Car Stories

It takes information to get the new or used vehicle that fits your needs and lifestyle – hopefully, for years to come. When you’re traveling the road to car ownership, the Santander Consumer USA blog can help you get the most out of your experience.

How to set up a monthly budget to finance a new vehicle

Know how much vehicle you can afford. It’s the key to buying a new vehicle while ensuring you don’t overextend your household finances, according to experts including Consumer Reports and Edmunds.com. Even using a car affordability calculator assumes that you… Read more

How to set up a monthly budget to finance a new vehicle

What is a simple interest contract in auto financing?

Just because auto financing involves simple interest contracts doesn’t mean everyone understands them. And as a large auto lender with several million customers, Santander Consumer USA knows that many borrowers are confused by how simple interest contracts work. That confusion… Read more

What is a simple interest contract in auto financing?