New Car Deals for May 2012: SUVs

Last Updated: May 6, 2012

As with pickups, cash rebates abound in May on these traditional truck-based SUVs. Family-minded buyers have long since turned to car-type crossovers. These old-school sport-utility vehicles remain rough and tumble alternatives for those who live in remote areas, like to forge new trails away from paved roads, or tow a sizable boat or trailer. The full-size Ford Expedition, Nissan Armada, and Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon are the largest and roomiest models and boast the strongest towing capacities. The Jeep Liberty and Nissan Pathfinder are smaller, more nimble and, better suited for close-quarters off-roading. Liberty and Pathfinder, however, will soon be redesigned, shedding their body-on-frame construction for, you guessed it, unibody crossover engineering.

Here are the Best Deals on Sport-Utility Vehicles for May 2011:
2012 Jeep Liberty: $3,000 cash or 0.0 percent financing to 60 months, 1.9 to 72 months.
2012 Ford Expedition: $2,500 cash or 0.0 percent financing to 60 months, 1.9 to 72 months.
2012 Nissan Armada: $2,500 cash or 0.9 percent financing to 36 months, 1.9 to 60 months, 2.9 to 72 months.
2012 Nissan Pathfinder: $2,500 cash or 0.9 percent financing to 60 months, 1.9 to 72 months.
2012 Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon: $2,000 cash or 0.0 percent financing to 60 months, 1.9 to 72 months.