Superficialma.com - Motor Homes
HOME
MOTOR HOMES
RV BUYERS GUIDE
RV RENTALS
MOBILE HOME ARTICLES
RESOURCES
DIRECTORY
SITE MAP
 

Articles

Auto Lease RatesTips and Techniques for Affordable Leasing

Depending on your situation, auto leasing may be a more attractive option than buying a vehicle. If you are looking for a 2-3 year committment, it may make more sense to lease instead of own. With auto leasing, since almost every vehicle depreciates or goes down in value, you are only paying for the cost of the vehicle's value that you use when you drive the vehicle, or its depreciation. In effect, you have a long term rental and you can return the vehicle at the end of the lease agreement. In order to make auto leasing work, its key to get the best auto lease rates. Knowing what goes into your overall lease rate is the first step to getting a good deal.

Similar to buying a new or used car, auto leasing rates can vary from dealership to dealership. There are three major components of every auto lease: a finance fee, depreciation fee, and in most states, a sales tax. If you are looking to receive a competitive auto lease rate, its a good idea to figure the overall cost of the lease and the monthly fees.

The depreciation fee is the amount you are paying the leasing company for the loss of the car value, which is averaged over the amount of months in the lease, and also factors in the amount of miles you drive. The finance fee is similiar to an auto loan payment you may pay to a bank or dealer. Your monthly payment should accurately reflect these two fees, averaged over the term of your lease, and also including sales tax, if necessary.

Its easy to overpay if the dealer is offering you low monthly payments, but when added up, the payments are way more than the sticker price of the vehicle. The monthly payment can often be manipulated to appear much lower than the overall price would suggest. Your contract should show you a lease charge, which is the amount of all of these monthly finance fees over the term.

This will give you a better idea of the actual cost. If you are thinking of an auto lease, give yourself plenty of time and check your local media. The best auto lease rates are often pre-packaged for you.

These are often the deals you may see in the newspaper or on television, and are usually sponsored by both the dealer and the leasing company. They will often have a set package that is unchangeable, but will usually provide a better deal than what you can negotiate on your own. Another option would be to try an online auto-pricing service that handles the negotiations for you, if you fill out an application with several companies, you can choose the best deal being offered.

Finding competitive auto lease rates does not have to be intimidating. By doing your homework and keeping an eye out for dealer incentives, you can often get a great rate. If you take your time, you won't feel pressured when shopping for an auto lease, and can make an informed choice.

Amy Wells writes and reports on consumer finance. Looking for auto leasing information information? Find up-to-date auto lease resources, methods, and consumer tips at: http://www.autolease.yourtechtool.com



Motor Homes






High Oil Prices Pissing Off Soccer Moms so Lookout Lance Rants - Oil prices race right past the $70.

Looking After Your Cars Tires - A piece of advice that I've always taken to heart when looking after a car was 'always look after your breaks and tires'.

How To Get A Free Radar Detector In Easy Steps - OK, so we?ve all seen them; banner ads, emails, messages on forums claiming to help you get free stuff.

Attention Truckers Save Money on Fuel and Increase your Profits - If you are an owner operator with just one truck or if you own a company with one to a thousand trucks, you are out there on the road every day trying to make money.

Aftermarket Car Alarms How Effective and Efficient Are They - Last night, as I lad my head to rest I realized that I forgot to set the alarm on my SUV.

more...
Superficialma.com © Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved.