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It is so difficult to buy an SUV right now. For starters, they’re the most popular type of vehicles you can buy. Add to that the ongoing microchip shortage and the fact that supply chain disruptions are keeping production down, and it’s easy to see why there is a shortage of SUVs. Because there are fewer SUVs than usual, prices for them are high. According to Consumer Reports, there are still good deals to be had.

A light blue 2022 Hyundai Kona N against a white background.
2022 Hyundai Kona N | Hyundai

Consumer Reports looked at how much SUVs cost, and how much over MSRP they’re going for. They took into account current incentives. Consumer Reports focused on SUVs with good scores and ratings, as well as reliability and safety ratings. These are the top ten SUV deals you can buy right now.

1. The 2021 Chevy Equinox is a compact SUV with a great price

The 2021 Chevrolet Equinox has a price range of $25,350 – $34,700, according to Consumer Reports. The average MSRP for the 2021 Chevrolet Equinox LT with 1LT AWD is $29,200. Consumer Reports found that there are potential savings of $3,843 available on the 2021 Chevy Equinox until November 30. If you’re interested in the 2021 Equinox, now’s the time to buy.

2. The 2021 Buick Enclave is a luxury SUV with a good deal

The 2022 Buick Enclave midsize SUV parked on a cobblestone driveway outside of a luxury home
2022 Buick Enclave | Buick Pressroom

You can save up to 13% on the 2021 Buick Enclave right now. It has an average MSRP of $40,000 – $55,725. Consumer Reports evaluated the 2021 Buick Enclave Premium AWD with an MSRP of $50,600. With the incentives expiring at the end of November, it’s possible to save $6,078 on the 2021 Buick Enclave. You just might get away with paying $44,522 for your 2021 Buick Enclave.

3. The 2021 Hyundai Kona will save you 11%

With a price range of $23,750 – $40,325, you can save a decent amount of money on the 2021 Hyundai Kona. Until January 3, 2022, you can save $2,529 on the 2021 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD Automatic. This would bring the price to $21,171, below the usual MSRP of $23,700.

4. The 2021 Hyundai Tucson is a popular SUV

The price range for the 2021 Hyundai Tucson is $26,800 – $37,625. That includes the 2021 Hyundai Tucson SE AWD, with an average price of $25,100. You have the opportunity to save 10% on the 2021 Hyundai Tucson, bringing the usual price down to $22,635. This is a savings of $2,465.

5. The 2021 Buick Encore is another luxury SUV where you can save big

The 2021 Buick Encore price range is $24,400 – $27,300. You can pay just $23,312 for the 2021 Buick Encore Preferred AWD. This is a savings of $1,908 on the typical price of $25,220. It brings the final cost down to $23,312.

6. You can save big on the 2021 GMC Acadia

The 2021 GMC Acadia offers up some pretty big savings. With a usual price range of $30,525 – $52,900, you can save 8% on the 2021 GMC Acadia. This means pocketing $3,986 on the 2021 GMC Acadia Denali AWD. You could potentially pay just $44,614, which isn’t bad considering the usual price is $48,600.

7. The 2021 Buick Envision is the third Buick you can save on

If you love Buicks, you’ll be happy to see the third SUV on this list. The price range for the 2021 Buick Envision is  $35,175 – $43,700, and the MSRP of the 2021 Buick Envision Essence AWD is $37,800. You can save 7% off the MSRP, or $2,739. This brings the price down to $35,061.

8. The 2021 Kia Sportage is a good deal right now

This compact Kia SUV is a good deal. The general price range is $27,675 – $36,975, with an MSRP of $25,590 on the 2022 Kia Sportage LX AWD. You can save 7% on this price, bringing it to $23,817. That’s a savings of $1,773.

9. The 2021 Nissan Murano offers decent incentives

The 2021 Nissan Murano price range is $33,250 – $46,000. If you consider the 2021 Nissan Murano SL AWD with an MSRP of $41,860, you could save 7%. That’s $3,073, bringing the cost down to $38,787.

10. The 2021 Cadillac XT5 is a luxury SUV with a deal

The 2021 Cadillac XT5 may have the smallest deal on this list, but it’s one of the few SUVs out there that you can still save money on. The usual 2021 Cadillac XT5 price range is $45,425 – $57,025. You can save 6% on the 2021 XT5. That means that on the 2021 Cadillac XT5 Luxury AWD, with a price of $45,995, you can save $2,800. The bottom line price on the 2021 Cadillac XT5 is $43,195.

These are the best SUVs of 2021 as far as deals go. If you’re interested in saving some money during this chaotic car-buying time, take a look at any of these ten SUVs, and get ready to pocket some extra cash.


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