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Consumer Reports Best Deals on SUVs You Can Buy Right Now

Here are the latest selections car buyers need to know on what 2023 models right now that are the best SUV deals available today with current incentives offered by dealers that are good until January 3, 2023.

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End of Year SUV Shopping for 2023 Models

If you have been looking for a new SUV earlier this year, you’ve most likely found that some models are either impossible to get or come at a price that does not fit your budget. The good news is that after analyzing current national incentives focused on SUVs, Consumer Reports’ analysts found nine models worth considering not only possessing strong overall scores factoring in road-test performance, owner satisfaction, reliability, and safety; but also range in discounts 5-7% below current MSRP sticker prices.

The models listed from CR analysts are focused on SUVs from Ford, General Motors, and Genesis that offers the best new SUV deals you will find right now that---although on average are selling for a bit over sticker price depending on the locale of the dealership---are still good deals should you be in need of an affordable SUV.

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That said, here are the models listed in rank order by the percentage of potential savings off MSRP, which is currently 5 to 7 percent until Jan. 3, 2023.

THE BEST SUV DEALS

1. 2023 Genesis GV70 (7% Off)
Price Range: $42,900 - $55,000
CR MPG: Overall 24 / City 16 / Hwy 34 mpg
Rated #8 of 36 Luxury compact sport-utility vehicles
Recommended Model: 2023 Genesis GV70 2.5T
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $42,900
Potential savings off MSRP: $3,144
Bottom line price: $39,756

2. 2023 Lincoln Corsair (7% Off)
Price Range: $38,690 - $53,385
CR MPG: Overall 23 / City 15 / Hwy 33 mpg
Rated #5 of 36 Luxury compact sport-utility vehicles
Recommended Model: 2023 Lincoln Corsair Reserve AWD
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $45,375
Potential savings off MSRP: $2,996
Bottom line price: $42,379

3. 2023 GMC Acadia (7% Off)
Price Range: $36,800 - $50,600
CR MPG: Overall 19 / City 13 / Hwy 28 mpg
Rated #10 of 35 Luxury midsized sport-utility vehicles
Recommended Model: 2023 GMC Acadia Denali AWD
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $50,600
Potential savings off MSRP: $3,328
Bottom line price: $47,272

4. 2023 Chevrolet Equinox (6% Off)
Price Range: $26,600 - $33,400
CR MPG: Overall 25 / City 17 / Hwy 34 mpg
Rated #14 of 29 Compact sport-utility vehicles
Recommended Model: 2023 Chevrolet Equinox LT with 1LT AWD
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $29,300
Potential savings off MSRP: $1,848
Bottom line price: $27,452

5. 2023 Cadillac XT5 (6% Off)
Price Range: $44,195 - $57,095
CR MPG: Overall 20 / City 13 / Hwy 30 mpg
Rated #15 of 36 Luxury compact sport-utility vehicles
Recommended Model: 2023 Cadillac XT5 Premium Luxury AWD
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $51,995
Potential savings off MSRP: $3,100
Bottom line price: $48,895

6. 2023 Chevrolet Blazer (6% Off)
Price Range: $35,100 - $45,700
CR MPG: Overall 19 / City 13 / Hwy 27 mpg
Rated #6 of 14 Midsized sport-utility vehicles
Recommended Model: 2023 Chevrolet Blazer 2LT AWD
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $37,800
Potential savings off MSRP: $2,239
Bottom line price: $35,561

7. 2023 Buick Envision (6% Off)
Price Range: $33,400 - $47,460
CR MPG: Overall 23 / City 15 / Hwy 33 mpg
Rated #10 of 36 Luxury compact sport-utility vehicles
Recommended Model: 2023 Buick Envision Essence AWD
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $39,300
Potential savings off MSRP: $2,308
Bottom line price: $36,992

8. 2023 Chevrolet Traverse (6% Off)
Price Range: $34,520 - $54,200
CR MPG: Overall 20 / City 14 / Hwy 28 mpg
Rated #5 of 18 Midsized sport-utility vehicles 3-row
Recommended Model: 2023 Chevrolet Traverse Premier AWD
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $49,800
Potential savings off MSRP: $2,791
Bottom line price: $47,009

9. 2023 Buick Encore GX (5% Off)
Price Range: $25,900 - $32,100
CR MPG: Overall 26 / City 18 / Hwy 33 mpg
Rated #7 of 12 Luxury entry-level sport-utility vehicles
Recommended Model: 2023 Buick Encore GX Select AWD
Incentives expire: Jan. 3, 2023
MSRP: $29,300
Potential savings off MSRP: $1,555
Bottom line price: $27,745

And finally…

If you want to learn more about the vehicles listed above, be sure to use Torque News’ search option in the header above to find past articles and reviews on many models, both current and past.

For a more detailed breakdown of the data, please visit the CR website. Note 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 aid your car buying research.

For additional news related to Consumer Reports research, here’s an informative one for SUV owners titled “Consumer Reports Shows All-Wheel-Drive Owners How to Save Money on Their SUV Tires.”

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Timothy Boyer is a Torque News automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used vehicle news.

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