7 hot summer deals on new cars

  • Lexus

    With some automakers' sales slowing in June, manufacturers have rolled out tempting summer rebate and lease deals.

    But strong cash-back offers aren't limited to the companies where sales tailed off in June like General Motors (GM) (down 1.6 percent) and Toyota (TM) (down 5.6 percent). Even vehicles that are selling strongly like Ford's (F) F-150 still carry big rebates in an effort to clear out 2016 models before introducing of the 2017 versions.

    Using best deal picks from U.S. News Best Cars and Kelley Blue Book, we chose seven of the most attractive summer offers. The first five are cash-back deals in order of the size of the rebate. The final two are attractive lease deals.

    Read on to learn more about some of the best new car deals available today.

  • Jerry Edgerton On Twitter»

    View all articles by Jerry Edgerton on CBS MoneyWatch»
    Jerry Edgerton, author of Car Shopping Made Easy, has been covering the car beat since Detroit companies dominated the U.S. market. The former car columnist for Money magazine and Washington correspondent for Business Week, Edgerton specializes in finding the best deals on wheels and offering advice on making your car last.