To help you zero in on the best new car deals, we’ve compiled the Top 12 Holiday Car Deals that run until the first few days of the new year. These are cars that not only have significant cash back offers, financing offers and lease deals available, but also do well in the U.S. News Best Cars rankings, so you’ll feel merry every time you drive them. Although there are great deals on remaining 2011 models, here are the best deals on brand new 2012 models.

For a peek at these great holiday deals, visit the slide show: 

In Pictures: Top 12 Holiday Car Deals