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.

No credit, looking for easy car financing

Over the last few weeks, Lauren, a smart, active, college-age single woman, has had plenty of time to think more about her decision to purchase a vehicle after receiving an auto loan at www.roadloans.com. So now, Lauren, a composite of consumers… Read more

No credit, looking for easy car financing

‘Sandy’ an ill wind for used-car market

Hurricane Sandy might not be done wreaking havoc on the U.S. Next up: The used-car market, expected to suffer from the storm months after the fact. Analysts expect tens of thousands of cars to be scrapped because of storm damage,… Read more

'Sandy' an ill wind for used-car market

Car financing as a state of mind

Drive isn’t just an auto finance brand at Santander Consumer USA, it’s a state of mind. And in this state, it’s about helping consumers in a range of credit situations purchase quality vehicles. For more than a decade, Drive has… Read more

Car financing as a state of mind

Resources at Santander Consumer USA

Margaret Jones is on a mission. Recently retiring after 35 years as an elementary schoolteacher, Margaret looks forward to seeing her grandkids more often. Unfortunately, they live three hours away by car. Because she anticipates the distance will put a… Read more

Resources at Santander Consumer USA

Shop for financing before shopping for a new car

Going car shopping? What are your auto financing terms – length, interest rate, monthly payments? If you don’t know the answers to these and other questions, you aren’t ready to get the best possible deal when you shop for financing… Read more

Shop for financing before shopping for a new car

What’s sparking small-car buying trend?

Chevrolet Cruze and Sonic, Honda Fit, Nissan Versa, Dodge Dart. These are just five of the names sparking big interest in today’s American small-car market. There are others – including Ford Focus and Fiesta; Fiat 500; Hyundai Accent and Elantra;… Read more

What’s sparking small-car buying trend?