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Consumer Reports Best New Car Sedans, SUVs and Pickup Deals for May

Consumer Reports Best New Car Sedans, SUVs and Pickup Deals for May

Great incentive deals on new sedans, SUVs and pickups

It’s time for another round of new incentive deals to help budget-conscious new car buyers find the best deals available in May thanks to the good folks at Consumer Reports who just released this latest offering.

While a subscription is required to access a more detailed review of each model listed, you must complete the “related articleto the left of our stable of automotive analysts to get some additional insight into select models.

That said, here’s a summary of the list detailing the MSRP price, potential savings below MSRP, and predicted reliability values ​​of each model. Please note that all incentives provided will end on 05/31/2022.

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THE SPOTLIGHT DEAL

2022 Chevrolet Blazer
Price Range: $33,400 – $44,000
CR MPG: Overall 19 / City 13 / Hwy 27 mpg
Rated #3 of 11 Mid-Size Sport-Utility Vehicles
Predicted reliability: The expected reliability for the 2022 Blazer is that it will be more reliable than the average new car with a score of 4/5 based on data from the 2019, 2020 and 2021 models.

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BEST NEW CAR SEDANS, SUV AND PICKUP DEALS

PICK UP TRUCKS

• 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn Double Cab 4WD
MSRP: $47,055
Potential savings below MSRP: 7%+
Predicted Reliability: The 2022 1500 model has a rating of only 3/5 and is expected to have average reliability compared to the average new car based on data from the 2019, 2020 and 2021 models.

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SEDANS

• 2022 Chrysler 300 Touring RWD
MSRP: $33,545
Potential savings below MSRP: 7%+
Predicted Reliability: Based on data from the 2019 models, the 2022 300 model with a 5/5 rating is predicted to be much more reliable than the average new car.

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• 2022 Dodge Charger SXT RWD
MSRP: $32,500
Potential savings below MSRP: 4%+
Predicted Reliability: The 2022 Charger model is rated 4/5 and is expected to be more reliable than other new cars based on Dodge’s brand history and previous Charger models.

• 2022 Toyota Prius Prime Limited
MSRP: $34,450
Potential savings below MSRP: 5%+
Predicted reliability: Rated at 5/5, not surprising.

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SUVs

• Cadillac XT5 Luxury AWD 2022
MSRP: $45,995
Potential savings below MSRP: 6%+
Predicted Reliability: Rated at 5/5, the 2022 XT5 is expected to be much more reliable than the average new car based on data from 2019 and 2020 models.

• Chevrolet Blazer 2LT AWD 2022
MSRP: $36,100
Potential savings below MSRP: 8%+
Predicted Reliability: Rated at 4/5, the 2022 Blazer is expected to be more reliable than the average new car based on data from the 2019, 2020 and 2021 models.

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• 2022 Chevrolet Equinox LT with 1LT AWD
MSRP: $28,500
Potential savings below MSRP: 8%+
Predicted Reliability: The Equinox for 2022 is rated at only 3/5 and is expected to have average reliability compared to the average new car based on data from the 2019, 2020 and 2021 models.

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2022 Chevrolet Traverse Premier AWD
MSRP: $49,200
Potential savings below MSRP: 7%+
Predicted Reliability: The Chevrolet Traverse Premier AWD for 2022 is rated at only 3/5 and is expected to have average reliability compared to the average new car based on data from the 2019, 2020 and 2021 models.

• 2022 Ford Edge SEL AWD
MSRP: $38,945
Potential savings below MSRP: 5%+
Predicted Reliability: The 2022 Ford Edge SEL is rated only 3/5 and is expected to have average reliability compared to the average new car based on data from the 2019 and 2020 models.

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• 2022 GMC Acadia Denali AWD
MSRP: $48,600
Potential savings below MSRP: 7%+
Predicted Reliability: Rated at only 3/5, the 2022 Acadia Denali is expected to have average reliability compared to the average new car based on data from the 2019, 2020 and 2021 models.

• 2022 Nissan Murano SL AWD
MSRP: $42,410
Potential savings below MSRP: 7%+
Predicted Reliability: The 2022 Murano will be more reliable than the average new car and is rated 4/5 based on data from the 2019 and 2020 models.

And finally…

Visit the CR website for a more detailed breakdown of the data. Keep in mind that while access to some information requires a CR membership, the potential savings make it negligible in comparison when looking for the latest information to facilitate your car purchase research.

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Timothy Boyer is a Cincinnati motoring journalist. He has experience with early car restorations and regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for better performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily news and topics related to new and used cars and trucks.

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