2015 Chevrolet Traverse exterior red
The 2015 Chevrolet Traverse can be leased for $229 per month this May. (General Motors)

Now that temperatures are rising around the country, you might be planning weekend road trips with friends and family. If you're shopping for a roomy vehicle that can handle five or more passengers and plenty of cargo, an SUV is probably at the top of your list, and there are plenty of great SUV lease deals this May. It's normal for leasing deals on compact SUVs to be well under $300 per month, but this May, you can also lease a large SUV that seats eight for less than $300 per month. Before you head to the dealership, check out the best lease deals that are available on SUVs in May.

Affordable Compact SUVs

2015 Volkswagen Tiguan

$179 per month for 36 months with $2,499 due at signing on Tiguan 2.0T S with an automatic transmission

2015 Ford Escape

$179 to $209 per month for 24 months with $2,759 to $3,399 due at signing on Escape SE

2015 Toyota RAV4

$179 to $259 per month for 24 months or $199 to $239 per month for 36 months with $1,999 to $3,198 due at signing

2015 Chevrolet Equinox

$189 per month for 24 months with $1,899 due at signing on FWD Equinox LT

2015 Nissan Rogue

$219 to $249 per month for 36 months with $2,699 due at signing on AWD Rogue S

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Affordable Midsize SUVs

2015 Toyota Venza

$199 to $299 per month for 24 months or $214 to $299 per month for 36 months with $1,999 to $3,858 due at signing

2016 Kia Sorento

$245 per month for 24 months or $249 per month for 36 months with $2,499 due at signing on Sorento LX

2015 Nissan Pathfinder

$259 to $279 per month for 36 months with $2,399 due at signing on Pathfinder S 4x4

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe

$269 per month for 36 months with $2,999 due at signing on Santa Fe Sport

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Affordable Large SUVs

2015 Chevrolet Traverse

$229 per month for 24 months with $3,799 due at signing on FWD Traverse LT

2015 Mazda CX-9

$269 a month for 36 months with $2,599 due at signing on FWD CX-9 Sport

2015 GMC Acadia

$299 a month for 39 months with $1,559 due at signing on Acadia SLE-1

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