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Can You Lease a Car with Bad Credit?

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Can you lease a car with bad credit? This is one question that’s crossed the minds of many San Diego-area drivers. Except in very rare cases, all leases require a credit check. Working to regain a few points can make it much easier to lease a new car with bad credit, but even drivers with unique challenges may be able to secure a used car lease under the right circumstances. Learn more today!

Is it Easier to Lease a Car with Bad Credit?

If you’ve ever wondered, “Can I lease a car with bad credit?” there’s a good chance that you’ve run up against some challenges in the world of auto financing. Since securing a new car loan can require a significant down payment and a proven credit history, many drivers with less-than-ideal scores wonder, is it easier to lease a car with bad credit? The short answer is: It can be! Just remember that the dealership is taking a bigger-than-average risk in letting you lease a new or pre-owned vehicle. Expect to put more money down and pay a higher monthly payment.

Leasing with Bad Credit: Tips & Tricks

Acura of Escondido is close to Temecula and Carlsbad, and we offer a wide range of new and pre-owned vehicles in order to appeal to all sorts of drivers. We also offer plenty of car buying tips to make your wildest adventures more accessible!  If you’re interested in leasing a car with bad credit, follow these tips to increase your chances of approval:

  • Keep an open mind, and don’t spend more than you have to! You can use our monthly payment calculator or contact our team in order to get a better sense of what you’ll pay.
  • Know your credit score before you apply, and pay off as many outstanding loans and balances as you can.
  • Make the largest down payment that you can make. Paying more upfront makes you less of a risk, and reduces the amount that you’ll spend month to month.
  • Proof of income is a real asset, too. If you can show that you have the money to make your payments, there’s no reason to turn you away.

Although it may not always be possible to lease a new car with bad credit, leasing a used or certified pre-owned model may be within your reach. Just give us a call at (844) 695-4328 if you’re interested in leasing a used car.

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Can you lease a car with bad credit at Acura of Escondido? We want nothing more than to see you behind the wheel of a new Acura that you truly love, and our financing team will certainly give you a fair shake.If you decide that leasing isn’t right for you, make sure to check out our lineup of used cars under $10K! The Acura you’ve always wanted may be a whole lot closer than you’d expect.

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