Unexpected things happen from time to time. Maybe you had an expected hospital visit, have been involved in a car accident, had a major appliance at home break, or a different costly bill. Unfortunately, situations like these could lead to a low credit score. Thankfully, many lenders understand that you still need a vehicle to go to work, school, or the grocery stores. That’s why bad credit auto loans are available to those with challenged credit that need a reliable ride.
When shopping for a bad credit car loan, you’ll need to ask several questions to better understand the policies the lender has in place. These include:
Having to declare bankruptcy or having a car repossessed are tough situations for anyone to experience. Luckily, it’s likely still possible to get a car loan, even if the bankruptcy or repossession was fairly recent. Here are a few things you should do to prepare your application for a bad credit car loan after going bankrupt or having your car repossessed.
There are many ways you can get a bad credit car loan. Sub-prime lenders, credit unions, and dealerships, including buy here pay here dealerships, are all options to explore. You may also want to consider having a trusted person who is willing to back you up co-sign the loan if needed. However, if you have a cosigner, remember that a missed payment will affect both of your credit scores.
If you are ready to apply for a bad credit car loan, get pre-qualified with our team at U.S. Auto Sales. We’d be happy to further discuss your financial background and help you finance a reliable vehicle.