Buy vs Lease

The Great Debate: Decide whether to buy or lease your next car with Hermiston Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

When it comes to choosing a car here at Hermiston Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, you'll have plenty of choices to make. However, even beyond picking the model, trim, and color you want for your car, you'll have a have an equally important decision to make when it comes to deciding whether to buy or lease. Now, these two financing options have distinctly different benefits, and it's up to you to determine which one best suits your needs.  Fortunately, we're here to help you make that decision here at Hermiston Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, which is why we've made a brief breakdown of the benefits of each financing option right here on our website.

Benefits of leasing

  • Leasing is typically only a financing option for new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Brand, and Ram vehicles. If you love driving the latest and greatest, leasing may just be a smart bet for you!
  • Lease terms typically range from 24 to 48 months, meaning you'll be able to lease a new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Brand, or Ram vehicle every few years!
  • Lease terms on new cars typically coincide with the manufacturer warranty, meaning that if any component fails or you need regular maintenance, you'll typically be free to bring your car into our service center here in Hermiston, OR and enjoy little to no out-of-pocket cost for maintenance and repairs.
  • Leases offer lower monthly payments than financing a comparable vehicle, so you'll be able to stretch your budget further and potentially enjoy a more well-equipped car than you might think!

Benefits of Financing

  • Love taking long road trips? Leasing a car typically means agreeing to a mileage limit, but when you finance with a car loan, you'll be free to drive it as long as you like!
  • During a lease, you pay for the depreciation of the vehicle during the term of the lease. However, when you finance with a car loan, you're actually paying for ownership of the car.
  • Want to keep your car for a good long time? Financing is typically a longer term engagement than leasing, so you'll be free to keep and customize your car as you like for any years to come.
  • While leasing is typically only an option for new vehicles, you can finance new or used so you'll have lots to choose from at our Hermiston, OR Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Brand, and Ram dealership.

Explore the finer points of financing and leasing here at Hermiston Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Of course, if you'd like further help understanding your financing and leasing options here at Hermiston Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we'd be only too happy to help you learn more. Feel free to visit our Hermiston, OR dealership at your earliest convenience to start exploring your options today!



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