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.

Best 2013 cars for Christmas under $25,000

Automobile makers have some Christmas fun each year posing their new vehicles with bows and ribbons, surrounded by snow, skiers, sleighs, happy families or other holiday trappings, in advertisements and TV commercials. Often the featured vehicles are among the priciest… Read more

Best 2013 cars for Christmas under $25,000

Making the case for 7-year auto loans?

The thought of financing an automobile for more than five years might have seemed crazy not too long ago, akin to the idea of a 40-year-plus mortgage loan. But, apparently, not so much anymore. As the average lifespan of vehicles… Read more

Making the case for 7-year auto loans?

What is the best-selling vehicle in U.S.?

The best-selling vehicle in the U.S. in November – all year, in fact – wasn’t a car. It was a pickup truck. With more than 56,000 purchased during the month, the Ford F-Series pickup topped the list of best-selling vehicles,… Read more

What is the best-selling vehicle in U.S.?

Roadmap to Smooth Ride on Loan Payments

Run a red light and you may be stopped by the police and ticketed. Speed on the thruway and there’s a chance you’ll be pulled over. Drive unfamiliar roads or streets without a map and you do so at your… Read more

Roadmap to Smooth Ride on Loan Payments

Do guaranteed auto loans exist?

Jeremy Conklin is a 32-year-old high school graduate. His wife, Melissa, is 30. Between them they make $55,000 income per year, not a lot, but enough to get by for the family of five living in a small residential neighborhood… Read more

Do guaranteed auto loans exist?