Can I Get Car Financing with a Bad Credit Score?

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It’s not unusual for people to come into a car dealership and ask, “Can I get a car loan with bad credit?” Well, at Peters Chevrolet Buick Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat, the answer to this burning question is: yes! Whether you’re located in Tyler or Longview and have an amazing or subpar credit score, our finance experts located in Longview can help anyone with financing a car. Continue below to find out how, and then take a look at our available new and used vehicle inventories.

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How Can You Finance a Car with Bad Credit?

When you come to Peters Chevrolet Buick Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat, we make it easy to get a car loan no matter the credit score you have. You can even apply for financing online and become pre-approved before you come in and speak with our talented team of financial experts and work out your loan further.

What Steps Should I take To Get a Car Loan with Bad Credit?

When you’re trying to take out a loan for a car on bad credit, there’s a handful of things you should be aware of so you’re certain you’re making the best decision:

  • Based on your current budget, figure out how much you can pay for a monthly car payment.
  • If you can, try to make a large down-payment to reduce costs in the long run.
  • If possible, try and improve your credit score before applying for the loan and financing a new car.
  • Only finance a car you know you can afford on a monthly basis.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask our finance experts questions about anything.

You Can Even Improve Your Credit Score

If you’re taking out a car loan and currently have bad credit, as long as you make your payments on time every month, your credit score will continue to improve. This could maybe allow you to lower the interest rate on your loan in the future.

Finance a Car with Bad Credit Near Marshall Today!

Now that you know how to finance a car with bad credit, you can contact us or visit our Longview dealership to get this process started. Before you come in, though, you can get even more help with financing through the use of our trade-in value calculator. Also, be sure to check out our current new and used vehicle inventories to find the right model for you.


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