How Can I Get Car Financing with a Bad Credit Score?

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People often ask us at Manchester Mazda in Manchester, “Can I get a car loan with bad credit?” If you’re wondering how to finance a car with bad credit, you’ve come to the right place! We’re in the business of helping anyone drive, even if they don’t have the best credit. Our finance team is committed to helping Hartford and Vernon drivers get on the road without a hitch, which is why we’ve got our “financing a car with bad credit” guide ready for you to explore.

How Can You Finance a Car with Bad Credit?

If you don’t know how to finance a car with bad credit, Manchester Mazda is here to help you out. At Manchester Mazda, our finance pros are here to help you secure a bad credit car loan no matter what your credit history looks like. You just have to apply for financing online to get pre-approved, then work directly with the finance experts on site to figure out the perfect payment plan.

What Steps Should I Take to Get a Car Loan with Bad Credit?

Here’s some of our tips on what you should do regarding buying a car with bad credit:

  • Determine what you can afford to pay. This isn’t just your monthly payment! It’s also gas, car insurance, maintenance, registration, the whole package.
  • Make a larger down payment if you can. If you don’t have the best credit, a larger down payment will help lenders see you in a more favorable light as a borrower. In addition, a larger down payment means you’ll have a smaller loan balance to pay off. You can also value your trade with us to apply the cash you get toward your next car.
  • Clean up your credit as best you can. If you see errors on your credit report, dispute them right away because they might be dragging your credit score down. If you’ve got outstanding debts, pay them down whenever you can.
  • Shop around with lenders. While we’re a convenient place to get your Glastonbury car financed, it wouldn’t hurt for you to check with the bank or credit union to compare rates and terms.

Get Bad Credit Car Finance with Your Manchester Team

Now that you know the basics on how to finance a car with bad credit, it’s time to come on over to Manchester Mazda and take a look at our selection of vehicles for yourself. We’ve got a quality selection both new and used. Contact us today and we’ll start talking with you.

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