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.

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?

10 steps to buying a car

Getting ready to shop for a new or used car? Here’s some advice from a leading name in the automotive world – Kelley Blue Book. Here are the steps KBB recommends at the link above: Step 1. Know Your Shopping Style… Read more

Making auto shopping easy for millennials

A lot has been written or said about millennials, the group following Generation X also known as Generation Y or Gen Y, Generation We, Generation Next and Echo Boomers. Not all of characterizations are complimentary, as the name Generation We… Read more

Making auto shopping easy for millennials

Second chance auto loans and their rates

The following post originally appeared on our RoadLoans blog, The Open Road. Every dollar counts in this economy, especially if you’re like many of the senior working class. Our children are out of the house via college or corporate job, and retirement… Read more

Second chance auto loans and their rates