access to the: Build and buy car buying service without extra costs. Through this service, members can compare vehicles in stock, see what others have paid for the car they want, and adjust their payments online. Once they locate the vehicle they are interested in, members can get pre-price offers online from local certified dealers. In addition to national incentives, Consumer Reports members are eligible for additional incentive offers from select manufacturers through the Build & Buy Car Buying Service. In addition, members can get an instant trade-in value on their current vehicle to use on their next car purchase.

Chevrolet Equinox: 9% discount

2022 Chevrolet Equinox

2022 Chevrolet Equinox LT with 1LT AWD
Recommended retail price: $28,750
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $2,572
Bottom line price: $26,178

Chevrolet Blazer: 8% discount

2022 Chevrolet Blazer

2022 Chevrolet Blazer 2LT AWD
Recommended retail price: $36,100
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $2,911
Bottom line price: $33,189

Ram 1500: 8% discount

2022 Aries 1500

2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 5’7″ Box 4WD
Recommended retail price:
$47,055
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $3,744
Bottom line price: $43,311

GMC Acadia: 7% discount

2022 GMC Acadia

2022 GMC Acadia Denali AWD
Recommended retail price: $48,600
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $3,236
Bottom line price: $45,364

Chevrolet Traverse: 7% discount

2022 Chevrolet Traverse

2022 Chevrolet Traverse Premier AWD
Recommended retail price: $49,200
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $3,263
Bottom line price: $45,937

Ford Edge: 7% discount

2022 Ford Edge

2022 Ford Edge SEL AWD
Recommended retail price: $38,945
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $2,558
Bottom line price: $36,387

Chrysler 300: 6% discount

2022 Chrysler 300

2022 Chrysler 300 Touring RWD
Recommended retail price: $33,545
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $2,153
Bottom line price: $31,392

Cadillac XT5: 6% discount

2022 Cadillac XT5

2022 Cadillac XT5 Luxury AWD
Recommended retail price:
$45,995
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $2,800
Bottom line price: $43,195

Toyota Prius Prime: 5% discount

2022 Toyota Prius Prime

2022 Toyota Prius Prime Limited
Recommended retail price:
$34,450
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $1,878
Bottom line price: $32,572

Dodge Charger: 5% discount

2022 Dodge Charger

2022 Dodge Charger SXT RWD
Recommended retail price:
$32,500
Possible savings on suggested retail price: $1,590
Bottom line price: $30,910

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