Got Bad Credit? Here’s How To Get Approved For a Car Lease

Searching for a new car should be fun, but in reality it can be a headache, especially if your credit score is low.

Bad credit makes it harder to get approved for a lease. And if you do get approved, you’re likely to get hit by higher interest rates and a bigger down payment than someone with good credit.

Having bad credit doesn’t make you a bad person. It doesn’t even make you a bad driver. There are plenty of ways to get behind the wheel of a car even if you have a low credit score. In this article, I’ll share some expert advice on how to get approved for a car lease with bad credit – and how to do it on terms that you can actually afford.


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Top 4 Car Leasing Incentives That Will Save You Big Money

Do you know how many ways there are to save money on a car lease?

Many people don’t know what they’re missing out on. Car manufacturers and leasing companies offer a wide range of bonuses, incentives and programs for qualifying customers. If you fit the bill for any of them, it can shave hundreds of dollars – or more – off of your payments.

Read on for the top four leasing incentives that can save you money on your next car.


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5 For 5: Best Zero-Down Lease Deals For May 2018

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In honor of this weekend’s 5/5/2018 fiesta, we’ve put together a list of the top 5 best lease deals available only at Capital Motor Cars for the month of May.

We’re happy to provide something for everyone. Plus, you’ll notice that all our deals are offered with zero money down. If you’re looking for an affordable way to get behind the wheel of 2018’s most popular cars, trucks and SUV’s, read on.


What Does A “Zero-Down Lease” Really Mean?

When you’re looking for the best deal on a car lease, probably nothing gets your attention so fast as a declaration of “$0 down.”

Have you wondered if zero-down lease offers are too good to be true?

In fact, zero-down leases are legitimate deals offered by many companies, including Capital Motor Cars. For leasers who qualify, they can make it easier to finance a lease.

To understand what “zero-down” actually means, you’ll have to understand how lease payments work. This knowledge will help you find and negotiate the best lease deal on the car you want.


Residual Value: What You Need To Know Before You Lease a Car

The process of leasing a car can turn into a baffling journey through a maze of obscure terms and numbers.

Just for lack of understanding, many people leasing a car for the first time end up stuck in a contract where they’re paying much more than they wanted to. Fees, rates, values and unexplained percentages all add up.

When you’re going to negotiate a car lease, the more you know the terminology, the better a deal you can cut.

In this article, I want to explain one of the most important factors behind the monthly rate you pay on a lease car: residual value. I’ll clarify what it means, how it’s calculated, and – what really matters – how it affects your monthly lease payments.


5 Coolest Concept Cars of 2018

What will we drive in the future?

Concept cars, always popular features at auto shows, give a glimpse at the answer to this question.

They are cutting-edge prototypes, one-of-a-kind vehicles designed to showcase new technology and the most innovative design. Concept cars show trends within the auto industry, the potential of current technology, and a hint of what may be possible years from now.

It’s impossible to say what will materialize and what will remain just a fun footnote in the records of auto history. Here, I’m sharing the top 5 coolest, most exciting and ground-breaking concept cars that have already debuted this year at auto shows around the world.


Recap of the 2018 NY Auto Show: Top 5 Cars and Hot Trends

This weekend marked the end of the New York International Auto Show. Last week, I covered some of the exciting highlights to look out for at the show.

Today, I’m giving you my top five choices of vehicles from the 2018 auto show that combine functionality, design and innovation. They’re all poised to roll down roads near you, sometime within the next year.

With these cars, we can predict the trends that will be running strong in the auto market this year.


What to Look Out For At the 2018 NY Auto Show

The New York International Auto Show opened this weekend at the Javits Center. It’s one of the biggest auto events in the country, and a must-see for car enthusiasts.

I was at the show on Saturday, and here’s what caught my eye. There was a lot to see there – some exciting, some innovative, some just plain fun – but these are just a few highlights to give you an idea of what to look out for.

The show’s in town until April 8th, so go check it out for yourself!


How to Tell If A Car Is Safe: A Guide to Safety Ratings and Tech

Do you want to drive a safe car?

I can’t imagine anyone saying “no” to that question, but many people don’t know what they’re looking for when choosing a vehicle. Especially if you haven’t driven a new car in a while, maybe you don’t know what ratings, features or other factors you should consider.

In this article, I will introduce you to the most important factors that determine how safe a vehicle is. This will help you evaluate any car that you’re considering and make the best decision.


10 Spring Cleaning Tips For Every Part Of Your Car

Spring is here! (Well, in some places. Sorry, New England.)

Now is the time to refresh and renew. To clean out your house, clear the winter debris from your yard, get your garden ready to bloom, maybe get that hair cut you’ve been putting off for so long.

Why leave out the place where you probably spend at least an hour every day: your car!

Cars are destined to get dirty, especially during winter. The outside picks up everything that’s thrown up by the road, while the inside gets filled with whatever people’s shoes track in. Not to mention trash, food crumbs and pet hair.

Especially if your have kids or dogs, your car’s interior can go from ok to embarrassing in very short order.

Don’t feel bad, we’ve all been there. Just set aside an afternoon and follow these tips – plus some truly ingenious hacks – to get your car as clean and shiny as new.