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10 Best New-Car Deals For March Announced By KBB.com

Kelley Blue Book Names This Month's Top Lease, Cash Back, Zero-Down Financing Deals; Chevrolet Volt Ranked No. 1

IRVINE, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The extreme winter weather conditions much of the country has experienced in February resulted in fewer shoppers on dealership lots.  Consequently, March is a time for automotive brands to catch up on sales lost last month by offering a variety of new-car deals.  The expert editors at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, have assembled their list of the 10 best  lease, cash back and financing deals available this month from a variety of auto manufacturers.

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"This month, our list features deals on two 3-row vehicles, two gasoline-electric cars and two American icons: the Ram 1500 Quad Cab pickup truck and the Ford Mustang," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book.  "The top spot on our list is held by the Chevrolet Volt, which gives its owners the option to go into full electric mode for up to 40 miles with the option to switch over to gas when needed.  With so much to choose from, shoppers can feel confident they will find a great deal on the car that best suits their needs."

Below are the KBB.com Editors' picks for the standout new-car lease, cash back and finance deals, available through March 31, 2014:

March New-Car Deal Picks from KBB.com


Lease Deals1

Rank

Year

Make

Model

Trim

MSRP2

Kelley Blue Book®Fair Purchase Price3

Lease Term (months)

Monthly Payment

Amount Due at Signing

1

2014

Chevrolet

Volt

Sedan

$34,995

$32,885

36

$269

$2,319

3

2014

Nissan

Altima

2.5 S Sedan

$23,440

$21,612

36

$189

$1,999

4

2014

Toyota

Venza

LE Wagon

$28,760

$26,169

36

$259

$999

6

2014

Ram

1500 Quad Cab

Express Pickup 2WD

$31,800

$30,131

36

$229

$3,129

7

2014

Acura

ILX

2.0L Sedan

$27,795

$24,757

36

$209

$2,499

8

2014

Nissan

Pathfinder

S Sport Utility 4WD

$31,410

$28,847

36

$259

$2,399

9

2014

Ford

Flex

SEL Sport Utility 2WD

$32,795

$30,204

24

$189

$3,789

 

Cash Back Deals

Rank

Year

Make

Model

Trim

MSRP2

Kelley Blue Book®Fair Purchase Price3

Monthly Payment4

Cash Back5

2

2014

Ford

Mustang

V6 Coupe

$23,335

$21,923

$344

$3,000

5

2014

Ford

Focus

SE Sedan

$19,440

$18,124

$275

$3,000

 

Zero-Percent Financing Deals

Rank

Year

Make

Model

Trim

MSRP2

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Purchase Price3

Financing

Term

(months)

Monthly Payment

Amount Due at Signing

10

2014

Toyota

Camry

Hybrid LE Sedan

$27,140

$24,488

60

$408

$0

1Certain restrictions and requirements may apply.

2 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 KBB.com on March 6, 2014. Tax, title, license extra.

4Monthly payment assumes 60 months at default APR 3.5%

5Purchase payments assume cash back applied as down payment.

To see KBB.com's full coverage of the Best Car Deals of the Month, including vehicle photography, pricing details and editorial reviews, please visit http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/best-car-deals/2000008547/.

For more information and news from Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, visit www.kbb.com/media/, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kelleybluebook (or @kelleybluebook), like our page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kbb, and get updates on Google+ at https://plus.google.com/+kbb.

About Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com)
Founded in 1926, Kelley Blue Book, The Trusted Resource®, is the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry.  Each week the company provides the most market-reflective values in the industry on its top-rated website KBB.com, including its famous Blue Book® Trade-In and Suggested Retail Values, and Fair Purchase Price, which reports what others are paying for new cars this week.  The company also provides vehicle pricing and values through various products and services available to car dealers, auto manufacturers, finance and insurance companies, and governmental agencies.  Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. is a subsidiary of AutoTrader Group, which includes AutoTrader.com, vAuto, VinSolutions and HomeNet Automotive.  AutoTrader Group is a majority-owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

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