How to Qualify for a Car Loan

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Are you looking for a comfortable Alcoa daily driver? Or, maybe you want a nimble and sporty Lenoir City weekend warrior? Regardless, we have a comprehensive inventory of pre-owned vehicles for you to choose from. Whether you’re a seasoned shopper or a new car buyer, we’re here to help. Qualifying for a car loan isn’t as complicated as you may think, thanks to the finance experts at Ole Ben Franklin Motors of Alcoa. If you’ve never gotten a car loan before, take a look at our guide on how to get a car loan. We’ll even help you answer the question, “What do I need to qualify for a car loan,” today!

What Do I Need to Qualify for a Car Loan?

“So, what do I need to qualify for a car loan,” is a question you might be asking yourself. You really only need a couple of pieces of information before you learn how to qualify for a car loan. Let’s take a look at what you need when qualifying for a car loan:

  • Proof of Income: In most cases, proof of income can be bank statements or pay stubs. Proof of income provides lenders with confidence that you have the means to keep up with your car payments.
  • Proof of Insurance: Auto insurance is required by law so you’ll need proof of insurance before you leave the dealership’s showroom. Some dealerships also offer the ability to purchase insurance while you’re there.
  • Proof of Address: Typically proof of address, such as a current utility bill, provides lenders with confidence that they can find you if needed.
  • Identification: In addition to a photo ID or driver’s license, you’ll also need other pieces of information to be able to prove your identity. A current utility bill or current bank statements with addresses that match your ID is usually sufficient.
  • Trade-In Information: If you have a vehicle to trade-in, you’ll also need your vehicle’s title and registration to prove ownership of the vehicle.

Now that you know what you need to qualify for a car loan, are you wondering how to get a car loan? After you’ve gathered the necessary paperwork and pieces of information, just visit us in Alcoa and we’ll help you get started.

What If My Credit Score Needs Work?

Before you begin qualifying for a car loan, it’s important to understand that we can help almost anyone secure a car loan, even with bad credit. While good credit can help you with more desirable loan teams, bad credit applicants can still apply for a car loan. In most cases, lenders will even work with bad credit applicants to get a car loan that works for them. We’ve maintained a great relationship with our lenders, providing you with multiple ways to receive a car loan, even if you have less than stellar credit.

Get an Auto Loan Today with Ole Ben Franklin Motors of Alcoa!

Still have questions about how to qualify for a car loan or how to get a car loan in general? Visit Ole Ben Franklin Motors of Alcoa for assistance. We’re here to answer any questions you may have and help you get an auto loan. We’ve worked with many different types of credit histories and we’ll work with you to get you into a vehicle you need. Please contact us or stop in at our Alcoa dealership today for support!

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