10 best spring auto lease deals

These are the most intriguing auto leasing offers on the market today.

Ford Explorer XLT FWD
Ford Explorer XLT FWD
Months: 24
Monthly payment: $329
Down payment: $3,748
Miles/Year: 10,500

Record high new and used car prices have driven a comeback in the popularity of leasing, which offers a way to drive a brand-new car while paying a lower monthly payment.

We have some tips for you on how to lease without getting taken for a ride. One is to be on the lookout for excellent lease offers.

After combing through current lease deals from various manufacturers, auto pricing analysts at Truecar.com, selected these as the best of the best.

To find these deals, Truecar computed what typical lease deals should have been for nearly every vehicle on the market. Then they compared those theoretical "normal" lease deals to what the manufacturers are actually offering. These, then, are the 10 best deals on the market today.

By Peter Valdes-Dapena @PeterDrives - Last updated May 08 2012: 10:23 AM ET
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Just as when you're buying a car, you should negotiate when looking at leasing.

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