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Are Modifications Allowed on a Leased Car?

If you’re the type of car enthusiast that has a modification list planned out before even buying a new car, then you’re probably wondering whether you should lease it or buy it. After all, monthly lease payments are cheaper and you need to save all of the money you can for those super trick mods. …

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What Happens if I Stop Making My Lease Payments?

You may have heard the quote by comedian Steven Wright, which states, “If you think that no one cares about you, try missing a couple of payments.” And while we don’t condone missing your car payments just to see if anyone cares about you (trust us, they do), there’s a lot of truth to that …

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5 of the Best Lease Deals For January 2021

New year, new car. However, you might be wondering if you can still get a good deal in the month of January. The good news is that you can! But you’ll just need to know where to find them. Luckily, Ari Janessian – a Youtuber and auto broker – put together a list of the …

Toyota SUVs for sale at a dealership
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What Happens When You End Your Lease Too Early?

Leasing a car is a great way to be able to drive a new set of wheels every few years with low monthly payments and under the new-car warranty. But what if those “low monthly payments” aren’t low enough to fit your monthly and budget and you find that getting rid of that leased car …

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Is it Worth it to Swap Your Car Lease?

If life throws you a curveball and you end up needing to get out of your car lease early, then you do have some options. One option is to return the lease early, but you might end up paying a lot in penalties for it, so an easier way is to swap the lease over …

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When Does Buying Out Your Car Lease Make Sense?

If you’re currently leasing a car and are coming up to the end of the term, then you might be wondering if whether or not you should buy it out. After all, you’ve likely spent the last three years with the car and know everything about it, and it’s obvious that you like it, so …

BMW, like this 3 Series driving on a scenic road, is among brands that are leased the most
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Beware of the Low Mileage Car Lease

As car prices go up, leasing a car gets more popular. Especially if you have your eye on a more expensive luxury model, it may feel more feasible to lease rather than buy a car. Still, there are different types of leases. Lease deals rattle with varying jargon in an attempt to draw consumers in. …

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Are National Lease Specials Too Good to Be True?

If you’re shopping for a new car, then chances are that you’ve come across some really tempting, budget-friendly lease deals on a car dealer’s website. For example, Honda’s current national lease special for the 2020 Honda Passport is for $329 per month for 36 months with $3,099 “due at lease signing.” It sounds like a …

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Can I Get a Car Loan With No Credit?

Buying a car, whether new or used, can be an especially daunting process if you have no credit history. Of course, if you’re planning to pay for a car in cash, then no credit is needed, but if you’re planning to lease or finance a car, then having some established credit matters. But what if …

Cars stand on display for sale at a Mercedes-Benz dealership during the coronavirus crisis
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How Much of a Down Payment Do I Need for a Car?

When it comes to buying or leasing a new car, there are many factors to take into consideration. One of the most important components of any car deal is how much of a down payment you can put towards it. However, the amount can change depending on if you’re leasing or financing, so here are …

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How to Get Out of a Car Lease Early

Car leases are a tempting proposition; you get to drive a brand-new car for a low monthly payment, with little to no money down, and in the end, you can walk away from it, keep it, or trade it in for something newer. That all sounds great, but what if you end up no longer …