Understanding Car Loans

Principal

The total cost of a vehicle including any fees that the lender or dealership may have for the car loan and any options or add-ons you choose.

Term

The length of time that payments will be made for. Typically terms will run anywhere between 36 months and 72 months (shorter or longer terms are sometimes possible).

Interest Rates

The percentage that the lender is charging for you to borrow money. Interest rates can vary depending on whether the vehicle and the risk the lender perceives in lending the loan .

What You Need

Employment & Income – Drivers License – Back Account – Current Address – Possible Down Payment.