Diesel Cars Boom in the US; LeaseCompare.com Names Top 10 to Lease
Cincinnati, OH – February 3, 2010. Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. (ACS), the leader in online direct-to-consumer auto leasing and financing, released a list of the top 10 diesel vehicles to lease from its popular website http://www.LeaseCompare.com.
“Not your father’s diesel car from yesteryears, today’s generation of clean diesel cars are fuel-efficient, quiet, low emission, and have the performance that makes them fun to drive!” says Tarry Shebesta, President of ACS.
Americans are beginning to embrace these new diesels. A recent 2008 survey by JD Power states that by 2015, 10% of cars sold in the US will be diesels compared to the current 3% of sales. LeaseCompare.com offers competitive lease deals on the most popular models listed below.
Top 10 Diesel Vehicles to Lease with Sample Payments
1. Volkswagen Golf TDI for $325
2. Volkswagen Jetta TDI for $327
3. Audi A3 2.0 TDI for $419
4. BMW 335d for $467
5. BMW X5 xDrive35d for $572
6. Volkswagen Touareg TDI for $602
7. Audi Q7 TDI for $674
8. Mercedes ML350 BlueTEC for $688
9. Mercedes R320 BlueTEC for $698
10. Mercedes GL350 BlueTEC for $835
A comparison of all diesel models and lease payment details are available here: http://www.leasecompare.com/diesel_car_lease_quotes.php
One of the biggest advantages with these vehicles is their fuel efficiency. Overall the diesel versions get on average almost 10 mpg, or 30%, better mileage than their gas model siblings. The Audi A3 won the 2010 Green Car of the Year at the LA Auto Show with a 30 city / 42 highway rating, the same as the VW Jetta and Golf with whom it shares the same engine type.
There are also potential tax credits that make these a good option to consider. In addition to those offered from the IRS, BMW promotes a $4,500 “eco-credit” on both of its diesel models through March 1, 2010.
“Just like with hybrid vehicles, diesel technology is always changing. This makes leasing them a smart financial decision since owning out-dated technology can lead to poor resale values,” notes Shebesta.
About Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. (http://www.acscorp.com)
Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. (ACS) is a leading provider of direct-to-consumer auto leasing and financing, online vehicle marketing, and a loan origination gateway for dealers and lenders.