Can You Lease a Car with Bad Credit?

While having a strong credit score can be a huge asset in any large purchase, especially a new or pre-owned vehicle, it’s not a basic requirement. If you’re wondering, “Can you lease a car with bad credit?” Advantage Nissan is here to help! There are still ways you can lease a car with bad credit, as leasing allows a lower monthly payment instead of financing. See how your Port Orchard commutes can become that much easier with our experts’ guide below.

Tips For Lower Lease Payments with Bad Credit

Even with bad credit, a car lease is definitely still an option for you and your family near Gig Harbor. Read on below to learn how to fit your budget and your vehicle needs into a great lease:

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    Check your credit score through the bank or one of the credit reporting agencies before you apply for a lease. That way, you can have a better idea of your overall financial situation.

  • Find a car within your budget to lease. For instance, look into our leasing and finance specials, and reach out to your local dealer to find out just how much you’ll have to pay on a monthly basis.
  • A larger down payment can help reduce your monthly payments. If you prepay for the first few months, that might allow for better lease terms.
  • If you bring several months of pay stubs as proof of income, we can verify that you can afford the lease you’re looking for.

Check out our finance center for plenty more tips and tricks for making your lease work for you, such as our easy payment calculator. For those around Tacoma who want to lease a new car with bad credit, our team is always ready to lend a hand.

Is it Easier to Lease a Car with Bad Credit Than Good Credit?

Not necessarily, as good credit ensures that you will have a higher likelihood of making your monthly payment. With credit considered good, you’ll have access to a lower monthly payment as well as a lower security deposit. As a result, having bad credit will require you to pay a higher deposit and monthly payments. Nevertheless, leasing no matter your credit score will have lower overall payments than if you were to take a loan out to finance a car. Visit our offers and incentives to learn more about meeting your budget needs.

Find the Leasing Plan For You at Advantage Nissan

If you’re looking for the right lease and financing plan for your vehicle, Advantage Nissan can make sure you have everything you need to get behind the wheel. Explore our car buying tips from our team in Bremerton to help you save even more, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any more questions or want to schedule a test drive of your favorite Nissan.

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